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Branch Manager – Willard / Ash Grove, Springfield-Greene County Library District, Springfield, MO

POSITION: Branch Manager – Willard / Ash Grove

LOCATION: Willard Branch – 304 E Jackson Street #1A – Willard, MO

Ash Grove Branch – 101 E Main Street – Ash Grove, MO

DUTIES: See attached job description for essential duties and qualifications

SALARY: $51,126.40 annually

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until Filled

The Branch Manager in this position oversees operations at both the Willard and Ash Grove Branches, currently managing seven staff members in Willard and three in Ash Grove. Both locations offer opportunities to engage with the community in many ways. This position offers growth and the ability to see how library management can be fully engaged and involved in community development. This is a full-time position, approximately 40 hours per week. Candidates must be available to work any hours the library branch is open. Willard is open Monday through Saturday from 7:30am to 6:00pm. Ash Grove is open Monday through Friday from 9:30am to 6:00pm. As a condition of employment, work schedules may change as necessary to best provide user services and to meet the Library’s responsibility to the citizens of Greene County.

Excellent Full-Time benefits include Vacation, Sick and holiday pay. LAGER’s Retirement, Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance. Employee Assistance Program, Telehealth and retirement savings plan are also available.

This position requires an MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution or currently enrolled and near completion of said degree. To be considered for this position TRANSCRIPTS MUST ACCOMPANY YOUR APPLICATION. All candidates for employment must be at least 16 years old. Education and experience shall be evaluated with regard to recency and quality, as well as quantity. Based on the number and quality of applicants, applications may be reviewed for qualifications beyond the minimums stated herein.

Proof of United States Citizenship/Authorization to Work in the United States as established by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986 is a condition of employment

Applications may be found online at http://thelibrary.org/libjob/libjobs.cfm then follow the link provided for this Job Posting

Complete application and submit transcript through our online application process. Direct questions through e-mail to humanresources@thelibrary.org or call 417-616-0589 Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm.

Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to testing or appointment.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Current library employees desiring consideration must:

  • have received a satisfactory performance rating on their last performance evaluation
  • currently be performing their duties at a satisfactory level
  • Log in to Genesis – Select Our Company > Search for Jobs > select position, view details of position, then APPLY FOR THIS JOB , a text box opens allowing you to compose a letter of interest or add comments, click APPLY FOR THIS JOB again
  • Use the pop up box labeled “COMMENTS ENTERED BY APPLICANT” to post a letter of interest
  • If a transcript is required, please make certain these are on file.

Job Description

Position: Branch Manager – Willard / Ash Grove

Classification: Full Time

Salary Track: Branch Manager I

FLSA Status: Exempt

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Assumes responsibility for daily operations of the library branch
  • Manages, schedules, and trains branch staff to assure productivity and high levels of patron service
  • Coordinates all branch library services and programming in compliance with system policies and procedures
  • Maintains positive relationships with the community; may speak to organizations, conduct library tours, and promote library services
  • Prepares and submits the annual branch budget for programming and equipment and is accountable for expenditures
  • Is a member of and participates in monthly meetings of the Administrative staff
  • Interprets and implements the Library’s General Conduct Policy
  • Timeliness: The employee must be punctual and timely in arriving to work and completing tasks. The employee must also be capable of working all of the hours in their assigned shift.
  • Ability to work with others and the general public: It is essential that individual who works in this position have the ability to work and interact in a cooperative, pleasant, and constructive manner with others.
  • This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; employee may be required to perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the Library.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to organize work effectively, lead and direct personnel, and carry out programs. 
  • Considerable knowledge of library management and trends with particular emphasis on patron services. 
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively respond to problems and complaints with library patrons and/or staff
  • Education/Experience
  • MLS, or MLIS degree from an ALA accredited institution or currently enrolled and near completion of MLIS for the May 2024 posting at Willard and Ash Grove
  • Five years of professional, supervisory, public library experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in customer service excellence

Contact

  • Regular, daily, public service contact
  • Regular contact with branch personnel and all system departments including administration
  • Frequent contact with community groups

Supervision

  • Reports to the Associate Director

Physical Demands

  • May stand for extended periods of time
  • May work at a computer terminal for extended periods
  • Routine lifting and handling of library materials weighing up to 30 lbs.

Working Environment

  • Primarily indoors with heating and cooling regulated in a general library/office environment

Miscellaneous Requirements

  • Must pass a security background check

The vision for the Springfield-Greene County Library is to be a thriving Library that is an integral part of the lives of the community. Library employees will be expected toembrace the following values:

Synergy – To produce a combined effect greater than what we can do individually

Empowerment – To give someone the means or ability to do something

Respect – To treat all people with dignity

Inclusion – To invite and welcome

Innovation – To start or provide something new

Confidence – To be certain of trustworthiness

Excellence – To be the best in everything we do

Posted 05/22/2024

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Library Services & Outreach Coordinator, Jefferson County Library, High Ridge, MO

Job Class: Library Services & Outreach Coordinator

Reports to: Library Director

Pay Grade: 17

Individuals Supervised: None

Control of Facility: Has a key to the Central Services Office and the code for the alarm system.

Represents JCL: At both professional and community meetings. Collaborates with JCL management team, serves as chair for Youth Services committee.

