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Library Director, New Rochelle Public Library, NY

 

The New Rochelle Public Library Board of Trustees seeks an expert consensus-building and community-oriented leader to be the organization's next Library Director. This individual will guide the New Rochelle Public Library into the future by continuing to embrace a diverse and growing population and offering relevant and first-rate spaces, collections, programs, and services to its supportive community. The new director will focus their attention on being responsive to community, staff, and patron needs, support intellectual freedom and access to information, build upon a solid history of community engagement with stakeholders, envision and implement a strategic plan, and ensure that the library is a welcoming, safe, and supportive environment for all members of the community.

 

A seven-member library Board of Trustees advises this civil service position. The Library Director will lead 42.61 FTE, who work at two library locations (a main library building and a branch) represented by the AFL-CIO bargaining union. The library enjoys the support of the Friends of the NRPL, and the New Rochelle Public Library Foundation, whose contributions and matching grant funds have afforded the opportunity to renovate spaces ensuring the library remains a community hub. By offering cutting edge collaborative programs, interactive Teen and Children’s spaces, access to emerging technology in the Media Lab, useful resources such as the Handelman Business Opportunity Center, and E.L. Doctorow Local History Room, New Rochelle Public Library has something for everyone in the community that continues to grow each year.

 

Located in Westchester County and boasting a population of nearly 80,000, New Rochelle, NY is a mosaic of diverse neighborhoods with an award-winning public school system and two colleges (Iona University and Monroe College). The Huguenot Children’s Library, the only free-standing children's library in Westchester County, is bordered by the city’s beautiful twin lakes at Huguenot Park and Jack’s Friendship Garden—a playground for children of all ages and abilities. New Rochelle’s waterfront offers visitors nine miles of coastline, with several beach clubs, while city and county parks host an abundance of recreational opportunities and entertainment. The city has easy rail access to New York, Boston, and DC and proximity to New York’s three major airports. New Rochelle offers something for everyone and world-class cultural experiences which are within reach.

 

 

 

Responsibilities: Acts as a liaison to city government, community organizations, Friends of the NRPL, New Rochelle Public Library Foundation and to the Board of Trustees; carrying out board policy, supervision of library personnel; financial administration and budget management; engages in community relations and cultural functions of the library; supervises library operations, services, needs, and facilities maintenance; manages construction projects/renovations; recommends and administers personnel policies; prepares preliminary budget estimates and directs expenditures of library funds; participates in union contract negotiation process and other labor relations concerns; planning and administration of staff development and training; evaluation and implementation of technology improvements, fund development from private sources; participation in professional meetings; and stays apprised of library trends and relevant continuing education.

 

 

 

Qualifications: Eight years of satisfactory public library experience, with a consistent pattern of increasing responsibility plus five years in an administrative capacity. An ALA-accredited master's degree in library and information science; eligibility for a New York State Public Librarian's professional certificate at time of application, and possession of the certificate at time of appointment are required. Experience working in labor union environment is preferred.

 

Compensation: The hiring salary range is $135,000 – $155,000 with an excellent benefits package

 

For further information, visit Bradbury Miller Associates (https://bradburymiller.com/). Apply with a meaningful cover letter and resume via our application portal (https://bradburymiller.com/current-clients/) by clicking on New Rochelle Public Library and the apply button.

This position closes on Sunday, May 26, 2024.

 

View the most up to date version of this announcement in its entirety along with accompanying links on our website (https://bradburymiller.com/current-clients/). 

 

Librarian I/II, Adult Services (Spanish bilingual preferred), Roseland, CA 

Closes 5/3/24

See for more information:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sonomalibrary/jobs/4469031

Director, Montgomery County Public Libraries, MD 

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) seeks an engaging and experienced executive leader who, through effective leadership, will model excellent customer service skills and deliver 21st century library service to the residents of Montgomery County, MD. The ideal candidate for this position will possess experience as a leader in a complex organization and demonstrated success as a manager and supervisor in a diverse and high impact environment. MCPL serves approximately 1.2 million residents from 22 locations with a $49 million budget and 384.6 FTE. In 2022, MCPL had 554,892 active users, 189,168 attendees at 7272 programs, and circulated 7.7 million items, ranking it among the highest circulating libraries in Maryland. As a principal department of the County Government, the Director reports to and is directly supervised by the Chief Administrative Officer of Montgomery County, while also working closely and cooperatively with the advisory Montgomery County Library Board, local Library Advisory Committees and Friends of the Library, Montgomery County. The Director continuously collaborates with these library-supportive organizations to ensure Montgomery County Public Library serves the needs of all people accessing its services, collections and programs. Montgomery County’s award-winning Library Refurbishment Level-of-Effort initiative has funded recent branch renovations, buildings, and grounds upgrades for 14 county libraries. Through this initiative, all 21 library locations will be refurbished by FY 2029.

