Full Time

Library Administrative Assistant II

Location: 
Cincinnati, OH 45207
Organization: 
Xavier University
Hours: 
37.5 hours weekly
Duties: 

Xavier University seeks applicants to fill the vacancy for Administrative Assistant II.  Reporting to the Library Director, the successful candidate for this full time position (37.5 hours/week) will provide administrative support for the library along other Information Technologies departments to include budgetary functions, taking meeting minutes, scheduling, assisting with event planning, ordering supplies, and maintaining department files, among other duties.

 

Position Summary

 

Provides administrative support primarily for library but also other Information Technologies departments to include clerical, budgetary and personnel functions.  Acts as a backup to the Administrative Assistant to the Associate Provost & CIO.

 

Essential Responsibilities

 

  1. Coordinates budget activities for library
  • Working with Banner and SciQuest systems, is responsible for the preparation, receipt 
    and reconciliation of purchase requisitions and for requests for checks.
  • Verifies expenditures against budgets.
  • Troubleshoots issues and serves in capacity as library liaison for campus financial 
    departments such as Accounts Payable
  • Reconciles P-cards and provides assistance with receipts.
  • Processes interdepartmental transfers and budget revisions.
  • Maintains and provides declining balance spreadsheet for library on a regular basis.
  • Provides assistance as needed for library acquisitions
  • Provides reports from Banner on specific accounts, categories, etc.
  • Makes cash deposits
  • Maintains student employee budget

 

  1. Coordinates the day-to-day operation of the library.

 

  • Schedules meetings and rooms for library staff.
  • Coordinates conference and training registrations and travel arrangements for staff as 
    requested along with support for reimbursement.
  • Maintains and orders supplies for library on an as needed basis.
  • Prepares and maintains department’s files as directed.
  • Takes and transcribes minutes for meetings and posts them to shared drive.
  • Special projects as requested once approved by the director.

 

  1. Provides clerical and budgetary support for other Division departments and Administrative Assistant III

 

  • Working with Banner and SciQuest systems, is responsible for the preparation receipt 
    and reconciliation of purchase requisitions and/or requests for checks
  • Reports and tracks expenditures to director of each department
  • Order supplies and work with vendors.
  • Reconciles P-cards for staff of each department
  • Processes interdepartmental transfers and budget revisions
  • Coordinates the receiving process for campus-wide technology and software purchases 
    and creates work orders for installation of equipment and software
  • Maintains student employee budget
  • Provide candidate support by scheduling phone and campus interviews, take notes in 
    search committee meetings, processes email correspondence, prepare workstation and 
    coordinate the installation of phone, computer, etc.

 

  1. Routine administrative support to library and staff

 

  • Coordinates maintenance work in CLC and McDonald through Physical Plant as well as 
    communicating set up needs for library events and programming
  • Provide candidate support by scheduling phone and campus interviews, takes notes in 
    search committee meetings, processes email correspondence, prepare workstation and 
    coordinate the installation of phone, computer, etc.
  • Assists with holiday, student employee, and other celebrations.
Requirements: 
  • Required: High school diploma or GED
  • Preferred: demonstrated knowledge of basic budget functions (accounts payable, budget reconciliation, budget revisions, purchase requisitions, request for checks, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Prior administrative/clerical experience is a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
  • Flexibility, collaboration and willingness to learn new systems and processes are assets.
Optional Info: 

Applications accepted online only.

Contact Info: 

This is a full time position with full benefit package.  To ensure consideration, interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references on Xavier University’s website.  Applications will be received through July 12, 2019 or until position is filled.

 

XAVIER UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Expires: 
July 15, 2019
Job Type: 

Youth Public Services Manager

Location: 
40 N. Main St, Niles, OH 44446
Organization: 
McKinley Memorial Library
Hours: 
Full Time
Duties: 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position involves extensive public contact, and the incumbent will be responsible for planning and implementing library services to youth; representing the library in the community; working with area teachers; collection development; and supervising. A copy of the job description is available at www.mcklib.org/employment.

Requirements: 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of library science, readers advisory, reference services, and collection development; ability to supervise staff and work independently; and good communication, writing, research, planning, decision making, and technology skills. A Master’s Degree in Library Science is required. Library experience is preferred. Must pass background check.
 