Summary: The Library Services & Outreach Coordinator will lead the collaborative development and delivery of library outreach and outreach tools. The incumbent will advocate for an exceptional patron experience on all platforms across the Libraries’ services and resources for the community, and coordinate activities to assess trends and the needs of a broad user community. In addition, the coordinator will act as the library’s accessibility coordinator, which entails working directly with users to understand and fulfill accommodation needs; representing the library's initiatives; and helping to ensure that accessibility factors are incorporated into library systems and planning.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Supervising library services of the JCL system:

  • Outreach - 35%
    • Identifies services for those who are infrequent users and for those who are traditionally underserved
    • Provides equitable delivery of services to all people through the development of programs, policies, practices, and behaviors which make the library available to all people
    • Represents the library at professional and community meetings
    • Facilitates partnerships with other community organizations
    • Collaborates with schools, community organizations, and local institutions to expand the library's reach and impact
    • Engages with the community through outreach activities, attending local events, and participating in community fairs to promote our services
  • Services- 35%
    • Identifies and administers programming opportunities at all branches for all patron groups (i.e.: children, teen, adult, senior, homeschool, workforce, technology, genealogy, etc.)
    • Writes and administers grants to enhance library services and programs
    • Identifies potential new revenue sources
    • Act as the library’s accessibility coordinator, which entails working directly with users to understand and fulfill accommodation needs; and helping to ensure that accessibility factors are incorporated into library systems and planning
  • Record keeping - 10%
    • Maintains reports, profiles, and policies as necessary
    • Take minutes for the Jefferson County Library Board meetings
    • Responsible for keeping documentation on LISA and JCL website current
  • Administrative - 20%
    • Member of the Management Team and chairs or participates on other committees as assigned
    • Participates in the revision of JCL guidelines, procedures, policies, and planning documents
    • Acts as liaison for troubleshooting problems with multiple vendors (i.e.: ILS, hotspots, databases)
    • Identifies and promotes system wide staff training opportunities
    • All other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience is desired
  • Previous experience in public relations, or event planning, preferably in a community-oriented setting
  • Experience with program evaluation and statistical analysis
  • Experience in data management and/or knowledge management
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills; experience leading project teams; ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Ability to present complicated information in easily comprehensible formats, e.g. data visualization, appropriate use of charts, etc.
  • Creativity and the ability to think outside the box to develop innovative strategies and content
  • A passion for promoting literacy, learning, and community engagement
  • Experience organizing and scheduling work to meet deadlines and reporting requirements
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Self-driven and stays on task
  • Must pass a criminal records check

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to carry 15 lb. loads over 100 feet
  • Ability to push a loaded book cart (approximately 50 lbs) a distance of 25 feet without stopping
  • Ability to stand for three-hour periods without sitting
  • Ability to use a step stool and to lift 2 lbs. overhead to a height of 7.5 ft. and to bend, stoop, kneel to floor
  • Ability to read 10 pt. type
  • Ability to hear patrons in conversational voice at distance of 4 ft. and on the telephone
  • Ability to speak clearly and audibly to patrons standing at 4 ft. distance
  • Physical dexterity and ability to operate a computer keyboard, a telephone receiver and other office equipment

Working Conditions:

The Library Services & Outreach Coordinator is a full-time position (non-exempt FLSA). Weekend and/or evening hours may be required. Compensatory time must be given for all time worked over 40 hours in a week. Overtime requires advance approval from the Executive Director. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.

To apply, visit https://jeffcolib.bamboohr.com/careers/62

Posted 05/20/2024

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Collection Management Services - Materials Selector, Children’s, St. Louis Public Library, St. Louis, MO

Are you passionate about the power of books to transform lives? Do you have a flair for innovative collection development and a genuine dedication to serving the community? If you're ready to embark on an exciting journey with a community-minded public library, the Children’s Materials Selector position at St. Louis Public Library might be the right fit for you.

Our ideal candidate is someone who is innovative, organized, collaborative, and enthusiastic about using those skills to help us move forward with our mission as a customer-centered public library, providing vital services to the people of St. Louis. The role requires decision-making in regards to children’s and teen print and e-materials selection and collection management. The Library values the talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings and how this positively impacts our services and customer base. We seek people who understand these values to join our team.

In this role you will:

  • Utilize various software tools to cultivate and purchase materials for the library’s collection.
  • Apply data-driven strategies for selection and deselection of print collections.
  • Maintain detailed budget records and share them regularly using spreadsheets.
  • Foster productive relationships with colleagues, customers, and leadership.
  • Look for opportunities to enhance both the collection and the customer’s experience.

You will need to be:

  • Strategic and data-driven about cultivating collections so as to maximize budgets and exceed customer expectations.
  • Friendly, outgoing, and able to build relationships at all levels.
  • Flexible, positive, and willing to work with colleagues to successfully overcome challenges.
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and able to work with competing tasks and priorities.
  • Capable of effectively presenting information and responding to questions from staff and customers.

You will need to have:

  • Experience in public libraries and a Master’s Degree in Library Science
  • Strong communication skills, a collaborative spirit, and a flexible approach.
  • Strong dedication to intellectual freedom.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary range starting at $50,803/year.
  • Medical, dental, and life insurance.
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick days.
  • Pension plan through the Employees Retirement System of the City of St. Louis.
  • Professional development.

About SLPL:

SLPL is a true urban library, representing the historic center of the St. Louis region: the City of St. Louis. With its roots in the mid-1800s, St. Louis Public Library has a long history of innovation and service, a large and historic collection including rare books and extensive special collections, and a diverse and dedicated staff. Our technology is a major resource throughout the City and beyond, and the Library makes an enormous investment in technology annually to keep them state of the art. We operate 16 locations in a relatively small city of 61 square miles. These range from our magnificent Central Library – one of the world’s great public libraries – to regional and neighborhood libraries that vary in size and design but are centerpieces in their communities. St. Louis was an early, passionate supporter of library services to children, and that remains a core value and mission. Outreach into our varied communities, marketing the Library’s remarkable strengths, and working with civic and cultural partners to benefit St. Louisans are all closely held values and goals at the Library.