 

Montgomery County, located adjacent to Washington, DC, has over one million residents and is one of Maryland’s most populous and affluent counties. The County is also the most diverse in the State and ranks among the top ten most diverse counties in the nation. Many families seeking a high quality of life and excellent schools are attracted to the County for its employment offerings, livable neighborhoods, safe communities, inclusion, and diversity. With a variety of cities, towns, and urban districts, Montgomery County’s communities include Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Rockville (the County seat), and Silver Spring. Montgomery County is home to many major U.S. government offices, scientific research and learning centers, and business campuses. The County’s workforce is one of the most educated in the nation. Higher education is further exemplified by Johns Hopkins University’s Montgomery County Campus, Montgomery College, and the University of Maryland Global Campus – creating a thriving center for advanced educational opportunities. The County’s public school district is the largest in Maryland and in the top 20 largest school districts nationwide. Its 210 schools, including 42 national Blue Ribbon Schools, serve over 160,000 students.

Responsibilities: demonstrating excellent leadership, administrative and management skills; a strong and positive commitment to embracing social justice and racial equity, diversity and personnel practices, ensuring the encouragement of individual opportunity and excellence; a commitment to communicating with all levels of the organization consistently, accurately and in a timely manner; a commitment to the principals and ethics of the profession, including access, intellectual freedom, confidentiality, diversity, and social responsibility; address and collaborate with community partners on eliminating the increasing illiteracy rate in the county for Black and brown students; and a willingness to appropriately confront issues and make difficult recommendations and decisions. Valuing transparency, trust, and collegiality, the Director will lead a large, complex, and innovative organization that is ready for a leader to tap into the potential of its dedicated and talented people.

Minimum qualifications: seven or more years of experience in libraries with at least four years of experience in a managerial or supervisory capacity that includes funding and budget administration, program planning, implementation, and administration. Candidates are required to hold a master’s degree in library and information Science from an ALA-accredited college or university and meet the requirements for certification through the Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Library Development and Services. Experience in a public library with multiple locations, embracing a multicultural environment, and collective bargaining experience are desired qualifications.

 

Compensation: The hiring salary range is $200,000 – $220,000 (with placement negotiable dependent on experience and qualifications) and an excellent fringe benefits package. Montgomery County offers a generous total rewards program for executive level staff.

 

For further information visit Bradbury Miller Associates (https://bradburymiller.com/). Apply with a meaningful cover letter and resume via our application portal (https://bradburymiller.com/current-clients/) by on clicking on Montgomery County Public Libraries and the apply button. This position closes on Sunday, May 12, 2024.

 

Information Technology Technician II, Sonoma County Library, Rohnert Park, CA

Closes 4/29/24

Under general direction of the Information Technology Manager, this position is responsible for troubleshooting computer-related problems; installing, customizing, implementing and maintaining software, hardware and network configurations, and various systems; developing and delivering technical training related to the public services function; providing support for desktop computer applications, Internet/Intranet, self-service portals, web based applications, and email systems; participating in planning, designing, implementing, testing, and supporting new or modified automation systems; researching and reviewing new software and hardware; performing other duties as assigned.

TYPICAL TASKS include, but are not limited to:
Performs complex technical and operational IT support work and systems administration and/or leads the work ofothers engaged in routine technical and operational IT support.
Coordinates projects, personnel, and systems to facilitate access to the Library’s inter-networked computer systems.
Inspects, troubleshoots, diagnoses, and resolves network and related system, hardware, software, and peripheralmalfunctions.
Provides technical support and assistance to personnel, librarians, and others concerning computer networks.

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Main Library Manager, Tillamook County Library, OR

Opening Date: 04/05/2024                         Closing Date: 04/18/2024

This position oversees the operations of the main branch of the Tillamook County Library. Tillamook County Library is a rural library system on the Oregon Coast. TIllamook Main Library is located in Tillamook, OR and is the largest location and administrative offices for Tillamook County Library. The Tillamook Main Manager supervises 8 staff members and ensures the services and library building are operating to meet the needs of the public. This position is a key member of a small, collaborative management team. This position also works as a member of the reference team which guides the development of services for Tillamook County Library. The position reports directly to the Library Director.

Desired Qualifications: Knowledge: Knowledge of professional librarian objectives, methods, techniques, and principles involving rotation & collection development, acquisition, cataloging and classification, reference, circulation, computer system and database management, and preservation. Knowledge of budget management and personnel management.Skills: Skill in using automated library equipment and systems. Abilities: Able to develop comprehensive department plans, budgets, and schedules. Able to supervise and direct the work of others to attain high quality work in an efficient manner. Able to use initiative and judgment in completing tasks and responsibilities, establishing new policies and procedures, resolving novel problems and technical challenges. Able to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Able to meet and deal with a variety of employees, advisory boards, community groups, committees, patrons, vendors, staff, and staff in other libraries.

