Please email job submissions to: [email protected]

NEVADA STATE LIBRARY, ARCHIVES AND PUBLIC RECORDS ADMINISTRATOR, Carson City, Nevada

The Department of Administration is seeking qualified candidates for the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records (NSLAPR) Administrator position. This is an unclassified, at-will, full-time exempt position that serves at the pleasure of the Director of Administration. RECRUITMENT OPEN TO: Open to all qualified applicants. Resumes will be accepted on a first come, first served basis until the position is filled. Hiring may occur at any time. The position is appointed by and serves at the pleasure and sole discretion of the Director. THE OPPORTUNITY AND MISSION: The mission of the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records Division is to preserve the records that document the history of Nevada State government dating back to 1851. It has custody over the historical records of the territory and state as defined in state statute, representing the three branches of government: executive, legislative, and judicial. The Nevada State Library is primarily focused on providing internal support to State of Nevada agencies and employees, and serves Nevada’s academic, school, public, and special libraries as well as residents of the Silver State.The Library has a vast collection of resource material which is frequently used in education, scholarly research, and business. The Nevada State Records section serves as the primary records management resource for the State of Nevada and provides professional consultation and leadership on records management issues to state agencies and local governments. The Records staff creates, and revises records retention schedules and teaches records management best practices to ensure that state government agencies remain efficient and transparent. The Nevada State Mail Services program provides mail pickup and delivery services to most state agencies, as well as large-scale production mailings for varied customers.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: • Administering the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records in accordance with State and Federal law, regulation, policy and standard library information science, records management, and archival practices. • Providing management oversight to the Mail Services program to ensure on-time mail delivery, on-time production of large bulk mail jobs, and proper maintenance and replacement of mailing equipment, as well as staff training and continuity NEVADA STATE LIBRARY, ARCHIVES AND PUBLIC RECORDS ADMINISTRATOR January 4, 2020 Page 2 of 3 • Planning, organizing, and directing statewide programs, services and activities provided by NSLAPR such as the statewide program of development and coordination of library and information services, the U.S. Bureau of the Census, State Data Center programs, the State records management program, the preservation of State public records, and administers State and Federal funding for local libraries, etc. • Taking responsibility for working with the Administrative Services Division to prepare the division’s biennial budget, present it to the Legislature, and oversee its implementation and monitoring. • Serving on and/or coordinating the activities of numerous boards, committees, councils and associations related to library and archives activities • Testifying regarding Division activities before public bodies including the Nevada Legislature, the Legislature’s Interim Finance Committee, the Board of Examiners, and the Board of Finance • Directing the activities of the NSLAPR and its employees, including the development and implementation of policy, procedures and standards as well as working with supervisors and managers to issue evaluations, work performance standards and disciplinary actions • Establishing, evaluating and monitoring division goals, objectives and performance indicators

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Graduation from a library school accredited by the American Library Association OR • Certification by the Academy of Certified Archivists AND • 5 years of library or archival experience in an administrative capacity PEFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate for this position will have extensive experience with leadership in a public agency and be well versed in administrative rules and regulations. They will have experience speaking before public bodies and elected officials and a proven ability to communicate complex issues in a clear and understandable manner. They will demonstrate intimate familiarity with all aspects of library and archival science as well as public records. An advanced degree in library science or archival science may be given additional weight in the application review process. Nevada seeks a skilled and experienced Administrator capable of managing multiple complex programs and ability to improve organizational performance and develop workforce capabilities through leadership, team building, problem solving, and innovation.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: The salary range for the Administrator of NSLAPR is up to $110,211 (employee/employer-paid retirement plan). Medical, dental, vision care, life and disability insurance programs are available; eleven paid holidays per year; three weeks of annual leave; three weeks of sick leave; state defined benefit retirement plan; tax-sheltered deferred compensation plan available. State employees do not contribute to Social Security; however, a small Medicare deduction is required. Long-term NEVADA STATE LIBRARY, ARCHIVES AND PUBLIC RECORDS ADMINISTRATOR January 4, 2020 Page 3 of 3 employees enjoy additional benefits. For additional information, please visit the Division of Human Resource Management of the Department of Administration, the Nevada Public Employees Benefits Program, and the Public Employees Retirement System of Nevada. Application materials will be accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied. TO APPLY: Submit resume, cover letter and three professional references to: Genevieve Hudson, Personnel Officer III Department of Administration, Division of Human Resource Management Agency HR Services 400 West King Street, Suite 406 Carson City, NV 89703 Email: [email protected] and [email protected] Phone: (775) 684-0247 Please reference NSLAPR Administrator in the subject line. In your cover letter, please indicate how you heard about the position. If you heard about this position through a website, please specify which website.

Director, Tracy Memorial Library, New London, NH

The Tracy Memorial Library seeks a director who is committed to building connections with the community, staff, and stakeholders of New London, NH. The successful candidate will be the “face of the Library”—a forward-facing and vital participant in the New London community bringing new services and programs to town residents. Ready to enhance the Library’s role in a world that continues to change, the director will report to a seven-member elected governing Board and work collaboratively with the library staff, the Friends of the Library, community partners, and the Town of New London to provide essential library programs to its 4,600 residents. Supported by a $600,000 municipal appropriation, the Library is proud of its many services including homebound delivery, digital offerings, a public meeting room, museum passes, and the Tracy Little Free Library at Bucklin Beach. The community also enjoys the Garden at Tracy Library—an Olmstead-designed garden. The garden was completed in 1926 and restored in 2002 with community and financial support. Jane Tracy’s vision of a garden enjoyed by all lives on through the help of generous donors and hardworking volunteers. Key opportunities are working with the New London community to develop and implement new library services and programs, developing and implementing a strategic vision responding to community needs and wishes, and continuing to update, renovate, and maintain the Library facility.