Optional Info: 


 

Contact Info: 

For consideration, applicants must email a cover letter, resume and three professional references to employment@mcklib.org.

Expires: 
July 31, 2019

Supervisor, Learning Commons

Location: 
Cuyahoga Community College Western Campus 11000 Pleasant Valley Rd, Parma, OH 44130 USA
Organization: 
Cuyahoga Community College
Hours: 
Standard College Hours: M-F, 8:30am-5pm. May include some evenings or Weekends.
Duties: 

SUMMARY

Responsible for management of the daily operations of the Learning Commons. Responsible for staff recruitment, hiring, development, orientation, and training. Monitors departmental activities to ensure adherence to established financial and personnel policies, procedures, and guidelines. ​

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

•Responsible for management of the daily operations of the Learning Commons including but not limited to: direct supervision of support staff, coordination of their work schedules, managing their workflow and responsibilities, and assigning special projects

•Responsible for staff development, orientation, and training; staff recruitment and hiring; recommending disciplinary action; completing performance evaluations

•Knowledgeable with both PT and FT union contracts as they relate to daily operations of the department

•Monitors budget activities, reconciles variances, advises Associate Director/Director as necessary, and assists with the preparation of the annual budget

•Monitors departmental activities to ensure adherence to established financial and personnel policies, procedures, and guidelines

•Responsible for the accurate billing of fees that are recorded with the Business office

•Ensures that the Learning Commons staff properly handles the cash drawer and safe closing procedures

•Assists Learning Commons patrons by providing outstanding customer service and resolving issues that may arise in the course of daily operations

•Coordinates activities with other departmental supervisors and counterparts at other campuses for the purpose of maintaining standard operational procedures, staff training and development, budget initiatives, college-wide reporting, documentation, and special projects

•Represents the department by participating in internal and external committees and associations

•Coordinates the collection and development of data to provide input into departmental reports and studies; and recommends for internal and/or external distribution

•Participates in the development, review, and ongoing maintenance of all unit procedures and systems

•Manages reserved materials and media acquisitions in order to provide manuscripts, readings, films, videotapes, and other media used in direct instruction of students as requested by faculty

•Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements: 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/TRAINING

•Bachelor's degree in a related field ◦Significant related experience may substitute for education

•Minimum of three years of demonstrated experience providing library and/or technology support in a similar environment

•Demonstrated experience developing and providing training materials/programs

•Demonstrated experience supervising, planning, assigning, scheduling and ensuring the quality of the work of others •Demonstrated experience monitoring a business area’s budget

•Demonstrated experience making sound decisions that affect a work unit or team •Demonstrated experience in a role requiring diverse problem solving methods in a variety of situations ​

*Must have knowledge of A/V equipment and set-up

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES

•Possess working knowledge of Learning Commons concepts, practices, and procedures with the ability to use in varied situations as it pertains to the departmental focus

•Ability to work evening and/or weekend hours as needed to ensure Learning Commons coverage during all hours of operations

•Ability to effectively completely work assignments independently •Possess excellent organizational and prioritization skills with demonstrated attention to detail

•Ability to be creative and exercise initiative •Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

•Possess strong organizational and time-management skills

•Ability to adjust to changing priorities and respond appropriately to deadlines •Ability to promote collaboration, teamwork, and involve all stakeholders in decision-making processes

•Proven leadership skills and ability to foster a team environment and work collaboratively •Possess excellent customer service skills and proven ability to develop and sustain productive customer relationships

•Critical thinker with ability to identify and implement efficiencies within daily operations

•Demonstrated basic project management skills

•Intermediate-level proficiency with Microsoft: Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint •Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity

•Ability to collaborate, persuade, gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas on significant projects

•Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality

•Possess sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population ​ ​ ​

COMPETENCIES ​

CRITICAL COMPETENCIES

•Service Focus

•Collaboration

•Communication ​

VERY IMPORTANT COMPETENCIES

•Adaptability

•Quality of Work ​

IMPORTANT COMPETENCIES

•Time Utilization

•Continuous Improvement ​

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS ​

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

•Master’s Degree in a related field

•Demonstrated experience working in a public/academic library/computer service based setting

•Demonstrated experience utilizing an online financial/budgeting system

​ KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

•Familiarity with media equipment and associated technology

•Possess data management, and presentation software skills •Demonstrated basic proficiency with Blackboard

•Demonstrated basic proficiency with the Banner System

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS (The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

•The work is performed in a normal, professional office environment;

•The work area is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated;

•The employee may sit comfortably to perform the duties of the job and may perform repetitive motions with hands/fingers using a computer mouse and keyboard to type. However, there will be walking; standing; bending; stooping; climbing stairs and ladders; and carrying of various items and equipment;

•Work may also require walking and standing in conjunction with travel to and attendance at meetings and conferences away from the worksite ​

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.

