full-time

Instruction and Outreach Librarian

Location: 
Cleveland, OH
Organization: 
Cleveland Institute of Art
Duties: 

The Cleveland Institute of Art, one of the nation’s leading art and design colleges, is seeking an Instruction and Outreach Librarian to provide leadership for the library’s instruction and outreach programs, manage patron services and to provide reference services in a friendly, fast-paced academic library environment. We are seeking an enthusiastic, articulate, service-oriented professional librarian with the desire to develop and promote library services to an art college community, an interest in performing a broad range of library services, the desire to work collegially in a team, the ability to prioritize tasks and work independently, and the capacity to thrive in a changing work environment.  Major responsibilities include providing leadership for the library’s instructional and outreach services; developing, implementing and assessing instruction and outreach; and supervising circulation. The successful candidate also is responsible for assisting with the library’s web page content; supervising the Library Assistant and work study students; serving on Institute committees; and providing reference and research services.

Requirements: 

The successful candidate must have a master's degree in library science from an ALA-accredited library school, one to three years of professional level experience, preferably in an academic or art library and teaching experience. Candidates with information literacy teaching experience, familiarity with information literacy concepts and trends, in particular the Framework for Information Literacy in Higher Education and ability to contribute fully to an active information literacy instruction program that values creative instructional design and assessment are highly desired.  Demonstrated proficiency using relevant functions of an integrated library system (preferably III’s Sierra) are essential.  Additional requirements are proven customer service experience, strong computer skills, experience using electronic resources to provide reference services, effective communication and presentation skills, supervisory experience, excellent attention to detail, and experience managing multiple projects simultaneously.  Experience working within a consortial library environment preferred, as is a background in art or art history.  This is a full time position, and work schedule will vary. Flexibility to work weekend and evening hours is required during the academic year (approximately third week in August to third week in May). All librarians are asked to participate in weekend rotation during the academic year.

Optional Info: 

The Cleveland Institute of Art is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, and to the principles that promote inclusion.

Contact Info: 

Please send resume with cover letter including salary requirements, and three current references to: Human Resources, Cleveland Institute of Art, 11610 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, Job Code IOL, or fax:  216-754-4096, or email: hr@cia.edu. No phone calls please.

Expires: 
March 31, 2017
Job Type: 

Adult Services Librarian (Full-Time)

Location: 
Richwood, OH
Organization: 
Richwood-North Union Public Library
Hours: 
35-40 hours per week
Duties: 

Duties will include developing and presenting of a wide range of library programs for adults, leading public technology training courses, assisting developing adult outreach, providing reference and readers’ advisory services to patrons of all ages, developing and maintaining assigned areas of the adult collection, staffing the customer service desks by providing both circulation and reference services, assisting with content production for the library website and social media, and other duties as assigned. 

Requirements: 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • General knowledge of the principles and practices of public library functions
  • Knowledge of the varying needs of adult library patrons and the ability to provide the type and level of service needed
  • Knowledge of various technological advances in the library profession and common technology trends in the general public
  • Ability to develop and present library programs for adults
  • Considerable ability in oral and written communications
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to develop public information materials to promote library use
  • Ability to select and evaluate materials and to maintain a collection designed to meet the needs of the intended audience
  • The ability to determine patron needs and use various resources to provide clear and comprehensive information in response to requests
  • The ability to assist patrons with popular and recreational reading choices and to encourage reading; knowledge of popular materials and the ability to share that knowledge with all patrons
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, associates, officials of other agencies, and the general public
  • The ability to efficiently, effectively, and positively meet the library needs of internal and external customers

 

Qualifications: 

A qualified candidate must possess a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution or a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

Optional Info: 

Richwood is a beautiful small town with a very affordable cost of living and is less than an hour north of Columbus, Ohio.  We are looking for a tech-savvy, community-minded professional with a willingness to think creatively and a passion for library service to join our team.

Contact Info: 

Send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to sarahmoore@richwoodlibrary.org

Expires: 
March 7, 2017

Cataloger (Non-MLS/Full-time)

Location: 
2800 Tremont Road Columbus, OH 43221
Organization: 
Upper Arlington Public Library
Hours: 
HOURS/SCHEDULE: Full-time; days; non-exempt
Duties: 

Job Summary:Responsible for original and copy cataloging of materials in a variety of formats.Essential Functions:·         Responsible for cataloging items in a variety of formats.  Duties include copy cataloging, linking and processing.·         Performs serials check in, linking, and processing duties.·         Checks and verifies orders received against packing lists and/or invoices, as needed.·         Provides coverage in public service areas as needed.·         Recommends workflow improvements with a goal to improve speed and efficiency.·         Follows library safety and emergency policies and procedures.·         Reports maintenance and safety issues to supervisor and/or Facilities personnel.·         Supports special projects as required.·         Performs other duties as assigned. 

