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Discussion Branch Manager - 2 Positions, Pierce County Library System (apply by Aug 4)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 02:11 pm

Branch Manager - 2 Positions
Parkland/Spanaway and South Hill Branches
Pierce County Library System (Tacoma, Wash.)

Application Deadline: Friday, August 4, 2017

Apply at: https://piercecountylibrary-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=432

Branch Manager - 2 Positions
Parkland/Spanaway and South Hill Branches
Pierce County Library System (Tacoma, Wash.)

Application Deadline: Friday, August 4, 2017

Apply at: https://piercecountylibrary-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=432

Join a Library engaged in a community-driven facilities and services planning process and help create and deliver an innovative and exciting future to the residents of the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Leadership position responsible for effectively managing operations and activities of an assigned library location; participates in system-wide planning and projects; actively engages the community and ensures service aligns with local residents’ needs; oversees collection; interacts with and provides direct library services to customers.

  • Successful candidate will have a vision and understanding of library service with an eye to both the future and the contemporary needs of the public;
  • Will be customer-focused; an excellent communicator and supervisor; have a proven ability to lead and implement change, develop and support staff, and participate in a system that believes in continual improvement.
  • If you are results-oriented, committed to collaboration and having fun, and you believe that the library must be the community’s first choice for the discovery and exchange of information and ideas, your next job may be at PCLS.

Position Summary:
Manages, coordinates and facilitates branch operations including public services, circulation, branch collections, reference, youth services, library programming, community relations, and building/facility management functions.  Acts as management’s principal in house representative at the branches in which they are assigned.  Is an integral member of the management team in evaluating the delivery of services at the branch level, allocating personnel to the service delivery at the branch(s) and initiating building and facility functions.  Interacts with and provides direct library services to customers; develops and delivers library services and programming; serves as a representative of the Library within the local community, government and Friends group as well as directs and facilitates other staff members’ engagement in the community.

Pay Rate: $66,726 - $77,355 annual, FLSA exempt. Not a union represented position.

Schedule: Full-time, Monday through Friday as well as one evening per week and weekend availability for coverage as needed. Schedule is subject to change.  Must be able to work weekends and evenings, substitute for other staff and attend meetings.

Application Requirements: In addition to a complete application, please also submit a cover letter and resume by 5 PM, Friday, August 4, 2017.  Submissions which are incomplete or untimely will not be considered.

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Discussion Metadata Services Librarian, College of Charleston

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 02:05 pm

Metadata Services Librarian
College of Charleston
Charleston SC

Metadata Services Librarian
College of Charleston
Charleston SC

The College of Charleston Libraries seek an innovative and engaged Metadata Services Librarian to provide their MARC and non-MARC metadata expertise to the Collection and Content Services unit of the College of Charleston Libraries. Reporting to the Head of Description and Cataloging Services, the Metadata Services Librarian will work in a team based environment to create, maintain, and enrich metadata representing the college’s physical and digital collections. The Metadata Services Librarian will be responsible for creating original metadata and for complex metadata revision for materials in a variety of formats. The Metadata Services Librarian will work with colleagues in the Collection and Content Services unit, subject specialists, and digital library developers to define departmental strategies for MARC and non-MARCmetadata creation. This position will play a critical role in harmonizing the college’s descriptive metadata practices to maximize discovery. This is a full-time tenure track faculty appointment and carries with it the expectation that faculty will contribute significantly to the profession.

About the College of Charleston and the Libraries
Founded in 1770, the College of Charleston is a public liberal arts and sciences university located in the heart of Charleston, South Carolina. The College of Charleston serves approximately 10,000 undergraduates and 1,500 graduate/certificate seeking students with more than 100 majors and minors.

The College of Charleston Libraries are comprised of the Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library, the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, the Marine Resources Library, and the North Campus Library. The combined annual budgets exceed $5.6 million with a staff of 26 librarians and archivists, 30 full time employees, and 35 student and temporary employees.

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

To apply and for additional information, please go to http://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/6269

 

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Discussion University Archivist, University of Maryland Libraries (apply by Sept 4)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 02:02 pm

Title: University Archivist
Category: Librarian
(Open Rank)
Department: Special Collections and University Archives

Title: University Archivist
Category: Librarian
(Open Rank)
Department: Special Collections and University Archives

As the largest university library system in the Washington D.C.-Baltimore area, the University of Maryland Libraries serve more than 37,500 students and 4,200 faculty of the flagship College Park campus. The University of Maryland Libraries share the teaching, learning and research goals of the university. Its role as a key academic resource is evident in its service to the academic community and its actionable strategic plan. Recent membership in the Big Ten Academic Alliance is particularly meaningful to the University Libraries and will further propel the university’s ascendancy in academic excellence.

