Library Director Job Description Sample
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This is a full-time, FLSA- exempt position located in Carson City, Nevada. Under direction of the Library Board of Trustees provides leadership for the full scope of services provided by the community Library and the Special Library Services program for Economic Development at the Adams Hub for Innovation; provides advice and counsel and develops strategy to enhance organizational effectiveness and the sustainability of the Library and the Special Library Services program for Economic Development.
Examples of Duties:
This class specification lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.
Develops and directs the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the Carson City Library and the Special Library Services Program for Economic Development.
Develops and administers the Library's budget and the Special Library Services Program for Economic Development's budget.
Plans, organizes, administers, reviews and evaluates the activities of professional, technical, maintenance and office support staff through managers and supervisors.
Contributes to the overall quality of the Library's service and the Special Library Services Program for Economic Development's service by developing and coordinating work teams and by reviewing, recommending and implementing improved policies and procedures.
Works with Friends of the Library, Library Foundation, various advisory boards and commissions, citizen groups and City management to formulate policies and plans.
Prioritizes and allocates available resources; reviews and evaluates program and service delivery, makes recommendations for improvements and ensures maximum effective service delivery.
Acquires outside funding sources from public and private grants and donations.
Confers and works closely with the management team to provide direction and leadership, problem solve, and make policy exceptions and changes as required for effective service delivery.
Represents the Carson City Library in local and state-wide forums; makes presentations before various advisory committees, legislative, regulatory and community groups; oversees the best interests of the Library in negotiations with others to provide services or take action supportive to the Library.
Directs the selection of staff and provides for their training and professional development; interprets regulations and City policies and procedures to employees; ensures effective morale, productivity and discipline of department staff.
Directs the conduct of analytical studies; develops and reviews reports of findings, alternatives and recommendations; directs the maintenance of records/ files.
Prepares and directs the preparation of a variety of written correspondence, reports, procedures and other written materials.
Monitors and interprets changes in laws and regulations; evaluates their impact upon library and economic development activities, and develops and implements policy and procedural changes as required; drafts changes to laws and ordinances and lobbies the legislature on behalf of the Library and the Special Library Services Program for Economic Development and provides supporting testimony as required.
Uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; drives a personal or City motor vehicle or arranges for appropriate transportation in order to attend off-site meetings and visit off-site Library locations.
Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with elected officials, public, and staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment
At times may be required to work outside normal business hours and work extended hours to accomplish requirements of the position.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program; AND five (5) years of executive management experience in a public library environment.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:
- Valid driver's license
Required Knowledge and Skills
Operational characteristics, services and activities of a comprehensive library services program and services for economic development.
Principles and practices of library services and services for economic development including program development and administration for libraries and economic development.
Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, implementation and evaluation, and the management of employees through multiple levels of supervision.
Principles and practices of developing teams, motivating employees and managing in a team environment.
Trends and community needs assessment in the library field and the economic development field.
Applicable laws, codes and regulations; principles and practices of developing teams, motivating employees and managing in a team environment.
Computer applications related to the work.
Record management principles and practices.
Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals, at all levels of responsibility, in person and over the telephone.
Techniques for making effective public presentations.
Planning, organizing and administering a comprehensive library services program and a comprehensive economic development services program.
Training others in policies and procedures related to the work.
Developing and implementing goals, objectives, policies, procedures and work standards.
Developing effective work teams and motivating individuals to meet goals and objectives and provide customer services in the most cost effective and efficient manner.
Interpreting, applying and explaining complex federal, state and local laws related to the areas of responsibility.
Preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.
Using initiative and independent judgment within general policy guidelines.
Using tact, discretion and prudence in dealing with those contacted in the course of the work.
Evaluating workflow and effectively prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.
Making effective oral presentations to large and small groups.
Establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with staff, coworkers, elected officials and the public.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
Under General Direction from the Library Board of Trustees - Incumbents at this level are responsible for unusual, technical, complex, highly sensitive, political, and far reaching work related issues and for policy recommendations to political oversight groups. They plan, organize, and determine work methods, implementation mechanisms, and operating procedures used to achieve goals and objectives set forth by general plans, broad policies, budgetary limitations, and legal and professional standards. The incumbents have responsibility for planning and organizing work, as well as considerable latitude interpreting and applying broad policies, rules, and regulations. Work performance is usually measured by total results and a governing body usually provides supervision.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Mobility to work in a typical office setting, use standard office equipment and stamina to sit for extended periods of time; strength to lift and carry up to 20 pounds; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone; exposure to traffic conditions and external environment when traveling from one office to another.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Unclassified employees are "At Will" and as such, may be terminated at any time for any reason, or no reason.
Continued employment is contingent upon all required licenses and certificates being maintained in active status without suspension or revocation.
Any City employee may be required to stay at or return to work during emergencies to perform duties specific to this classification or to perform other duties as requested in an assigned response position. This may require working a non-traditional work schedule or working outside normal assigned duties during the incident and/or emergency.
Employees may be required to complete Incident Command System training as a condition of continuing employment.
New employees are required to submit to a fingerprint based background investigation which cost the new employee $56.25 and a drug/alcohol screen which costs $36.50. Employment is contingent upon passing the background and the drug/alcohol screen.
Carson City participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each applicant's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. All candidates who are offered employment with Carson City must complete Section 1 of the Form I-9 along with the required proof of their right to work in the United States and proof of their identity prior to starting employment. Please be prepared to provide required documentation as soon as possible after the job offer is made. For additional information regarding acceptable documents for this purpose, please contact Human Resources at 775.887.2103 or go to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services web page at www.ucis.gov.
Per NRS 281.574 this position has been determined to fall under the category as "Public Officer". Public Officer is defined as those persons serving in a position designated by NRS 281A.160 or 281A.182. Individuals are required to complete the "Nevada Acknowledgement of Ethical Standards for Public Officers" form, as well as file a "Financial Disclosure Statement" with the Nevada Secretary of State office.
Director Of Library And Community Services
DIRECTOR OF LIBRARY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES
Full Time Employment Opportunity
Under direction of the City Manager, the Director of Library and Community Services plans, organizes, administers and directs the activities of a comprehensive Community Services and Libraries Department, which includes community recreation programs, youth and family programs, the operations of a municipal library system providing reading, reference, and related informational services; and performs other duties as assigned.
This executive level position serves as a department head. The Director of Library and Community Services is responsible for managing the City's Library and Community Services Department. The Community Services Division includes Administration, Recreation, and Youth and Family Resources Sections. The Library Division is comprised of Support Services and Public Services which include the following sections: Adult Services, Children and Teen Services, Circulation, Cataloging/Processing, Collection Management and Library Administration. The City provides a wide range of community and library programs and services and the Director is responsible for being responsive to a diverse community and needs, providing progressive vision, leadership, planning and policy recommendations to the City Manager and the City Council regarding these programs and services within the City. The Director is a member of the City's Executive Management Team and supervises professional, technical and clerical staff. Essential Job Functions
(May include, but are not limited to, the following)
Plans, organizes, administers and directs the activities of a comprehensive Library and Community Services Department.
Develops, implements and reviews departmental and division goals, objectives, policies and procedures in order to provide effective and efficient service to the community.
Familiarity with, and ability to identify, current uses of technology and makes recommendations for implementation.
Initiates, conducts and analyzes studies and special reports to determine current and future needs of the department, evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of current programs and services, and determine the feasibility of new programs and services.
Provides technical assistance and guidance to the City Manager, the City Council, commissions and boards, and other City departments in matters relating to Library and Community Services programs and activities; makes necessary recommendations through oral and written reports.
Develops, plans, organizes, evaluates, directs and implements a program of library and community services for the City for all age and interest groups utilizing the facilities and personnel resources of the department.
Directs the administration of a comprehensive and varied recreation program that includes services to city residents of all age groups.
Directs the development of plans for improvements to existing library and community services facilities in connection with the City's capital improvement program; Administers and recommends technology resources vital to the functioning of a full service library and community services program.
Develops planning and outreach programs to schools and community locations.
Directs the library materials selection, de-selection, and evaluation activities in the development of a balanced, comprehensive library collection; directs the acquisition, cataloging, processing, and access to books, periodicals, documents, non-print materials, and electronic information products; and assures that materials meet the criteria of the American Library Association Bill of Rights and are available in sufficient quantity.
Fosters cooperative and coordinated working relationships with businesses, industry, educational institutions, community organizations, general public, other City departments, and employees in order to promote community services and library programs.
Oversees preparation and administration of operating, enterprise and capital budgets, fundraising programs, partnerships, grants and other funding sources.
Prepares and presents short and long range plans, developed with community and staff input.
Maintains a community presence and is engaged with residents.
Directs and reviews a comprehensive public information program that includes promotional activities and City-wide special events.
Attends, chairs and conducts a variety of meetings; serves on committees as requested; oversees a variety of boards, commissions and committees assigned to the department; makes presentations to the City Council; represents the Department and makes oral presentations at meetings, inter-agency meetings, conferences and other events.
Responds to and resolves sensitive and/or the most complex questions or concerns from citizens, the media, and government authorities.