Our Community. The Town of New London is in the beautiful Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Region of New Hampshire. It offers four seasons of unique retail, fine dining, and entertainment. Springtime is best for trail exploring; summer brings band concerts, festivals, fairs and parades; fall brings autumn foliage; and winter activities include skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling. Attractions include the Town Common—a lovely place to sit and relax, Main Street—small shops, casual eateries, theater, and historic buildings, the Bob Andrews Memorial Ice Rink, and Sunapee Lake with its wide variety of outdoor activities. New London students attend the Kearsarge Regional School District serving seven communities. For more information about the Library and the Town of New London, visit New London Links.

 Responsibilities. The Library Director (a full-time position) formulates and oversees implementation of library goals, policy recommendations, procedures, programs, and projects in accordance with policies established by the Library Board of Trustees. Providing vision, direction, and leadership, the Director is responsible for, but not limited to, the delivery of library services; oversight of human resources; development and presentation of the annual budget; coordination of collaborative, strong relationships with the Library Board and the Friends of the Library; and a continued knowledge and interest of current trends in public libraries. For full responsibilities and functions, visit Tracy Memorial Library Director Position Description.

 Qualifications. Minimum qualifications include a master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program and five years of supervisory and managerial library experience. Essential attributes include personal integrity, demonstrated skill and experience with budgeting, excellent interpersonal and consensus-building skills, a focus on creating a culture of trust and collaboration with internal and external stakeholders and a demonstrated ability to provide leadership throughout the Library. The director should possess demonstrable communication skills collaborating with the library, its staff and stakeholders and the community. A sense of curiosity, creativity, and innovation; a thorough knowledge of current trends, technologies and “best practices” for libraries; the ability to blend tradition with change; and prior successful experience reporting to a governing Board are desirable attributes and qualifications for the next Tracy Memorial Library director.

Compensation. The hiring salary range is $75,000-85,000 (with placement negotiable dependent on experience and qualifications), and an attractive fringe benefits package.

For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates. Apply via email with a meaningful cover letter and your resume as Word or pdf attachments to Jobeth Bradbury. This position closes February 28, 2021.

Library Director, Paola Free Library, KS 

The City of Paola is located 18 miles south of Olathe, Kansas and the Greater Kansas City Metropolitan area.  The library serves a combined city and rural population of 10,000.  This position will oversee the daily operation of the Library and exercising authority with regards to personnel, financial management, strategic planning, library automation and expanding information technologies, building facilities, purchasing, collection and development and community/public relations.  The Director administers all aspects of library service with a high level of independent responsibility and accountability in accordance with the professional ethics of intellectual freedom and the Library Bill of Rights.  The Director works closely with the Board on the budget and control of funds.

Candidate Requirements:   Candidates for the position should possess demonstrated leadership skills, high integrity, and proven success in problem-solving policing methods, data-driven methodologies and department level financial management. The Candidate must have the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with Library Board, Library Employees, City Department Heads, City Staff and the general public.  The Candidate must be proficient in personal computers and other social media devices and possess an interest and willingness to learn emerging media technologies. 

Education/Experience Requirements:  Candidate must possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and MLS degree from an accredited school of library science. The hiring committee will consider applicants currently enrolled in an accredited MLS program.

Candidates must also have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a public or school library.

Employment Requirements:  Candidates will be subject to a complete background investigation.  Incomplete, inaccurate and/or failure to report information will cause applicant rejection from consideration.  Candidates must take and pass a pre-employment drug screening and physical examination.  Candidates must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to attain one.

Application Process:  Applications  should be accompanied by a concise resume and a cover letter.  Application packets should be submitted to:

Vicki Belt, HR Director, City of Paola, 19 E. Peoria, Paola, KS  66071 or [email protected].

The position will remain open until filled, but the application review process will start no later than Feb. 3rd, 2021.

EOE

Full-Time Library Associate, Camano Island, WA

Pay Range: $26.30 - $36.04 Hourly
Hours per week: 40

Closing Date:  January 25, 2021 - 9:59 p.m. Pacific Time

Job Summary

Perform skilled paraprofessional library support services to contribute to the Library District's effective operation.

 

This position may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays. Successful candidate may be required to adapt to future schedule and location changes depending on library needs.

Essential Functions

  1. Provide general, basic reference and information service by: assisting customers in the use of library facilities, equipment, resources, and services. Refer complex readers' advisory and reference questions to a Librarian or appropriate staff member.
  2. Provide courteous and efficient customer service by performing circulation desk tasks.
  3. Create and present programming for all customer groups as assigned.
  4. Develop program materials, including reading lists, promotional displays, and presentation materials.
  5. Provide training to customers in basic library skills including the use of public computers, catalog and reference computers, Internet, and devices.
  6. Assist customers in resolving technical problems or issues. Maintain and troubleshoot equipment utilized in a community library.
  7. Perform other library support services including opening and closing buildings and assisting in maintaining the library in neat, clean, and orderly condition.
  8. Perform collection maintenance activities through the use of reports and data, to include weeding the collection for condition as well as reallocation of library materials.
  9. May be designated in charge of the community library in the absence of other supervisory staff or building manager.

Education and Experience

  1. These skills and abilities typically are acquired through a combination of training and experience including a college-level education or specialized training such as library science, presenting programs or other profession-based subject areas.
  2. Three years of experience providing customer service in a library or public service environment is required.

For more details or to apply, please visit https://www.sno-isle.org/employment.

