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Discussion President & CEO, Howard County Library System (MD) (apply by Dec. 17)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 03:25 pm
 

 

President & CEO

Howard County Library System-Public Education for All

 

 

President & CEO

Howard County Library System-Public Education for All

Are you the next leader for the Howard County Library System (MD), a world-class system that embodies the philosophy, �Libraries = Education�? Do you want to work with a seven-member Board of Trustees and community partners to lead the design and delivery of curriculum for all ages, deliver extraordinary customer service, unleash creativity and innovation, and embrace the Howard County Library System vision? Howard County Library System (HCLS) is an award-winning educational institution that ranks among the finest in the country. With seven branches, a $22.5 million annual budget, and a 239 FTE stellar staff, it is a 21st-century library model, with a position, purpose, and curriculum worthy of study and consideration by every library in America, if not the world. HCLS� unique focus on three pillars: Self-Directed Education, Research Assistance & Instruction, and Instructive & Enlightening Experiences positions HCLS to fulfill its mission of �We deliver high-quality public education for all.� In 2016, HCLS loaned 7.9 million items and welcomed 2.2 million visitors.

Designated as an �All-American County� by the National Civic League, Howard County, Maryland is one of the nation�s most outstanding places to live, work and play! Howard County residents (population: 300,000) enjoy a balanced blend of pastoral farms, historic towns, suburban communities, and urban lifestyle. Diversity surrounds you�from Columbia (one of the largest planned communities in the country) to Historic Ellicott City�s Main Street, filled with antiques, boutiques and cozy restaurants. Howard County has been recognized as �America�s Best Places to Live�, �Best Educated,� and �Seventh Best School System in the Country.� For leisure activities, there are parks, golf courses, lakes, and over 200 miles of walking, hiking and biking trails. Centrally located in the Baltimore-Washington Corridor, Howard County is the strategic location of choice for a diverse and thriving business base. Major employers include: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Lorien Health Systems, Verizon, and Wells Fargo. Howard County�s population of 300,000 people includes the highest concentration of professional, scientific and technical workers in the state, contributing to its strong economy. For additional information, see HCL Links.

Responsibilities. Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the President & CEO oversees a nationally recognized system where innovation and creativity are encouraged and rewarded. The President & CEO directs all aspects of HCLS, with full responsibility for: personnel and fiscal management; developing and implementing all components of HCLS Operating and Capital budgets; setting the direction for all components of HCLS� three-pronged curriculum; continuing the implementation of Vision 2020: Education for All; and establishing partnerships throughout the region working collaboratively with local, state, and federal government, including elected officials, as well as agencies, community groups, and businesses.

Qualifications. A Master�s Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited program and five years of management experience. Preferred qualifications include an additional degree in a related field, commitment to the HCLS vision, extraordinary people skills, ability and desire to work in a culturally diverse community, team building talent and superior communication skills. Experience reporting to a governing Board and working in a multi-branch system are desired. The ideal President & CEO will be an outstanding leader, relationship builder, collaborator, communicator, innovator, and strategic thinker. A sense of humor is also important!

Compensation. The starting salary range is $150,000 - $186,000 dependent on qualifications with a competitive benefits package. For further information, please visit Bradbury Miller Associates. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and r�sum� as Word or PDF attachments to Dan Bradbury. This position will close December 17, 2017.

BRADBURY MILLER ASSOCIATES
4545 WORNALL RD., STE. 805, KANSAS CITY, MO 64111

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Discussion Health & Life Sciences Librarian, San Diego State University (apply by Dec. 18 for first consideration)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 03:21 pm

Health & Life Sciences Librarian

 https://apply.interfolio.com/47235

Health & Life Sciences Librarian

 https://apply.interfolio.com/47235

San Diego State University Library & Information Access seeks an innovative and user-oriented information professional for the position of Health Sciences Librarian.  Reporting to the Associate Dean and serving as a member of the reference and instruction team, the Health Sciences Librarian is actively involved in outreach and engagement, research services, teaching and learning, and collection development supporting the health sciences at SDSU.