Requirements: 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:·         Knowledge of library practices and procedures preferred.·         Effective interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate verbally and in writing in English.·         Competent in the use of Windows-based computer programs.·         Proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet programs preferred.Education and Experience:·         Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution.·         Two or more years of experience in a library or education environment preferred.Physical and Environmental Conditions: ·         Considerable mobility including, but not limited to, extensive periods of walking, bending, sitting, lifting weights up to 20 pounds, and pushing full book carts.·         Manual dexterity sufficient to perform general typing and computer skills.·         Periodic intense concentration and sustained viewing of a computer monitor.·         Ability to work in a large, open environment while maintaining concentration.

Contact Info: 

To apply online, visit our website at www.ualibrary.org

 

 

 

Expires: 
March 16, 2017
Job Type: 

LIBRARY SPECIALIST-TECHNICAL SERVICES

Location: 
Columbus, Ohio
Organization: 
Columbus College of Art & Design
Duties: 

Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD) is seeking qualified applications for the position of a fulltime Library Specialist – Technical Services. The Library Specialist – Technical Services is under the supervision of the Director of Library Services and is responsible for preparing library materials for use in addition to working the circulation desk for at least two hours a day. The Library Specialist will oversee the processing of acquisitions including monographs, serials, and other items. The Library Specialist – Technical Services will join an active and engaged Library team that values learning, service, community, and a culture of assessment.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Process orders, check in new materials including monographs and serials, and accounting and registering of gifts
  • Process print and non-print materials for circulation
  • Serves as liaison with serials vendors and coordinate acquisition and maintenance of collection
  • Process serials for binding biannually
  • Assist with deaccessioning procedures
  • Provide responsive customer service at the circulation desk
  • Provide training and delegation to technical services student worker assistant
  • Keep records and compile statistical reports in order to evaluate and refine library activities
  • Collaborate with library staff and other departments and offices in order to reinforce the library’s position as an integral academic support service
  • Perform other duties as needed
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
  • 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

 

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience in library serials management and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Undergraduate degree in visual arts strongly preferred.

Optional Info: 

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. The administration, faculty, staff and students embrace diversity and the college prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, national and ethnic origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected class status. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.   

EO/VET/Disability Employer

Contact Info: 

How to Apply:

Email your resume and cover letter to humanresources@ccad.edu with Library Specialist – Technical Services in the subject line.

Resumes will be reviewed until the position has been filled.

 

 

Expires: 
February 28, 2017
Job Type: 

Librarian 1 - Teen Services

Location: 
Madison, WI
Organization: 
Madison Public Library
Duties: 

About The Job:

This Teen Librarian position will be based out of the Meadowridge Library and serve middle school and high school youth on the west side of Madison. This position will focus on collaborations with many community partners, such as west Madison schools, Neighborhood Centers, churches and community organizations, including The Road Home and MSCR, as well as working with neighborhood residents to identify community needs and develop engaging learning opportunities and programs to meet those needs. The Teen Services Librarian will coordinate, collaborate and work closely with the Meadowridge Youth Services Librarian to provide assistance and programming for youth both inside and outside of the library building. This position is also part of the system-wide Youth Services team, consisting of other youth-serving Librarians, Library Assistants and Pages located at libraries throughout the city who meet regularly in order to develop programming, receive professional development and organize the library's effort to reach the city's youth.

About You:

You have a passion for working with middle school and high school youth in creative and engaging ways that promote literacy and learning. Equally, you have a passion for working with the community and developing relationships with people and organizations. You are flexible and can plan and carry out programs and services. You have a deep commitment to principles of racial equity, inclusion, and social justice. You have a complete understanding of library practices and principles. You can provide high-quality service to youth in a busy neighborhood library, and in the community. You are a good communicator, both in writing and in speech.

Requirements: 

Master's Degree in Library or Information Science.

Contact Info: 

For additional information and to apply online, please visit: http://www.cityofmadison.com/HR/employment/JobOpenings.cfm

Expires: 
November 27, 2016
Job Type: 

Community Engagement Coordinator

Location: 
Madison, WI
Organization: 
Madison Public Library
Duties: 

The Community Engagement Coordinator at the Madison Public Library will be a public face for the library, and a powerful voice for the many different neighborhoods throughout Madison. In this position, you will focus on establishing relationships with individuals and organizations throughout the City, especially those representing under-resourced neighborhoods. The Community Engagement Coordinator will use data and community conversations to determine needs and will translate those needs into action under the umbrella of the library's strategic priorities. The Community Engagement Coordinator will participate in the Madison Public Library's racial equity and social justice initiatives. Your responsibilities will include participating as a member of the Library's Management Team and providing leadership on issues of community engagement for the entire Madison Public Library system.