TOMPKINS COUNTY LIBRARY DIRECTOR, Ithaca, NY

125 E. Court Street Ithaca, NY 14850 (607) 274-5526

TITLE: LIBRARY DIRECTOR IV

EXAM NO: 68079

SALARY: Salary Range: $95,000 - $125,000 Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

-Graduation from an ALA Accredited school or program with a graduate degree in library or information studies AND possession of, or eligibility for, a New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate AND eight years of satisfactory professional library experience in a library of recognized standing, two years of which must have been in an administrative capacity.

- Administrative experience shall include but not be limited to at least two activities such as institutional planning, organizing, budgeting, communicating or any other experience that would be considered qualifying as determined by the Commissioner of Personnel.

-Tompkins County is Committed to Equity and Inclusion. We encourage those with similar values to apply.

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:

-This is a professional leadership position under the general direction of the Board of Trustees. The Library Director has overall responsibility for carrying out the goals and objectives of the Tompkins County Public Library and for supervising its professional librarians and support staff. This responsibility includes the management of annual and long range planning, service delivery, comprehensive programs, government relations, public and community relations, physical facilities, fiscal affairs, resource development, personnel and labor relations, and compliance with all laws and regulations. The incumbent also ensures that the library goals and objectives reflect the library’s strategic plan, including its mission statement and the needs of populations to be served, and that these goals and objectives are communicated to the library’s public. The incumbent performs all related duties as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:

-Develops, implements, and periodically evaluates a multi-year strategic plan which addresses the library’s mission and strategic direction;

-Develops and reviews annually a plan for the delivery of programs and services which matches the resources of the library with the goals and objectives in the strategic plan;

-Directs and holds accountable the senior staff to achieve the financial and program objectives in the plan;

-Provides for sound fiscal management of the library, develops an annual operating and capital budget for consideration by the Board of Trustees, and manages expenses in relation to established goals;

-In cooperation with the Tompkins County Public Library Foundation and the Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library, coordinates efforts to secure maximum available revenue through government and private funding grants and fund raising;

-Is accountable to the Board of Trustees through its designated officers and committee chairs, recommending policies and procedures to the Board as appropriate;

-Attends meetings of the Board and its Committees and informs the Board of significant fiscal, program, personnel and other management matters;

-Prepares reports and other information pertinent to decision making requirements of the Board -regarding policy and other related activities;

-Assists with orientation of new Board trustees;

-Promotes effective public and community relations with funders, library users, media representatives, and the community;

-Promotes effective relations with the Tompkins County Public Library Foundation and the Friends of the Tompkins County Public Library;

-Directs a coordinated approach to the development of the library’s image;

-Serves as the primary representative and spokesperson of the library;

-Directs the formulation, interpretation and administration of the personnel policies and practices for the library, within the context of the Civil Service Law, rules and regulations and negotiated labor-management agreements;

-Recruits, hires, supervises and evaluates the performance of staff directly supervised, provides appropriate disciplinary action, when necessary, and oversees these activities for all other staff;

-Establishes a warm friendly atmosphere that welcomes diversity in all ways;

-Develops and maintains a positive and progressive staff development program for all staff;

-Cultivates a positive labor-management environment;

-Develops a close working relationship with local, state and national elected officials;

-Demonstrates a sense of humor combined with customer service attitude and skills;

-Creates a positive work environment for all staff and volunteers and provides a welcoming atmosphere for library patrons.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

-Comprehensive knowledge of issues facing libraries today as well as modern library services, programs and administrative practices;

-Thorough knowledge of budgeting and financial management practices;

-Thorough knowledge of applications of computer technology to library operations, budgets, services and programs;

-Ability to draft, propose, administer, evaluate and revise library policies;

-Ability to provide for an effective staff development and training program for all library staff and volunteers;

-Ability to plan, lay out and coordinate the work of all library departments, delegating responsibility when appropriate;

-Ability to work effectively with national, state and local leaders, particularly the elected officials and leaders of Tompkins County;

-Ability to evaluate situations, interact with people easily and participate effectively in the cultural and intellectual activities of the community;

-Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely both orally and in writing;

-Initiative in making constructive suggestions for improvements in services and book collections; Tact, courtesy, and good judgment; and The employee’s physical condition shall be commensurate with demands of the position.

Six Mile Regional Library District: Full Time Research and Instruction Librarian (2 positions)

Are you a self-starter who enjoys helping people? Do you have experience providing research services and planning programs in a public library that embraces change? If so, you might be just the person for us. We want friendly, confident, energetic, and highly motivated individuals with superb customer service skills and great technical and interpersonal skills to join our SMRLD team. Both positions include participation, involvement, and engagement with community groups, partnerships, organizations, boards, and committees. Both positions also include collection development. One of the positions has an emphasis on working with and outreach to teens - middle school through high school. Qualifications include a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited university and a minimum of two years of reference experience at a public library after receiving the MLS. Preference to applicants fluent in more than one language. The teen outreach position preference includes demonstrated experience in teen services; ability to identify and participate in programs and services for teens; and developing and maintaining effective relationships with schools, community groups, agencies, and non-profits that target teens in order to plan and deliver programs and services that meet local teen needs and interests. The Full Time Research and Instruction Librarian will work 40 hours a week Please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected], our priority deadline for resumes is February 1, 2021. More information available at https://www.smrld.org/about/employment-2/ The Six Mile Regional Library District is located in Granite City, Illinois and truly is six miles from St. Louis, Missouri. Because of our close proximity, we enjoy easy access to a world-class zoo, arts, sports, universities, natural history, healthcare, and more.

