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Assistant Director 2, Public Services, Salt Lake Community College
Link to posting: https://jobs.slcc.edu/postings/53343

Reports to (title) Director, Library Services
Department Library Services
Requisition Number 23029
Position Type Replacement
Job Category Staff
FT/PT Full-time
Initial Work Location
Starting Salary $56,462.00 – $58,416.00
Job Open Date 08/09/2022
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Review Date 08/22/2022
Job Summary
The Assistant Director of Public Services reports directly to the Director of Library Services and provides leadership, vision and oversight for Public Services at all library locations with a strong focus on customer service, cultural responsiveness and accessibility. This includes Circulation functions, physical facilities and site support for locations that offer library services. It involves supervising full-time and part-time staff.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Oversee the operation of and provide vision and direction for the Public Services Department of Library Services. This includes the public services’ desks, physical library spaces at multiple campus locations, some online library spaces, and Circulation functions (including library material circulation, Reserves, Inter-Library loan, inventory, and café cashiering.)

Explore and implement best practices and innovations in public services and library circulation.
Provide leadership, support and supervision for 20 plus Public Services full-time and part-time staff, including assisting in hiring, training, evaluating, mentoring, facilitating professional development and taking corrective action when necessary.

Assist the Public Services’ supervisors in the scheduling of different services points to ensure that personnel are utilized in the most efficient and effective manner. Coordinate cross training within Library Services and with other college departments. Explore and implement best practices in personnel management.

Provide vision, leadership and support for an enhanced library user experience. This includes overseeing customer service training for library staff and coordinating the collection and management of data in Public Services areas. Serve on the Library Data Committee and analyze and utilize data to enhance library services.

Manage and improve the physical spaces at all library locations. Perform Building Marshal duties and coordinate with the Emergency Response and the Environmental Health and Safety Managers on emergency planning. Coordinate with the SLCC Facilities department to address maintenance issues. Participate with other departments to ensure the physical and online library spaces are fully accessible for users of all abilities. Coordinate the use of library spaces and collaborate on events, displays and exhibits.

Assist the Director of Library Services as needed. Manage Library Services in the Director’s absence. Participate on various college and external committees and task forces as assigned. Participate with library administration to ensure the overall effectiveness of library operations including development of library goals, policy, staff development and budgeting.

Other duties as assigned

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued
Preferred Qualifications
Two (2) or more years of experience in Public or Access Services at an academic library
Bilingual or multilingual abilities
Experience working with, or a lived experience similar to the diverse population of students served by SLCC
Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution or an international equivalent recognized by ALA.
Three (3) to five (5) years of direct, paid, full-time experience of which three (3) must be supervisory experience. Part-time related work experience may be substituted for full-time
work experience on a prorated basis.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• A desire and ability to work in a community of students, faculty, staff and partners that is diverse and inclusive in terms of race, culture, nationality, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, ability, socioeconomic status, politics and religion.
• A commitment to a high level of customer services and patron satisfaction
• Familiarity with accessibility standards and ADA requirements for libraries
• Ability to build and maintain excellent interpersonal relationships and collaborate with faculty, staff, administrators, student and the community
• Experience with hiring, motivating, training and developing employees
• Effective organizational and problem-solving skills
• Ability to work under minimal supervision to perform a variety of duties
• Ability to manage multiple complex projects and activities
• Ability to evaluate and improve user-experience with library materials and services
• Experience with various library and college systems and software
• Experience with collection development functions
• Experience with data collection and assessment
• Ability to effectively supervise and manage staff at multiple library locations
• Interest and ability in developing and implementing innovative patron support and customer service programs and projects
• Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College.
• Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.
Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Participate on various college committees and task forces
Special Instructions
  • Full consideration will be given to applicants who apply on or before the priority review date indicated above.
  • More information about Salt Lake Community College benefits: https://i.slcc.edu/culture/benefits/index.aspx
FLSA Exempt
SLCC Information

Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.


Access Services Assistant- Evening/Weekend
Southern Utah University Sherratt Library
Cedar City, Utah

Job Description:
The Sherratt Library at Southern Utah University seeks applicants for the Access Services Assistant- Evening/Weekend. Assists in Circulation activities. Serves as the staff point-of-contact for the library on evenings and weekends. The person in this position supervises student employees and oversees the library operation during the assigned shifts. This position averages 30 hours per week and is benefit-eligible.
To apply go to: https://suu.applicantpro.com/jobs/2497026.html