Oversees organizational development for the optimal provision of Department services. Assigns, coordinates, reviews and evaluates the work of Department staff and provides necessary training and guidance; takes appropriate disciplinary action as needed.
Position requires sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine motor coordination when using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires near and far vision when reading and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal service. The need to lift, push and pull files, paper and documents weighing up to 25 pounds is also required. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.
The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way:
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in recreation, park management, public or business administration or a closely related field, AND
Six years of broad and extensive experience in all major components of community recreation and/or park management, including at least three years of responsible management experience;
A Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an American Library Association accredited college or university, AND
Five years of increasingly responsible public library management/administrative experience.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Philosophy, objectives, trends, techniques and principles of community services.
Modern public library services administration.
Integrated library systems and other relevant technology.
Principles and practices of management, budgeting, public administration, supervision, training, personnel management, organizational and program development and evaluation.
Prevailing trends with quality of life services and the ability to implement them.
Budgeting techniques (operating and capital), and project management.
Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, regulations and codes.
Library and Community programs and their relationship to community needs.
Professional library services such as cataloging, reference, and bibliographic work.
Principles and practices of collection management, including evaluation, selections, acquisitions, and de-selection in relation to community needs.
Effectively and efficiently plan, organize and manage all department activities.
Provide leadership and management of the department through coaching, enabling and facilitating staff working in a team environment.
Analyze community needs as related to departmental programs, goals and objectives.
Articulate a clear vision and purpose for the organization.
Administer contracts and develop and analyze budgets.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Effectively verbalize issues related to the principles of Intellectual Freedom, patron privacy and universal access.
Direct and implement department level public library policies and procedures.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; make clear and convincing oral presentations to individuals and groups
Prepare clear, concise and accurate correspondence, narratives, justifications, and detailed analytical and statistical reports.
Operate standard office equipment and a variety of software applications.
Observe safety principles and work in a safe manner.
Possession and continued maintenance of a valid class C California driver's license and a safe driving record or the ability to supply alternative transportation as approved by the hiring authority.
Public sector professional level experience.
Application and Selection Process
If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a City of Sunnyvale employment application and responses to the supplemental questions to the Department of Human Resources. Electronic applications may be submitted on-line through the City's employment page at www.Sunnyvale.ca.gov or application materials may be submitted to: Department of Human Resources, 505 West Olive Avenue, Suite 200, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
INFORMATION ABOUT PROOF OF EDUCATION
Please note: Any successful candidate, selected by the hiring department will be required to submit proof of education (i.e. copy of the diploma or college/university transcripts).
Positions in this job classification are not represented by a bargaining unit.
The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.
The City of Sunnyvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the City of Sunnyvale not to discriminate against all qualified applicants or employees on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion (including religious dress or grooming practice), color, sex (includes gender, pregnancy, childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding), gender identity and/or gender expression, sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality and bisexuality), ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, family relationship, age, cancer or HIV/AIDS related medical condition, genetic characteristics and/or genetic information, and physical or mental disability. Applicants needing special accommodations for testing should submit a request to the Department of Human Resources at time of application.
Director Of The Uams Library
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is seeking an experienced and innovative leader for the position of Director of the UAMS Library. UAMS, the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Arkansas, includes colleges of health professions, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, and a graduate school as well as the UAMS Medical Center (hospital and outpatient center) located in Little Rock, Arkansas. The Northwest UAMS campus located in Fayetteville and Arkansas Children's Hospital located in Little Rock as well as other UAMS and Regional Programs campuses located throughout the state support UAMS educational programs at various levels including primary care residencies.
In total, UAMS has over 10,000 employees and nearly 3,000 students including all of our health care locations throughout Arkansas.
UAMS Library Description
The Library is staffed by 33.65 FTEs: 12 librarians, one public history professional, eight non-librarian professionals (primarily advanced education degrees), and 12.65 staff positions
The Library is a 44,0002 foot facility strategically located at the heart of the Little Rock campus plus a separate 1,5002 foot Historical Research Center Annex also located on campus
The AAHSL Annual Statistics for 2018 indicates that the UAMS Library fits the profile of the 'composite' or average health sciences library in annual budget, collection expenditures, number of personnel, composition, and total expenditures
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
Career Training and Educational Opportunities
Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy
Salary offered commensurate with experience.
The Director provides leadership and vision in strategic planning that includes policy development, implementation and evaluation of operations and services, allocation of resources in an effective and efficient manner, coordination of personnel administration, and representation of the Library to UAMS administration, other UAMS units, and outside entities.