The Health Sciences librarian is a full-time, tenure track position appointed at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian (Ranks: Sr. Assistant Librarian, Associate Librarian, Librarian); entry level librarians with a health or life sciences background are encouraged to apply.  Tenure is dependent upon continuing library service effectiveness, professional growth and development, and service to the University and community. The salary is commensurate with experience, and provides excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), and 24 vacation days per year.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will:

  • Proactively seek partnerships with faculty and students in the College of Health and Human Services, including the School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, School of Nursing, and the Graduate School of Public Health;
  • Take a leadership role in implementing, and assessing collections and services in support of the relevant academic departments;
  • Initiate and conduct course-related information literacy instruction for the health sciences;
  • Provide subject specific reference and research support for the health sciences;
  • Collaborate with colleagues to deliver, assess, and improve library teaching and learning initiatives;
  • Participate as a research services librarian providing general reference and instruction as needed;
  • Participate in the shared governance of San Diego State University by serving on library, campus-wide, and California State University committees as needed.

 

Required Qualifications

  • An ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library Science or equivalent foreign degree;
  • A background in the health or life sciences, or a knowledge of health sciences librarianship;
  • An understanding of the current research, information sources, and scholarly trends in the health sciences;
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills;
  • Self-motivation with demonstrated ability to work independently and as a contributing member of a multidisciplinary team;
  • Potential for meeting the requirements for tenure and promotion based on library service, professional growth, and service to the University and community;
  • A demonstrated commitment to fostering diversity.

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience teaching evidence based medicine (EBM) process to undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of disciplines;
  • Experience with learning management systems, such as Blackboard;
  • Experience with Endnote or other citation management systems.

 

San Diego State University is a major public research institution offering bachelor's degrees in 91 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas, and doctorates in 22 areas. The university provides transformative experiences, both inside and outside of the classroom, for its 34,000 students. Students participate in research, international experiences, sustainability and entrepreneurship initiatives, and a broad range of student life and leadership opportunities. The university’s rich campus life features opportunities for students to participate in, and engage with, the creative and performing arts, a Division I athletics program, and the vibrant cultural life of the San Diego region. For more information, visitwww.sdsu.edu.

 

SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

 

This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately. Preference will be given to applications received by December 18, 2017. Applicants must apply via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/47235. It is anticipated that this position will start during the Spring or Summer semester of 2018.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

 

San Diego State University is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

 

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Discussion Instruction Coordinator, The University of Houston

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 03:19 pm

Instruction Coordinator University of Houston Libraries

https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex2_uhf/jobdetail.ftl?job=LIB000012&...

Instruction Coordinator University of Houston Libraries

https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex2_uhf/jobdetail.ftl?job=LIB000012&...

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Head of Liaison Services, this position will be responsible for providing leadership and a programmatic approach to information literacy education and assessment for the Liaison Services department. The position is responsible for leading and supervising an instruction team of three full-time librarians and will work with direct reports to develop individual goals in accordance with the performance planning review process. The instruction team coordinates several lower-level undergraduate face-to-face and online library instruction programs and enhances information literacy education to upper-level undergraduate and graduate programs. The Coordinator will work with liaison librarians and faculty to integrate information literacy and research skills into departmental curricula using multi-modal approaches.

As a leader within Liaison Services, this position will collaborate with other coordinators and the Head to set departmental priorities in alignment with the UH Libraries Strategic Plan 2017-2021. This position will also investigate new trends and information literacy instruction models across the profession in order to develop a comprehensive training program for liaisons to maintain and develop instruction and assessment strategies. General responsibilities will include teaching library instruction sessions, managing classroom calendars, collaborating with faculty, and developing instruction materials for face-to-face and distance education, including lesson plans, tutorials, and research guides.

The Instruction Coordinator is a librarian position. Librarians hold academic rank pursuant to the University of Houston Librarians’ Bylaws Document. They are expected to develop a record of service, scholarship, and professional development. The UH Libraries support the ongoing professional development of librarians and our goal is to recruit librarians committed to continuous learning.

Qualifications: Required –
 Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program
 Demonstrated excellent communication skills
 Ability to work strategically in a complex, changing environment
 Experience working collaboratively with faculty, staff, students, and librarians to build programs and initiatives
 Teaching experience in an academic setting
 Demonstrated awareness of faculty and student information literacy needs; or demonstrated engagement with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education
Preferred –
 Knowledge of instruction theory; or knowledge of library instruction design and pedagogy
 Experience developing programmatic learning outcomes and assessment strategies
 Experience with active learning techniques
 Experience with embedding resources into course management software and the development of online tutorials, learning tools, and research guides
 Demonstrated interest in management and leadership

Salary: $64,000 to 68,000 expected hiring range, depending on qualifications. Comprehensive benefits package; choice of retirement programs including TIAA-CREF; tax-deferred annuity program available; release time to take a class up to 3 hours/week; no state or local income tax.