Optional Info: 
Expires: 
June 30, 2019

Cataloging & Instruction Librarian

Location: 
Columbus, OH, USA 43215
Organization: 
Columbus College of Art & Design
Hours: 
Full Time
Duties: 

Cataloging & Instruction Librarian

 

The Cataloging & Instruction Librarian is under the supervision of the Director of Library Services and is responsible for cataloging and classification of all resources; library instruction alongside the Instruction Librarian; and providing customer service. The Cataloging & Instruction Librarian is part of an active and engaged Library team that values learning, service, community, and a culture of assessment.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES includes but is not limited to the following:

 

  • Performs copy and original cataloging and classification of materials in all formats
  • Reviews and implements new cataloging standards and workflows as technologies change
  • Develops, teaches, and assesses information literacy instruction in collaboration with the Instruction Librarian
  • Provides general and virtual information, research, and reference services
  • Serves as a liaison to academic departments
  • Develops print and web-based materials for instruction (i.e. LibGuides)
  • Supervises annual inventory of library collection
  • Assists with collection maintenance including weeding and collection development
  • Works at the circulation desk of the Packard Library as needed, including rotating weekends and occasional evenings
  • Represents the Packard Library at CCAD functions including Orientation, College Preview, and other outreach events
  • Represents CCAD in various professional organizations such as ARLIS/NA, ALAO, and OPAL
  • Contributes to the overall goals of the Packard Library and the College, demonstrating flexibility and accommodation to shifting priorities
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Requirements: 

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects
  • Demonstrate thorough and current knowledge of cataloging, including RDA  standards and practices
  • Interact in an effective and professional manner with diverse populations, the college community, and the public
  • Ability to function effectively in a flexible and collaborative environment
  • Ability to make decisions and meet deadlines to ensure timely access to materials
  • Desire to continuously improve disciplinary knowledge, technical skills, and customer service through professional development, service, and engagement

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Master's degree (MLIS from ALA-accredited library school) or equivalent; Undergraduate degree in visual arts strongly preferred.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

  • The employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. 
  • The employee frequently is required to walk and reach with hands and arms. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Occasional travel may be required.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

 

Optional Info: 

Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD) invites applications for a Cataloging & Instruction Librarian in the Packard Library. CCAD's campus is a vital and growing "urban learning village" of 1,100 students located in downtown Columbus, a smart, open, and growing city with a metro-area population of 1.4 million. Offering BFA and MFA degrees, the College, as a matter of values and practice, focuses on the development of applied creative thinkers. The Cataloging & Instruction Librarian position requires a nimble candidate that has a passion for helping students and faculty, both by organizing resources and by teaching how to find and use them.  The ideal candidate is energetic, creative, and interested in collaboration.

About CCAD:

Columbus College of Art & Design teaches undergraduate and graduate students in the midst of a thriving creative community in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1879, CCAD is one of the oldest private art and design colleges in the United States, offering 12 undergraduate majors and two graduate programs in art and design that produce graduates equipped to shape culture and business at the highest level. For more information, visit ccad.edu.

 CCAD makes recruitment and retention decisions based on credentials, experience, abilities, talent, and results. CCAD is an EO/VET/Disability Employer. The administration, faculty, staff and student embrace diversity and prohibit discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, non-disqualifying disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other legally protected class status. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Contact Info: 

How to apply:

Please apply by visiting https://ccad.applicantpro.com/jobs/ and searching for Cataloging & Instruction Librarian.