 

Southeast Kansas Library System and Iola Public Library, KS

 

Public Library/Regional System Director

 

Lead a dynamic and thriving public library and regional library system in Southeast Kansas. Capable and experienced librarians are invited to pursue this unusual opportunity to serve as the new director of both the Iola Public Library and the fifteen-county multitype Southeast Kansas Library System. The director will continue and enhance existing services, and partner with the community and with member libraries to explore new and innovative directions. The successful candidate will develop relationships, foster strong service oriented teams, and demonstrate effective management and interpersonal skills at the local and regional levels. A strong commitment to service and the ability to build strong relationships in forming a vision for the future are essential. Active legislative advocacy and participation in statewide library programs and organizations are required.

 

The Library and Regional System: The Iola Public Library is a thriving and progressive community library with a budget of $300,000 offering strong collections, excellent Internet access, a commitment to customer service and strong community partnerships. The Southeast Kansas Library System (SEKLS), with headquarters in the Iola Public Library, is one of the seven Kansas regional library systems. Serving over 100 member libraries with a budget of $1.9 million (primarily from local property taxes), SEKLS provides a broad range of innovative services to its member libraries, including financial grant programs, a shared open source library catalog with 47 participating libraries, participation in the statewide materials delivery service, and consulting and training support.

 

The Community and Region: Iola is a community of 5,300 providing quality rural living just 95 miles south of Kansas City, and within two hours of five metropolitan areas and the Ozark Mountain scenic region. Iola has well developed recreation, education, arts and health resources, including a community college, an excellent school system, a community theater and a fine arts center, a new regional hospital, parks and extensive trail systems. Southeast Kansas is a rural fifteen-county area with a state university, six community colleges, and a diverse range of small and medium size public libraries.

 

Responsibilities: The Director will serve as chief executive of both the Iola Public Library and the Southeast Kansas Library System (SEKLS), reporting to the Iola Public Library Board and the SEKLS System Board and a nine member executive board. In addition the Director is responsible to the State Library of Kansas Board for approval of annual budgets and service plans. The Director will develop and manage annual budgets, lead planning and implementation of programs and services to meet goals, supervise and motivate library and system staff to deliver services that meet the needs of library users and member libraries.

 

Qualifications: Minimum requirements include a Masters Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program, and a minimum of five years relevant experience, including at least two years experience in an administrative position. Essential personal qualities are leadership initiative, ability to work in a constructive and cooperative manner with a diverse range of personnel, governing bodies, colleagues and member institutions and government officials. The Library Director, through responsiveness, understanding, and energy will motivate an outstanding team of board, staff and member libraries to position the library and system at the forefront of library service. Experience with both public libraries and library cooperatives, and working with a board or boards, is preferred.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Compensation: $80,000 – 85,000 annually, dependent upon qualifications, with an attractive benefits package.

 

Further Information: contact Jim Minges at Minges & Associates. Apply via email with a cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to [email protected] . This Position will close February 21, 2021.


Branch Manager, Roseland Regional Library, Sonoma County, CA

Do you believe in collaborating with a committed group of coworkers and community partners in
working towards racial equity? Do you thrive in a busy, vibrant environment serving community
members of all ages? Do you enjoy developing and supporting staff to be joyful, fulfilled, and of
service to the community? Is meaningful customer service a core value of yours?
If this sounds like you, we would love to have you part of the Sonoma County Library team as we
move into a newly renovated library building in the heart of Santa Rosa’s Roseland neighborhood, set
to open in early 2021. The Roseland neighborhood is nestled west of downtown Santa Rosa and is
home to a growing Latinx community and one of the most diverse student populations in the county.
This area is experiencing revitalization and development through the tireless work of strong grassroots
community organizations and the city of Santa Rosa, and the ideal candidate will build upon existing
partnerships and thrive in developing new ones. Our ideal candidate is fully fluent in spoken and
written Spanish and will strive for equity in the service they provide to the community, within our
organization, and is an excellent collaborator, communicator and problem solver. Please visit
https://sonomalibrary.org/locations/roseland-community-library/about-roseland-regional-library to
learn more about our new location!
The Sonoma County Library understands that the work of confronting racism, bias and other forms of
prejudice and discrimination is ongoing and requires input from staff and the community we serve.
The ideal candidate will be an active part of the Library’s Latinx Advocacy Committee and will have
the opportunity to be part of other teams and task forces as they arise. The Latinx Advocacy
Committee meets monthly and is an opportunity for branch staff throughout the entire library system to
support one another, share and strategize ideas and best practices, and relay concerns relating to serving
the needs of the Latinx communities. The LAC also provides recommendations to the Library’s
administration. To find out more, go to https://sonomalibrary.org/blogs/news/library-statement-onracial-
equity and https://sonomalibrary.org/about-us/library-commission-adopts-statement-ofinclusivity.
Please fill out supplemental questionnaire.
THE POSITION:
Please see the attached job specifications for full details about this position for the Sonoma Valley
Regional Library.
Under the general supervision of the Public Services Division Manager, the Branch Manager provides
excellent customer service, directs the day-to-day operations and activities of a regional branch library;
evaluates the effectiveness of programs and services; develops related goals and objectives; supervises
and coordinates staff and activities; provides professional library services including reference, readers’
advisory, collection development, and cataloging; and performs related duties as required.
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TYPICAL TASKS include, but are not limited to:
 Manages the day-to-day operations of a branch library including staff, materials, and facilities
 Schedules, trains, supervises and evaluates professional and support staff
 Oversees or participates in the recruitment, training and scheduling of volunteers
 Directs and coordinates activities of a branch library in conjunction with system policies and
regulations
 Makes budget recommendations and monitors the branch library budget
 Participates in promotional and public relations tasks, such as creating interest in library
services, and creating and implementing strategies for improving awareness of library services
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education and Experience: Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), Master of Library
Science (MLS), or Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS) degree from an accredited college or
university and five (5) years of experience as a professional librarian, including two (2) years at a lead,
supervisory, or managerial level. Spanish Bilingual Preferred.
Licenses and Certifications:
Must possess and maintain a valid California Class C Driver License.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of:
 Principles and practices of library policies, program planning and implementation, systems
development, and library operational trends and practices
 Principles, practices, procedures, techniques, and materials of professional library work,
including library reference, collection development, and other professional library services
 Principles of supervision and training, including work planning, assignment, performance
review, discipline, and the training of staff in work procedures
 Current and new technologies and electronic resources related to library services
 Sound budgetary practices and development, monitoring, and implementation of a program
budget
Ability to:
 Assist in developing goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards, and to oversee
and coordinate library collection development and management activities
 Supervise, train, motivate, and evaluate staff
 Identify the needs of the public and develop, implement, and manage assigned programs,
service areas, policies, procedures, and/or material collections
 Work closely and effectively with public officials, community groups, staff, volunteers, Library
Advisory Boards, Friends of the Library, and the general public
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 Use computer and other technology, including software, hardware, and the Internet sufficient to
be able to assist customers, conduct research, prepare reports, and use email and other
communications technologies
SALARY RANGES: $86,361.60 to $107,827.20 annually plus benefits
CLOSING DATE: 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 29, 2020
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please go to https://www.calopps.org/sonoma-county-library
to apply. Applications must be complete and submitted by the final filing date in order to be
considered. Resumes will not substitute for a completed application.
The application process may contain one or more of the following steps: a supplemental application,
written test(s), skills assessment(s), and/or oral examination(s).
RECRUITING PROTOCOL IN RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS COVID-19:
Pursuant to California Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-29-20 issued on March 17, 2020, and
all applicable COVID 19 Shelter in Place Orders issued by the Sonoma County Health Officer, the
recruiting process including interviews, testing, etc. will be held via teleconference or online, if
possible, unless changes occur in the state and/or county health order.
REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Sonoma County Library will make reasonable
accommodations in the recruitment process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you are
invited to participate in an examination or interview and have a disability for which you require an
accommodation, please contact the Human Resources Department at (707) 545-0831 extension 1591 or
[email protected] as soon as possible to make arrangements for your accommodation.
Requesting accommodations at least 3 working/business days before the scheduled event will help to
ensure availability. For further information regarding disability accommodations provided by the
Library and related matters, see the Library’s website at https://sonomalibrary.org/accessibility.
Sonoma County Library values diversity, empowerment, community, unity, kindness, connection, and
equity. We are committed to diversity and inclusion in the recruiting and hiring of staff.