Salary / pay rate: $64,128.00 - $87,744.00 Annually
Hours per week: 40
Employment Type: Full-Time

 

 

 

Contact Name: Donald Allgeier
Contact Email and/or number: [email protected]
Online application and/or full job listing link(s): https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/tillamookor/jobs/4458413/library-manager

 

Multiple Professional Positions available, Boulder County Library District, CO

The Boulder Public Library District (BPLD) is in search of innovative and collaborative professionals for several newly created positions. BPLD serves as a centerpiece of the community, a destination for human connection, life-long learning, civic engagement, and creative exploration. The organization is experiencing significant transformation, having formed an independent district as of January 2024 and moving from a county-managed governing structure to one governed by a Board of Trustees. Thanks to the overwhelming support of Boulder County residents, the library is positioned to blossom and grow through dynamic programs, new and upgraded facilities, and expanded hours and services. It’s an exciting time to be a part of the Boulder Public Library District!

With this exciting expansion of services and facilities comes a need to grow their team. The library is on the lookout for enthusiastic and service-oriented individuals to serve in these positions:

Public Services Director (Main Library)

Main Library Manager

Youth Services Manager (Main Library)

Librarian I (North Boulder Branch, opening in June 2024!)

The Public Services Director (Main Library) will collaborate closely with other departments and assist the Executive Library Director with the vision and mission of the library. As the second-highest ranking employee in the organization, the Public Services Director may assume responsibility for the library when the Executive Library Director is not available. Minimum qualifications include: an ALA-accredited MLIS degree and a minimum of six to eight years of experience working in a public library (or equivalent), including supervisory or managerial responsibilities, managing multiple branches, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Hiring salary range: $117,395 – $135,824.

The Main Library Manager will oversee BPLD’s largest location, located in the heart of downtown Boulder, and will lead the Main Library in planning, directing, and managing patron services. Minimum qualifications include: an ALA-accredited MLIS degree and three years of experience working in a public library, including two years of progressive responsibility, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. It also requires three years of supervisory experience and experience conducting performance evaluations. Hiring salary range: $70,970 – $78,957.

The Youth Services Manager (Main Library) is part of the Public Services Management team and provides vision, planning, and implementation in children’s and teen services at the Main Library. Minimum qualifications include: an ALA-accredited MLIS degree and five years of progressive library and supervisory experience. Preferred qualifications include three years of supervisory experience in children’s and teen services. Hiring salary range: $70,970 – $78,957.

The Librarian I (NoBo Branch) creates engaging and dynamic programs for patrons of all ages with a focus on STEAM and plays a critical role in overseeing daily library operations. This position will be in the newly built North Boulder Branch library, which is poised to showcase sustainability in architecture and provide transformative library services to a thriving community. Minimum qualifications include: an ALA-accredited MLIS degree and three years of progressively responsible experience in a public library setting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Conversational Spanish speaking skills and/or working with patrons from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds is strongly preferred. Hiring salary range: $60,008 – $66,726.

The Boulder Public Library District is committed to advancing equity in its diverse community by providing accessible programs, print and digital materials, tools and technology, and educational opportunities. Across five current locations, resources such as a makerspace, art galleries, outdoor learning areas, a multimedia local history archive, community literacy programs, and a theater are available. BPLD strives to be a safe and welcoming place to all staff and patrons alike. The library circulates more than 1.5 million items annually but believes that a library is more than a place to borrow materials. As a vital civic space, opportunities are available for the 500,000+ yearly visitors to study, host meetings, be introduced to new people or experiences, and connect to essential local services. Employees are part of a vibrant, uplifting workplace culture that honors the joy and commitment of meaningful public service, while still caring for the needs of the individual. The library's work is highly collaborative, adaptive, inquisitive, and on-going. As passionate individuals with diverse backgrounds, interests, and experiences, BPLD staff are dedicated to their mission of connecting people, ideas, and information to transform lives and strengthen their community.

For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates (https://bradburymiller.com/). Apply via our application portal (https://bradburymiller.com/current-clients/) with a meaningful cover letter and your resume as Word or PDF attachments.

These positions close on Sunday, May 19, 2024.

View the most up to date version of this announcement in its entirety along with accompanying links on our website. (https://bradburymiller.com/current-clients/). 