 

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/1103857-391079

Expires: 
August 6, 2019
Job Type: 

Chinese Acq & Discovery Assoc

Location: 
Organization: 
The Ohio State University Libraries
Hours: 
Duties: 
This position is responsible for cataloging primarily Chinese materials in various formats, using national, international, and The Ohio State University Libraries (OSUL) rules and standards, and for assimilating new rules and practices as they are established.  The Chinese Cataloger evaluates and modifies existing records and creates new records in an international database (OCLC); verifies accuracy of authority files in the online local system and OCLC; creates and/or updates authority records; provides language expertise to support the acquisition of Chinese materials; supports description of e-resources and other formats in Chinese; collaborates with supervisor in setting priorities and solving problems; is responsible for hiring, training, and coordinating the activities and workflows of one or more Chinese cataloging student assistants when needed; attends and participates in workshops, meetings and committees. Consistently demonstrates commitment to our values and promotes an organizational culture of Discovery, Connection, Equity, Integrity, and Stewardship (https://library.osu.edu/strategic-directions) as well as dedication to advance the work of the Content and Access unit. All other duties as assigned.
 
Requirements: 
Required Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent certificate; 300 hours of training in library practices and procedures (or three months of experience); 200 hours of training in use of computer terminal and/or audio-visual equipment (or two months of experience); or equivalent. (May require use of foreign language.)

Desired Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Chinese language, East Asian Area Studies/History, or equivalent experience. Familiarity with the Pinyin system of Chinese Romanization. Experience performing cataloging in accordance with established rules and standards. Close attention to detail. Ability to read, write, and speak in English.

 

Optional Info: 
Expires: 
June 9, 2019
Job Type: 

Information Services Assistant (Technology Emphasis)

Location: 
Englewood, Ohio
Organization: 
Dayton Metro Library
Hours: 
Duties: 
  • Demonstrates excellent internal and external customer service.  Proactively provides assistance at all service points as needed.
  • Provides library users with assistance in reference, readers’ advisory, and in the use of public computers, personal electronic devices and library virtual materials.
  • Provides instruction to patrons and employees. Conducts public training sessions in computer applications, personal electronic devices and virtual library services.
  • Serves as liaison with Information Technology Services. Troubleshoots and maintains automation/electronic equipment.
  • Under the direction of the manager(s)/librarian(s), plans, develops and promotes programs and services to meet the informational and recreational needs of the community.
  • Provides service and maintains liaisons with schools and community agencies.
  • May serve with one or more specialty emphasis such as teen, children’s or adult services. 
  • Performs circulation responsibilities and related activities as needed.
  • Assists with opening and closing duties.
  • Under the direction of a manager, may assist with collection development activities such as redistribution, purchase suggestions or preliminary de-selection.
  • May create displays to promote library use.
  • Submits required reports and budget requests. May serve on library committees.

 

Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university preferred; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license, acceptable motor vehicle record, and continuous insurability required. Ability to determine patron information needs and construct a competent and complete search strategy.
  • Ability to develop programs and services to meet community needs.
  • General knowledge of PC equipment required.
  • Fluency with personal electronic devices and library virtual materials required.
  • Ability to deal effectively with challenging individuals and/or situations.
  • Schedule includes day, evening and Saturday hours.

The Dayton Metro Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Optional Info: 

The Dayton Metro Library is seeking a full-time Information Services Assistant (Technology Emphasis) for our Northmont Branch in Englewood, Ohio.  The Northmont Branch is slated to be replaced with a brand new facility in 2021 that will be situated on National Road next to the Kleptz Early Learning Center.  The successful candidate will be a customer-service minded individual who enjoys welcoming and engaging patrons proactively—no hiding behind the service desk for us!  This person will be dedicated to learning technologies and teaching both new and basic technology skills to patrons and staff, either in a classroom or in a one-on-one setting.  We are looking for a flexible, energetic person who is ready to embrace the many changes coming to our Northmont Branch.  Join our team today!

 

Contact Info: 

For first consideration, please send your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three employment references to careers@daytonmetrolibrary.org by June 4, 2019.