Children's Services, Librarian, Roseland Regional Library, Sonoma County, CA

Do find joy in bringing library service to the community through innovative programs and outreach? Are you
most at home in dynamic, busy library spaces where you can use your Spanish language skills to present
storytimes and STEM programs, help community members access technology, and communicate all the library
has to offer? Do you believe in collaborating with committed group of coworkers and community partners to
work towards equity in the organization, and in the services the library provides to our entire community?
If this sounds like you, we would love to have you part of the Sonoma County Library team as we move into a
newly renovated library building in the heart of Santa Rosa’s Roseland neighborhood, set to open in early 2021.
The Roseland neighborhood is nestled west of downtown Santa Rosa and is home to a growing Latinx
community and one of the most diverse student populations in the county. This area is experiencing
revitalization and development through the tireless work of strong grassroots community organizations and the
city of Santa Rosa, and the ideal candidate will build upon existing partnerships and thrive in developing new
ones. Our ideal candidate is fully fluent in spoken and written Spanish and will strive for equity in the service
they provide to the community, within our organization, and is an excellent collaborator, communicator and
problem solver. Please visit https://sonomalibrary.org/locations/roseland-community-library/about-roselandregional-
library to learn more about our new location!
The Sonoma County Library understands that the work of confronting racism, bias and other forms of prejudice
and discrimination is ongoing and requires input from staff and the community we serve. The ideal candidate
will be an active part of the Library’s Latinx Advocacy Committee and will have the opportunity to be part of
other teams and task forces as they arise. The Latinx Advocacy Committee meets monthly and is an
opportunity for branch staff throughout the entire library system to support one another, share and strategize
ideas and best practices, and relay concerns relating to serving the needs of the Latinx communities. The LAC
also provides recommendations to the Library’s administration. To find out more, go to
https://sonomalibrary.org/blogs/news/library-statement-on-racial-equity and https://sonomalibrary.org/aboutus/
library-commission-adopts-statement-of-inclusivity. Please fill out supplemental questionnaire.
THE POSITION:
Please see the attached job specifications for full details about this position.
TYPICAL TASKS include, but are not limited to:
 Provide excellent customer service to all members of the community.
 Deliver innovative children’s programming such as storytimes, STEM programs, music and movement,
book clubs, and more.
 Field questions at the service desk from patrons of all ages, and provide accurate, efficient and courteous
responses to reference, reader’s advisory, and patron account inquiries.
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 Employ curiosity and empathy as you help community members develop digital literacy skills.
 Perform collection maintenance work such as weeding and identifying items in need of replacement, and
collaborating with the Collection Development team to ensure the collection is relevant, current,
represents the community, and serves both the entertainment and education needs of the community.
 Work alongside other branch staff to maintain a safe and welcoming space, through explaining library
policies and procedures consistently to patrons and fellow staff, and through proactively dealing with
issues as they arise.
 Create fun and informative social media content to reach and engage with our digital audience. Craft
press releases and other pieces to support the work of the Library’s Marketing Committee and
communications staff in promoting library programs and services to the community.
 Be an active and vital part of the highly collaborative part of the Youth Services team and support and
be supported by fellow staff throughout the organization.
 If hired at the Librarian II level, the librarian will perform these tasks and will also provide leadership to
other staff in accomplishing these, and will also serve as Person-In-Charge when the Branch Manager is
absent.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates may be hired at either the Librarian I or Librarian II levels, and those hired at level I will have the
opportunity to advance as they progress in their career at SCL.
Education and Experience: Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), Master of Library
Science (MLS), or Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS) degree from an accredited college or
university. The Librarian II requires two years of appropriate professional experience working as a
professional librarian, preferably in a public library. Must have a valid California driver’s license.
Spanish Bilingual Preferred. 40 hours per week -- Full time.
SALARY RANGES: Librarian I - $30.85/hour to $38.52/hour
Librarian II - $32.40/hour to $40.46/hour
CLOSING DATE: 5:00 pm, Monday, December 28, 2020
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please go to https://www.calopps.org/sonoma-county-library
to apply. Applications must be complete and submitted by the final filing date in order to be considered.
Resumes will not substitute for a completed application.
The application process may contain one or more of the following steps: a supplemental application, written
test(s), skills assessment(s), and/or oral examination(s).
RECRUITING PROTOCOL IN RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS COVID-19:
Pursuant to California Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-29-20 issued on March 17, 2020, and all
applicable COVID 19 Shelter in Place Orders issued by the Sonoma County Health Officer, the recruiting 