Library Director, Green Forest Public Library, AR

Opening Date: 04/02/2024                       Closing Date: 05/31/2024

Principal Responsibilities:· Plan, direct, and coordinate all activities of the library and the development of library facilities to best serve the needs of the community.· Implement programs and policies established by local, county, and regional library boards. Establish library rules and procedures not in conflict with these policies.· Responsible for funds collected through the library and tax funds under supervision of the local and county library boards.· Prepare annual budget and oversee all payroll, purchasing, and other financial transactions.· Recruit, select, hire, supervise, and train library personnel, including staff and volunteers.· Schedule and perform Employee Performance Evaluations as required by County personnel policies and the Carroll County Library Board policies.· Manage the collection, including selection and acquisition of materials, oversight of circulation, reference and reader advisory services, and weeding of library materials.· Assist the public in the use of library facilities, including computers and Internet use as needed.· Develop and coordinate programs, events, and displays to encourage library use by all members of the community.· Maintain a safe and inviting environment for all library patrons, staff and volunteers.· Maintain all library records. Prepare and submit reports as required by local, county, and regional library boards.· Serve as primary liaison to library advisory board. Attend all meetings. Assist President in preparation of agendas and in communicating with board members.· Serve as Secretary to the Carroll County Library Board on a rotation with other Carroll County Library Directors. Attend all county library board meetings.· Support local Friends of the Library group and community volunteers.· Promote awareness of and use of the library and represent the library in a professional and positive manner.· Handle confidential materials and maintain confidentiality.· Perform other duties as requested by the local or county boards. Minimum Requirements:-Completion of studies earning a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science from a 4-year institution of higher education-Excellent communication skills-Experience with the public-Extensive knowledge of computers and computer programs-Good managerial skills-Adept at long-range planning and budgeting For more information and to apply, go to: https://www.camals.org/job-opening-library-director/

Desired Qualifications: Knowledge of Spanish and/or library experience is highly desirable.

Salary / pay rate: $34,500 to $40,020 DOE
Hours per week: 35
Employment Type: Full-Time

Contact Name: Vicki Brown
Contact Email and/or number: [email protected]
Online application and/or full job listing link(s): https://www.camals.org/job-opening-library-director/

 

Executive Director, Kent County (Maryland) Public Library, Chestertown, MD

Opening Date: 04/01/2024                                Closing Date: 04/29/2024

General Administration Manages the day to day administrative operation and functions of the Kent County Public Library system. Ensures that staff deliver interesting, high quality, relevant programming to the entire Kent County community, market library resources in innovative ways using social media and other outlets to maintain and grow usage, and develops and maintains an engaging web presence for the promotion of library programs and resources. Establishes annual goals and objectives and closely monitors strategic plan compliance. Prepares monthly reports and other documents as required. Participates actively in appropriate professional associations including the Maryland Library Association (MLA), the Maryland Association of Public Library Administrators (MAPLA),the American Library Association (ALA), and the Board of the Eastern Shore Regional Library, Inc. (ESRL)Develops and maintains policies and procedures covering all aspects of library operation.Supports relevant departments in selection and maintenance of materials in all library collections.Identifies and assesses community needs to ensure that KCPL is responsive to the community.Personnel Management and Development Responsible for the recruiting, hiring, overall direction, coordination, and evaluation, promoting, disciplining, and terminating of library employees.Implements effective and objective supervisory and evaluation procedures.Advocates for an appropriate and equitable salary schedule.Organizes regular professional development opportunities for staff.Financial Management and Budgeting Works with the State of Maryland and Kent County Government to obtain funding as well as special grants and other funding for the Library.Implements and oversees financial policies and procedures approved by the Board of Trustees. Advises the Trustees in a timely fashion of changes in the Library's financial status. Develops and presents the annual budget with accompanying justifications for Trustee approval. Facilities Management and Improvement Coordinates with Kent County Department of Public Works, landlords, and other entities to ensure that the buildings and grounds of the main library and the branches are kept in excellent sanitation and maintenance condition. Develops and implements a strategic plan for facilities renovations and refurbishing. Community and Board Relations Maintains effective, professional relationships with local and state government officials, funding partners and representatives of the Eastern Shore Regional Library System (ESRL). Promptly and effectively responds to issues and questions from Trustees, community members and local government officials. Advises Trustees in a timely fashion of any sensitive occurrence. Prepares the agenda and a Director’s report for all Trustees meetings and reviews them in advance with the Board President. Attends (and, if relevant presents) at stakeholder meetings, including the Friends of the Kent County Public Library and the Foundation for the Kent County Public Library, Inc. to maintain productive relationships with partners. Serves as liaison of and representative for the library with professional, community, business, civic and government groups and organizations.