With collections including 4 million volumes and more than 40,000 serials subscriptions, the University of Maryland Libraries allocate 75 percent of its materials budget to electronic resources. Maryland ranks 39th among the 115 member libraries of the Association of Research Libraries and has an operating budget of $23.7 million. The University of Maryland Libraries benefit from being situated geographically within minutes of the nation’s capital and its departments, agencies, and research centers.

The University Archivist/Special Collections Librarian is responsible for the University of Maryland collection group within SCUA and collaborates with other curators in the division to provide overall direction for reference services, accessioning, arrangement, description, preservation, cataloging of manuscript and archival materials, instruction, and outreach. Reporting to the Director of Special Collections and University Archives, the University Archivist builds, maintains, interprets, and provides access to the University Archives and assesses collection needs, establishes priorities, and represents the collection area to the University of Maryland community and external organizations and individuals. The successful candidate for this position will:

• Lead the University Archives as an organizational innovator, facilitating the ongoing development of a flexible work environment that places a premium on strategic priorities, project orientation, a work culture that is both fluid and accountable, and an excellent staff.
• Demonstrate creativity in identifying and allocating resources through donor relations, fundraising, grants, partnerships, budgeting, and flexible staff deployments.
• Articulate a vision for the University Archives in the 21st century that takes into account new collecting opportunities in a born-digital information environment and the changing nature of primary documentation in a post-industrial society.
• Articulate a vision for services that transcends collection management and incorporates dynamic activities in the areas of discovery, teaching, preservation, digital presentation to online communities, outreach to new audiences, off-campus partnerships, and alliances with the teaching faculty, students, and colleagues on the library faculty.
• Serve as point of contact for the University Archives’ services to campus and off-campus partners, including the University administration, Intercollegiate Athletics, the Alumni Association, University Relations, and other entities.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to tolerate occasional dirty/dusty conditions and be able to reach, stoop, bend, lift, and move objects. Must be able to tolerate the stresses engendered in a multi-faceted, rapidly growing archives program responsive to a broad user base.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversees the work of the Assistant University Archivist, Athletics Archivist, and the University of Maryland collection groups’ hourly student employees, contract- or grant-supported personnel, interns, and volunteers.

QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, skills, and abilities): Must have thorough knowledge of archival theory and practice. Must be able to work effectively with others in a team setting. Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication skills and in assisting researchers in a special collections setting. Must be able to manage a broad variety of tasks in response to varying time pressures with shifting priorities and changing constraints. Must possess a strong service orientation and the potential for professional contributions.

EDUCATION:
Required: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library/
Information Science with an emphasis on formal archival education and training, or a master’s degree in history, American Studies, or other relevant discipline, with experience in archives, archival course work, or archival certificate.

Preferred: Advanced degree/graduate study in history or other relevant discipline.

EXPERIENCE (Be specific, indicate the minimum years of experience and skills needed):
Required: At least three years of professional archival experience in an academic library including responsibility for supervising the processing of manuscripts and archives. Demonstrated ability and initiative in processing, reference, outreach, donor relations, and administrative activities.

Preferred: Work experience in a university archives setting; knowledge of electronic records; and supervisory and project management experience are desirable.

For the full position description, please go to http://www.lib.umd.edu/hr/employment-opportunities/staff-faculty-positions.

Position is appointed to Librarian Faculty Ranks as established by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Rank at appointment is based on the successful applicant’s experience and relevant credentials. For additional information, consult the following website: http://www.president.umd.edu/policies/2014-ii-100b.html .

APPLICATIONS: Electronic applications required. Please apply online at https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/53239 . No relocation assistance will be provided. You must be legally able to work in the United States; the University of Maryland Libraries will not sponsor individuals for employment. An application consists of a cover letter which includes the source of advertisement, a resume, and names/e-mail addresses of three references.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and accepted until September 4th, 2017.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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Discussion Special Collections Librarian, Baylor University (apply by Aug 7)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 01:58 pm

Baylor University
Baylor seeks to fill the following Academic Professional faculty position within the University Libraries:

Special Collections Librarian

Qualified candidates will possessan ALA-accredited master's degree in library/information science or relevant graduate degree. For a full list of requirements and more details about the position, please visit  https://jobs.baylor.edu/postings/2545.

Baylor University
Baylor seeks to fill the following Academic Professional faculty position within the University Libraries:

Special Collections Librarian

Qualified candidates will possessan ALA-accredited master's degree in library/information science or relevant graduate degree. For a full list of requirements and more details about the position, please visit  https://jobs.baylor.edu/postings/2545.

To apply, please submit a letter of application and a résumé or current curriculum vitae via email to Beth Farwell, Chair, Special Collections Librarian Search Committee, at Beth_Farwell@baylor.edu. To ensure full consideration, your application must be completed by August 7, 2017. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To learn more about the Baylor University Libraries and Baylor University, please visit us online at baylor.edu/lib and baylor.edu.

Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas. The university provides a vibrant campus community for over 16,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as we pursue our bold vision, Pro Futuris. (baylor.edu/profuturis/).

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

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Discussion Information & Education Librarian, Rutgers University Libraries

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 03:58 pm

LIBRARIAN III – Information & Education Librarian

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Librarian III – Information and Education Librarian for the Rutgers University Libraries at Robert Wood Johnson Library of the Health Sciences.

LIBRARIAN III – Information & Education Librarian

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Librarian III – Information and Education Librarian for the Rutgers University Libraries at Robert Wood Johnson Library of the Health Sciences.

Reporting to the Associate Director and Medical Education Coordinator, works as member of a team of librarians in support of the academic, clinical and research needs of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences faculty, staff and students. The primary focus of the position is providing high level reference, instruction, outreach and consultation services. Develops instruction, teaches classes and workshops, provides one-to-one consultations with faculty, residents and students, both on-site and virtually, using appropriate technologies.

The Robert Wood Johnson Library of the Health Sciences, located in the heart of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School’s clinical campus in New Brunswick, serves the students across all four years, those in graduate medical education programs, and a broad range of faculty in the basic and clinical sciences. In addition, the library serves the academic and clinical programs of the other RBHS schools in New Brunswick / Piscataway including the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Public Health, School of Nursing and School of Pharmacy.

For more information, and to apply, please visit:
http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/48362

 

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Discussion Associate Dean and Fackler Director of the Health Science Center Libraries, University of Florida (apply by Aug 25)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 12:06 pm

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

GEORGE A. SMATHERS LIBRARIES

ASSOCIATE DEAN AND FACKLER DIRECTOR, HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER LIBRARIES 

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

GEORGE A. SMATHERS LIBRARIES

ASSOCIATE DEAN AND FACKLER DIRECTOR, HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER LIBRARIES 

The Smathers Libraries invite applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean and Fackler Director of the Health Science Center Libraries (Director). The Director is a faculty position that provides leadership and vision for the Health Science Center Libraries (HSCL), which is comprised of the Health Science Center Library in Gainesville and the Borland Library in Jacksonville. The Director is responsible for the management of the HSCL, and contributes to the leadership of the Smathers Libraries as an Associate Dean. The Director also serves in an ex officio leadership role in the UF Health Science Center (HSC). The HSCL Organization Chart is available at http://ufdc.ufl.edu/l/IR00010026/00001.

The Director ensures that the HSCL achieve their mission to serve the six colleges of the HSC and the associated centers, institutes, hospitals and clinics, as well as to provide appropriate community services. In order to fulfill this mission, the Director routinely consults and actively engages with the Sr. Vice President of Health Affairs and other senior leadership in UF Health.

The Libraries encourage staff participation in reaching decisions; consequently the Fackler Director will lead or serve on various teams. To support all students and faculty, and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Director will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, and perspectives in work activities.

We encourage candidates to apply for the Director position as a tenure track Associate University or University Librarian (job requisition #502875) or non-tenure track Associate In or Senior Associate In Libraries (job requisition #502883). This is one position but two postings. As a library faculty member, the Fackler Director will contribute to the profession via research and service. If hired at the rank of Associate University Librarian or University Librarian, the Director will be expected to achieve tenure. The tenure and promotion criteria for the HSCL are available in the Libraries Career Development Handbook.

The position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received. The preliminary schedule for screening interviews is mid-September 2017, so candidates are encouraged to submit their applications by no later than Friday, August 25, 2017.

For the full Position Vacancy Announcement and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries faculty recruitment webpage.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

Address inquiries to Bonnie J. Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office.