process including interviews, testing, etc. will be held via teleconference or online, if possible, unless changes
occur in the state and/or county health order.
REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Sonoma County Library will make reasonable accommodations in
the recruitment process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you are invited to participate in an
examination or interview and have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact the
Human Resources Department at (707) 545-0831 extension 1591 or [email protected] as soon as
possible to make arrangements for your accommodation. Requesting accommodations at least 3
working/business days before the scheduled event will help to ensure availability. For further information
regarding disability accommodations provided by the Library and related matters, see the Library’s website at
https://sonomalibrary.org/accessibility.
Sonoma County Library values diversity, empowerment, community, unity, kindness, connection, and equity. We
are committed to diversity and inclusion in the recruiting and hiring of staff.

Head of Circulation, Grimes Public Library, IA

The Grimes Public Library seeks a Head of Circulation to join a dynamic community library in the heart of one of the fastest growing cities in Iowa. The Head of Circulation will oversee all duties related to the circulation of library items and library technology. The Head of Circulation will also supervise circulation clerks and filers in partnership with the Director.

Ideal candidates will have at least two years of progressively increasing responsibility and training in a related position, familiarity with use of library catalogs and databases to locate materials, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A two-year degree is required, but candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree are preferred.

Under the general direction of the Library Director, the Head of Circulation manages the Circulation Department and is in charge of the circulation of library materials, collecting fines/fees, processing reserved items for patrons, and assisting Director with computer maintenance. The Head of Circulation hires, trains, supervises, schedules, assigns duties, and evaluates circulation clerks and filers in conjunction with the Director. Assists patrons with directional information, reader’s advisory and reference. Develops and executes Adult Programing in coordination with other programming librarians. Participates in the development and implementation of policies and procedures.

Special Requirements
A post-offer background check is required. For consideration, submit a completed application, resume, and cover letter via email to Tammy Johnson at [email protected], or at Grimes City Hall at 101 NE Harvey Street, Grimes. Materials will be reviewed as they are submitted through close of business on Monday, January 4, 2021

Library Director, Winfield Public Library, KS

Winfield Public Library, located in south central Kansas, seeks an innovative, energetic, and collaborative individual to serve as its next Library Director.  The Library is a member of the South Central Kansas Library System (www.sckls.info) and serves thousands of people in Winfield, KS plus surrounding area. It is a place where all are made welcome.

The Library Director carries out the mission of the library under the general direction of the Library Board of Trustees, providing strategic leadership in planning, organizing and directing services and activities to meet community needs.  A full job description can be found at the Library's website at www.wpl.org.

About the Library

The Winfield Public Library, with a yearly budget exceeding $600,000, was newly renovated in 2016, is well trafficked with patronage counts averaging 250 daily visits, and well supported by the community in its role as the community learning hub.  Library staff actively seeks and participates in various community collaborations, coalitions, and initiatives.  The library has a long tradition of fostering partnerships with local nonprofits, businesses, the school district, college and other learning institutions, healthcare, fine arts, government, and area service organizations.   WPL was a recent recipient of the "Chamber Champion" award, and has an impressive history of providing unique learning opportunities by securing and hosting compelling exhibitions including national and statewide traveling exhibits. Through its resources of community, facility, staff, and partnerships, the Winfield Public Library demonstrates it is "the little library that can".

About the Community

Located within an hour's drive of Wichita, KS, Winfield, pop. 12,000, is a progressive-conservative, multicultural, vibrant, and active community that is well known for its opportunities, community events, beautiful parks, and small town living. Comforts and advantages include accessible schools, recreation opportunities, concerts in the park, fine arts, unique and friendly businesses, local coffee shop, dog park, farmer's market, public pool, and a safe and friendly atmosphere. Winfield is home to Southwestern College, William Newton Memorial Hospital, the annual Walnut Valley Festival (of international bluegrass music fame), the annual Isle of Lights (a community-driven, destination-worthy Christmas lighting display), the Cowley County Fairgrounds, and the Broadway Sports Complex. Located on the northeastern side of the community, on the campus known as Baden Square (formally St. John's College), the library neighbors the Winfield Arts and Humanities, the Winfield Recreation Center, Winfield Community Theater, and residential housing apartment complexes.

