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- Salt Lake City Public Library
- Salt Lake County Library System
- Weber County Library
- University Personnel for University of Utah
Westminster College, one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” in 2014 by The Chronicle of Higher Education, seeks a full-time Instruction Librarian, in conjunction with the other instruction librarians, is responsible for the development, coordination and delivery of library instruction and campus-wide information literacy efforts. This position’s major focus will be on developing, delivering and assessing information literacy instruction for the WCore, Westminster College’s liberal education program, including in-person and online instruction. A secondary focus will be creating and assessing instruction materials for online programs and courses.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Coordinate library instruction efforts with instruction team;
- Contribute to the evaluation of the effectiveness and outcomes of Library instruction efforts;
- Integrate new technologies and pedagogies into the delivery of instruction;
- Create web content designed to promote and facilitate information literacy;
- Serve as liaison to selected academic programs;
- Select materials for liaison schools and programs;
- Participate in other collection management activities such as weeding and serials and database review and selection;
- Provide reference/research assistance to library users;
- Participate in Library staff meetings and contribute to the planning, development and assessment of Library-wide policies and services;
- Establish and sustain an ongoing service and scholarship record;
- Keep current with trends and developments in assigned areas of responsibility and the field of librarianship.
- Other duties as required.
Link to full posting and application information: http://tinyurl.com/wcinstructionlibrarian
POSITION: Circulation Supervisor
DEPARTMENT: Davis County Library – Central Branch Layton
OPEN: August 19, 2015
CLOSES: September 4, 2015
JOB SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Branch Librarian supervises all aspects of the circulation functions at the branch level. Performs specialized and complex circulation tasks at both the branch and system levels.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position does not include all of the duties listed; nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class). Supervises all aspects of the circulation functions of the branch, including but not limited to check in and check out, shelving and shelf maintenance, accounting of fine money, and registration; performs specialized and complex circulation tasks that require the use of independent judgment. Supervises clerical positions, which may include Pages, Circulation Clerks and Office Specialist Is. Hires and trains employees in circulation tasks as established by the Library system. Schedules, assigns and monitors work; conducts performance appraisals in compliance with County Policies and Procedures and practices. Documents performance issues in a timely and appropriate manner, and properly refers employees for disciplinary action in accordance with County Policies and Procedures. Articulates library policy to patrons and provides initial interpretation of policy as needed, making exceptions as warranted based on understanding of library policies and procedures; demonstrates an understanding of library policy in order to act as a resource and trainer for circulation policies and procedures as directed by the Branch Librarian. Directs workflow related to circulation functions including scheduling of staff, establishing of task priorities, and assignment of daily duties to ensure that essential circulation duties are accomplished; monitors accuracy of circulation tasks and suggests modifications in routines and procedures to improve efficiency. Reviews correspondence and reports related to circulation functions; determines information to be extracted for further use, sharing this information with staff in an appropriate format; maintains records and files at the branch level and ensures reports are completed in a timely manner; updates the circulation procedures manual as changes/additions are instituted. Supervises handling of monies collected from fines and fees accurately applying knowledge of library policy about fines; ensures copy machines and change machines are maintained and ledgers are properly balanced; ensures deposits are sent to Headquarters in accordance with the established schedule; may accept and note payments on payment plans; may negotiate or set-up payment plans with patrons at discretion of Branch Librarian. Maintains accuracy of branches’ patron registrations, forwarding completed applications to Headquarters in a timely manner. Participates with other Library supervisors and administrators in evaluating Library policies and procedures, assuring equitable and efficient application, and modifying them as necessary to increase effectiveness. Oversees library system patron applications; maintains master file of registration forms and ensures file is accurate and accessible; maintains inventory of forms, library cards, and patron barcodes; responds to registration problems. Processes postal return notices/mail and e-mail notices; updates existing computer records and resolves incomplete or incorrect addresses. Researches patron records and prepares overdue letters; follows up on overdue letters and prepares accounts being submitted to the outside collection agency; monitors and updates information from collection agency website; updates patron records and maintains files of submissions and reports. Oversees telephone renewal program (Headquarters). Operates a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all Utah laws and regulations. Performs related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School graduation plus the equivalent of two (2) years of full-time work experience in a public library environment. Experience must include the performance of routine circulation tasks. Related part-time experience may be applied toward the minimum experience requirement. An acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered. Preference for one (1) year of supervisory experience in a public library environment.