The Director leads a management team composed of the heads of Collection Management, Access Services (responsible for facility and general library operations), and Education and Research Services, and the directors of the Historical Research Center and Student Success Center and the Assistant Director of Library Operations (business officer).
UAMS Library Responsibilities
Library and information services supporting research, clinical care, education and outreach
Student Success Center including academic assessment and tutoring, writing and presentation skills center, and testing center, and support for student laptop and mobile devices
Historical Research Center collection and curation of artifacts and items related to the history of the health sciences in Arkansas and the UAMS Archives
Collegial/contractual relationships with UAMS Regional Programs, Arkansas Children's Hospital, and medical systems, university, and other partners across the state
May perform other duties as assigned.
Degree from an ALA-accredited graduate school
At least five years of experience successfully leading an academic health sciences library and/or a major library unit
Excellent written and oral communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills
Knowledge of key issues, emerging technologies, and best practices in health sciences education and librarianship
Record of active participation in the profession
Additional advanced degree in education, information science, or health/biomedical sciences discipline
Membership in the Medical Library Association's Academy of Health Information Professionals
Record of leadership role in profession
UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.
Physical RequirementsStand: OccasionallySit: FrequentlyWalk: OccasionallyBend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: NeverLift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: OccasionallyTalk: FrequentlyHear: ContinuouslyTaste or smell: NeverRead, concentrate, think analytically: ContinuouslyPhysical Environment: Inside Office EnvironmentNoise Level: QuietVisual
Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
Director Of Library Resources
Job Title Director of Library Resources Job Summary
Under limited supervision, plan, direct and oversee all activities of the library's operation. Coordinate library materials and services to supplement the curriculum. Will serve as a confidential employee devoting a majority of time to assisting and acting in a confidential capacity as a person who formulates, determines and implements management policies.
Maintain library collections of books, online databases, serial publications, documents, audio visual and other materials.
Work cooperatively with faculty in collection development to meet needs of academic and vocational courses.
Develop, implement and update policies and procedures for the operation of the library.
Provide timely and accurate reference services to faculty, students, staff and community.
Administer the Polaris integrated library system (for management of all library functions).
Develop budget requests, monitor expenditures and bond funds utilizing the Banner financial system.
Catalogue and classify all library materials into Polaris integrated library system.
Maintain the library's Facebook page and library website for accuracy and currency.
Participate in statewide professional library groups, such as the NM Consortium of Academic Libraries and the NM Library Association.
Supervise, train, and evaluate assigned staff and student employees. Conduct and maintain inventory of all assigned library items. Assess library services and facilities on a continuing basis.
Weed, maintain and inventory of library collections for collection currency and auditor inventory purposes.
Work with the public services librarian to develop library instruction assessment tools for each semester.
Act as a liaison between the library and inside and outside vendors and providers. Serve on college committees when requested. Provide instruction and tours of library services.
Collect statistics on library usage, services and requests for use by the College and State. Examine serials collection and expand holdings where necessary.
Serve as sector warden for library area in cases of disaster/emergency.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities
Perform additional duties as assigned.
Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited college and three (3) years professional library experience at least two of which have been in a supervisory capacity is preferred. Experience operating a library of similar size highly desirable.
Ability to communicate effectively with individuals from various backgrounds required. Effective verbal and written communication.
Requires frequent sitting/moving about, continuous use of fine motor skills, and pushing/pulling up to 10 lbs.
Must be available to work 40 hrs. per week with normal work hours from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Some evening work may be required to provide reference and library instruction service to evening classes.
Salary Grade B Salary $55,000.00
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number P001409 Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 07/22/2019 Open Date 06/07/2019 Close Date
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Letter of Recommendation
Bampfa Director Of Film Library And Study Center #26917 (0541U)
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance—academic and artistic, political and cultural—make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.
Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.
The mission of the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) is to inspire the imagination and ignite critical dialogue through art, film, and other forms of creative expression. BAMPFA has developed an international reputation for its active and ambitious exhibition programs, as well as for the quality of its art and film collections and research resources. BAMPFA is an institution with a stellar history and an exciting future. For more information, visit our website bampfa.org.
The Director of the BAMPFA Film Library and Study Center directs all aspects of the Film Library and Study Center, including planning, developing and implementing services and systems; writing and administering grants; and managing staff, collections, operating budgets, and Library activities. The BAMPFA Film Library and Study Center houses the largest collections of film studies materials in Northern California and serves a broad community of UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff as well as international scholars, researchers and film enthusiasts. Its collections include over 10,000 books, 6,500 serials volumes, 60,000 still photographs, 10,800 posters, 3,300 audio recordings, and 250,000 documents including reviews, correspondence, press materials, manuscript and special collections, and other documentation. The Film Library also catalogs and provides study access to BAMPFA's film and video collection and manages digital assets for the institution as a whole.