Candidate Expectations:

The preferred candidate will hold a master in library science from an American Library Association accredited university, have three years of professional public library experience, supervisory and budgetary experience, a current knowledge of technology including ILS systems, electronic information technology, data management and its use in libraries.  See a full job description at the Library's website: www.wpl.org.

Compensation:

Salary range for the position is $60,000-$86,000 with a benefit package that includes Kansas Public Employees Retirement System, sick leave, health insurance and vacation leave. Pay will be determined by education and experience. This is a regular full-time salaried position, exempt for purposes of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Application Information:

The Winfield Public Library Director recruitment is open until Jan. 21, 2021. The Winfield Public Library values diversity in the workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applicants that are finalists must successfully complete health and physical screenings, including drug and alcohol screening, a background check, a credit check and must have or be able to obtain a Kansas Drivers License.

To apply please submit a cover letter, resume and three references to [email protected] .

Librarian, Teen Services, Sonoma County Library, CA

We are seeking an energetic, team-oriented Teen Services Librarian with a strong public service
commitment for our Windsor Regional Library. Provide library service and programming for and with
teens and constant contact and collaboration with teens including those with diverse backgrounds and
abilities.

THE POSITION:
Please see the attached job specifications for full details about this position.
TYPICAL TASKS include, but are not limited to:
• Provide excellent customer service to all members of the community.
• Deliver innovative teen’s programming such as book clubs, meet the author series, anime club and more.
• Field questions at the service desk from patrons of all ages, and provide accurate, efficient and courteous
responses to reference, reader’s advisory, and patron account inquiries.
• Employ curiosity and empathy as you help community members develop digital literacy skills.
• Perform collection maintenance work such as weeding and identifying items in need of replacement, and
collaborating with the Collection Development team to ensure the collection is relevant, current,
represents the community, and serves both the entertainment and education needs of the community.
• Work alongside other branch staff to maintain a safe and welcoming space, through explaining library
policies and procedures consistently to patrons and fellow staff, and through proactively dealing with
issues as they arise.
• Create fun and informative social media content to reach and engage with our digital audience. Craft
press releases and other pieces to support the work of the Library’s Marketing Committee and
communications staff in promoting library programs and services to the community.
• Be an active and vital part of the highly collaborative part of the Youth Services team and support and
be supported by fellow staff throughout the organization.
• If hired at the Librarian II level, the librarian will perform these tasks and will also provide leadership to
other staff in accomplishing these, and will also serve as Person-In-Charge when the Branch Manager is
absent.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates may be hired at either the Librarian I or Librarian II levels, and those hired at level I will have the
opportunity to advance as they progress in their career at SCL.

Education and Experience: Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS), Master of Library
Science (MLS), or Master of Science in Library Science (MSLS) degree from an accredited college or
university. The Librarian II requires two years of appropriate professional experience working as a
professional librarian, preferably in a public library. Must have a valid California driver’s license.

FULL TIME--40 Hours Per Week
SALARY RANGES: Librarian I - $30.85/hour to $38.52/hour
Librarian II - $32.40/hour to $40.46/hour
CLOSING DATE: 5:00 pm, Tuesday, December 22, 2020
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please go to https://www.calopps.org/sonoma-county-library
to apply. Applications must be complete and submitted by the final filing date in order to be considered.
Resumes will not substitute for a completed application.
The application process may contain one or more of the following steps: a supplemental application, written
test(s), skills assessment(s), and/or oral examination(s).
RECRUITING PROTOCOL IN RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS COVID-19:
Pursuant to California Governor Newsom’s Executive Order N-29-20 issued on March 17, 2020, and all
applicable COVID 19 Shelter in Place Orders issued by the Sonoma County Health Officer, the recruiting
process including interviews, testing, etc. will be held via teleconference or online, if possible, unless changes
occur in the state and/or county health order.
REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Sonoma County Library will make reasonable accommodations in
the recruitment process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you are invited to participate in an
examination or interview and have a disability for which you require an accommodation, please contact the
Human Resources Department at (707) 545-0831 extension 1591 or [email protected] as soon as
possible to make arrangements for your accommodation. Requesting accommodations at least 3
working/business days before the scheduled event will help to ensure availability. For further information
regarding disability accommodations provided by the Library and related matters, see the Library’s website at
https://sonomalibrary.org/accessibility.
Sonoma County Library values diversity, empowerment, community, unity, kindness, connection, and equity. We
are committed to diversity and inclusion in the recruiting and hiring of staff.

For more information about the differences between Librarian I and II, please see: https://www.calopps.org/sonoma-county-library 

Library Director, Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library, Fayetteville, TN

Regular Hours:   40 hours per week.  May include evenings and weekends.

 The Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library (an independent community library) Board of Trustees seeks an energetic library director to manage and oversee the day to day operations of the Library.  The director must be capable of creating a vision for the library and possess the skills necessary to bring that vision into reality.   S/He must be detail-oriented, have clear communication skills, be comfortable with technology, have a working knowledge of library management systems, possess working knowledge of Microsoft Office and be willing to learn and teach staff and patrons.  

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized institution of higher education
  • Computer and internet experience
  • Clear communication skills
  • Familiar with library automation systems
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to lift and carry 35 pounds
  • Must possess a current driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s in Library Science (MLS) or equivalent masters in a library related field.  
  • Five years supervisory experience. 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain positive and productive working relationships with the library board, city/county officials and community leaders.
  • Manage accounts receivable and payable in correspondence with bookkeeper
  • Oversee daily operations, equipment and maintenance of the library
  • Perform administrative tasks including supervising employees and volunteers
  • Place material orders and oversee the processing and maintenance of materials
  • Prepares a yearly budget for board approval
  • Prepares yearly data collection reports
  • Maintain Library’s website
  • Develop and promote the services and programs of the library
  • Seek grant funding opportunities for library programming and technology needs
  • Administer policies approved by the board and in compliance with state and federal law.
  • Complete a minimum of 25 hours of continuing education each year.   
  • Be willing to enroll, if eligible, in the Tennessee State Library and Archives Public Library Management Institute.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary.