 

Expires: 
June 7, 2019
Job Type: 

Children Services Librarian

Location: 
Dayton, Ohio
Organization: 
Dayton Metro Library
Hours: 
Duties: 
  • Demonstrates excellent internal and external customer service. Creates a welcoming atmosphere in the Children’s area through personal presence and area’s design.
  • Provides all library users with assistance in reference, readers’ advisory, information literacy, and in the use of library materials and reference resources (all formats).  Serves at the Ask Me Desk and in a roaming capacity.
  • Assists patrons in finding and selecting library materials and in the use of the public computers, personal electronic devices, and library virtual materials.
  • Provides work guidance in the absence of the Manager and/or appointed person in charge.
  • Designs, promotes, presents, and evaluates children’s programs and activities that address community needs and incorporates library resources.
  • Provides service and maintains liaisons with schools, community organizations, (e.g. preschools, daycare centers, head starts, etc.), government agencies, and other groups as appropriate. Provides library outreach programs and school visits that meet community needs.
  • Maintains attractive appearance of the Children’s area in accordance with safety and ADA requirements.  Creates displays to promote library use.
  • Evaluates and suggests titles for purchase or replacement.  Reevaluates and deselects materials which need to be cancelled, repaired, replaced, or redistributed.
  • Submits required reports and budget requests. May serve on library committees. Attends applicable department meetings. Assists with system-wide programs, activities, and initiatives.
  • Assists with the daily operations of the service desks, including opening and closing duties.

 

Requirements: 
  • Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (preferred) or its equivalent in education and experience is required. 
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license, acceptable motor vehicle record, and continuous insurability required.
  • Knowledge of professional library principles, methods, techniques and procedures. 
  • Knowledge and appreciation of children’s literature, periodicals, audio-visual materials, web sites, social media and other electronic media, and materials. Knowledge of available children’s materials and readers’ interests.
  • Ability to plan and implement programs and services to support early childhood learning initiatives.
  • Ability to determine patron information needs.  Ability to construct a competent and complete search strategy using both print and non-print information resources.
  • Knowledge of available and emerging technologies and their application to children’s services.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret reference resources, general business periodicals, professional journals, policy and procedure manuals and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, book reviews, readers’ advisory materials and business correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from children, parents, teachers, patrons, managers, coworkers and members of the community. Ability to apply active listening skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with confrontational individuals and/or challenging situations.
  • Schedule includes day time, evening and Saturday hours.

The Dayton Metro Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Optional Info: 

The Dayton Metro Library is seeking a second, full-time Children Services Librarian for our Youth Services area of the Main Library in downtown Dayton, Ohio.  Open since August 2017, the Main Library boasts a beautiful and engaging children's area complete with a fairy tale bridge and free play area. Technology offerings include the latest children's gaming consoles, AWE game computers and tablets, and 23 PCs for homework or internet browsing. The enclosed programming room has its own sink, projector and screen, and sound system, not to mention plenty of storage space. Its amenities and large collection make the Main Children's Department a popular weekend destination for families. This librarian will report to the Youth Services Manager and will be part of the Main Library’s Youth Services’ Team.  The successful candidate will be experienced in developing age-appropriate programming as well as offering exceptional customer service to our patrons.  We especially want to hear from you if you work well in an urban setting, enjoy collaboration, and would love to spend every day working alongside a group of supportive, dedicated youth services professionals.  Join our team today!

Contact Info: 

:  For first consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three employment references to Jennifer Kadel at careers@daytonmetrolibrary.org by May 29, 2019.

 

Expires: 
May 31, 2019
Job Type: 

Human Resources Coordinator

Location: 
715 Market Ave N, Canton OH
Organization: 
Stark County District Library
Hours: 
40 hours a week
Duties: 