Determines and implements operating policies, principles and practices for the Film Library and Study Center. Develops short- and long-term strategies and plans for the library and for BAMPFA's digital asset management program, including developing and administering annual budgets.
Participates in offsite collection storage planning.
Recruits, trains, supervises, and evaluates Film Library staff members responsible for carrying out all library activities including: reference and instructional services, cataloging, collection development, acquisitions, indexing, digital asset creation and management, and access to the library, film, and video collections. Supervises two professional career staff members and grant-funded positions. Oversees the recruitment and hiring of 5-10 student employees, and delegates responsibility for training and supervision of student employees to appropriate staff.
Identifies and cultivates fundraising prospects to support projects such as library collection digitization and access; writes major grants to agencies such as NEH and IMLS as well as to private foundations; contributes to grants in support of general operating expenses. Manages funded programs and reports to the funders.
Develops, provides, and directs library staff in providing reference and instructional services to staff, faculty, students, and the public. Offers library orientations and teaches information literacy skills. Works with faculty to offer and enhance services to campus constituencies. Fosters a collaborative work environment and a commitment to providing consistent high-quality reference and public service, incorporating up-to-date resources and technologies.
Manages research screening facilities which accommodate 8mm, super 8mm, 16mm, and 35mm film, all videotape formats, and digital formats. Coordinates research use of Theater 2. Plans and analyzes equipment needs, and purchases equipment to ensure compatibility with current and obsolete media formats.
Develops library collections in support of BAMPFA's research needs, as well as the film studies research needs of the Campus community and beyond. Develops a vision and plan for the Film Library's long-term collection program. Works with donors to build library collections; handles donation paperwork.
Directs cataloging of all Film Library collections as well as of BAMPFA's film and video collections. Oversees adherence to national professional cataloging standards and works with national and international professional organizations to design and implement improved and enhanced standards.
Serves on the Affiliated Libraries Administrative Group (TALAG). Collaborates with University Library IT to provide seamless access to BAMPFA catalog records in shared databases including OCLC/Worldcat, Oskicat, and Melvyl.
Continues development of CineFiles, BAMPFA's film-related document database, in collaboration with campus Research IT department. Manages ongoing and new initiatives to improve intellectual control and access to collections, including evaluating and selecting softwares and systems.
Has general responsibility for institution-wide digital asset management and preservation (for digitized images of artworks, art exhibitions, events, film stills, digital audio, and digital media). Oversees vendor and open-source systems used to manage these assets such as Piction and ResourceSpace. Periodically convenes institution-wide Digital Resources Task Force; updates Digital Resources Management Plan. Supervises Digital Asset Manager and coordinates with film collection, IT, and digital media staff to refine procedures and implement projects. Determines digital asset storage media and licensing needs for each budget cycle, including support contracts, and ensures that adequate funding is budgeted.
Contributes to national and international professional scholarship and standards development in the fields of information studies, film archiving, and librarianship. May prepare and present brief courses, seminars, and lectures for UCB and other graduate and undergraduate courses.
Expertise in library services including collection development, cataloging, archival processing, and providing reference and instruction.
Expertise in library and archival best practices and standards.
Detail-oriented with strong management, supervisory, problem-solving, and organizational leadership skills.
Resource management, project management, and grant writing skills.
Advanced knowledge of film history.
Knowledge of copyright law and of legal and ethical standards of film archiving.
Knowledge of national cataloging practices and systems (e.g., MARC, OCLC, RDA, integrated library systems)
Ability to research, select, and coordinate implementation of complex data and asset management systems.
Experience with digitization processes and digital preservation.
Demonstrated commitment to providing highly responsive public service.
Demonstrated written and oral communication skills.
- Degrees in archival studies, library and information studies, or film and media studies and/or equivalent experience/training.
Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
Library Services Director**
The City of Santa Ana invites your interest in the position of:
LIBRARY SERVICES DIRECTOR
To read the details about this outstanding opportunity, please click on the link below.
Title and Salary pending Council Approval Selection Process
To be considered for this outstanding career opportunity, please complete and submit a City application form online with resume attached by July 15, 2019 by 11:59 p.m. Resumes or faxed copies will not be accepted in lieu of the City online application.
To apply, click on the "Apply" link. New users must create an account first. Click on this link for instructions on how to set up your account and apply for the first time: Online Employment Application Guide
Applications will be thoroughly reviewed and the most qualified applicants will be invited to an oral interview.
Resumes should reflect years and months of positions held, as well as size of staff and budgets you have managed. For additional information, please contact:
Phone: (714) 647-5358
Associate Director Of Development, UC Riverside Library
Associate Director of Development, UC Riverside Library
Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 201903199321 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $67,300 - $132,500
Budgeted amount for this position is $65,000 - $75,000. Under the general direction of the Sr.
Director of Development, Graduate School of Education and in coordination with the Associate Vice Chancellor for Development, the incumbent is responsible for planning, development, and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising program that will result in the generation of private support including foundation and individual giving for the University with a focus on the UC Riverside Library. The Associate Director will identify and manage a group of approximately 100 prospects and develop and execute long-and-short-term strategies to grow the philanthropic pipeline and secure major gifts ($25,000) and above. Please note: this is a two-year, renewable contract position which includes the same employee benefits afforded career employees. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Advanced degree Preferred
Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required
Proven computer skills to create documents, spreadsheets, and reports using Word, Access, Excel, or other software applications.
Demonstrated success at meeting predetermined goals and objectives through effective program/project planning, organization, execution, and evaluation.
Skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction, and setting priorities that accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities. Excellent problem-solving skills with proven ability to strategize, prioritize, and multi-task to meet departmental goals/deadlines.
Strong sense of ethical conduct that will inspire confidence and motivation with the proven ability to persuade colleagues and donor prospects, while maintaining confidentiality in all matters as they relate to sensitive donor relations issues.
General knowledge of the various types of charitable gifts, including, in-kind gifts, planned giving, gifts of securities, and gifts of real property.
Ability to work effectively with supervisor, deans and directors, academic and University Leaders, students, and volunteers to achieve fundraising goals.
Skill in evaluating and analyzing data and information to identify patterns, trends, and relationships, and formulating logical and objective conclusions or recommendations.
Proven success at fundraising by developing and implementing strategic plans that incorporate a concise definition of goals, targeted audiences, and strategies in-line with institution goals and closing gifts ($25,000+) from individuals, corporations, and foundations, both local and national.
Demonstrated skills to work as a member of an office-wide team of professional and administrative colleagues. Skills to interact with diverse constituencies and to work collaboratively in teams and with other units of the campus.
Advanced writing skills to independently write concise, logical, grammatically correct, analytical or narrative reports, correspondence, or proposals.
Strong written and interpersonal communication skills to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the organization and with outside constituencies.
Strong skills in maintaining confidentiality.
Strong knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, etc.
Strong organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills, including skills in creative and effective decision-making and problem identification/avoidance/resolution, and project management skills.
Thorough working knowledge of the location, its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure.
Thorough working knowledge of fundraising, donor relations, and public relations concepts, principles, procedures, and techniques.
Experience in coordinating and integrating fundraising efforts with alumni, media relations, and marketing professionals within advancement. Experience in development and/or alumni affairs and/or annual giving.
Experience supporting capital or comprehensive campaigns in higher education.
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Knowledge of a broad range of academic and institutional issues related to a major research university environment.
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Part-Time Library Custodian
Responsible for the day-to-day custodial duties required to clean and maintain the buildings and grounds of a branch library.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Opens building; disables alarm; turns on computers, printers, and copiers; collects book return box; raises exterior flags.
Cleans and stocks public and staff restrooms; cleans staff kitchen including sink, stove, refrigerator, microwave and table. Vacuums entire building; cleans glass doors and windows; mops tiled areas. Collects and discards trash (interior and exterior); empties all interior trash bins. Dusts countertops, computers, and shelves.
Mows grass; uses blower for leaves and trash; edges sidewalks and medians; uses chainsaw for tree and limb maintenance; and other lawn maintenance including raking and trimming. Maintains mower, blower, weed-eater, and other tools – including keeping gas and oil for items that need it.
Maintains and repairs furniture. Shampoos carpet; waxes floors. Stocks cleaning supplies; informs branch manager of maintenance supplies needed for the branch ahead of time before monthly requisition is due.
Participates in special projects at our branch and other branches as assigned by the Director and Assistant Director (such as helping with large book sales and maintaining grounds for special events); sets up for library events.
Acts as liaison with the Richmond County maintenance department regarding upkeep of lighting and other building maintenance issues; acts as liaison with trash collection personnel. Performs minor repairs to include changing regular and fluorescent light bulbs.
Boxes up and carries books that are being weeded and donations to be placed in storage or given to other community organizations; participates in other projects that require heavy lifting as needed; moves lawn equipment between libraries using U-haul trailers.