About downtown St. Louis:

Materials selectors work in the heart of the St. Louis Public Library system in our administration building. Located in Downtown West, the administration building is next door to the renowned Central Library, an architectural masterpiece designed by Cass Gilbert, and steps from all the shops, restaurants, and entertainment that downtown St. Louis has to offer.

To apply:

If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit slpl.org and click on the Careers link, and submit both your cover letter and your resume with your application. Thank you!

Posted 05/13/2024

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Technical and Electronic Services Librarian, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO

Job Description

Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T), one of the world’s leading technological research universities, seeks a dynamic and creative Technical and Electronic Services Librarian. Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, this position is responsible for operating our Library Technical Services Unit. A generous relocation package is available or remote work arrangements are possible.

The Technical and Electronic Services Librarian is a multifaceted role providing leadership in information technology, overseeing the implementation and maintenance of the library management system (FOLIO) and other automated systems, and managing desktop applications. Responsibilities extend to coordinating electronic resources and ensuring the accuracy of bibliographic records. In a supervisory capacity, the librarian manages staff training and development, evaluates work processes, and conducts performance assessments. Collaboration is key, serving as a liaison with University of Missouri System counterparts and the campus information technology department, coordinating with library units, and participating in regional and national library organizations. The librarian also troubleshoots electronic resource access problems, evaluates digital products, and processes vendor-supplied records. Overall, this role demands technical expertise, managerial skills, collaboration, and a commitment to maintaining high cataloging standards while ensuring seamless access to electronic resources.
  • Responsible for all cataloging functions including managing or performing both original and copy cataloging, database maintenance, and other related automation projects.
  • Ensures the accuracy and integrity of bibliographic and authority records in the online catalog.
  • Maintains cataloging policies and procedures for technical services and revises annually.
  • Updates holdings data to reflect material transfer, withdrawal and additions.
  • Maintains accurate records of location and status of all library items.
  • Keeps monthly records of title additions and deletions.
  • Maintains statistics and prepares reports.
  • Assists in the implementation, management and development of the library management system.
  • Maintains electronic resource linkages and access.
  • Coordinates with librarians to provide electronic resources to faculty and students.
  • Provides technological support library systems.
  • Participates in library planning, including developing unit and project goals, priorities, and procedures.
  • Develops procedures, sets priorities, assigns work activities, and monitors workflow within assigned areas.
  • Hires, supervises, trains, and evaluates staff. Ensures that personnel policies are correctly and consistently carried out.
  • Works with staff to develop and follow personalized professional development plans.
  • Contributes to grant proposals as appropriate based on library priorities.
  • Collaborates with colleagues working in related areas.
  • Actively participates in professional development activities including committees, regional and national organizations, research and publishing, and other professional development opportunities.
  • Keeps abreast of developments in technical and electronic services standards and trends, applying new rules, interpretations, and techniques as appropriate.
  • Performs additional job duties as assigned.

Application Materials

Interested candidates should apply using the link provided. Please provide a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, and a list of 5 current references. Acceptable electronic formats are PDF and MS Word. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. For more information or questions please contact the Search Committee Chair, Roger Weaver at weaverjr@mst.edu. The committee hopes to follow up with second round in mid-March and bring finalists to campus in mid-April.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library/information science or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline by time of appointment.
  • Knowledge of contemporary bibliographic-maintenance standards and practice, including the Anglo-American cataloging rules, Library of Congress Classification, Library of Congress subject headings, and OCLC/MARC records.
  • Knowledge of, or familiarity with the role of electronic resources or technical services in an academic library environment.
  • Familiarity with technologies used in an academic library.
  • Evidence of leadership ability and skills.
  • Awareness of emerging trends in librarianship, library technical services, electronic resource management, and the landscape of higher education.

Preferred:

  • A second graduate degree in a related discipline.
  • Experience working with electronic resources or technical services in an academic library environment.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Experience managing projects, with ability to effectively manage competing priorities and work
  • collaboratively across organizational boundaries.
  • Formal training or certifications in the library technical services or electronic services fields.
  • Demonstrated record of publication and professional contributions.

Anticipated Hiring Range

Minimum: $48,000 Annually

Salary is determined by a variety of factors, including but not limited to, the individual’s particular combination of education, skills, and experience, as well as organizational requirements. Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Missouri provides generous leave, health plans, and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Anticipated Deadline

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. As part of your total compensation, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts for all four UM System campuses. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at https://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits.

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit https://www.umsystem.edu/ums/hr/eeo or call Human Resources at 573-341-4241.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Office of Equity & Title IX at 573-341-7734.

Community Information

University Information

Missouri S&T is one of the nation's leading research universities with over 100-degree programs in 39disciplines. It was founded in 1870 as one of the first technological institutions west of the Mississippi River. Located about 100 miles west of St. Louis in the multicultural community of Rolla, Missouri S&T is an accessible, safe, and friendly campus surrounded by Ozarks' scenery. Missouri S&T offers undergraduate degrees in engineering, the sciences, liberal arts, humanities, and business, with M.S. and Ph.D. programs available in many of the science and engineering programs. With over 7,000 students and 300 faculty, Missouri S&T is big enough to accommodate a diverse population, yet small enough for individuals to build high visibility and impactful careers.