Benefits

Annually: 12 paid holidays/12 paid vacation days/12 paid sick leave days

Health insurance: TBD

Retirement: Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System

Salary Range: $40,000-$45,000 depending on qualifications 

APPLY:    Email a current resume, including the names and contact information of three references, by December 16, 2020 to [email protected]

State Data Coordinator, South Carolina State Library, Columbia, SC

Nature of Work:

The South Carolina State Library serves the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment.  Headquartered in Columbia, SC, the State Library develops, supports, and sustains a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger.  The South Carolina State Library is the primary administrator of federal and state support for the state’s libraries.

The South Carolina State Library seeks a creative, detail-oriented person to join our library development team as the State Data Coordinator.  The State Data Coordinator leads and coordinates data collection compilation, performs analysis, monitors trends, develops survey design, and creates data visualization products using library data.  The State Data Coordinator uses quantitative and qualitative data to determine the impact of programs and services.

Examples of Work:

  • State lead for the annual survey of South Carolina public libraries in cooperation with the processes and procedures issued by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for the national Public Library Survey.
  • Serve the agency as State Data Coordinator responsible for the collection, communication, instruction, and implementation of the biennial State Agency survey (SLAA) to IMLS.
  • Create and maintains files, documents, and reports based on library statistics.
  • Analyze ongoing public library statistical collection procedures, implement necessary modification, and disseminates collected data and marketing materials associated with the data.
  • Evaluates data analysis collection tools.
  • Evaluate and verify data, identify trends and relationships in data, and interpret data for stakeholders in both written and oral form.
  • Work with public libraries to develop an understanding of the importance of gathering and analyzing various data related to functions and responsibilities.
  • Provide training and assistance to public libraries on the effective use of data gathering and analysis.
  • Advise agency leadership on creating performance measures and determining return on investment related to projects and services provided.
  • Track agency projects from conception through review.
  • Represent the agency at meetings, conferences, coalitions, panels, and committees.

Salary: Hiring Range: $40,000 - $47,734 

Minimum Requirements:  

  • A bachelor’s degree and professional experience involving the collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of quantified data.  A master’s degree in statistics may be substituted for the required work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years of professional experience involving the collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of quantified data.
  • Knowledge of methods of research design, data collection, data manipulation, data analysis, and presentation of information.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data using various statistical and mathematical techniques.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and accurately about surveys and data elements.
  • Ability to plan and provide training to large and small groups.
  • Strong oral and written presentation skills
  • Ability to assist users with survey completion, data gathering and data analysis.
  • Attention to detail with the ability to discover and correct errors in large volumes of data.
  • Familiarity with public library audiences, services, facilities, general trends, and current issues.
  • Ability to make field visits, talk to library staff, pursue partnerships, and other cooperative arrangements outside the agency.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Ability to use data visualization and data analysis tools.

Additional Comments:

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age (over 40), sex, including pregnancy and childbirth (or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

The State Library actively promotes professional development and learning opportunities for staff.  Work takes place in an office environment.  Overnight travel is not expected for this position, however may be occasionally necessary.  Some local travel is expected.  Occasional work on evenings and weekends.

  • Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Any misrepresentation will result in your disqualification from consideration for employment.
  • Please complete the state application to include all current and previous work/salary history and education. A resume will not be accepted nor reviewed in lieu of a completed state application to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position.
  • Please include a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. Reference and background check will be conducted.

How to Apply: 

All applications must be submitted online at:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sc/jobs/2888152/state-data-coordinator?department[0]=State%20Library&sort=PositionTitle%7CAscending&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Company Info:             

South Carolina State Library, 1500 Senate StreetColumbia, SC 29201
Website: http://www.statelibrary.sc.gov

 


 

Information Technology Librarian, North Lake County Public Library, MT

North Lake County Public Library, located in beautiful northwest Montana, is looking for an individual who has advanced computer and device software and hardware skills, experience assisting and teaching others with various technology skill levels, and exceptional customer service skills to fill the Information Technology Librarian position.  Our successful candidate will have prior experience with Windows, Google, Apple and Android operating systems, will exhibit patience and experience teaching others how to use technology, and have a bachelor’s degree with 1-3 years of technology work experience or a combination of technology education and experience.

The Information Technology Librarian works under the supervision of the Library Director.  The position is primarily responsible for technology assistance for patrons and staff, technology related programming, IT duties for the Library’s equipment and services, and ongoing projects and related work as assigned.  This position requires exceptional organizational skills, patience, and a high degree of initiative. The ability to work in a positive manner with a variety of people is essential, as is the ability to convey information in a clear, concise, user-friendly way.

Polson is a growing community that sits on the shores of beautiful Flathead Lake, with access to shopping, snow skiing, hiking and biking trails in surrounding areas and Glacier National Park within a 90-minute drive. 

North Lake County Public Library is an independent public library district with an exciting future.  We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits, including MT Public Employees Retirement Plan, Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, life insurance, paid vacation, holiday and sick leave.  Explore our website at https://northlakecountylibrary.org.

A complete position description, announcement and application are available on our website or by contacting Library Director, Abbi Dooley at [email protected] or 406-883-8225.  First review of application packets is November 9, 2020.  This position remains open until filled.