Desired Qualifications: Master of Library Science degree from an American Library Association accredited program. Eight years or more of related professional library employment with progressively increasing responsibility. Minimum of five years serving as director, associate director, branch manager, or comparable supervisory position with specific responsibility for financial management. Able to obtain Maryland State Department of Education Professional Library Director certification within six months of hire. Demonstrates interest in and knowledge regarding current trends and legislation related to libraries. Demonstrates commitment to understanding and effectively applying and managing technology and uses of technology to advance the Mission of the KCPL. Shows excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; has an ability to work effectively with others; and can develop strong relationships with the community .Has demonstrated fundraising, grant-writing, and budget management experience and skills. Demonstrates strong time management and multi tasking abilities. An ideal candidate will bring a vision of the future of libraries, especially small, rural library systems. The library promotes diversity and inclusion, and seeks candidates committed to equity and justice. Preference will be given to candidates living in or willing to relocate to Kent County, MD or a neighboring county; KCPL is a pillar of a small community, and the presence of an Executive Director within the community is a visible commitment to this dedication.

Salary / pay rate: Anticipated $70,000 - $85,000 plus benefits, retirement, and pension.
Hours per week:
Employment Type: Full-Time

Contact Name: Chris Walmsley
Contact Email and/or number: [email protected]
Online application and/or full job listing link(s): https://www.kentcountylibrary.org/pdf/202403_JobPosting_PD_ExecutiveDirector.pdf

Outreach Librarian, Albany County Public Library, Laramie, WY

Opening Date: 03/29/2024                           Closing Date: 05/31/2024

Under the supervision of the Library Director and Deputy Director, the Outreach Librarian provides library outreach services for the Albany County community. This position plans and coordinates the operations and activities of the Albany County Public Library's Bookmobile; plans and coordinates outreach at library events; and oversees older adult and home deliveries. Through the bookmobile and other outreach services, this position focuses on extending services to people who may no otherwise access library services at the main Laramie Branch.

Desired Qualifications: Master of Library Science or Social Work degree preferred; other degrees and relevant experience considered. Experience managing library collections and designing and implementing public programming also preferred. At least five years of library experience and at least three years of supervisory experience preferred. Ability to demonstrate practical commitment to equity and inclusivity in services and programming preferred. Bilingual skills preferred.

Salary / pay rate: $50,000
Hours per week: 40
Employment Type: Full-Time

Contact Name: Rachel Crocker, Library Director
Contact Email and/or number: [email protected] (307) 721-2580
Online application and/or full job listing link(s): https://albanycountylibrary.bamboohr.com/careers/43

Fiscal Officer, Rock Creek Public Library, OH

Opening Date: 03/28/2024                 Closing Date: 05/31/2024

This part-time position has flexible hours between 5 to 10 hours per week. The ideal candidate will have financial management knowledge and strong communication skills. The Fiscal Officer is responsible for daily financial operations of the library. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, administering financial, payroll and benefit systems, overseeing investments, insurance and the Library's compliance with records, legal and regulatory requirements. The Fiscal Officer ensures that all financial operations comply with statues of the State of Ohio, state auditing requirements, federal and local laws, sound financial practices, and the policies and decisions of the Board of Trustees. The Fiscal Officer works with the Director to develop an annual budget for the organization, distributes monthly trustee meeting agendas and takes minutes. . Benefits include Ohio Public Employee Retirement System (OPERS) and access to professional development.

Desired Qualifications: Five years of related professional and bookkeeping experience; certification and bonding as required by law; Knowledge of UAN, preferred.; candidates with prior library or government accounting experience will be given primary consideration. Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a criminal background check. Job will remain open until filled with a qualified candidate.

Salary / pay rate: $12,000 to $15,000 per year for 5-10 hrs/week with flexible hours
Hours per week:
Employment Type: Part-Time

Contact Name: Fiscal Officer Search
Contact Email and/or number: [email protected]
Online application and/or full job listing link(s): https://www.rockcreeklibrary.org/about/employment

System Director, Eastern Shore Public Library, Parksely, VA

Opening Date: 03/19/2024                Closing Date: 04/19/2024

The Eastern Shore Public Library (ESPL) is seeking a dynamic, visionary leader, with proven management skills, for the position of System Director. Serving Accomack and Northampton Counties on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, ESPL is comprised of two branch and two affiliate libraries, as well as a modern archives facility, extensive local history collection, and flexible programming spaces. Reporting directly to the Board of Trustees, the System Director is responsible for overseeing all aspects of System operations. ESPL employs nine full-time and 10 part-time positions, has a budget of $1.4 million, and a collection of over 440,000 books, ebooks, audiobooks, DVDs, and more. Halfway through FY 2024, ESPL saw a 47% increase in new library cards issued; a 1,013% increase in on-site program attendance; and 20% growth in circulation over the entirety of FY 2023.The System Director works out of the new, state-of-the-art Regional Library and Heritage Center in Parksley opened in August, 2023.

Desired Qualifications: We are seeking candidates with strong leadership, communication, and planning skills, as well as political and business acumen. Public speaking, grant writing, and technology implementation experience, along with familiarity with technological trends affecting the future of libraries, are desirable. Qualifications Master’s Degree in Library Science; at least three years of professional library experience, administrative management, and programming responsibility preferred. A complete job description is available at https://espl.org/about-us/job-opportunities/Candidates should apply by submitting a resume, cover letter, and three references to: [email protected]. Please direct all inquiries to the same address.