Library Information: The UH Libraries are a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the Greater Western Library Alliance, HathiTrust, the Council on Library and Information Resources, the Digital Library Federation, and the Texas Digital Library. The campus libraries provide access to over 3.1 million volumes. The University Libraries’ total staff is 160, including 62 professionals. Additional information about the University Libraries is available at: http://libraries.uh.edu/about/.
The UH Libraries’ Strategic Plan 2017-21 focuses on quality collections, research productivity, student success, and transforming library spaces. The complete document is available at: http://libraries.uh.edu/strategic-plan/. The Libraries’ Strategic Plan supports an ambitious set of goals adopted by the University and furthers the drive for flagship status: http://www.uh.edu/about/mission/. We seek to recruit librarians who can relate their work to these strategies and understand their role in advancing these strategic imperatives.

The University of Houston Libraries respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity. Our organization serves one of the most diverse campuses in the nation and seeks to recruit and retain a similar community of library professionals. We welcome candidates whose experience in libraries, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to excellence in diversity and inclusion.

General Information: The University of Houston campus comprises 14 colleges offering close to 80 degree programs with an enrollment of over 40,000 students, 7,200 of whom are enrolled in graduate studies. Houston, the fourth largest city in the United States, offers all the cultural and recreational opportunities of a great city and is within easy reach of the Gulf of Mexico. It enjoys a reasonable cost of living. For additional information, including information about Houston's flourishing arts scene and entertainment offerings, please see: http://www.visithoustontexas.com/. For information about housing and living in Houston see: http://www.houston.org/living/index.html.

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted at: https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex2_uhf/jobdetail.ftl?job=LIB000012&...

Please also visit the University of Houston Libraries Employment page for more information: http://libraries.uh.edu/about/employment/.

Potential applicants seeking further information should contact Christina Gola, Director of Recruitment and Organizational Learning, at 713-743-9761 or chgola@uh.edu.

Appointment to this position is contingent on the results of a completed criminal history records investigation.
THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. MINORITIES, WOMEN, VETERANS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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Discussion Community Library Manager/Assistant Community Library Manager, Queens Library

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 03:15 pm

Community Library Manager/Assistant Community Library Manager

http://www.queenslibrary.org/services/job-information/careers

Community Library Manager/Assistant Community Library Manager

http://www.queenslibrary.org/services/job-information/careers

Queens Library, is offering opportunities to work for one of the most dynamic and diverse urban libraries in the world. We are seeking highly-engaged, creative, customer service driven Library professionals who are eager for an opportunity to enrich lives in one of our 65 service locations. Queens Library is a renowned leader in providing innovative library and educational services, developing new technology applications and fostering community engagement.

 

Major Duties:

  • The Community Library Manager and Assistant Manager, have overall responsibility for the leadership of staff, including the timely and objective feedback of performance and fostering the staff development/learning.
  • Provides exceptional public service to all age levels.
  • Direct supervisor of the Customer Service Supervisor and Librarians.
  • The Community Library Manager, manages the library including materials selection, programming, physical maintenance, reports, etc. (Handled by the Assistant Manager in the Managers absence).
  • Prepares reports and statistics.
  • Performs other duties as required.
  • Schedule will include some Saturdays and evenings.

Key Competencies:

  • Leadership, initiative, flexibility, cooperative teamwork and modeling exemplary customer service.

 

Requirements:

  • Must have a MLS/MLIS degree from an ALA-accredited library school.
  • New York State Public Librarian’s Certificate required.
  • A minimum of one year of managerial experience including the management of full-time librarian staff.
  • Two years of post-MLS experience is required.
  • A minimum of one year of librarian experience.
  • Must have demonstrated knowledge of library policies and procedures.

 

What we offer: Excellent salary and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous vacation/sick pay, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, defined benefit pension, 403B, deferred compensation, and more. Relocation incentives available. Opportunities to further your education and professional credentials are plentiful.  Find out more at www.queenslibrary.org/careers.