 

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Discussion Instructional Design Librarian, Touro College and University System

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 11:58 am

Instructional Design Librarian if anyone is looking for a job in the NYC area: https://touro.peopleadmin.com/postings/1526

Position Number 1S8587
Job Description
In collaboration with the Library Information Literacy Director, the Instructional Design Librarian will interact with students and faculty, and participate in creating an active instructional program. The librarian will teach both on ground and online classes at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Instructional Design Librarian if anyone is looking for a job in the NYC area: https://touro.peopleadmin.com/postings/1526

Position Number 1S8587
Job Description
In collaboration with the Library Information Literacy Director, the Instructional Design Librarian will interact with students and faculty, and participate in creating an active instructional program. The librarian will teach both on ground and online classes at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Job Duties
Teaches information literacy and research skills classes in face-to-face and online learning environments, including a semester course
Develops lesson plans, tutorials and videos
Manages the library’s Social Media platforms
Assists in incorporating information literacy into the curriculum
Assists in assessing students’ information literacy skills
Occasional evening hours
Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor

Required Qualifications
Education, Preparation, and Training
Degree Master’s Degree from an ALA-accredited institution
At least __2_______years of instruction experience in an academic library

Skills
Experience working with a diverse student and faculty population
Understanding the emerging technologies and their applications in an academic library environment
Demonstrated knowledge of learning theory and information literacy trends
Effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
Familiarity with learning management systems, such as Blackboard
Familiarity with web conferencing software, such as Adobe Connect or Zoom
Skilled in creating and maintaining content management systems, such as LibGuides
Creativity, flexibility and the ability to work in a team based environment is important
Experience in instructional design, web and multimedia technologies, including production tools like Camtasia is preferred

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Discussion Assistant Professor, Emporia State University Libraries (apply by July 24)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 11:52 am

The Emporia State University Libraries and Archives at http://library.emporia.edu invites energetic, innovative, and creative individuals to apply for the position of Metadata and Digital Initiatives Librarian. This position is tenure-track at the level of Assistant Professor. The Librarian reports to the Head of Systems and Technical Services and to the Dean, University Libraries and Archives.

The Emporia State University Libraries and Archives at http://library.emporia.edu invites energetic, innovative, and creative individuals to apply for the position of Metadata and Digital Initiatives Librarian. This position is tenure-track at the level of Assistant Professor. The Librarian reports to the Head of Systems and Technical Services and to the Dean, University Libraries and Archives. To see the full position description follow this link. http://www.emporia.edu/humres/jobs/unclassified/18/001/assistant-professor/

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Discussion Internship, Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center (apply by July 25)

by Gwendolyn Prellwitz (staff) on Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 11:49 am

Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center is offering an internship for undergraduate or graduate students to help with processing archival materials from Oregon Tilth, a leading nonprofit certifier, educator and advocate for organic agriculture and products since 1974. These recently acquired records from Oregon Tilth will help illuminate the history of organic and sustainable agriculture and certification in Oregon.  Expected duration of the internship: August 1 – October 23, 2017. Approx. hours worked per week 10-12 hours for 13-15 weeks (150 hours total).

Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center is offering an internship for undergraduate or graduate students to help with processing archival materials from Oregon Tilth, a leading nonprofit certifier, educator and advocate for organic agriculture and products since 1974. These recently acquired records from Oregon Tilth will help illuminate the history of organic and sustainable agriculture and certification in Oregon.  Expected duration of the internship: August 1 – October 23, 2017. Approx. hours worked per week 10-12 hours for 13-15 weeks (150 hours total). $12.50 per hour.  Must be able to work in Corvallis, during normal business hours (8 am -5 pm Monday - Friday). For more details and the application, see: http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/hr/postings/46499. Closing date: July 25, 2017. 

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Discussion Young Adult Librarian - Evanston Public Library

by Jose Ruiz on Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 11:30 am
Location 
US-IL-Evanston
Job Type 
Regular Full-Time
Department 
Evanston Public Library
Location 
US-IL-Evanston
Job Type 
Regular Full-Time
Department 
Evanston Public Library
Salary 
$27.656 - $35.417/hour
Posted Date 
7/17/2017
Job Closing Date 
7/30/2017

Schedule: Monday-Friday 9-5 or 10-6pm, two Saturdays a month, one Sunday a Month

 

The Library envisions itself as the “third place” after home and work or school.  Evanston Public Library aims to be the heart of our diverse community by promoting the development of independent, self-confident and literate citizens, and providing equitable access to cultural, intellectual, technological, and information resources.