About Rolla

Rolla is surrounded by the scenic beauty of the Missouri Ozarks. Known as a welcoming, family friendly, and affordable community, Rolla offers plentiful opportunities for outdoor recreation, quality K-12 schools, and a regional medical center. Rolla is approximately 1.5 hours away from numerous urban amenities in the St. Louis area, including world-class museums, shopping, sporting events and other cultural attractions.

Posted 05/13/2024

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Youth Services Librarian, Henry County Library, Clinton, MO

THE HENRY COUNTY LIBRARY IS LOOKING FOR A FULL-TIME YOUTH SERVICES LIBRARIAN. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME TO LIBRARY DIRECTOR, DEBBIE JONES AT debbie.jones@henrycolib.org.

Henry County Library
Youth Services Librarian Job Description

General Position Description:
The Youth Services Librarian is responsible for performing a variety of professional library duties in the area of Youth Services. This includes collection development, programming, reference, reader’s advisory, and instruction for all children and teen ages 0-17 at the Henry County Library and Lenora Blackmore Branch. Participate in the development, recommendation and administration of procedures and processes. Oversees and provides input in assigned functional areas.

Duties:

  1. Plans and implements fun and enriching programs virtually and in person for youth, teens, and families that encourage reading, literacy skills, and general library use.
  2. Plans an annual Summer Reading Program for ages 0-17.
  3. Assists youth and adults in the selection of materials in all formats and provides informational resources at the Youth Services desk.
  4. Markets and promotes youth programs through all media formats including displays, booklists, newsletters, posters, library website, print media, local contacts, and all social media platforms.
  5. Works with the Library Director to develop and maintain a budget for the Youth Services Department including the cost of purchasing all materials and programming supplies needed annually.
  6. Collaborates with other agencies and special interest groups to promote library programs and services to the community.
  7. Performs outreach services to local schools, daycare facilities, and other community groups.
  8. Attends training, workshops, conferences, and other continuing education related to Youth Services as requested by the Director.
  9. Supervises Youth Services staff in all aspects on a daily basis.
  10. Communicates with home schoolers, teachers, students, parents, and community members to help improve library services.
  11. Provides attractive displays and settings to encourage reading.
  12. Suggests special performers to the Library Director for use at the Summer Reading Program.
  13. Organizes and gives tours of the library and its services to schools, daycare groups, children, teens, and families.
  14. Reads and responds to correspondence and email pertaining to Youth Services.
  15. Compiles statistics on attendance of all children’s programs throughout the year for the annual report and the Summer Reading Program survey.
  16. Upholds established library policies and procedures.
  17. Shelves library materials and reads shelves for accuracy.
  18. Performs as circulation clerk and other duties as needed.
  19. Tests to gain Public Notary license and/or Passport Acceptance Agent license as requested.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  1. Working knowledge of library methods and procedures.
  2. Knowledge on how to conduct storytime appropriate to preschool children using stories, songs, finger plays, action rhymes, etc.
  3. Ability to organize, plan, and conduct programs for the entire year, well in advance of carrying them out.
  4. Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents, staff, and all library patrons in person and over the telephone.
  5. Ability to operate library equipment properly including personal computer, laptop, printer, scanner, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, audiovisual equipment, laminator, and microfilm.

Physical Demands:

  1. Sitting, kneeling, standing, walking, climbing, and stooping.
  2. Bending, twisting, and reaching.
  3. Talking, hearing, and using the telephone.
  4. Lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.
  5. Handling, processing, sorting, and shelving materials.
  6. Keyboarding, writing, and filing.
  7. Pushing and pulling objects weighing 50-75 pounds on a book cart.
  8. Mobility: travel to alternate worksite and to meetings and programs outside the library.

Mental Requirements:

  1. Communication skills: both written and oral.
  2. Reading ability: effectively read and understand information in written form, as well as ability to read aloud to children.
  3. Ability to comprehend and follow instructions.
  4. Basic mathematical skills such as calculating fines and making change.
  5. Time management skills: set priorities and meet assigned deadlines.

Education and Experience:

  1. High school diploma, GED, or HiSET required.
  2. One (1) year customer service experience required.
  3. Computer experience required.
  4. Associate degree or three (3) years’ experience in Youth Services preferred.
  5. Previous library work experience preferred.
  6. Previous job experience working with children in some capacity, at school or preschool, is highly desired.

 

Posted 05/10/2024

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Circulation Clerk I, Henry County Library, Clinton, MO

THE HENRY COUNTY LIBRARY IS LOOKING FOR A FULL-TIME CIRCULATION CLERK. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME TO LIBRARY DIRECTOR, DEBBIE JONES AT debbie.jones@henrycolib.org.

CIRCULATION CLERK RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION: Works under the immediate supervision of the Administrative Assistant and performs clerical and other library work in addition to cleaning duties as required. This position requires EXCELLENT customer service skills!

Henry County Library
Circulation Clerk I / II Job Description

General Position Description:

Operates under the immediate supervision of the Administration, performs clerical and other library work as required.