 

To Apply: Email your cover letter and resume to QLcareers@queenslibrary.org. Include the position for which you are applying in the subject line. Resumes will only be accepted by email. 

 

 

Queens Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Discussion Librarian - Youth Services [eligibility list], Sacramento Public Library (apply by Dec. 28)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Wed, Nov 29, 2017 at 10:07 am

Librarian - Youth Services [eligibility list]

https://www.calopps.org/sacramento-public-library/job-17382921

Librarian - Youth Services [eligibility list]

https://www.calopps.org/sacramento-public-library/job-17382921

Do you want to be a part of an award winning team?  Are you someone who can make a difference through diverse outreach, all age’s literacy, amazing customer service and exciting programming?  Sacramento Public Library is interviewing for our Librarian – Youth Services eligibility list.  This list is used to fill librarian positions over the next 6 months.  We are looking for the best of the best!

If you answered “yes” to the first two questions, consider meeting us and joining our team.  Our community varies from rural to urban and suburban.  We welcome diversity and bilingual skills are always a PLUS.  We also offer 5% bilingual pay to qualified employees.

Candidates that will graduate with their Masters in Library Science by March 1, 2018 are welcome to apply.

For consideration please complete the following by the 5pm on Thursday, December 28, 2017 deadline:

 

 

  • Be sure to follow the “Special Instructions” and attach the following in PDF documents:
  1. Cover letter 
  2. Contact information for three (3) current professional references including your current supervisor
  3. Resume if you did not paste it into the application. 

Note: Incomplete applications or applications received after 5pm deadline will not be accepted. 

 

If you have questions, please contact Human Resources at 916-264-2820.

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Discussion Activity Guide (part-time), Indianapolis Public Library - The Learning Curve @ Central Library (apply by Dec. 4)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 11:47 am

Activity Guide (part-time)

http://www.indypl.org/about/employment/

Position Details 

Activity Guide (part-time)

http://www.indypl.org/about/employment/

Position Details 

  • Title: Activity Guide (PT)
  • Location: The Learning Curve @ Central Library
  • Hours: Part-time, 20 hours per week
  • Schedule: combination of day, evening, and weekend hours; at least 6 Sundays per year
  • Starting Hourly Rate: $15.34
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
  • Submission Deadline: Monday, December 4, 2017 at 11:59 pm. Please apply online at www.indypl.org. Candidates will be updated on their status via email, please no phone inquiries.

A successful candidate will… 

  • Have a Bachelor's Degree
  • Have previous experience planning learning activities for children (preferred).
  • Have previous library experience, either via past job or volunteering (preferred).
  • Be available to work day, evening, and weekend hours - including at least 6 Sundays per year.
  • Possess a high degree of digital literacy.
  • Be bilingual (preferred but not required).
  • Have a Indiana State Specialist 4 certification

What does the job look like? 

  • Presents digital learning experiences appropriate to age group; models appropriate process; leads participants to satisfactory conclusion of activity.
  • Creates age-appropriate digital activities & documents them; prepares digital content for display.
  • Coordinates with agency staff to plan special events; promotes activities by utilizing social networking, email; creates content for visit packets and flyers.
  • Selects suitable software and hardware tools; researches new tools and determines incorporation method and script to share with other Activity Guides.
  • Evaluates digital activities.
  • Other job duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

What’s In It for You?
We offer our employees a robust compensation package! Our comprehensive benefits include: medical, dental and vision insurance coverage; 100% company-paid long term disability, low rates on group life coverage, a Library paid pension plan, and generous amounts of paid time off. The Library proudly promotes from within as part of a strong commitment to providing career growth opportunities for employees of all levels.

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Discussion Library Assistant II (part-time), Indianapolis Public Library - Central Library (apply by Dec. 4)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 11:45 am

Library Assistant II (part-time)

http://www.indypl.org/about/employment/

Position Details 

Library Assistant II (part-time)

http://www.indypl.org/about/employment/

Position Details 

  • Title: Library Assistant II
  • Location: Central Library
  • Hours: Part-Time (20 hours / week)
  • Schedule: Varies, but will include day, evening, and weekend hours; at least 6 Sundays per year
  • Starting Hourly Rate: $11.85
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
  • Submission Deadline: Monday, December 4, 2017 at 11:59 pm. Please apply online at www.indypl.org. Candidates will be updated on their status via email, please no phone inquiries.