Coordinates custodian related functions within the guidelines of Augusta, Georgia's Public Library services and other policies and procedures.
Education: High School diploma or G.E.D.
Experience: One (1) year of experience in custodial and/or janitorial services.
Knowledge of cleaning methods, materials, and equipment
Skill in the operation of powered cleaning tools and lawn equipment
Knowledge of cleaning methods, materials, and equipment
Skill in the use of standard cleaning tools, such as broom and mop, and standard gardening tools, such as pruning shears, rakes, shovels, etc
Skill in lawn maintenance, including the use of riding and push mowers, gas-powered blowers, edgers and chainsaws
Skill in using basic tools, such as hammer, screwdriver, pliers, wrench, etc.
Skill in basic repair
Ability to follow oral and written instructions
- Possession of a valid driver's license with good driving history. If State license is other than Georgia or South Carolina, applicant must obtain a license in Georgia or South Carolina within 30 days of employment
Depending upon area of assignment:
Positions in this class typically require: walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Work is performed in an office setting.
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.
Transfer Opportunity School Library Tech (June 2019)
Transfer Opportunity School Library Tech (June 2019)
Escondido Union School District
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
Length of Work Year:
11 Months, 5 Days a week, 8 Hours per day
6/24/2019 12:00 PM Pacific
Salary Range 31
Date Posted: 6/17/2019 Application Deadline: 6/24/2019 12:00 PM Pacific Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 11 Months, 5 Days a week, 8 Hours per day Salary:
Salary Range 31 Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1 Contact: Cortney Springmier Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone:
- Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
August 1, 2019
Work Location: Lincoln Elementary
Work Schedule: Monday
- Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Start Date: August 1, 2019
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print
ESCONDIDO UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT CLASS SPECIFIATION SCHOOL LIBRARY TECHNICIAN SCHOOL LIBRARY TECHNICIAN-BILINGUAL (LANGUAGE) DEFINITION Under general supervision, to plan, organize, and perform technical library duties in an assigned school library media center to assist students in developing library skills and assist teachers by supporting curriculum and providing library media resources; to recruit, assign, and provide work direction to student aides, volunteers, and clerical personnel assisting in the library; and to perform related duties as assigned. TYPICAL DUTIES Assists in planning, organizing, and directing day-to-day operation of an assigned school library media center; recruits, assigns, trains, and provides work direction to student aides and volunteers; trains clerical personnel as assigned.
Assists teachers and students in locating and selecting books and other instructional materials for general and research purposes; recommends resources as appropriate for grade level and within curricular frameworks. Prepares book talks as appropriate to grade level. Oversees and participates in circulating and shelving books and other library materials, instructs students in use of audio-visual and library equipment.
Using materials developed by Director of Technology Media Services, assists students in developing library and information literacy skills. and, supports reading encouragement. Schedules and circulates media equipment and materials; troubleshoots equipment problems and refers to appropriate personnel for repair. Operates typewriter, adding machine, duplication equipment, audio-visual equipment, and computers and related software programs as required.
Orders, receives, unpacks, processes, distributes, and inventories materials and textbooks; examines books and other materials for damage; mends and repairs items as needed. Maintains records related to circulation, inventory, textbooks, and lost or damaged books; projects textbook needs for the school year. Recommends and purchases library books; organizes and processes materials ordered for the library.
Under the direction of the Principal, plans, develops, and implements an effective library program for the school; assists in defining, implementing, and evaluating the goals and objectives of the school media program; provides continuity and growth of the resource program. Stimulates student and teacher use of books and media. Works with school administrators to develop criteria and budget for procurement of media materials; develops a balanced and relevant library media collection.
Maintains a clean and orderly library environment prepares displays and bulletin boards; maintains appropriate student conduct according to established guidelines; plans and provides activities to encourage enjoyment and appreciation of children's literature. Assists in implementing new library technology and equipment as required; conducts in-service training in use of library media equipment for teachers, clerks, aides, and students; and performs related duties as assigned. BILINGUAL ASSIGNMENTS Provides interpreting and translation services in a designated second language as required by the assignment; translates written materials and interprets for non-English speaking students and parents.