Salary / pay rate: $80,000 - $90,000, plus benefits
Hours per week:
Employment Type: Full-Time

Contact Name: [email protected]
Contact Email and/or number: [email protected]
Online application and/or full job listing link(s): https://espl.org/about-us/job-opportunities/

 

Resource Sharing Librarian, Wyoming State Library, Cheyenne, WY

Opening Date: 03/15/2024         Closing Date: 05/30/2024

The Wyoming State Library has an opening for a Resource Sharing Librarian with the skills necessary to coordinate and support statewide resource-sharing projects for the 105 member libraries in the WYLD consortium. The Resource Sharing Librarian reports directly to the WYLD ILS Program Manager and supports library staff using the ILS and the statewide shared catalog by responding to inquiries related to interlibrary loans, holds management, and related processes. The position may assist library staff using the ILS in other areas as needed. This position is perfect for the candidate who has experience using Integrated Library Systems and Library Services Platforms with an emphasis on resource sharing, demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills, and a positive attitude when working with library staff and coworkers, can creatively solve problems and negotiate and handle stressful situations in a positive manner, can multitask, prioritize, and demonstrate innovation and flexibility, and is comfortable providing training using a variety of methods for users with varying levels of technical expertise.

Desired Qualifications: Qualifications PREFERENCES: -Master's in Library Science or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution. -At least two years of post-MLS professional-level work in a library, including experience with interlibrary loan platforms. -Effective communication, interpersonal, organization, analytical, and problem-solving skills. -Demonstrated ability to work with people with varying levels of technical skills, as well as the ability to make technology understandable to the library community. -Ability to work effectively in a team setting and independently. -Familiarity with library technology standards and protocols such as AACR2, MARC, and RDA.-Familiarity with ILS-related technologies such as interlibrary loan software and collection analysis tools.-Familiarity with library technology standards and protocols such as MARC format, RDA, and FRBR. -Experience creating technical documentation.-Experience in delivering in-person and virtual training. KNOWLEDGE: -Knowledge of library science, including reference services and information management.-Knowledge of structure and organization of bibliographic records and databases.-Knowledge of principles of resource sharing.-Knowledge of data collection and data analysis.-Knowledge of governments and their organization.-Knowledge of project management in both individual and team environments.-Knowledge of web page design, database development, and product development. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: -Education: Bachelor's Degree (typically in Library Science) -Experience:0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Library Science) OR -Education & Experience Substitution:3-5 years of progressive work experience (typically in Library Science)

Salary / pay rate: $4,701.85 - $5,224.28 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Employment Type: Full-Time

Contact Name: Christi Weinzierl
Contact Email and/or number: [email protected]
Online application and/or full job listing link(s): https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wyoming/jobs/4417685/crli08-2024-00395-resource-sharing-librarian-cheyenne?keywords=library&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Legislative Librarian, Wyoming State Library, Cheyenne, WY

Opening Date: 03/15/2024           Closing Date: 05/31/2024

The Wyoming State Library is looking for a creative, outgoing self-starter with a love of history and research to fill the Legislative Librarian position. This professional position coordinates the overall technical management of the State Library's Legislative Collection, part of the Digital Content Suite, and supports other digital-based programs and software in the State Library. This work directly addresses the mission of the library: To provide exceptional and reliable information to our patrons. This position also serves as the State Library's specialist for the Wyoming Legislative Project.

Desired Qualifications: Preference may be given for a Master of Library and Information Science degree from an American Library Association-accredited library school. KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of Library Science principles and practices including reference services and information management. Knowledge of governments and their organization. Knowledge of library technologies including database design, indexing, and maintenance; library application workflows and end-user accessibility and usability. Knowledge of standard web languages such as HTML and JavaScript. Knowledge of principles of resource sharing .Knowledge of web page design, database development, and product development. Skills in work management and work leadership. Skills in project management in both individual and team environments. Ability to analyze problems and develop strategies for resolution Ability to manipulate, configure, and review system computer operations, and adapt to changing technological and physical environments.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor's Degree (typically in Library Science) Experience:0-3 years of progressive work experience (typically in Library Science) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Library Technical Analyst OR Education & Experience Substitution:4-6 years of progressive work experience (typically in Library Science) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Library Technical Analyst

Salary / pay rate: $5,147.99 - $5,719.99 Monthly
Hours per week: 40
Employment Type: Full-Time

Contact Name: Christi Weinzierl
Contact Email and/or number: [email protected]
Online application and/or full job listing link(s): https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wyoming/jobs/4417210/crli09-2024-00385-librarian-cheyenne?keywords=library&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Library Director, Weston County Library System, Newcastle, WY

Opening Date: 02/25/2024                     Closing Date: 05/30/2024

The Library Director will lead the operations and strategic direction of the Weston County Library System, serving a population of less than 10,000 residents. This position requires a dynamic leader with a passion for libraries, a commitment to community engagement, and a vision for enhancing library services in a rural setting.