A successful candidate will… 

  • Have previous experience working with customers face to face.
  • Have previous library experience, either via past job or volunteering.
  • Have a high school diploma, or G.E.D.
  • Be available to work day, evening, and weekend hours - including at least 8 Sundays per year.
  • Be able to navigate basic computer functions, including Microsoft Word, Excel, internet browsing, and be able to learn Library’s computer systems with simple training.
  • Be bilingual (preferred but not required).

What does the job look like? 

  • Check-out and renew materials to patrons and assist patrons with questions regarding library policies.
  • Process all outgoing and incoming materials, including shelve holds, and circulation reports.
  • Assist patrons with library card applications.
  • Prepare cash drawer, including preparation of the bank deposit.
  • Accepts payments for overdue, lost and damaged materials.
  • Other job duties and responsibilities assigned.
  • Physical requirements include frequent standing, lifting, walking, pushing and pulling up to 20 pounds, bending and twisting. May occasionally lift more than 20 pounds.

What’s In It for You?
We offer our employees a robust compensation package! Our comprehensive benefits include: medical, dental and vision insurance coverage; 100% company-paid long term disability, low rates on group life coverage, a Library paid pension plan, and generous amounts of paid time off. The Library proudly promotes from within as part of a strong commitment to providing career growth opportunities for employees of all levels.

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Discussion Public Services Associate II (Juvenile) (full-time), Indianapolis Public Library - The Learning Curve @ Central Library (apply by Dec. 4)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 11:40 am

Public Services Associate II (Juvenile) (full-time)

http://www.indypl.org/about/employment/

 

Position Details

  • Title: Public Services Associate II (Juvenile)

  • Location: The Learning Curve @ Central Library

  • Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week

Public Services Associate II (Juvenile) (full-time)

http://www.indypl.org/about/employment/

 

Position Details

  • Title: Public Services Associate II (Juvenile)

  • Location: The Learning Curve @ Central Library

  • Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week

  • Schedule: Will vary, but will include day, evenings, and weekend hours; and at least 6 Sundays per year

  • Starting Hourly Rate: $15.34

  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

  • Submission Deadline: Monday, December 4, 2017 at 11:59 pm. Please apply online at www.indypl.org. Candidates will be updated on their status via email, please no phone inquiries.

     

A successful candidate will…

  • Have a bachelor’s degree or a Library Technical Degree and an Indiana State Librarian Certificate V

  • Have previous experience working with customers face to face.

  • Be available to work day, evening, and weekend hours - including at least 6 Sundays per year.

  • Be able to navigate basic computer functions, including Microsoft Word, Excel, internet browsing.

  • Have previous experience working in a library (preferred but not required).

  • Be bilingual (preferred but not required).

What does the job look like?

  • Assist patrons with finding library materials, recommending titles, locating library materials at other branches and placing requests.

  • Provide assistance and instruction to patrons in using computer, printing or using other equipment.

  • Provide preliminary, quick or ready reference assistance, referring in-depth research to librarians on duty or for call back.

  • Develop, plan and present community outreach programming and services as a designated library representative.

  • Assists in collection management activities including weeding and general maintenance as assigned, sorts and shelves materials, reads shelves and moves materials as needed.

  • Record and report statistics related to tasks including reference assistance, use of materials, program attendance and community contacts.

  • Inform patrons of library policies and procedures; observe patron activity. 

     

What’s In It for You?
We offer our employees a robust compensation package! Our comprehensive benefits include: medical, dental and vision insurance coverage; 100% company-paid long term disability, low rates on group life coverage, a Library paid pension plan, and generous amounts of paid time off. The Library proudly promotes from within
 as part of a strong commitment to providing career growth opportunities for employees of all levels.

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Discussion Activity Guide (full-time), Indianapolis Public Library - The Learning Curve @ Central Library (apply by Dec. 4)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 11:37 am

Activity Guide (full-time)

http://www.indypl.org/about/employment/

 

Position Details 

Activity Guide (full-time)

http://www.indypl.org/about/employment/

 

Position Details 

  • Title: Activity Guide
  • Location: The Learning Curve @ Central Library
  • Hours: Full -time, 40 hours per week
  • Schedule: combination of day, evening, and weekend hours; at least 6 Sundays per year
  • Starting Hourly Rate: $15.34
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
  • Submission Deadline: Monday, December 4, 2017 at 11:59 pm. Please apply online at www.indypl.org. Candidates will be updated on their status via email, please no phone inquiries.