The Community Engagement Coordinator must possess:
•a passion for working to improve the lives of people across the City of Madison
•a demonstrated ability to build relationships
•a considerable history of project management, particularly with projects involving numerous partner agencies
•an ability to be inspired by the community and in turn, to inspire others
•a high-degree of diplomacy •demonstrated leadership ability
•good communication skills, both in writing and in speech
•a deep understanding of principles of racial equity and social justice.

Requirements: 

•Four years of professional experience providing leadership, coordination, and management of community development/outreach/engagement/programming. And

•A Master's Degree in Library or Information Science, or a Bachelor's Degree in Education, Public Administration, Business Administration, Social Sciences, Ethnic Studies, or a related field.

Contact Info: 

For additional information and to apply online, please visit: http://www.cityofmadison.com/HR/employment/JobOpenings.cfm

Expires: 
November 27, 2016
Job Type: 

Youth Librarian

Location: 
Westerville, Ohio
Organization: 
Westerville Public Library
Hours: 
Full-time; 40 hours per week; Schedule includes at least one evening per week and one weekend out of four.
Duties: 

A Librarian in the Youth Services Department has the responsibility of executing and maintaining the operation of the Youth Services Department, providing services and resources to children and young adults.

  • Works with patrons to provide appropriate resources to satisfy their informational, educational, and recreational needs by means of reference interviews or reader's advisory services
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of the juvenile and young adult print collections
  • Assists in the development of a year-round programming schedule and participates in the execution of programs for the toddler through high school levels
  • Responds to customer needs and deals with them in a pleasant, friendly and professional manner
  • Assists in maintaining contact with and providing services to local organizations and educational groups serving children and young adults
  • Assists in the provision of programming and bibliographic data to the Marketing department for media releases and promotional materials
Requirements: 
  • MLS Degree from an ALA accredited institution
  • Two years experience in a public library setting
  • General knowledge of library principle, practices, technology, and procedures
  • Ability to deal effectively and courteously with the public
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a participative management setting
  • Must possess a positive attitude and be committed to quality customer service
  • Must demonstrate an interest in and a genuine desire to serve children and young people
  • Must possess physical stamina to lift, bend, stand and walk
Optional Info: 

Single coverage health insurance benefits paid 100% by the Library.

2016 Best Employers in Ohio 

Expires: 
November 17, 2016
Job Type: 

Marketing Manager

Location: 
Westerville, Ohio
Organization: 
Westerville Public Library
Hours: 
M-F, 9am-6pm with occasional evenings or weekends for special events or meetings.
Duties: 
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

The Marketing Manager is responsible for measuring, enhancing, and promoting the image of the library in order to heighten awareness, understanding, and engagement with library services and resources. This will be done through the development, implementation, and execution of strategic marketing plans for the library, and promoting library services and events.

RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE PUBLIC

·         Gathers and evaluates information pertaining to library events and services from sources that include Board, Director, Managers, committees, co-workers, Library Foundation and Friends of the Library.

·         Develops, implements, and evaluates a strategic, active marketing program, that includes digital and traditional media, and grassroots or word-of-mouth activities.

·         Collaborates with department heads to develop ideas for programs that meet customer and community needs/interests.

·         Writes and submits weekly news releases to community and surrounding newspapers, blogs, and other media.

·         Writes and edits the library's quarterly newsletter and annual report. Coordinates layout and design with marketing staff.

·         Captures library events, services, and moments with photographs and video.

·         Serves as library liaison with print-related businesses and media including reporters, bloggers, relevant social media personalities and properties, printers, sign shops, and news offices.

·         Provides recommendations regarding placement of signage, exhibits, and displays—both in the building, online, and around Westerville in the most advantageous way.

·         Develops content and graphics for brochures, fliers, email, social media, blogs, and advertisements.

·         Develops an active marketing program to keep community informed of library programs and services.

·         Actively promotes library to community groups, bloggers, associations, and civic organizations.

 

Requirements: 

COMPETENCIES:

·         Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, and promotion techniques.

·         English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

·         Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, and coordination of people and resources.

·         Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

·         Communications and Media — Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

·         Bachelor’s degree in marketing or business-related preferred.

·         Three years of public relations and/or agency or related marketing experience.

·         Public library or other non-profit marketing experience a plus.

·         Ability to interact with public/staff in a consistent, friendly, and courteous manner.

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills.

·         Excellent public relations skills in interacting with library staff, customers, vendors, and community organizations.

·         Ability to resolve conflict effectively between staff members and resolve customer complaints.

