full-time

Head of Fine Arts Library

Location: 
Columbus, OH
Organization: 
The Ohio State University Libraries
Duties: 

In an academic environment where the arts are increasingly dynamic, evolving and relevant, the Head of the Fine Arts Library leads efforts to connect the Libraries’ art and design collections and research services to a multifaceted faculty, student body and community. The Head will oversee the Fine Arts Library, develop its collections and promote engagement with the arts and design disciplines at the University, and specifically support digital scholarship in art and design in collaboration with other units and visual arts leaders in the campus community and in the Columbus area. The Head will engage deeply with University efforts to strengthen the Arts District, including the Wexner Center for the Arts, Hopkins Hall Gallery, ACCAD (Advanced Computer Center for the Arts and Design), and the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum and its strategy to grow support of the visual and performing arts through its Arts Initiative. The Head will also identify opportunities for deeper library engagement with both digital and traditional fine arts scholarship, exhibitions, and projects, and will be the Libraries’ leader in creating a wide-ranging support agenda for digital and fine arts research and scholarship across the University. Management and Supervision • Provide vision and manage an efficient and effective department library through planning, leadership, assessment, review of physical plant, and effective delegation. • Provide direct supervision of two staff positions: assign job responsibilities, coach and mentor, conduct performance evaluations, and facilitate staff development and training opportunities. • Work closely with other Research and Education department heads to move forward an ambitious agenda for the entire Division. Engaged Librarian • Actively engage and communicate effectively with faculty, students, and staff in assigned areas of Art; Arts Administration Education & Policy; Design; and History of Art, to develop strong working relationships. • Understand a range of library issues, including scholarly communication, digital initiatives, the development of new online tools, copyright, data management, and the integration of information literacy skills into the curriculum. • Analyze trends in departmental teaching and research programs, stay abreast of scholarship in the disciplines themselves, and use this knowledge to anticipate users’ research and information needs to develop, refine, assess, and sustain research and information services and programs in all formats. • Champion the library as an intellectual meeting place for programming, content, and inquiry. Collections • Strategically select material in all formats to serve the current and future research, teaching, and learning needs in assigned subject areas. • Broaden access to collections through digital project initiatives and actively acquire and promote both licensed and freely available digital resources of value to researchers, particularly related to data. • Build on collections of distinction that may also serve regional, national, and international users. • Work effectively with colleagues to enhance acquisition, access, discovery, and use of library collections.

Requirements: 

Required Qualifications: • An ALA-accredited master’s degree, a master’s degree with specialization in archives or a master’s degree in museum studies. • Familiarity with innovative and traditional research methods and scholarship in the visual arts. • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with faculty, subject librarians, special collections and others in order to advance innovative arts research and promote integration of digital arts approaches to enrich the curriculum and research. • Knowledge of collection development practices and information resources for art history, art theory, art techniques, and design. • Supervisory experience. • Commitment to librarianship, scholarship, and service and evidence of, or potential to meet, the requirements of promotion and tenure. Desired Qualifications: • Advanced training in an arts field (undergraduate or graduate degree). • Demonstrated experience with processes, tools, and techniques in the digital arts (image discovery, image analysis, digital media platforms). • Previous experience in an academic library or an organization serving a visual arts community. • Reading knowledge of French, German, or Italian.

Optional Info: 