Duties:

  1. Shelves library materials and reads shelves for accuracy.
  2. Performs circulation desk procedures, such as checking in and checking out materials, registering patrons, and collecting fines.
  3. Checks in deliveries of Missouri Evergreen materials.
  4. Does keyboarding and filing.
  5. Assists with library programs and displays.
  6. Assists patrons with ready-reference questions and reader advisory, bibliographic instruction, and database searching.
  7. Answers directional questions and refers patrons to appropriate personnel.
  8. Performs daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning duties as scheduled.
  9. Completes tasks or projects as assigned by Administration.
  10. Performs other related duties as required.
  11. Tests to gain Public Notary license and/or Passport Acceptance Agent license as requested.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  1. Working knowledge of library methods and procedures.
  2. Ability to operate library equipment properly including personal computer, laptop, printer, scanner, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, audiovisual equipment, laminator, and microfilm.
  3. Keyboarding and filing ability.
  4. Working knowledge of English grammar and spelling.
  5. Ability to assist with the operation of personal devices including cell phones, laptops, and tablets.
  6. Willingness to maintain skills in the above-mentioned areas through active participation in appropriate library skills learning experiences.

Physical Demands:

  1. Sitting, kneeling, standing, walking, climbing, and stooping.
  2. Bending, twisting, and reaching.
  3. Talking, hearing, and using the telephone.
  4. Lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.
  5. Handling, processing, sorting, and shelving materials.
  6. Keyboarding, writing, and filing.
  7. Pushing and pulling objects weighing 50-75 pounds on a book cart.
  8. Mobility: travel to alternate worksite, meetings, and programs outside the library.

Mental Requirements:

  1. Communication skills: both written and oral.
  2. Ability to comprehend and follow instructions.
  3. Basic mathematical skills such as calculating fines and making change.
  4. Time management skills: set priorities and meet assigned deadlines.

Education and Experience:

  1. High school diploma, GED, or HiSET required.
  2. One (1) year customer service experience required.

 

Posted 05/10/2024

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Head of LaBudde Special Collections and University Archives, University of Missouri - Kansas City, University Libraries, Kansas City, MO

UMKC University Libraries’ Special Collections & Archives (SCA) division consists of Cataloging & Resource Management, Digital Projects, Digital Scholarship Services, LaBudde Special Collections, Marr Sound Archives, and University Archives. SCA is a major component of teaching and learning in the humanities, arts, and social sciences on the UMKC campus and in the global community. We provide high impact learning experiences to a broad range of students, support graduate, doctoral, and community research, and deliver meaningful engagement opportunities. https://library.umkc.edu/about-us/

Head of LaBudde Special Collections and University Archives

The UMKC University Libraries are seeking an experienced leader to serve as our Head of LaBudde Special Collections and University Archives (LSCUA). The Head of LaBudde Special Collections and University Archives is responsible for providing direction and setting priorities for a wide variety of departmental work related to managing access, public use, processing, preservation, and maintenance of collections, and supervising faculty and staff. The Head of LaBudde Special Collections and University Archives actively manages departmental workflows and contributes to establishing priorities and policies within both the department and division. In addition to these responsibilities, the position monitors trends and developments in rare book and archives management and recommends appropriate adoption and implementation of new technologies and methods for acquisition, access, and preservation. This position is a 12-month, non-tenure track, ranked benefit-eligible faculty librarian appointment, has supervisory responsibilities, and reports to the Associate Dean of Special Collections & Archives.

Primary duties and responsibilities include: 

  • Provides leadership and oversight of LaBudde Special Collections and University Archives, a department consisting of one ranked NTT faculty member, two academic appointments, one staff member, and a team of student employees.
  • Develops, documents, implements, evaluates, maintains, and revises as necessary departmental workflows, policies, procedures, and activities.
  • Manages the staff responsible for the daily operation of the Special Collections and Archives Reading Room service desk, ensuring adequate service levels to meet the needs of researchers.
  • As part of a team, provides in-person, telephone, and electronic reference service for users of LaBudde Special Collections and University Archives and ensures the department meets the UMKC Libraries “Standards for Reference Service.”
  • Oversees the security, facilities, and inventory of LaBudde Special Collections and University Archives across staff areas, the reading room, and multiple onsite secure closed stacks locations.
  • Works closely with colleagues throughout the Libraries to implement and maintain shared policies and procedures.
  • Serves as a member of the Libraries’ Disaster Team.
  • Tracks emerging developments in special collections librarianship and makes appropriate recommendations.
  • Establishes short and long-range goals that align with the Division, Library and University goals and objectives.
  • Participates in and may initiate external grant-funded projects or other fundraising opportunities.
  • Supervises, hires, evaluates, trains, and appraises faculty and staff as necessary to ensure smooth operations that follow established policies. Directly supervises the University Archivist, Operations and Processing Associate and Collections and Print Preservation Associate; indirectly supervises the Curator of Special Collections and Archives.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • A master's degree in library science/library information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association or from a program in a country with a formal accreditation process as identified by ALA’s Human Resource Development and Recruitment Office or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of experience working in special collections and/or archives.
  • Supervisory experience or successful experience managing a team.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of archival processing practices, understanding of archival standards including DACS and EAD, experience with archival management systems, and awareness of national issues and trends in archives.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate in a team-based, service-oriented environment.
  • Evidence of experiences and expertise that support the UM System Values Commitment and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.
  • Potential to meet promotion requirements in non-tenure track appointment, evidenced through service, research, leadership, innovation, and/or professional development.

Salary

Salary will be commensurate with rank and qualifications, and the anticipated hiring range for this position is $62,500-$80,000. Minimum salaries for ranks are: Librarian I $50,000, Librarian II $55,000, Librarian III $62,500, and Librarian IV $72,500. UMKC offers an excellent retirement/benefits package. (See the Promotion and Appointments Criteria for rank specifications and UM salaries are publicly available.)

UMKC offers full benefits that start day one, generous paid time off, paid winter break, and continuing education benefits. Visit our Total Rewards page to learn more.