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for opening/closing the library. Performs building occupancy, security check prior to closing, and activates security system upon exiting the building.
2. Manage Library during evening/weekend hours.
3. Assist with general patron questions, including demonstration and interaction with the service front-end of the integrated library system (ILS) public-service and administration interfaces.
4. Directly supervise and direct the work of multiple students during assigned shifts. Lead, coordinate, and assess projects as assigned.
5. Assist with student responsibilities and service activities including, but not limited to: circulation duties associated with patron records, fines, minor equipment maintenance, patron charges, lost and found, T-Bird Texts, shelving and stacks management, helping patrons with public computer use and printing, circulation and reserves planning, quality control of services, workflows and efficiency in Access Services.
6. Assists with data entry and maintaining point-of-sale databases at department service points, including collecting money for sales, monitoring inventory and equipment, record keeping, mail processing, statements, and reconciliations, data collection and assessment.
7. Assist in hiring and ongoing training and evaluation of student workers.
8. Serve as back up to the Access Services Coordinator as needed.
9. Follow University policies and procedures.
10. Other duties as assigned.

The work schedule is as follows:
Wednesday 5 pm-midnight
Thursday 5 pm-midnight
Every other Friday 5 pm-midnight
Saturday and Sunday either 10am-5pm or 3pm-10pm (alternates each weekend)
Averaging 30 hours a week.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Required:
1. High school diploma or GED.
2. Complete and pass INFO 1010 with B+ or above during first semester of employment; complete and become familiar with the Reference Questions module.
3. Computer-file maintenance and software skills including Microsoft Office and Excel.
4. Demonstrable attention to detail completing orders, keeping records.
5. Record of dependable, accurate work with the public.
6. Able to lift 50 pounds to waist level.
Preferred:
1. Bachelor’s degree.
2. Customer service experience.


Marketing Assistant
Apply by August 16, 2022 for full consideration
Apply here: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/137256
Annual rate: $38,000-40,000
Institution: Marriott Library, University of Utah
Location: Salt Lake City, UT

We are looking for someone who wants to play a key part in marketing library services and collections, thereby helping students succeed. You’ll be working in the heart of the campus at the Marriott Library where students come for everything from computing, to collections and databases, to reference help and VR and gaming. You’ll gain real-world marketing and public relations experience and experiment with different ways to talk to students. We can help you develop your technical skills, but being a people person and a great story teller are essential for this position. If you are savvy with social media and enjoy keeping up with the latest trends, this job will give you a chance to explore how to engage students on multiple platforms.

This position is required to work on campus full-time. Telecommuting will only be authorized for occasional/exceptional circumstances.

We seek qualified applicants who also bring perspectives and experiences that will enrich and strengthen our organization. We especially invite applications from candidates who may not have followed a traditional educational or professional path. All candidates should be prepared to discuss how they see themselves contributing to the University’s equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts. The library serves an increasingly diverse constituency of patrons, and our employees, services, collections, and policies should honor and reflect this diversity. We are therefore interested in identifying and interviewing candidates who have experience with underserved or marginalized communities and communities of color and who are committed to advancing our mission to provide equitable access to information resources.


Library Operations & Protection Services Supervisor
Apply by August 15, 2022 for full consideration
Apply here: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/137198
Hourly Rate: $21.63 to $23.07
Institution: Marriott Library, University of Utah
Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Job Summary:
We are looking for someone who wants a high degree of responsibility and the chance to make a difference to the 1.5 million people who visit the Marriott Library each year. As an Operations & Protection Services (OPS) Supervisor, you will help to make the library a safe, secure environment while delivering exceptional customer service. This position will use and/or develop your skills in supervision/leadership, operations management, public administration, customer relations, and interpersonal communication. We will provide you with training on our systems, policies, and procedures if you bring a commitment to making library services easily accessible, an ability to communicate clearly and respectfully with diverse people, and a willingness to present a positive image of the library and campus in each interaction. If you are interested in a career in libraries, cultural heritage institutions, or public administration, this job will expose you to multiple facets of the way such organizations work and give you a solid foundation for going further in your field.
The 6 years related work experience requirement can be met through a combination of educational equivalency (1 year of college-level education is equivalent to 2 years of experience); full or part time work in a library, cultural heritage institution, or similar public-facing organization; supervisory or student leadership positions; internships or volunteer assignments that include significant levels of responsibility that are transferable to the duties of this role.