About OSU Libraries: A Driving Force for Change The Ohio State University Libraries is a highly valued partner and campus leader in advancing discovery and learning for OSU, for the state of Ohio, and for an ever expanding community of world scholars. Aligned with the University’s drive to eminence in teaching, research, and service, the Libraries advance student and faculty success by delivering distinctive content and fostering intellectual connections. A world-class public research and comprehensive teaching university such as OSU demands a top research library, and OSU Libraries is rising to eminence along with the rest of the University. The Libraries, a leader among peers, is currently ranked in the top 10 among the public university members of the Association of Research Libraries, a reflection of the investment of the University. This ranking also places OSU Libraries within the top 20 of 126 ARL member libraries. The OSU Libraries is an essential charter member of OhioLINK, a consortium of 93 Ohio academic libraries and the State Library of Ohio, and shares resources through that organization. The Libraries also enhances collections and services by participation in the CIC, the academic consortium of Big Ten institutions, the HathiTrust, DuraSpace, and DPN. With these resources and partnerships, the University Libraries has turned its attention to rapid innovation to address the challenges of the evolving academic environment. Recent major renovation projects, including a world-class research commons, have enhanced our spaces for collaborative and dynamic teaching, learning, and research. An ambitious talent management plan is bringing new skills and reframing long-held strengths. Increased investment in a wide variety of digital initiatives aims to revolutionize discovery and access to our vast and distinctive resources. Our impact reaches beyond our campus and extends the land-grant mission internationally. To learn more about the current strategic plan, visit: https://go.osu.edu/libraries_strategic_plan. For a snapshot of our ambitions for long-term growth and innovation, visit our fundraising Campaign statement: http://library.osu.edu/news/giving-to-the-libraries. Appointment: This is a full-time, permanent, 12-month appointment. For appointment as a tenure-track faculty member, the candidate will be required to meet university and Libraries requirements for promotion and tenure. Salary, position type, and faculty rank are dependent on qualifications and experience. Benefits: The University offers competitive benefits in the form of 22 days vacation, 15 days sick leave, 10 holidays, hospitalization, major medical, surgical-medical, dental, vision, long-term disability insurance, and life insurance at 2.5 times one’s annual salary. State and alternative retirement choices are also available. For a summary of benefits, see: http://go.osu.edu/benefitssummary.

Contact Info: 

Join Us! Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by July 17, 2016. Please send cover letter, CV, references, and salary history and requirements to Randall McKenzie at mckenzie.87@osu.edu. Please include Head of Fine Arts Library in the subject field. Contact Information: Randall McKenzie, Human Resources, 1858 Neil Avenue Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, 614-292-5917. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Expires: 
July 17, 2016
Job Type: 

Head of Fine Arts Library

Location: 
Columbus, OH
Organization: 
The Ohio State University Libraries
Duties: 

In an academic environment where the arts are increasingly dynamic, evolving and relevant, the Head of the Fine Arts Library leads efforts to connect the Libraries’ art and design collections and research services to a multifaceted faculty, student body and community. The Head will oversee the Fine Arts Library, develop its collections and promote engagement with the arts and design disciplines at the University, and specifically support digital scholarship in art and design in collaboration with other units and visual arts leaders in the campus community and in the Columbus area. The Head will engage deeply with University efforts to strengthen the Arts District, including the Wexner Center for the Arts, Hopkins Hall Gallery, ACCAD (Advanced Computer Center for the Arts and Design), and the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum and its strategy to grow support of the visual and performing arts through its Arts Initiative. The Head will also identify opportunities for deeper library engagement with both digital and traditional fine arts scholarship, exhibitions, and projects, and will be the Libraries’ leader in creating a wide-ranging support agenda for digital and fine arts research and scholarship across the University.

Management and Supervision
• Provide vision and manage an efficient and effective department library through planning, leadership, assessment, review of physical plant, and effective delegation.
• Provide direct supervision of two staff positions: assign job responsibilities, coach and mentor, conduct performance evaluations, and facilitate staff development and training opportunities.
• Work closely with other Research and Education department heads to move forward an ambitious agenda for the entire Division. Engaged Librarian
• Actively engage and communicate effectively with faculty, students, and staff in assigned areas of Art; Arts Administration Education & Policy; Design; and History of Art, to develop strong working relationships.
• Understand a range of library issues, including scholarly communication, digital initiatives, the development of new online tools, copyright, data management, and the integration of information literacy skills into the curriculum.
• Analyze trends in departmental teaching and research programs, stay abreast of scholarship in the disciplines themselves, and use this knowledge to anticipate users’ research and information needs to develop, refine, assess, and sustain research and information services and programs in all formats.
• Champion the library as an intellectual meeting place for programming, content, and inquiry. Collections
• Strategically select material in all formats to serve the current and future research, teaching, and learning needs in assigned subject areas.
• Broaden access to collections through digital project initiatives and actively acquire and promote both licensed and freely available digital resources of value to researchers, particularly related to data.
• Build on collections of distinction that may also serve regional, national, and international users.
• Work effectively with colleagues to enhance acquisition, access, discovery, and use of library collections.