Also, explore the Total Rewards website to learn more about the rewards package we offer to acknowledge our employees as the university's most important resource.

Application Instructions

View details about an informational webinar and a copy of this full posting at https://library.umkc.edu/jobs/labudde-university-archives-head/.

Application materials must be submitted online at UMKC Human Resources. Click View Jobs and search for ID 51470 to apply. Though the system provides prompts for uploading application materials separately, we request that applicants combine all application materials into one PDF or Microsoft Word document:

  • A personal letter of interest of up to 2 pages addressing each minimum requirement and the values commitment (see below)
  • Curriculum vitae (CV - as many pages as needed)
  • Current contact information for 3 references

Upload this combined document when prompted to provide a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

You may address your cover letter to: Derek Long, Search Committee Chair.

  • If you are experiencing technical problems during application, please email umpshrsupport@umsystem.edu.
  • For all inquiries about the position, please contact 816-235-1531 or libraryadmin@umkc.edu and provide the title of the position.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be requested during the application and recruitment process. If you need an accommodation, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.

Per the University of Missouri System’s Values Commitment, we value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Applications received by 11:50pm on Monday, May 27, 2024, will be given priority consideration.

Community Information

UMKC is a public, urban, research university with more than 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. It is part of the larger University of Missouri System. Our university is committed to being a model urban university that is recognized for our partnerships with surrounding urban communities to effectively foster a healthy, safe, and more economically secure quality of life.

A City on the Rise: Big City Life and Midwest Charm, Kansas City offers the best of both worlds - a vibrant, urban community with midwestern appeal and an affordable cost of living. The university is located in a Kansas City metropolitan area that is among the most entrepreneurial cities in America with a population of more than 2.4 million. Our UMKC campuses are centered in the hubs of business activity, cultural arts, (some great barbeque and ethnic cuisine!) and health science research engagement for both the Volker and Health Sciences campuses. Our community boasts championship professional athletic teams, NASCAR racing, and a rich history of music and performing arts. Our beautiful state provides rivers, lakes, biking/hiking trails and mountains for outdoor enthusiasts all within an easy drive.

EEO IS THE LAW

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit https://www.umsystem.edu/ums/hr/eeo or call Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Office of Equity & Title IX at 816-235-6910.


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Teaching & Learning Librarian, University of Missouri - Kansas City, University Libraries, Kansas City, MO

The Services and Resources Division of the UMKC University Libraries includes a broad representation of work, including the operations of UMKC's Miller Nichols Library and Health Sciences Library, as well as oversight of our strategic collections. The division includes three service point operations (Circulation, Health Sciences Library, and Music/Media Library), two collections departments (Collections & Acquisitions and Resource Sharing), and two teaching departments (Clinical Support, and Teaching & Learning). Collections & Acquisitions is a newly structured department as of 2023 that aims to strengthen the Libraries strategic approach to the purchasing, licensing, borrowing, and sharing of collections, in connection with the University of Missouri System libraries and other consortial partners.

Teaching & Learning Librarian

The UMKC University Libraries are seeking a curious and collaborative person to join us as a Teaching and Learning Librarian. This position will contribute to the instructional and reference programs within the library, particularly in support of the Bloch School of Management. The Bloch School provides a comprehensive education in a variety of business careers. Teaching and Learning Librarians work in a team-based environment to ensure that students from diverse backgrounds develop information literacy skills in their fields. We are a supportive and evolving group situated in the main library at a mid-sized university in the heart of Kansas City’s vibrant, socially-conscious, entrepreneurial community. This position is a 12-month, non-tenure track, ranked benefit-eligible faculty librarian appointment and reports to the Head of Teaching & Learning.

Primary duties and responsibilities include: 

  • Initiates or provides library instruction to support the curriculum across disciplines with particular attention to the business fields.
  • Follows established workflows and contributes to the team’s learning initiatives to promote student success in face to face, online, and blended learning classrooms.
  • Supports the library’s general education program by teaching formalized lesson plans.
  • Through training and other means explores, implements, and assesses relevant teaching resources, methods, and inclusive pedagogies to achieve learning objectives.
  • Provides face- to- face and online reference support on request and by appointment.
  • Serves on the Collections Team to represent the Bloch School’s collection needs.
  • Serves on UMKC Libraries’ faculty governance group and a variety of University Libraries, UMKC, and UM System committees, working groups, or teams.
  • Pursues professional development and contributes to the profession via service and/or research.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • A master's degree in library science/library information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association or from a program in a country with a formal accreditation process as identified by ALA’s Human Resource Development and Recruitment Office or equivalent.
  • Ability to effectively communicate new concepts in formal and informal teaching environments.
  • Experience or knowledge of active learning, online learning, and collaboration tools (Canvas, Zoom, Teams, etc.)
  • Familiarity with business information resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to set and follow through on individual and team priorities.
  • Evidence of experiences and expertise that support the UM System Values Commitment and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.;
  • Potential to meet promotion requirements in non-tenure track appointment, evidenced through service, research, leadership, innovation, and/or professional development.

Salary

Salary will be commensurate with rank and qualifications, and the anticipated hiring range for this position is $50,000-$57,500. Minimum salaries for ranks are: Librarian I $50,000, Librarian II $55,000, Librarian III $62,500, and Librarian IV $72,500. UMKC offers an excellent retirement/benefits package. (See the Promotion and Appointments Criteria for rank specifications and UM salaries are publicly available.)

UMKC offers full benefits that start day one, generous paid time off, paid winter break, and continuing education benefits. Visit our Total Rewards page to learn more.