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Administers the hiring process by helping assess staffing needs, procuring and managing vendors, posting/advertising positions, collecting and evaluating applications, prescreening applicants, checking references, interviewing candidates with supervisors, and hiring successful candidates.
2. Coordinates and administers the employee orientation and on-boarding process, including both individual and system-wide initiatives.
3. Administers compensation and benefits plans. Develops communication tools to enhance understanding of the organization’s compensation programs and benefits package, including wellness. Works with vendors and third-party administrators as appropriate.
4. Assists with the maintenance of the job classification system and job descriptions.
5. Coordinates and administers the employee training and development process, including both individual and system-wide development initiatives.
6. Assists with the administration of the library’s leave and worker’s compensation programs.
7. Serves as a key contact for HRIS-related matters, including new implementations/updates and on-going maintenance and troubleshooting.
8. Coordinates the workflow and regular processing of employee data and benefits updates. Oversees maintenance of and ensures compliance with applicable policies and laws regarding employee paper and electronic files.
9. Assists with the administration of performance management processes.
10. Administers other programs, as needed, and advises the Human Resources Director on current Human Resource issues.
11. Assists the Human Resources Director in establishing personnel budgets including salaries and benefits, and oversees the Library’s conference, training, staff appreciation and HR Department budgets.
12. Counsels employees regarding career development, transfers, promotions and retirement. Confers with Library management staff and meets with other Library employees on a wide range of Human Resources issues. Escalates issues to the Human Resources Director as appropriate.
13. Assists with the development and administration of personnel policies and procedures and employee handbooks, advises supervisors regarding personnel policies and procedures, and provides support ensuring compliance with employment laws, court decisions, and trends affecting personnel policies and procedures, such as FLSA, FMLA, and ADA.
14. Provides support to labor relations efforts such as compiling information and data to assist with labor relations, contract negotiations, and other matters related to labor relations.
15. Participates in various committees that foster Library employee relations and where appropriate plays a role as a key leader on these committees.
16. Other duties as required.

Core Competencies
1. Adaptability
2. Communication
3. Customer Service
4. Dependability
5. Ethics & Integrity
6. Initiative
7. Job Knowledge
8. Quality of Work
9. Teamwork
Technical / Functional Skills
1. Proven understanding of general human resources policies and procedures is required.
2. Strong knowledge of employment/labor laws is required.
3. Excellent communication and people skills are required.
4. Ability to problem-solve and develop sustainable solutions is preferred.
5. Strong appreciation for and ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters is required.
6. Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required. Relevant business management systems such as general ledger, HRIS [ADP], CRM, etc. is preferred.

Requirements: 

Working conditions and physical requirements
• The library environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of offices, which includes the need for general safe workplace practices with office equipment and computers, avoidance of trips and falls, and observance of fire regulations.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
• This position is performed in an office setting although some off-site meetings in various settings occur.
• Work is generally completed on weekdays and during traditional office hours (e.g., 8am-5pm). There will be the occasional need to attend meetings or events and/or respond to critical situations outside of this schedule, including before or after normal Library days and hours of operation.
• Employees must be able to lift light objects [less than 20 pounds] and carry them short distances [20 feet or less].
• Employees must be able to remain in a seated position for extended periods of time while performing a variety of tasks.
• Employees must be able to perform repetitive hand, arm, and body movements, including typing and/or lifting books, on a continuous basis.
• Some travel by personal automobile and a valid State of Ohio driver’s license along with the ability to maintain a driving record that is satisfactory to the Library’s liability insurance carrier is required. Occasional overnight travel may also be required.

Optional Info: 

Education and Experience
• Education: High School diploma or GED equivalency is required. Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
• Certifications or licensure: HR Certification [PHR, SHRM-CP, CEBS, CCP, etc.] is preferred. Ohio drivers’ license and ability to maintain a driving record that is satisfactory to the Library’s liability insurance carrier is required.
• Years of relevant experience: 5 to 7 years is preferred.
• Previous experience in Human Resources is required.
• Experience in public library or public-sector organizations is preferred.
• Experience working in a union environment is preferred.
• Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.
• Years of experience supervising: None.

Contact Info: 

https://starklibrary.org/job/view/200 website www.starklibrary.org "contact" employment, job description, blue apply now button.

Expires: 
May 31, 2019
Job Type: 

Library Specialist - Youth Services

Location: 
715 Market Ave N, Canton OH 44702
Organization: 
Stark County District Library
Hours: 
40 hours a week
Duties: 

Duties and Responsibilities
Customer Assistance
1. Assists patrons with and demonstrates all library service and collection platforms, and is an advanced user of platforms.
2. Proactively promotes library services and offerings to patrons.
3. Provides instruction on platforms in area of specialization.
4. Provides intermediate reference assistance, and helps develop access tools in area of specialization.
5. Is aware of and can direct patrons to print and online reference tools, including Reader’s Advisory resources.
6. Assists patrons in accessing and using document machines, library computers and library-supported software, and troubleshoots intermediate technical problems. Provides advanced assistance in area of specialization.
7. Performs transactional services (e.g., notary, passport) that have defined rules, limited or specific answers, and/or detailed process guidelines.
8. Facilitates special support and services that include open-ended interactions requiring analysis, additional data gathering, independent judgment/decision-making and may have multiple “right” answers or possible outcomes (e.g., Book an Expert).
Circulation
1. Performs all direct patron circulation functions.
2. May have responsibility for regularly implementing record maintenance tasks.
3. May have in-depth understanding of ILS Circulation Module, and may troubleshoot ILS issues.
Collection
1. May assist in shelving as needed.
2. Plans and assists with the merchandising of materials. May have responsibility over a specific display area.
3. May make collection decisions over a portion of a collection area, under direction of the Manager or Librarian.
4. Creates Educator Units as needed.
Group Services: Internal and External
1. Plans and presents internal and external programs in focus area.
2. Leads or assists other staff with internal and external group program set up.
3. Assists or acts as back-up for other Library Specialist or Librarian staff in providing internal or external events outside of focus area.
4. May lead or participate in promotional activities outside the library.
5. Develops content and materials for both active and passive delivery to groups. May sometimes involve other staff, as needed.

Partnerships
1. May establish partnerships, develop content for, and/or implement joint services with outside agencies on behalf of his/her department or location in consultation with Manager.
General
1. Mentors and trains other staff, including Library Associates and Library Specialists in other locations.
2. Contributes to, and sometimes leads, system-wide planning, development and training initiatives.
3. Coordinates with Manager and Librarian(s) to guide other staff regarding services, programs, and collections within area(s) of expertise.
4. Serves on library committees as needed.
5. Performs other duties as required.
Core Competencies
1. Adaptability
2. Communication
3. Customer Service
4. Dependability
5. Ethics & Integrity
6. Initiative
7. Job Knowledge
8. Quality of Work
9. Teamwork

Technical / Functional Skills
• Ability to plan, develop, implement and promote library-related programs.
• Ability to provide specialized, open-ended customer service support in one or more areas without assistance from other staff.
• Ability to create Educator Units.
• Advanced familiarity with library services and operations.
• Ability to perform intermediate to advanced functions using the library circulation system, service platforms, and following current procedures.
• Advanced knowledge of collection platforms.
• Ability to learn and obtain certification in passport processing.
• Demonstrates intermediate to advanced level literacy with respect to standard computer and office software.
• Ability to sort and file alphabetically and numerically.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language by phone or in person in a one-to-one setting.
• Ability to make simple arithmetic calculations with speed and accuracy.
• Ability to assist with the training of other staff.

Requirements: 

• The library environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of offices, which includes the need for general safe workplace practices with office equipment and computers, avoidance of trips and falls, and observance of fire regulations. When this position is within the Mobiles Services department work performed on vehicles (e.g., bookmobiles) is done in close quarters that, at times, may be in motion as teams travel from stop to stop. Additionally, this work is done year-round in vehicles furnished with heat and air conditioning.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
• This position is performed mainly in the public and office areas of the Library although some off-site meetings in various other locations may occur (e.g., school visits, etc.). When this position is within the Mobile Services department it is performed mainly in the mobile services vehicles as well as public and office areas of the Library although some off-site meetings in various other locations may occur.
• Work is generally completed during Library days and hours of operations which may vary by location and time of year. There may be the occasional need to attend meetings or events and/or respond to critical situations outside of this schedule, including before or after normal Library days and hours of operation.
• Work requires the ability to lift light objects [less than 20 pounds] and carry them short distances [20 feet or less] and, within Mobile Services particularly, load/unload materials and equipment in all weather conditions.
• Work requires the ability to push a fully loaded book cart (typically weighing at least 20lbs or more) for distances of at least 20 feet.
• This position may require an employee to remain in a standing or seated position for extended periods of time while performing a variety of tasks.
• Employees must be able to perform repetitive hand, arm, and body movements, including typing and/or lifting books, on a continuous basis.
• Work requires reaching overhead and bending/kneeling to shelve books weighing up to three pounds.
• Travel by personal automobile or, in the case of Mobile Services positions a Library-owned automobile or truck, and a valid State of Ohio driver’s license along with the ability to maintain a driving record that is satisfactory to the Library’s liability insurance carrier may be required, depending on the position’s specific duties. Some travel by personal vehicle and/or occasional overnight travel may also be required.