Requirements: 

Required Qualifications:
• An ALA-accredited master’s degree, a master’s degree with specialization in archives or a master’s degree in museum studies.
• Familiarity with innovative and traditional research methods and scholarship in the visual arts.
• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with faculty, subject librarians, special collections and others in order to advance innovative arts research and promote integration of digital arts approaches to enrich the curriculum and research.
• Knowledge of collection development practices and information resources for art history, art theory, art techniques, and design.
• Supervisory experience.
• Commitment to librarianship, scholarship, and service and evidence of, or potential to meet, the requirements of promotion and tenure.

Desired Qualifications:
• Advanced training in an arts field (undergraduate or graduate degree).
• Demonstrated experience with processes, tools, and techniques in the digital arts (image discovery, image analysis, digital media platforms).
• Previous experience in an academic library or an organization serving a visual arts community.
 • Reading knowledge of French, German, or Italian.

Optional Info: 

About OSU Libraries: A Driving Force for Change The Ohio State University Libraries is a highly valued partner and campus leader in advancing discovery and learning for OSU, for the state of Ohio, and for an ever expanding community of world scholars. Aligned with the University’s drive to eminence in teaching, research, and service, the Libraries advance student and faculty success by delivering distinctive content and fostering intellectual connections. A world-class public research and comprehensive teaching university such as OSU demands a top research library, and OSU Libraries is rising to eminence along with the rest of the University. The Libraries, a leader among peers, is currently ranked in the top 10 among the public university members of the Association of Research Libraries, a reflection of the investment of the University. This ranking also places OSU Libraries within the top 20 of 126 ARL member libraries. The OSU Libraries is an essential charter member of OhioLINK, a consortium of 93 Ohio academic libraries and the State Library of Ohio, and shares resources through that organization. The Libraries also enhances collections and services by participation in the CIC, the academic consortium of Big Ten institutions, the HathiTrust, DuraSpace, and DPN. With these resources and partnerships, the University Libraries has turned its attention to rapid innovation to address the challenges of the evolving academic environment. Recent major renovation projects, including a world-class research commons, have enhanced our spaces for collaborative and dynamic teaching, learning, and research. An ambitious talent management plan is bringing new skills and reframing long-held strengths. Increased investment in a wide variety of digital initiatives aims to revolutionize discovery and access to our vast and distinctive resources. Our impact reaches beyond our campus and extends the land-grant mission internationally. To learn more about the current strategic plan, visit: https://go.osu.edu/libraries_strategic_plan. For a snapshot of our ambitions for long-term growth and innovation, visit our fundraising Campaign statement: http://library.osu.edu/news/giving-to-the-libraries. Appointment: This is a full-time, permanent, 12-month appointment. For appointment as a tenure-track faculty member, the candidate will be required to meet university and Libraries requirements for promotion and tenure. Salary, position type, and faculty rank are dependent on qualifications and experience. Benefits: The University offers competitive benefits in the form of 22 days vacation, 15 days sick leave, 10 holidays, hospitalization, major medical, surgical-medical, dental, vision, long-term disability insurance, and life insurance at 2.5 times one’s annual salary. State and alternative retirement choices are also available. For a summary of benefits, see: http://go.osu.edu/benefitssummary.

Contact Info: 

Join Us! Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by July 3, 2016. Please send cover letter, CV, references, and salary history and requirements to Randall McKenzie at mckenzie.87@osu.edu. Please include Head of Fine Arts Library in the subject field.

Contact Information: Randall McKenzie, Human Resources, 1858 Neil Avenue Mall, Columbus, OH 43210, 614-292-5917.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Expires: 
July 3, 2016
Job Type: 

Adult Services Manager

Location: 
Westerville, Ohio
Organization: 
Westerville Public Library
Hours: 
Full-time
Duties: 

The Adult Services Manager has the responsibility for implementing library policies, recommending, designing, directing, supervising, and evaluating all services in the Adult Department to meet the needs and wants of the adult population of the Westerville Public Library District in accordance with the goals and objectives established by the Library Board and Library Administration.

RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE PUBLIC • Answers reference questions. • Performs electronic database searches. • Provides reader’s advisory service. • Instructs customers in use of technology. • Processes interlibrary loans. • Keeps machines and equipment operational. • Conducts class visits. • Handles customer complaints and responds in writing to customer suggestions. • Coordinates class assignments with teachers and school media specialists. • Provides a quality collection of adult materials to meet the needs and wants of the adult population of the library district. • Envisions, interprets and anticipates community adult needs and develops programs and services for the adult population of the library district. • Insures that the user environment within the Adult Services Department is pleasant, friendly and that services meet the needs of the customer. • Resolves customer complaints in a pleasant and professional manner.

RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE ADMINISTRATION • Recommends policy and advises on operations of the Adult Services Department. • Consults with the administration on Long-Range Planning issues. • Participates in monthly Advisory Council meeting. • Supervises the preparation of reports and relevant statistics, as may be required. • Represents Department on the Administrative Management Team. • Supports and effectively implements Library Administrative and Library Board policy. • Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Deputy Director. • Routinely acts as Librarian-in-Charge. FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES • Coordinates materials budget with Administration and Support Services Department. • In concert with the Fiscal Officer, administers the expenditure of funds within the department and meets all requirements as established by the Fiscal Officer. • Responsible for the care, custody and control of all monies, equipment and furnishings within the department.

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT RESPONSIBILITIES • Recommends the acquisition and withdrawal of materials/information sources to meet user demands. • Meets with appropriate vendors. • Supervises the development, implementation and evaluation of the Adult Services reference collections, including electronic resources.

RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE STAFF • Supervises the Adult Services staff. • Allocates to staff members specific work assignments and responsibilities pertaining to departmental operations and services. • Provides information and training to staff members on library policies and procedures, library and/or departmental operations and services, job enhancements and job-related technologies. • Relays departmental needs and concerns to the Deputy Director. • Represents Adult Services department on Board/Staff, in-house and managerial committees. • Maintains staffing and performance levels through standard hiring practices, job training and performance evaluations. • Adheres to all personnel policies and procedures as established by the Board and Library administration. • Maintains a good working environment for Adult Services staff. • Maintains harmonious relationships with other departments and resolves problems through the appropriate manager. • Promotes individual development and presents recommendations for promotion, disciplinary action, dismissal and merit pay increases. • Insures an effective, fair and timely evaluation of all department personnel and maintains proper records. • Provides responsive leadership and fair representation of department staff to library administration. • Holds monthly staff meetings to review committee meetings, departmental objective and other staff concerns.

RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE LIBRARY BOARD • Attends monthly Library Board meetings.

PUBLIC RELATIONS RESPONSIBILITIES • Maintains contact with and provides services to local organizations and educational groups serving adults. • Provides programming and bibliographic data to the Marketing Department for media releases and promotional materials. • Seeks effective ways to merchandise the collection and market the services of the department.

Requirements: 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program. • Five years library experience, two of which include supervisory experience in a public library setting. • Proven ability to direct and motivate others in an effective, professional manner. • Excellent oral and written communication skills. • Excellent public relations skills in interacting with library customers 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 have a proven track record of a positive customer service orientation. • Must possess the skills to independently plan, analyze and structure staff assignments to provide efficient and effective library service. • Must possess a general knowledge of information technology and be committed to continued individual development. • Must be committed to and skilled in participative management. • Must be able to lift and push heavy book carts. • Must be able to reach top and bottom bookshelves.

Contact Info: 

For application and other details see the Westerville Public Library website Careers page at http://www.westervillelibrary.org/careers. EOE

Jobs@westervillelibrary.org

Expires: 
June 3, 2016
Job Type: 

Cataloging Librarian

Location: 
Toledo, Ohio
Organization: 
The University of Toledo
Hours: 
Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Duties: 

Performs cataloging and authority control duties for all University of Toledo libraries and collections.  Assists with maintenance of online catalog, external holdings databases, and local digital repository.  Assists with collection access and maintenance projects.  Supervises support staff.  