Desired Qualifications: -Minimum of a bachelor's degree in library science or business administration preferred-Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate staff, volunteers, and community members-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with diverse audiences-Demonstrated knowledge of library operations, including budgeting, collection development, and technology integration-commitment to promoting literacy, lifelong learning, and equitable access to information in rural communities

Salary / pay rate: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Hours per week: 40
Employment Type: Full-Time

Contact Name: Brenda Mahoney-Ayres

Contact Email and/or number: [email protected]
Online application and/or full job listing link(s): https://www.westongov.com/library/

Library Director, Latah County Library District, Moscow, ID

Opening Date: 03/05/2024                                   Closing Date: 04/30/2024

Plan, direct and coordinate activities and programs of the Latah County Library District. Work closely with the Board of Trustees to develop an annual budget and periodic strategic plans. Work in partnership with the Latah Library Foundation and Friends groups to advance the goals of the District. Serve as an active member of the Valnet board of directors. Essential job functions: Manage the day-to-day operation of the LCLD libraries and staff Direct the hiring, supervision, training and evaluation of staff Oversee expenditures and review financial reports Prepare and submit annual statistical reports Administer the budget approved by the Board of Trustees in an efficient manner Ensure all LCLD facilities are well-maintained Communicate clearly and regularly with staff, including regular meetings as appropriate Provide opportunities for staff training and continuing education Ensure all LCLD policies are followed Seek appropriate grants and funding Foster positive relationships among the LCLD, Latah County communities, and partner organizations Serve as liaison to the Friends of the Moscow Library and serve as a resource to branch managers in their role as liaisons to their local Friends groups Actively participate in Library Foundation meetings, activities and planning Ensure effective use of marketing and promotions to expand the reach and impact of the LCLD in the community Work collaboratively to ensure that interests of Latah County library users are well-represented Actively serve on the Valnet board of directors Maintain memberships in professional organizations and participate in professional development opportunities Maintain contact with municipal authorities in LCLD communities Work effectively with the Board of Trustees Perform duties of Secretary accurately, promptly and in accordance with laws and procedures Serve as ex officio member of Board committees Provide Board with current and accurate financial reports Prepare reports and documentation for monthly meetings and keep Board informed of library activities Provide Board with information on professional and legal developments that may impact the LCLD Contribute to the development of short- and long-term planning Recommend improvements to working conditions, salaries, and benefits for staff Present a draft budget to the Finance Committee for review before the full Board Recommend changes to LCLD policies as needed Provide trustee orientation information Review all grant applications that impact the LCLD

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics: ALA accredited MLIS degree Minimum of five years of increasingly responsible professional library work Experience in current and emerging library and technology trends and applications Demonstrated active participation in community and professional organizations and activities Desirable qualifications: Minimum of three years’ experience as a library director in a medium-sized public library preferred

Salary / pay rate: $75-$85K
Hours per week:
Employment Type: Full-Time

Contact Name: Catherine
Contact Email and/or number: [email protected]
Online application and/or full job listing link(s): https://www.indeed.com/job/library-director-233025fece7b11a8

Youth Services Librarian, Albany County Public Library, Laramie, WY

Opening Date: 03/05/2024                                    Closing Date: 05/30/2024