A successful candidate will… 

  • Have a Bachelor's Degree
  • Have previous experience planning learning activities for children (preferred).
  • Have previous library experience, either via past job or volunteering (preferred).
  • Be available to work day, evening, and weekend hours - including at least 6 Sundays per year.
  • Possess a high degree of digital literacy.
  • Be bilingual (preferred but not required).
  • Have a Indiana State Specialist 4 certification

What does the job look like? 

  • Presents digital learning experiences appropriate to age group; models appropriate process; leads participants to satisfactory conclusion of activity.
  • Creates age-appropriate digital activities & documents them; prepares digital content for display.
  • Coordinates with agency staff to plan special events; promotes activities by utilizing social networking, email; creates content for visit packets and flyers.
  • Selects suitable software and hardware tools; researches new tools and determines incorporation method and script to share with other Activity Guides.
  • Evaluates digital activities.
  • Other job duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

What’s In It for You?
We offer our employees a robust compensation package! Our comprehensive benefits include: medical, dental and vision insurance coverage; 100% company-paid long term disability, low rates on group life coverage, a Library paid pension plan, and generous amounts of paid time off. The Library proudly promotes from within as part of a strong commitment to providing career growth opportunities for employees of all levels.

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Discussion Juvenile Librarian (full-time), Indianapolis Public Library - Outreach Service Section (apply by Dec. 4)

by Briana Jarnagin (staff) on Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 11:35 am

Juvenile Librarian (full-time)

http://www.indypl.org/about/employment/

Position Details 

Juvenile Librarian (full-time)

http://www.indypl.org/about/employment/

Position Details 

  • Title: Public Services Librarian (Juvenile)
  • Location: Outreach Service Section
  • Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
  • Schedule: Typically Monday through Friday between 8:00am and 6:00pm, with an occasional Saturday
  • Starting Hourly Rate: $18.00
  • FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
  • Submission Deadline: Monday, December 4, 2017 at 11:59 pm. Please apply online at www.indypl.org. Candidates will be updated on their status via email, please no phone inquiries.

A successful candidate will… 

  • Have a MLS or MIS degree and an Indiana State Librarian Certificate III
  • Have previous experience working with customers face to face.
  • Have previous library experience, either via past job or volunteering (preferred).
  • Be available to work day, evening, and weekend hours as needed for events.
  • Be able to navigate basic computer functions, including Microsoft Word, Excel, internet browsing.
  • Be bilingual (preferred but not required).

What does the job look like? 

  • Recommend both print and digital materials to patrons.
  • Assist patrons with catalog searches, sourcing information, and basic computer and equipment usage.
  • Evaluate materials, including discarding old and recommending new.
  • Create displays to promote library resources, services, and events.
  • Design and deliver programs for community, including initiating community outreach for new partnerships.
  • Assist in collection and analysis of data, including usage, trends, and resources.
  • Other job duties as assigned.
  • Physical requirements include frequent standing, sitting, lifting, walking, carrying, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds, reaching, kneeling, bending and twisting. May occasionally lift more than 25 pounds.

What’s In It for You?
We offer our employees a robust compensation package! Our comprehensive benefits include: medical, dental and vision insurance coverage; 100% company-paid long term disability, low rates on group life coverage, a Library paid pension plan, and generous amounts of paid time off. The Library proudly promotes from within as part of a strong commitment to providing career growth opportunities for employees of all levels.


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This Community brings together past and present recipients of ALA's Spectrum Scholarship and other library diversity recruitment initiatives to support the active involvement of new professionals in ALA and their communities, to build connections between Scholars across the country for their mutual support and advancement, and to facilitate ongoing professional development and leadership opportunities supporting retention in the field. All are welcome to join!

Established in 1997, the Spectrum Scholarship Program is ALA's national diversity and recruitment effort designed to address the specific issue of under-representation of critically needed ethnic librarians within the profession while serving as a model for ways to bring attention to larger diversity issues in the future.

 

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