Requirements: 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited program
  • At least one year of professional experience in a library cataloging department
  • Knowledge of Library of Congress classification scheme and subject headings
  • Knowledge of descriptive cataloging standards and metadata schemes

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with Innovative Interfaces’ library system
  • Experience in an academic library cataloging department
  • Familiarity with National Library of Medicine classification scheme and subject headings
  • Familiarity with Superintendent of Documents (SuDocs) classification system
Contact Info: 

Interested applicants should apply at The University of Toledo's employment opportunity site: https://jobs.utoledo.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp.

Expires: 
April 15, 2015

Technology Services Manager

Location: 
Plain City, Ohio
Organization: 
Plain City Public Library
Duties: 

The Plain City Public Library is seeking a full-time Technology Services Manager that is enthusiastic about public library service and understands the importance of libraries within the communities they serve.  In addition to overseeing the installation and maintenance of library software, hardware and networks, the Technology Services Manager will assist with recommending and creating the technological infrastructure for new programs and services; representing the library within various communities and professional organizations. 

Requirements: 

High school diploma or GED with significant experience in network and software configuration required.  Post-secondary education in network administration or related field is required.  Must have experience with hardware maintenance and installation.  Must be able to communicate effectively with library staff and patrons.  Knowledge of standard library procedures is preferred.  Experience working with public libraries and/or post-secondary education in library science or related field would be preferred.    

Optional Info: 

Full job description is available at http://plaincitylib.org/employment/

Contact Info: 

Resumes should be directed to Ms. Chris Long, clong@plaincitylib.org

 

Expires: 
March 31, 2016

Digital Humanities Librarian

Location: 
San Diego, CA
Organization: 
San Diego State University
Hours: 
40/week
Duties: 

San Diego State University Library & Information Access seeks applications and nominations of dynamic, innovative, and service-oriented candidates for the position of Digital Humanities Librarian. This is an exciting opportunity for a forward-thinking individual to collaborate with SDSU’s Digital Humanities Initiative to envision and develop digital scholarship services at SDSU. This position will help build on one of SDSU’s Areas of Excellence, “Digital Humanities and Global Diversity,” which generates humanistic critical research with a specific focus on diversity. This position is appointed at the Senior Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian rank, depending on qualifications.Primary Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe successful candidate will:

  • Serve as a strategist and resource person for the library on digital scholarship and collaborate with cross-disciplinary faculty in the “Digital Humanities and Global Diversity” Area of Excellence;
  • Plan and implement new services to support digital humanities across the university based on current standards, best practices, and user needs;
  • Provide expert consultation, support, and training on digital scholarship tools and techniques, including but not limited to, digital curation software, text-mining, and data-visualization;
  • Identify and evaluate current and emerging tools that support digital research and teaching;
  • Initiate, build and nurture excellent relationships with a diverse university community to assist researchers in planning effective, innovative, and sustainable digital projects;
  • Work independently and collaboratively with colleagues to identify current and emerging digital scholarship projects and to understand and develop strategies to support student and faculty needs;
  • Take a leadership role in conceptualizing and developing a future digital scholarship lab in the library;
  • Participate in fundraising and grant writing activities to support digital scholarship initiatives;
  • Participate in professional development activities to demonstrate a continuous and meritorious record of scholarly contributions and achievements in the profession;
  • Participate in library and university organizations, committees, task forces, and teams as appropriate;
  • Serve as a subject librarian for a humanities or social sciences discipline;
  • Other duties as needed.
Requirements: 

Required Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree or equivalent foreign degree.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in an academic or research library, or related area of digital scholarship or digital humanities.
  • Successful experience in developing, introducing and managing innovative projects, services and programs for a multidisciplinary set of stakeholders.
  • Experience managing staff, students, and services.
  • Demonstrated successful project management, organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Enthusiasm for experimenting with digital tools.
  • Familiarity with creators’ rights and copyright issues.
  • Experience working with faculty, researchers, staff, and students.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills, particularly the ability to explain complex concepts to a wide variety of -users in individual and group settings.
  • A demonstrated commitment to fostering diversity.
  • Ability to work as a team player in maintaining harmonious, cooperative working relationships with administrators, staff, and faculty.
  • Potential for meeting the requirements for tenure and promotion based on library service, professional growth, and service to the University and community.