Serving the youth of Albany County and supporting their caregivers is a central component of ACPL’s work. Under the oversight of the Deputy Director, this position plans and coordinates, all aspects of Youth Services ranging from weekly storytimes for babies to preschool aged children and regular programs for youth including summer reading and teen programs. This position also oversees the continued development of a diverse youth collection. Partnerships & Programming-In coordination with the Deputy Director, set annual programming plans and goals for Youth Services Department-Plan, prepare, and present programs for Albany County youth with help and input from fellow staff and community partners.-Purchase, organize, and maintain youth services programming materials. -Plan and implement Summer Reading Program-Collaborate with Library Administration in supporting and participating in the Albany County Early --Development Coalition (ACED) including monthly coalition meetings and special events.-Collaborate with the Library Director in developing partnerships and synergetic programming with other organizations in Albany County. -Represent the library at community events such as parades, Farmer’s Markets, etc.-Serve as liaison between school librarians, daycares, preschools, and other entities; along with conducting tours and developing informational materials about library services. Collection Development and Collection Access-Selects for ACPL youth collections and assigns sections for selection of the youth collection to support staff.-Promote and maintain youth collection areas through displays, weeding, and other methods along with purchasing new materials within budget. -Maintain a comfortable library atmosphere. Ensure the children’s area is tidy and free of distractions. Serve as an advocate for children and early literacy in the library and the community. Encourage patrons of the target age groups to use library resources and participate in programs. Public Service-Works scheduled hours at Children’s and Circulation Desks and substitutes for other staff as necessary. May work scheduled hours on the Bookmobile. -Provides reader’s advisory services to patrons of all ages. -Maintains proficiency with library technology and equipment, including troubleshooting problems and light maintenance of library equipment (printers, copier, and microfilm reader).-Maintains patron privacy and other library values and advocates for intellectual freedom and freedom of access. Supervision-Supervised assigned staff. Currently: Youth Services Specialist (30hr/wk position), Teen and Tween Specialist (30hr/wk position), Library Specialist (20hrs/wk position).-Ensure staff are working designated hours on the public service desk-Supervise and substitute as needed for staff-led programs -May direct work of volunteers, including court-ordered community service workers. Marketing-Promote Youth Services programs, collections, and services through the library web page, social media, -Collaborate with Deputy Director in identifying marketing and promotion strategies specific to the Youth Services Department. Administration-Submit monthly reports and event statistics. -Participate in library meetings and committees, attend continuing education training, seek opportunities to learn new things, keep skills up-to-date, follow current trends in youth services.-Coordinates with Deputy Director in monitoring budgets for programming and materials. Makes recommendations for changes in annual programming and materials budgets. -May seek additional funding for services through grant funding when appropriate, in coordination with the Library Director and ACPL Foundation. Professional Development-Utilize Competencies for Librarians Serving Children in Public Libraries http://www.ala.org/alsc/edcareeers/alsccorecomps and YALSA’s Teen Services Competencies for Library -Staff http://www.ala.org/yalsa/guidelines/yacompetencies and as job guidelines.-Will attain proficiency in basic circulation functions in order to provide backup for circulation desk, along with using cash register with accuracy and proficiency-Is committed to public service values: works well with and is patient and helpful with all patrons, volunteers, and other staff members-Utilize Wyoming State Library WYLD competencies for library staff: https://library.wyo.gov/wyld/network/groups/training/general/ -Other duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications: -Master of Library Science degree preferred, other degrees and relevant experience considered. -Coursework or experience in early childhood education.-Experience managing library collections and public programming.-At least 5 years of library experience.-At least 3 years of supervisory experience.-Ability to demonstrate practical commitment to equity and inclusivity in services and programming

Salary / pay rate: $55,000/year
Hours per week: 40
Employment Type: Full-Time

Contact Name: Rachel Crocker, Library Director
Contact Email and/or number: 307-721-2580
Online application and/or full job listing link(s): https://albanycountylibrary.bamboohr.com/careers/41

Library Director, Eau Claire District Library, MI

Opening Date: 01/26/2024                             Closing Date: 04/30/2024

Essential Job Functions:•Oversees the daily operations of the Eau Claire District Library. •Develop and manage the library budget in collaboration with the library board. •Oversee financial transactions, including counting and depositing money, bill payment, and financial reporting. •Identify potential funding sources and apply for grants to support library programs and initiatives .•Recruit, hire, and train staff in accordance with library policies. •Define and manage staff schedules and performance expectations, ensuring a positive and productive work environment. •Collaborate with the library board to develop policies, set goals, and make strategic decisions. Implement, manage and/or complete goals and strategic initiatives on time and within budget. •Provide regular updates to the board on library activities, financial status, strategic initiatives, and future plans. •Continually review and evaluate the effectiveness of library services to meet the immediate and long-range goals of the library and community. •Oversee the development and implementation of library programs and services to service and engage the community. •Guide staff to curate and maintain a diverse and relevant collection of library materials .•Cataloging of library materials, mainly copy cataloging with occasional need of creating original bibliographic records. •Stay informed about industry trends and new technologies to enhance library offerings and maintain relevant and useful services for patrons. •Manage the library’s social media presence and update/maintain the website. •Ensure the maintenance and security of library facilities. •Oversee the implementation of technology and systems to improve library operations. •Other duties as necessary or assigned by the library board. The selected candidate will be required to become a notary public as well as a passport agent within one year of being hired.

Desired Qualifications: A Master of Library or Information Science from an American Library Association accredited program, eligible for professional certification issued by the State of Michigan, is preferred. The Board will consider applicants with a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years library experience, who are eligible for professional certification by the State of Michigan.

Salary / pay rate: Salary range $38,000 - $51,000, dependent on qualifications, plus benefits package.
Hours per week: 40
Employment Type: Full-Time

Contact Name: Ann Greene
Contact Email and/or number: [email protected]
Online application and/or full job listing link(s): https://www.eauclaire.michlibrary.org