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Must furnish personal transportation for on-the-job travel. Employees driving a personal vehicle while on County business must maintain the minimum vehicle liability insurance as specified in the Utah Code.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Davis County is a drug-free workplace. All successful applicants for positions in the County must successfully pass a drug screen prior to employment. Position will be at Central Branch in Layton. Must pass the Library’s data entry test. Testing is available at Headquarters (Farmington Branch Library), 133 South Main Street, Farmington, Utah. Selected applicant must work day and evening shifts and rotating Saturdays. Proof of automobile insurance and a current Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) required with application; applicants with a Utah driver license can obtain an MVR through the State Driver’s License Division or through Personnel.
TO APPLY: An official Davis County Employment Application is required and available in the Davis County Personnel Office, 61 South Main Street, #305, Farmington, Utah or at daviscountyutah.gov/oopm/. Submit applications to the Davis County Personnel Office. Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Address: Davis County Office of Personnel Management, 61 South Main Street, #305, Farmington, UT 84025. Mail applications to: P.O. Box 618, Farmington, UT 84025. If assistance is needed, call 801-451-3415. Equal Opportunity Employer
Chris Sanford, Director
Davis County Library
133 S. Main St.
PO Box 115
Farmington, UT 84025
Collection Management Librarian, Salt Lake City Metro Area, UT
Roseman University of Health Sciences invites applicants for Collection Management Librarian at its South Jordan, Utah campus. Located in the Salt Lake City metro area with stunning views of the Wasatch Mountains, this four-season region is great for skiing, running, fishing, and other outdoor activities. The Collection Management Librarian reports to the Director of Library Services in Nevada and provides library collection guidance for all university campuses.
Required: ALA-accredited Master’s degree; 3 years professional-level library experience in an academic and/or health science-related setting, including reference; experience with collection management, collection development, and/or acquisitions.
Preferred: Collection development experience in an academic health science library; membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals; peer-reviewed publications and/or professional association presentations.
For further information and application instructions, visit www.roseman.edu/employment/utah. Application review begins 10/9/15. Position is open until filled.
Roseman University of Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-Free workplace.
Giovale Library Accepting Adjunct Faculty
Westminster College’s Giovale Library is currently accepting adjunct faculty resumes for the information literacy program. Flexibility in schedule is required; 2-3 credit load is expected.
Adjunct pay ranges from $745 per credit to $905 per credit, depending on teaching experience and degree.
Bachelor’s degree, instruction in higher education and/or library experience.
Master’s Degree in library and information sciences and teaching experience in information literacy.
Reference and Instruction Librarian (LDS Business College)
ID# 106991, Type: Part-time – Regular
Salt Lake City, UT
Posting Dates: 6/18/2015 – 7/17/2015
Requirements for Employment Eligibility:
The LDS Business College is a privately owned and operated college of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.
Essential Job Functions:
Assist in supervising activities at the circulation desk to provide knowledgeable and friendly customer service.
Teach and participate in instruction programs using traditional classroom methods and new education technologies to integrate information literacy into all academic programs.
Provide traditional and electronic reference services; develop and maintain web-based tutorials; and create, curate, and maintain print and electronic subject guides to ensure responsive and accurate research help for all patrons.
Posting Notice/How to Apply:
For a complete job announcement and to apply online, go to https://careers.ldschurch.org/public/jobdetail.aspx?jobid=132108