Desired Qualifications

  • Active involvement in professional development activities with a record of scholarly contributions and achievements in the profession (required qualification for an appointment to Associate Librarian).
  • Experience as a library liaison to a humanities or social sciences discipline.
  • Experience managing digital scholarship projects in an academic setting.
  • Successful grant writing experience.
Optional Info: 

This is a full-time, twelve-month, tenure track faculty position. Tenure is dependent upon continuing library service effectiveness, professional growth and development, and service to the University and community.

Rank of Senior Assistant Librarian to Associate Librarian, depending on qualifications. Salary commensurate with experience.

Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and vision plans, as well as 24 vacation days per year.

San Diego State University is a major public research institution offering bachelor's degrees in 89 areas, master's degrees in 78 areas, and doctorates in 21 areas. The university provides transformative experiences, both inside and outside of the classroom, for its 34,000 students. Students participate in research, international experiences, sustainability and entrepreneurship initiatives, and a broad range of student life and leadership opportunities. The university’s rich campus life features opportunities for students to participate in, and engage with, the creative and performing arts, a Division I athletics program, and the vibrant cultural life of the San Diego region. For more information, visit www.sdsu.edu.

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

This position will remain open until filled. Review will begin immediately. Preference will be given to applications received by March 8, 2016. Applicants must apply via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/34013. Anticipated start date is August 2016.

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

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

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

Contact Info: 
Expires: 
May 31, 2016

Librarian

Location: 
Piqua, Ohio
Organization: 
Edison Community College
Duties: 
  • Lead public service operations including reference and research assistance, general, reserve and interlibrary loan circulation, OhioLINK library materials requests, library instruction activities, and services to distance learners.
  • Develop, coordinate, and present library instruction sessions for faculty and students in all subject areas.  Participate in orientation sessions as needed.
  • Train and assist faculty, staff, and students in the effective use of library technology and resources in all formats.
  • Recommend and create policies and procedures for effective utilization of the library.
  • Act as library liaison to faculty.  Notify faculty and staff of appropriate new research and materials in their respective fields.
  • Assists in the selection, weeding, and assessment of the library collection.
  • Oversee ordering and physical processing for library print and multimedia acquisitions.
  • Receive and document all donations.
  • Process interlibrary loan requests and overdue notices.
  • Perform integrated library system maintenance including patron uploads, system back-ups, and record correction projects.
  • Collaborate and participate in the development and maintenance of the library's web-based services including chat reference and LibGuides.
  • Create library displays and advertisements.
  • Hire, train, and supervise student workers.  Coordinate student worker timesheets and monitor budget to ensure the library stays within budgetary guidelines.
  • Represent the library on various local, regional, or national committees.
  • Maintain current knowledge and techniques appropriate to library practices and procedures.
  • Manage library services in the absence of the Director of the Library and Learning Center.
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.
  • Knowledge of standard library practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of acquisition and cataloging standards including MARC 21 Bibliographic format.
  • Familiarity with OhioLINK processes, interlibrary loan processes, and various computer programs (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Knowledge of automated library systems and services workflows, preferably using Innovative Interfaces Millennium.
  • Knowledge of current and next generation web-based instructional and access services.
  • Ability to be flexible in the time allotted to complete certain tasks and to prioritize work to achieve the goals and objectives of the department and the college as a whole.
  • Ability to follow procedures consistently and to pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to use standard computer hardware and software and lift 25 pounds.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. 

Required Experience:       Two years of experience working in a library is required.  Supervisory and teaching experience is desired.  Required Educational Background:A Master's Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited institution is required.

Optional Info: 

  

Contact Info: 

For complete job posting and to find the online application please go to: https://www.edisonohio.edu/Human-Resources/

Expires: 
March 15, 2016
Job Type: 

Collection Development Librarian - Adult Fiction Materials

Location: 
Main Library 43 West 3rd Street Mansfield, Ohio 44902
Organization: 
Mansfield/Richland County Public Library
Hours: 
M - F 8am - 5pm Some Sundays 1pm - 5pm
Duties: 

Under general supervision of the Collection Services Administrator, the Collection Development Librarian – Adult Fiction Materials selects adult fiction, in a variety of formats, that meets a diverse range of community interests and needs. The incumbent routinely researches and analyzes community and collection use data through professional and a variety of other sources to choose those materials which best suit the community’s reading preferences. The incumbent uses the same sources to determine whether the Adult Fiction collection requires updating or weeding. 

Requirements: 

1.    MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution of higher learning is required.2.    2 - 3 years’ professional experience in a public library is required.3.    One year’s experience working with selection/collection development in a public library, at minimum, is preferred.4.    Genuine, demonstrated desire to serve the public is required.5.    Solid, proven experience working in a team environment and engaging in collaborative problem-solving is required.6.    Valid Ohio driver’s license, to be obtained within 6 months after date of hire. No traffic record that is a Misdemenaor-1 or Misdemeanor-2 in Ohio, nor equivalent offense in any other state.7.    No felony convictions. No convictions of any offense of violence, either felony or misdemeanor, in Ohio or any other state. 

Optional Info: 

Resume, cover letter, MRCPL application, and proof of MLS/MLIS are REQUIRED. Application available on our website: www.mrcpl.org.

Contact Info: 

Eileen Wilson Bensen, JDMRCPL43 West 3rd StreetMansfield, Ohio 44902419-521-3147hr@mrcpl.org

Expires: 
December 31, 2015

Collection Development Manager

Location: 
Evansville, Indiana
Organization: 
Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library
Hours: 
Generally Monday-Friday; 8am-5pm.
Duties: 

Join our Library Journal Five Star library team! The Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library seeks qualified, experienced candidates for Collection Development Manager.
The EVPL, a Library Journal Five Star library, has eight locations to serve the approximately 179,000 residents of Vanderburgh County. Our HAPLR rated library provides our customers abundant resources, services, programs, and partnerships; our library promotes lifelong learning, economic vitality, and cultural initiatives. With state-of-the-art facilities and consistently broadening resources, the EVPL enjoys strong support and a reputation of excellence in our community.
The Collection Development Manager models and encourages behaviors to cultivate a customer centric culture and fosters an environment where innovation and excellence thrive. The Manager articulates the EVPL vision/mission/core values and assures excellent customer service by effectively leading the branch library’s public staff.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assures the implementation of cost-effective centralized materials selection, collection maintenance/de-selection, ordering and receiving to assure a high quality and diverse collection of materials (print and non-print) throughout the EVPL system to appropriately meet the needs and requests of community and consistent with the Mission of EVPL.

Performs professional work supervising and directing the development and maintenance of the library collection, building and facilitating the department budget, training staff on the use of database and programs used for materials selection and management, tracking and reporting various format and collection trends, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the Chief Operations Officer. Departmental supervision is exercised over all personnel within the department.

•Acts as the adult collection specialist; selects materials; evaluates and develops collection goals; provides means for staff and customers to request materials; works with vendors to set up selection lists and orders.
•Supervises, interviews, hires and trains staff; schedules, assigns and evaluates work; coaches, disciplines, promotes and terminates staff.
•Develops, implements and monitors the library materials, resources and database budgets.
•Oversees needs assessment, evaluation, selection, licensing and renewing and the coordination of the library's public use subscription databases.
•Gathers, compiles and analyzes statistics and data relevant to collections; prepares reports for administration or staff to assist them with setting goals for weeding, building or organizing their collections.
•Attends and facilitates various meetings as a member and representative of the organization.
Keeps current on industry trends; makes recommendations regarding collections management.
•Other duties as assigned.

Requirements: 

Master’s of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited school and considerable years of relevant work experience. Ability to obtain Indiana State Library Certification within 6 months of hire date.

Contact Info: 

For more information and to submit credentials visit http://www.evpl.org/aboutus/employment/jobs/CollectionsManager2.5.13.aspx

Expires: 
April 30, 2013
Ohio