Optional Info: 

Education and Experience
• Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required. Bachelor degree preferred.
• Years of relevant experience: 3 or more years of related experience is preferred.
• Certifications or licensure: Ohio drivers’ license and ability to maintain a driving record that is satisfactory to the Library’s liability insurance carrier is required.
• Experience presenting and implementing programs to groups is required.
• Experience developing programs for individuals and groups is preferred.
• Experience coordinating with external partners is preferred.
• Experience with the principles and practices of customer service is required.
• Experience with library circulation systems and procedures is preferred.
• Experience in public library or public-sector organizations is preferred.
• Experience working with focus age group is required.

Contact Info: 

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Expires: 
May 24, 2019
Job Type: 

Teen Services Librarian

Location: 
Trotwood, Ohio
Organization: 
Dayton Metro Library
Hours: 
Duties: 
  • Demonstrates excellent internal and external customer service. Creates a welcoming atmosphere in the Teen area through personal presence and area’s design.
  • Provides all library users with assistance in reference, readers’ advisory, information literacy, and in the use of library materials and reference resources (all formats).  Serves at the Ask Me Desk and in a roaming capacity.
  • Assists patrons in finding and selecting library materials and in the use of the public computers, personal electronic devices, and library virtual materials.
  • Provides work guidance in the absence of the Manager and/or appointed person in charge.
  • Designs, promotes, presents, and evaluates teen programs and activities that address community needs and incorporates library resources.
  • Provides service and maintains liaisons with schools, community organizations, government agencies, and other groups as appropriate. Provides library outreach programs and school visits that meet community needs.
  • Maintains attractive appearance of the Teen area in accordance with safety and ADA requirements.  Creates displays to promote library use.
  • Evaluates and suggests titles for purchase or replacement.  Reevaluates and deselects materials which need to be cancelled, repaired, replaced, or redistributed.
  • Submits required reports and budget requests. May serve on library committees. Attends applicable department meetings. Assists with system-wide programs, activities, and initiatives.
  • Assists with the daily operations of the service desks, including opening and closing duties.

 

Requirements: 
  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (preferred) or its equivalent in education and experience is required. 
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license, acceptable motor vehicle record, and continuous insurability required.  Ability to drive vehicle.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret reference resources, general business periodicals, professional journals, policy and procedure manuals and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, book reviews, readers’ advisory materials and business correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from teens, parents, teachers, patrons, managers, coworkers and members of the community. Ability to apply active listening skills.  Ability to deal effectively with confrontational individuals and/or challenging situations.
  • Knowledge of professional library principles, methods, techniques and procedures.  Knowledge and appreciation of teen literature, periodicals, audiovisual materials, web sites, social media and other electronic media which constitute a diverse, current and relevant teen collection.  Knowledge of available teen library materials and reader’s interests. Ability to determine patron information needs.
  • Ability to construct a competent and complete search strategy using both print and non-print information resources.  Knowledge of available and emerging technologies and their application to reference work.
  • Ability to plan and implement programs and services to meet community needs. 
  • Ability to use Internet and other electronic reference resources. Ability to use e-mail, spreadsheet, and word processing software.  Ability to learn integrated library system functions used in carrying out job duties.  Ability to operate in a network environment.
  • General knowledge of PC equipment required. Fluency with personal electronic devices and library virtual materials required. 
  • Schedule includes day time, evening and Saturday hours.

The Dayton Metro Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Optional Info: 

The Dayton Metro Library is seeking a full-time Teen Services Librarian for our Trotwood Branch.  This is a new position at this branch; therefore, we are looking for a librarian who is skilled in making connections with local schools and community organizations.  The ideal candidate will also be energetic and experienced at creating engaging programming for teens (grades 7-12).  This branch will be replaced by a brand new facility just down the street from the current one.  Slated to open in early 2020, the new building will feature various meeting rooms to suit community needs, a quiet reading room with a fireplace, dedicated spaces for children and teens.  The teen area will also have a gaming system and iMacs for teen use. The Teen Services Librarian reports to the Branch Library Manager and may also serve as the person in charge on occasion.  It is an exciting time to join our Trotwood team!  

 

Contact Info: 

For first consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three employment references to Jennifer Kadel at careers@daytonmetrolibrary.org by May 21, 2019.

 

Expires: 
May 24, 2019
Job Type: 
Ohio