This position is required to work on campus full-time. Telecommuting will only be authorized for occasional/exceptional circumstances.
We seek qualified applicants who also bring perspectives and experiences that will enrich and strengthen our organization. We especially invite applications from candidates who may not have followed a traditional educational or professional path. All candidates should be prepared to discuss how they see themselves contributing to the University’s equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts. The library serves an increasingly diverse constituency of patrons, and our employees, services, collections, and policies should honor and reflect this diversity. We are therefore interested in identifying and interviewing candidates who have experience with underserved or marginalized communities and communities of color and who are committed to advancing our mission to provide equitable access to information resources.
Qualifications:
Six years related experience including one-year supervisory experience or equivalency required; basic knowledge of library science techniques and principles on order to provide oversight to assigned area required. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Responsibilities:
As the OPS Supervisor, we will need you to:
• Supervise the Information Desks and oversee our commitment to quality patron service Sunday through Thursday nights, or as assigned depending on open public building hours.
• Help patrons with information requests, accessing collections, and all aspects of circulation including account set up, fine and lost book resolutions, recalls and holds, and cashier transactions.
• Work collaboratively with each division within the library to address their security concerns.
• Conduct and coordinate hourly rounds of all public and secured areas; document rounds, alarms, or other events in the departmental database.
• Ensure that all doors, including the exterior perimeter, are secured and locked throughout the building, including arming intrusion zones for Special Collections areas during assigned closing shifts.
• Assist in programming card access and maintaining access records for all library employees and campus partners.
• Maintain security systems, card access, alarms, panic buttons, and security protocols during assigned closing shifts
• Maintain, order, restock, and track usage of the library’s public and employee sanitation supplies program.
Preferred Qualifications:
We need someone who:
• Is committed to outstanding and consistent customer service.
• Can communicate effectively with diverse populations, including during times of high stress or emergencies.
• Shows mature judgment when making decisions  Is comfortable negotiating in a firm and diplomatic manner.
• Can demonstrate conflict resolution and problem solving skills.
• Is willing to handle a variety of duties and adapt to changing priorities.
• Is committed to campus and library safety initiatives and confident contacting and working with police and other campus partners.
• Wants to work in a team environment.
The duties, qualifications, and preferences listed in this posting are intended to give applicants an understanding of the role we are seeking to fill and the types of skills, experience, and education that may have prepared someone to be effective in this role. We do not expect any candidate to be a perfect match for this list or to perform all of the duties with equal proficiency on day one. In your resume and cover letter, please highlight the most relevant qualifications you would bring to this position based on the posting, and tell us how your background, perspective, and experience will help us fulfill our mission and meet our goals.

 


Lead Assistant Librarian Teen/Tween

Department: Library
Position Reports to: Library Supervisor
Pay Grade: 11
Employment Type: Part-time
Exempt/Nonexempt: Non-exempt

Description:

The Lead Assistant Librarian oversees the efforts of a team of Assistant Librarians who make available services for various patron groups. The position provides reference and reader’s advisory services directly to specified patron groups and may coordinate or assist in special services such as: event programming, collection development, outreach and other services. Complies and prepares monthly and annual reports. Orders library materials for patrons and keeping with budgetary restraints. Due to the nature of this work and library hours, afternoon, evening, and Saturday work is expected.

Duties:

Program and event coordination:
Create, prepare, and implement library programs for the public.
Markets programs and services in a variety of ways including social media.
Leads the library’s Summer Reading efforts and programs for a specific age group. Coordinates school visits and participates in other outreach efforts.

Collection Development:
Selects books and materials and place orders with vendors.
Purchases for the library and makes financial decisions with minimum supervision. Maintain the collection by evaluating and reordering damaged and/or missing items.

Customer Service
Provide instruction to library patrons and staff for automated system, databases, computers and other technology.
Manage service desk operations, frequently roving, and assisting patrons with library questions.

Other library duties:
Produce various reports, utilizing the computer system, and takes needed action.
Make recommendations related to improving procedures.
Attend trainings.
Compile library statistics.
Complete library maintenance tasks as needed, i.e. inventory work, shelf reading, weeding, etc. Assists in creating promotional materials, writing reports, and maintaining files.

Plus, all other duties as assigned. The above description is illustrative. It is intended as a guide for personnel actions and must not be taken as a complete itemizing of all facets of any job.

Qualifications:

Must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience. 2+ years of library experience preferred. Preference given to those with a Masters in Library Science or pursuing further education in the Library Science Field.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of the library’s collection and reference materials and general library policies, practices and procedures.
Good communication and problem-solving skills.
Effective time management and organizational skills.

Ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to supervise and schedule the work of others.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, other organizations, and the general public.
Utilize computer hardware and software in the performance of duties.
Skill in use of Microsoft Office programs and online navigation.

Physical Demands:

Performs duties that may include light physical effort such as lifting, bending, stooping, and walking. May require prolonged sitting or standing for up to five hours at a time according to the library’s “roving reference” type services. