Reporting to the Director of the Library, the Public Services Librarian coordinates and supervises public services (including reference, interlibrary loan, and circulation services); conducts bibliographic instruction; and participates in collection development. This position also assists with the creation of online research guides, video tutorials, and conducting library outreach.
Required Qualifications: master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited post- secondary institution; exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills; broad knowledge in all varieties of social media; and proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.
Preferred Qualifications: work experience in a library, preferably academic; experience with all facets of interlibrary loan; acquaintance and use of OCLC’s Worldshare integrated library system; and a second master’s degree.
The position is available July 1, 2019 and is a twelve-month appointment.
Lyon College is located in Batesville, Arkansas, a safe and historic town of 10,000 that serves as commercial, medical, social, and governmental hub for an eight-county area and named by USA Today as the best city to live in in Arkansas. The College currently enrolls almost 700 undergraduate students from 24 states and 15 foreign countries. Entering freshmen have an average high school GPA of 3.5 and an average ACT composite of 24 and SAT score of 1117. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to Mr. Donald R. Taylor, Director of Human Resources, 2300 Highland Road, Batesville, AR 72501 or electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Public Services Librarian” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To learn more about Lyon College go to www.lyon.edu.
Lyon College does not discriminate with respect to the hiring of applicants or with respect to the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin. It is the continuing policy of Lyon College to comply with any applicable state and federal law regarding equal employment opportunities.
System AV Manager – Full-time public service position in Patron Services Department at the Main Library. Responsibilities include maintenance of audio-visual collection, conducting training for new hires and existing staff, checking materials in and out, answering phones, registering patrons for library cards, some information searching and shelving. Good organizational skills and being detail oriented a must. Familiarity with technology, digital media, ability to do instructional assistance on devices, and excellent communication and customer service skills are required. Familiarity with popular reading and entertainment materials desirable. Some evenings and Saturdays required. Pay starts at $25,256 plus benefits. Send resume and application to: Mike Brooks, email@example.com by noon on March 27, 2019.
Adult Programmer – full-time public service position at Williams Library. Central Arkansas Library System seeks energetic, flexible, team-oriented applicants with a strong commitment to public service to create and implement adult programs. Responsibilities include planning in-branch and outreach programs for adults, creating displays, designing printed and digital materials and promotions, working public service desk, answering patron questions, information searching, shelving and assisting with afterschool crowd control. Excellent communication, technology and customer service skills are required. Must be able to work well with adults and children, and cooperatively with staff and public. Experience with adult programming desirable. Familiarity with adult literature and popular media desirable. Weekends required. Starting pay $25,625 plus excellent benefits. Submit resume and application to: Latina Sheard, firstname.lastname@example.org. This position closes at noon on March 14.
Library Assistant - Full-time public service position in the Information Services Department at the Main Library of the Central Arkansas Library System. Primary duties involve the acquisition, processing, and maintenance of U.S. government documents and offering discarded documents to state repositories. Attention to detail is essential. Other responsibilities include assisting public in locating and interpreting reference and information sources, in using library computers, software and internet resources, conducting library tours and outreach, providing support for the system’s Digital Services, and assisting with programs. Familiarity with technology, digital media, ability to do instructional assistance on devices, and excellent communication and customer service skills are required. College degree preferred. Schedule will include some nights and weekends. From $10.78/hr., plus excellent benefits. Send application and resume to Aldo Botti, Central Arkansas Library System, email@example.com by noon March 14, 2019.
The Cabot Public Library is seeking an energetic Children’s Librarian Assistant to join their team. The Children’s Librarian Assistant will provide library services, outreach, and programming to children’s from Birth to 12 years.
This person will take a leadership role in developing effective, innovative and productive Children’s programs, patron assistance, organization and shelf maintenance, displays, programming, and assisting with other library activities as needed. This position will also be in constant contact and collaboration with families of diverse backgrounds and abilities.
High school diploma or equivalent required with a preference towards two year's public library experience, and/or a Bachelor’s Degree. One year of professional experience in a library setting, Experience with young children (0-12) given preference.
This is a full time 40 hour position with benefits, hours 10am-7pm and some weekends required. Beginning salary $20,000- $22,000 commensurate with education and library experience. The Lonoke County Library System is an equal opportunity employer.
Please visit our website for details on the position as well as the application. Submit application, resume, cover letter to Kathleen Frankl Ashmore at firstname.lastname@example.org. http://www.youseemore.com/lonoke/contentpages.asp?loc=51.
The night-time library LAT III works under the general supervision of the Circulation and Public Services Coordinator and is responsible for processing library materials and directing the work of student library assistants. This position has primary responsibility for closing the law library on Sunday-Thursday nights. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.
The formal educational equivalent of a high school diploma, plus two years’ library experience or other relevant customer service experience.
OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS.
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal and financial history background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, is offering an exciting opportunity to join the Boreham Library staff. The Discovery and Access Librarian has the unique potential to shape how the library creates, uses, and manages metadata for a 21st century library. This position calls for innovation, creativity, and a willingness to problem solve in a dynamic library environment. This position will include the management of the integrated library system (Innovative Interfaces, Inc.) and discovery system (EBSCO Discovery System – EDS), materials processing, as well as metadata creation and maintenance.
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Responsible for maintaining a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner to foster teamwork and by leadership to subordinates. Requires consistent on-time attendance.
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Required Education and/or Work Experience:
Minimum qualifications include master’s degree in library and information science from program accredited by the American Library Association or degree completion within six months of hiring date. Candidates with one or more years’ experience in an academic library setting are preferred. Demonstrated experience with library computer technologies and software is preferred.
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Working Relationships: This position reports directly to the Director of Library Services; Works closely with librarians and library staff; Works with university faculty, staff and administrators, as well as students.
Apply at: https://jobs.uafs.edu/postings/882
The Saline County Library is seeking a bright, dynamic, and enthusiastic manager to provide leadership and direction to a team of public service professionals in the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library. With over 297,356 patron visits last year, the BHML offers a comprehensive service to all those who live, work and study in Saline County by offering patrons access to a wide range of resources and programs.
The Library Manager must have a passion for creating an environment of teamwork that embraces change and excellent customer service. He/she must possess effective management skills and experience, and be knowledgeable about the administrative and programmatic operations of public libraries in a suburban setting.
Governed by a five-member Board, the Library serves the 107,000 Saline County residents with a dedicated staff of 32 FTEs and a $3 million annual operating budget from two locations – the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library (Benton) and the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library (Bryant).
The mission of the Saline County Library is to create unique, enriching experiences that put our community at the center of our story. To deliver on this promise, we do more than provide free access to physical and electronic resources—we constantly strive to improve our customers’ experience, we take the library out in the community and we support our local community partners.
Saline County in central Arkansas is one of Arkansas' fastest growing and most prosperous counties. Ideally located near bustling Little Rock, Saline County residents enjoy a quality of life in their varied smaller cities and towns while appreciating the ready access to the entertainment, shopping, and cultural offerings of the state capitol. Saline County offers excellent school systems, as well as a University of Arkansas satellite campus, a growing hospital, retail and other amenities. Bishop Park in Bryant and the Riverside Center in Benton provide the communities with access to fitness and aquatic facilities, baseball, soccer and multipurpose fields and the Boys and Girls Club. Other parks, waterways, golf courses, and the nearby Ouachita National Forest offer outdoor recreation. Saline County has it all – including a low cost of living and unemployment rate. Learn more about Saline County here.
We need you to lead the public-facing departments at the main library and work closely with system-wide, and branch library staff to provide the best library service possible to the Saline County community.
Master's in Library Science from an ALA accredited university plus five years of supervisory experience required. Strong leadership qualities, sound judgment, self-motivation, and the commitment to providing excellent service in a public library are essential.
Salary range: $45,000 - $68,000 depending on experience. Excellent benefits package including paid health care/vision/dental insurance, Arkansas Public Employees Retirement, Day Care compensation and a Wellness Program.
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The Central Arkansas Library system is seeking a full-time IT Specialist. The IT Specialist is responsible for installation, preventative maintenance, and minor repair of all computers and their peripherals and miscellaneous office equipment throughout all of CALS branches. In addition, the position performs on-call computer help desk duties for Library staff and patrons involving computer hardware, applications, and office equipment. It requires the ability to access, input, and retrieve data from the computer; ability to perform light to medium work without assistance; and the ability to communicate effectively. Candidate must also have at least two years’ experience in computer or technology-related services, valid AR driver’s license, and ability to climb, kneel, crouch, crawl, and lift a minimum of 50 pounds. Salary starts at $16.96 and includes excellent benefits. Please submit application and resume to Dawn Perry at ITjobs@cals.org. This position closes at noon on Monday, February 25.
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