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS Knowledge of: Methods, materials, and techniques used to operate an effective school library program Dewey Decimal Classification System modern library practices, procedures and technology; textbook processing procedures; audio-visual equipment and media materials; computer applications to library processes cataloging procedures and standards, technical library procedures related to acquisition, cataloging, circulation and inventory; record keeping techniques; children's literature. Ability to:
Plan and organize school library operations; use basic instructional methods and techniques; independently monitor, control and maintain acceptable student behavior; perform technical library duties related to the acquisition, cataloging, circulation, and inventory of library media materials; operate modern media equipment and computer and peripheral equipment; motivate, gain the cooperation of, and relate well to students as an adult role model; work cooperatively with teachers, school-aged children and parents; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; maintain records related to circulation, textbooks, inventory, and lost or damaged books; operate a typewriter and computer terminal; train and provide work direction to volunteers and others as assigned. Those designated as Bilingual must demonstrate the ability to speak, read, and write a designated language, and to translate written materials and interpret for students and parents. Typical Physical Activities and Work Environment:
School library environment, subject to frequent interaction with children; work requires the ability to lift, carry, push and pull moderately heavy books and library carts; reach, bend, stoop and lift objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Kneel or crouch to shelve and retrieve books; climbing to arrange and dismantle wall displays and to reach materials in storage; reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally. Typical Background:
Any combination equivalent to graduation from high school supplemented by course work in library science and three years of increasingly responsible clerical experience, including two years of technical library experience.
In order to be considered qualified for a vacancy in this classification, a candidate must possess the required background and successfully demonstrate such background, knowledge, skills and abilities through an examination process. 3/19/92 Revised 07/24/2009-AT Revised May, 2010-AS - Revisions approved by Personnel Commission on May 20, 2010
Requirements for Applying
Requirements for Applying
Current employees who are in this classification and interested in a change of site and/or increase or decrease in hours should have a transfer request form on file with Classified Personnel for 2019-2020. THIS POSTING IS ONLY FOR TRANSFER APPLICANTS IN THE SAME CLASSIFICATION.
WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. A CURRENT ELIGIBILITY LIST IS ON FILE. If you have any questions, or to request a transfer form, please contact Classified Personnel at (760) 432-2400.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS The successful candidate must subscribe to an Oath of Allegiance, submit to a general tuberculosis examination, be fingerprinted, complete a pre-placement physical examination and drug screen, and show proof of their identity and right to work in the United States as conditions of employment. Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results from drug testing. In order to be considered qualified for a vacancy, an applicant must possess the relevant training, education and experience required, and attain placement on the eligibility list by successfully passing all examination parts pertaining to the classification.
CERTIFICATION - When a vacant position is to be filled, the Classified Personnel Director submits to the appointing power the names of the top three "ranks." This is known as "certification," and the appointing power may select any one of the persons certified. The names of those not appointed remain on the eligibility list. ELIGIBILITY LIST - Candidates successfully completing all phases of the application and examination process will be ranked on the appropriate eligibility list according to total examination score.
This list normally is in effect for one year. EMPLOYEE SERVICE CREDIT shall be added to the final composite scores in an open examination for regular employees of and those on re-employment lists for EUSD. Such employees shall receive a credit of one half point (.5) for each complete year of service in regular classified status as of the date of the establishment of the eligibility list to a maximum of five (5) points.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAM Employment and promotion are based strictly on personal merit and ability to perform essential job tasks with or without reasonable accommodation, without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, pregnancy, disability, medical condition, Vietnam veteran status, sexual orientation, or political affiliations. VETERANS PREFERENCE POINTS as defined in E.C. 45196, shall be added to passing scores in an open examination on entry level classifications, in the amount prescribed.
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Library Associate 062019
The Noel Memorial Library invites applications for a Library Associate in the Resource Management and Discovery division. The position is an unclassified, full-time, 12-month position, reporting to the Head of Resource Management and Discovery. This position maintains databases and statistics, assists with Affordable Learning initiatives, processes theses and dissertations, and assists in other technical services areas as needed.
For additional information concerning this job posting contact:
Director LSUS Department of Human Resource Management
Room 109 Administration Building, LSUS
LSUS does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, or veteran's status in its programs and activities and provides equal access to its programs and activities.
Minimum Qualifications include:
Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or at least four years of extensive library experience.
Extensive experience with Microsoft Excel
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
Able to lift 40 lbs. and pull books from top bookshelf.
Preferred Qualifications Include:
Library technical services experience (Experience with using OCLC and SirsiDynix Symphony)
Experience collecting and compiling data
Experience in an academic setting
Manages data collection for the library's annual reporting and facilitates the use of this data to support strategic planning and other library initiatives.
Assists with promoting Affordable Learning Louisiana (ALL), facilitates e-textbook adoptions from the library's collection, and collects data for campus adoptions.
Participates in creating library resource workshops for faculty.
Performs copy cataloging and assists with other aspects of technical services.
Processes and manages theses and dissertations for the collection.
Performs basic collection management duties such as preparation, repair, and deaccessioning materials.
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