·         Must possess a positive work attitude and have the ability to interact well with others.

·         Must be devoted and have a positive record of customer service.

·         Must possess the skills to independently plan, analyze, and structure staff assignments to provide efficient and effective library service.

 

 

Optional Info: 

Full-time, exempt manager position.

Reports to the Executive Director.

Expires: 
October 19, 2016
Job Type: 

Electronic Resources Librarian & Assistant Professor

Location: 
Dayton, Ohio
Organization: 
University of Dayton Libraries
Duties: 

The University of Dayton seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented professional to join the Information Acquisition & Organization Division as the Electronic Resources Librarian. This is a full-time (12-month) tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Director of Information Acquisition & Organization.  This position will play an integral role in the development, implementation, and evolution of strategies relating to electronic collections and the user experience. The primary responsibility of this role is to manage aspects of the life cycle of electronic resources, including cataloging/metadata, access, discovery, assessment, and problem resolution, as well as to monitor trends and best practices in e-resources management, discoverability, and use. This position will be assigned some research assistance duties in order to fully understand user needs. This librarian will also serve as a liaison to one academic department, providing collection development and limited instructional support for that discipline.  As a tenure-track faculty member, the Electronic Resources Librarian is expected to pursue tenure and promotion as defined in the University Libraries’ promotion and tenure policy.

Requirements: 

Minimum Qualifications:  
1. MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited program or its international equivalent
2. One year of cataloging experience or equivalent combination of coursework and experience
3. Knowledge of electronic resource management trends and practices
4. Experience with staff functions of an integrated library system or discovery layer
5. Articulated ability to work within a team environment where collaboration and cooperation are essential
6. Effective written communication skills
7. Articulated potential to meet University Libraries’ promotion and tenure requirements  

Preferred Qualifications:  
1. Demonstrated experience cataloging serials or electronic resources using RDAstandards
2. Demonstrated experience with EBSCOadmin, such as EDS, Holdings Management, or Full Text Finder
3. Demonstrated experience providing research assistance to users
4. Demonstrated ability to work independently and to manage multiple assignments
 

Optional Info: 

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Contact Info: 

For the full position description and application submission process, visit: http://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/20984
To apply, submit cover letter addressing the required qualifications, curriculum vitae, research statement, and contact information for three references by September 5, 2016.
Contact information: Emily Hicks, Director of Information Acquisition & Organization, University of Dayton Libraries, ehicks1@udayton.edu.

Expires: 
September 15, 2016
Job Type: 

Library/Learning Center Assistant

Location: 
Piqua, Ohio
Organization: 
Edison State Community College
Duties: 

Edison State Community College invites qualified candidates to apply for the full time position of Library/Learning Center Assistant.  Under minimal supervision, this role assists Library and Learning Center staff by providing exceptional customer service and assistance to users of the Library and Learning Center as well as performing paraprofessional library duties. 

To be considered, candidates should include cover letter, resume, transcripts, and three professional references when completing their online application.

 

Duties Include:

  • Staff Library public services desk.  Perform circulation functions and basic computer and printer troubleshooting.  Provide simple reference assistance to Library patrons.
  • Staff Learning Center desk including checking users into the Learning Center and answering questions regarding the services available in the Learning Center.
  • Process incoming and outgoing OhioLINK library materials requests.
  • Process overdue notices and bills.
  • Along with the Learning Center coordinator, coordinate testing services and scheduling of special accommodations testing.
  • Copy catalog library materials in various formats.
  • Maintain library reserves.
  • Perform physical and electronic processing for library material discards.
  • Perform physical processing for library materials.
  • Assist in maintaining the library serials collection, including check-in, processing, and stacks maintenance.
  • Assist other Library and Learning Center staff with promoting available services through the creation of displays, flyers, etc. 

Other Duties as assigned by supervisor.

Supervises Following Staff:
May supervise part-time student workers or tutors in the absence of the Librarian or Learning Center Coordinator.

Requirements: 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Personal Qualifications:

  • Ability to work professionally and tactfully with a diverse group of people.
  • Commitment to 'customer service' and communication.
  • Familiarity with library tasks and workflows as well as an Integrated Library System such as Innovative Interfaces Millennium or Sierra. 
  • Ability to be flexible in the time allotted to complete certain tasks.
  • Ability to prioritize work to achieve the goals and objectives of the department and college as a whole.
  • Ability to use standard computer hardware and software.

Required Experience:

  • One year of Library experience required.  Experience in an educational setting preferred.

Required Educational Background:

  • Associate's Degree required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
Contact Info: 

Please go to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/edisonohioedu/default.cfm for additional information and to apply.

Expires: 
August 31, 2016
Job Type: 
Ohio