Also, explore the Total Rewards website to learn more about the rewards package we offer to acknowledge our employees as the university's most important resource.

Application Instructions

View details about an informational webinar and a copy of this full posting at https://library.umkc.edu/jobs/teaching-learning-librarian

Application materials must be submitted online at UMKC Human Resources. Click View Jobs and search for ID 51471 to apply. Though the system provides prompts for uploading application materials separately, we request that applicants combine all application materials into one PDF or Microsoft Word document:

  • A personal letter of interest of up to 2 pages addressing each minimum requirement and the values commitment (see below)
  • Curriculum vitae (CV - as many pages as needed)
  • Current contact information for 3 references

Upload this combined document when prompted to provide a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

You may address your cover letter to: Mardi Mahaffy, Search Committee Chair.

  • If you are experiencing technical problems during application, please email umpshrsupport@umsystem.edu.
  • For all inquiries about the position, please contact 816-235-1531 or libraryadmin@umkc.edu and provide the title of the position.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be requested during the application and recruitment process. If you need an accommodation, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.

Per the University of Missouri System’s Values Commitment, we value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Applications received by May 27, 2024, will be given priority consideration.

Community Information

UMKC is a public, urban, research university with more than 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. It is part of the larger University of Missouri System. Our university is committed to being a model urban university that is recognized for our partnerships with surrounding urban communities to effectively foster a healthy, safe, and more economically secure quality of life.

A City on the Rise: Big City Life and Midwest Charm, Kansas City offers the best of both worlds - a vibrant, urban community with midwestern appeal and an affordable cost of living. The university is located in a Kansas City metropolitan area that is among the most entrepreneurial cities in America with a population of more than 2.4 million. Our UMKC campuses are centered in the hubs of business activity, cultural arts, (some great barbeque and ethnic cuisine!) and health science research engagement for both the Volker and Health Sciences campuses. Our community boasts championship professional athletic teams, NASCAR racing, and a rich history of music and performing arts. Our beautiful state provides rivers, lakes, biking/hiking trails and mountains for outdoor enthusiasts all within an easy drive.

EEO IS THE LAW

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit https://www.umsystem.edu/ums/hr/eeo or call Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Office of Equity & Title IX at 816-235-6910.


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Electronic Resources & Collections Assessment Librarian, University of Missouri - Kansas City, University Libraries, Kansas City, MO

The Services and Resources Division of the UMKC University Libraries includes a broad representation of work, including the operations of UMKC's Miller Nichols Library and Health Sciences Library, as well as oversight of our strategic collections. The division includes three service point operations (Circulation, Health Sciences Library, and Music/Media Library), two collections departments (Collections & Acquisitions and Resource Sharing), and two teaching departments (Clinical Support and Teaching & Learning). Collections & Acquisitions is a newly structured department as of 2023 that aims to strengthen the Libraries’ strategic approach to the purchasing, licensing, borrowing, and sharing of collections, in connection with the University of Missouri System libraries and other consortial partners.

Electronic Resources & Collections Assessment Librarian

The UMKC University Libraries are seeking a curious and collaborative person to join us as our Electronic Resources and Collections Assessment (ERCA) Librarian. The ERCA Librarian plays a crucial role in overseeing the evaluation, implementation, and maintenance of electronic resources at UMKC Libraries. This position involves a comprehensive approach to managing electronic resources, including assessment, setup, maintenance, user access and technology trends. Reporting to the Head of Collections and Acquisitions, the ERCA Librarian will ensure that the library's electronic resources are effectively integrated, accessible, and aligned with the academic needs of the university. The department is situated in the main library at a mid-sized university in the heart of Kansas City’s vibrant, socially-conscious, entrepreneurial community. This position is a 12-month, non-tenure track, ranked benefit-eligible faculty librarian appointment.

Primary duties and responsibilities include: 

  • Coordinate the setup and integration of new electronic resources into the library’s systems and platforms.
  • Oversee the day-to-day maintenance of electronic resources to ensure continuous access and up-to-date content. This includes maintaining EBSCO profiles for EBSCOhost and EDS.
  • Manage the library's knowledge bases (EBSCO Holdings Management and OCLC Collection Manager) to ensure accurate and comprehensive coverage of available resources.
  • Manage licenses for electronic resources, ensuring compliance and optimal access conditions.
  • Stay abreast of current trends and emerging technologies in electronic resources to enhance library services and resource accessibility.
  • Maintain relationships with public facing library workers to ensure an ongoing awareness of emerging needs and opportunities related to electronic resources.
  • Serve as the primary contact for troubleshooting access issues and technical problems with electronic resources. Resolution to these problems includes work with patrons, library workers, and provider technical support.
  • Utilize a variety of tools to compile and maintain statistical data from a variety of sources with a focus on electronic resources to aid in collection development.
  • Serves on UMKC Libraries’ faculty governance group and a variety of University Libraries, UMKC, and UM System committees, working groups, or teams.
  • Pursues professional development and contributes to the profession via service and/or research.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • A master's degree in library science/library information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association or from a program in a country with a formal accreditation process as identified by ALA’s Human Resource Development and Recruitment Office or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience in some aspect of electronic resources management and/or license negotiation.
  • Strong understanding of current trends and technologies in electronic resources management.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and project management skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders in a dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate in a team-based, service-oriented environment.
  • Evidence of experiences and expertise that support the UM System Values Commitment and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.
  • Potential to meet promotion requirements in non-tenure track appointment, evidenced through service, research, leadership, innovation, and/or professional development.

Salary

Salary will be commensurate with rank and qualifications, and the anticipated hiring range for this position is $50,000-$75,000. Minimum salaries for ranks are: Librarian I $50,000, Librarian II $55,000, Librarian III $62,500, and Librarian IV $72,500. UMKC offers an excellent retirement/benefits package. (See the Promotion and Appointments Criteria for rank specifications and UM salaries are publicly available.)

UMKC offers full benefits that start day one, generous paid time off, paid winter break, and continuing education benefits. Visit our Total Rewards page to learn more.

Also, explore the Total Rewards website to learn more about the rewards package we offer to acknowledge our employees as the university's most important resource.

Application Instructions

View details about an informational webinar and a copy of this full posting at https://library.umkc.edu/jobs/electronic-resources-collections-librarian

Application materials must be submitted online at UMKC Human Resources. Click View Jobs and search for ID 51474 to apply. Though the system provides prompts for uploading application materials separately, we request that applicants combine all application materials into one PDF or Microsoft Word document:

  • A personal letter of interest of up to 2 pages addressing each minimum requirement and the values commitment (see below)
  • Curriculum vitae (CV - as many pages as needed)
  • Current contact information for 3 references

Upload this combined document when prompted to provide a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

You may address your cover letter to: Buddy Pennington, Search Committee Chair.

  • If you are experiencing technical problems during application, please email umpshrsupport@umsystem.edu.
  • For all inquiries about the position, please contact 816-235-1531 or libraryadmin@umkc.edu and provide the title of the position.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be requested during the application and recruitment process. If you need an accommodation, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.

Per the University of Missouri System’s Values Commitment, we value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Applications received by 11:50pm on Monday, May 27, 2024, will be given priority consideration.

Community Information

UMKC is a public, urban, research university with more than 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. It is part of the larger University of Missouri System. Our university is committed to being a model urban university that is recognized for our partnerships with surrounding urban communities to effectively foster a healthy, safe, and more economically secure quality of life.

A City on the Rise: Big City Life and Midwest Charm, Kansas City offers the best of both worlds - a vibrant, urban community with midwestern appeal and an affordable cost of living. The university is located in a Kansas City metropolitan area that is among the most entrepreneurial cities in America with a population of more than 2.4 million. Our UMKC campuses are centered in the hubs of business activity, cultural arts, (some great barbeque and ethnic cuisine!) and health science research engagement for both the Volker and Health Sciences campuses. Our community boasts championship professional athletic teams, NASCAR racing, and a rich history of music and performing arts. Our beautiful state provides rivers, lakes, biking/hiking trails and mountains for outdoor enthusiasts all within an easy drive.

EEO IS THE LAW

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit https://www.umsystem.edu/ums/hr/eeo or call Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Office of Equity & Title IX at 816-235-6910.

 

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Teen Services Librarian, Joplin Public Library, Joplin, MO

The Joplin Public Library invites you to apply to join our team as the Teen Services Librarian. This is an opportunity to become part of a dynamic organization that focuses on service, inclusion, outreach, awareness, and enrichment to create a safe space for staff and users to grow. This rewarding role will offer ample room for both personal and professional development.

Joplin Public Library is committed to being a welcoming community where learning and connection grow and lives are enriched. The Library provides traditional services, but strives to provide more with bonus offerings - a one-of-a-kind space just for teens, community meeting rooms, a Makerspace, outdoor classroom and gathering areas, a dedicated space for researching local history and genealogy, and plenty of quiet study nooks. Leading the way through this effort are dedicated staff members who are guided by the Library’s mission:

Our Library opens tomorrow’s doors today through diverse opportunities to learn, create, explore, and have fun.

The Library is seeking a passionate individual who will use their professional expertise to coordinate and provide services, resources, and programs for teens. Through collaboration, internally and externally, this self-motivated individual will build strong connections with teen users and their families and create an environment where teens feel welcome and comfortable. This role will allow for creativity, problem-solving, and fun!

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Manages the Teen Department, including all aspects of day-to-day departmental duties, with a major focus on assisting teen Library users and collaborating with Library staff and community partners to develop, plan, and host programs and events for teens. This individual is responsible for providing excellent customer service, selecting materials and resources for the Teen Department, and helping manage issues relating to Library policy compassionately and professionally. The ability to problem solve is required, along with being fiscally responsible and able to manage the Teen Department budget.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: A Master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited graduate program is required. Candidates must exhibit a passion for working with teens and have experience planning programs and events. Must show good judgment and establish effective working relationships, including the ability to plan, coordinate, and collaboratively work with others. Must also demonstrate creativity and flexibility and have excellent communication and organizational skills. Experience with social media for communication and marketing, and the ability to exercise proficiency with computer applications, such as Google Workspace, and Library databases is essential.

Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation are required. Candidates will be required to pass a background check

This is an exempt 40 hour per week position with flexible hours and some evening and weekend work.

BENEFITS: We offer an excellent benefits package, including: vacation, sick and personal leave, holiday pay; health, dental, life and vision insurance available; LAGERS pension; and employee assistance program. Additional employee-paid 457 retirement plan is also available.

SALARY RANGE: $46,247 to $51,064 ‐- salary commensurate with applicant’s education and experience.

APPLICATION: Applications available for pick up at the Library or download an application at www.joplinpubliclibrary.org/LibraryApp.pdf. Completed applications can be dropped off at the Library or emailed to jgockley@joplinpubliclibrary.org.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled, but first consideration given to applications received by May 27, 2024.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeana Gockley at (417) 623-7953; or email jgockley@joplinpubliclibrary.org.

The Joplin Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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