The Teen Services team at EPL is looking for an enthusiastic candidate, who is eager to share their knowledge and skills. This candidate should be a self-starter, highly motivated and always willing to learn new skills. This position will oversee in house programming for teens in grades 6-12 at the Main Library. Programs could focus on craft projects, 3D printing, robotics and more.

In 2018 the Main location of the Evanston Public Library will begin a full renovation, which includes moving and expanding the current teen space. A computer training lab, learning lab and digital media lab will also be in the same area as the teen space. This position will work closely with staff in those spaces and may collaborate with them on programming for patrons of all different ages.

There are no residency restrictions for this position. Many pension plans of Chicagoland libraries cooperate within the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, which is the pension plan for EPL.

To Apply: https://careers-cityofevanston.icims.com/jobs/1235/librarian-i-%E2%80%93-young-adult/jobmobile=false&width=969&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-360&jun1offset=-300 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Specific assignment will include some or all of the following):

  •  Plans, presents, and evaluates innovative hands-on programming for teens, parents, caregivers and educators. Programming can relate to or include science, technology, engineering, the arts or math and other activities that will appeal to young adults.
  • May work on developing programming rooted in the Maker Movement philosophy.
  • May plan and lead a small number of adult technology classes after Main Library renovations.
  • Assists library users, primarily teens, with the use of library materials, services, equipment and facilities, including help in accessing online resources and downloading library media.
  • May assist with school and community outreach/engagement for teens.
  • Staffs Teen Loft service desk and other public desks as needed.
  • Interviews patrons carefully to determine what information is required and provides clear, accurate and timely answers to all patron inquiries. This may include; using reference books, periodicals, and electronic resources.  
  • Updates website with event information and creates promotional materials for teen programs.
  • Maintains current knowledge of the Library’s teen and adult collections and electronic resources, keeping abreast of industry trends and innovations. Reads, listens to, and views a wide variety of teen literature and media.
  • May select materials for, and maintains, assigned area(s) of the collection.
  • Develops and maintains recommended booklists and resource guides for teens.
  • Serves as senior staff member in charge of the Teen area, and may serve as staff member in charge in the absence of the Young Adult Services Supervisor.
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • This position requires a Masters degree in Library and Information Science. At least one year of experience working with teens is required.
  • Considerable knowledge of teen literature and authors, graphic novels, films, music, and games. Must be fluent with social media and personal technologies currently in use among young adults.
  • Experience and interest in any of the following areas: music and video creation and editing, graphic design, computer animation, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) related activities (robotics, computer programming 3-D printing etc.): public speaking and creative writing desired.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of customers and staff throughout the Library, as well as outside the organization.
  • Spanish Language proficiency is highly desirable.
  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form, while dealing with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure to perform the four operations with like or common decimal fractions; to compute ratio rate, and percent and measures; to perform arithmetic operations involving all American monetary units.
  • Ability to multi-task many variable duties, requests and responsibilities.
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret manuals, policies and procedures, rules, regulations, journals, newspapers, memos, letters, reports and legal documents.
  • Ability to prepare business letters, expositions, summaries, and reports, using prescribed format and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, dictation, and style.

     

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF WORK:

The ability to work in a primarily sedentary position, with the ability to occasionally use force to exert up to 20 pounds. The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects, books, materials, etc. using up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

The employee is subject to inside environmental conditions: protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from indoor temperature changes.

There are no environmental hazards associated with this classification.

Additional Information:

SUPERVISION:

Under the supervision of the Young Adult Services Supervisor.  The individual has contact with other library agencies and staff at all levels, and uses the necessary resources to meet and achieve goals and/or objectives.  Work is assigned through specific projects and customer/clientele request.  The employee is responsible for prioritizing work tasks, and for identifying and utilizing the appropriate resources to resolve a problem or situation.  Work performance is reviewed through observation, completion of projects, status reports, conferences and meetings.  Guidance is provided through the City Code, departmental policies, City operating practices and procedures, and other resources as applicable to specific projects assigned.  Work is evaluated at least annually, with respect to customer service, problem-solving ability and performance in accordance with this classification standard.

Chosen candidates will be required to provide proof of licenses, certifications, and education required for this position.  Candidates will also be subject to qualifying pre-employment processes, including medical examination, drug/alcohol screen, employment verification, and criminal background check.

The City of Evanston is an equal opportunity employer and ensures against discrimination in employment on the basis of a person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, military discharge status, source of income, housing status, or gender identity.  The City of Evanston is also committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities.  Any person needing mobility or communications access assistance should contact Human Resources at 847-448-8204 (voice) or 847-448-8052 (TTY).

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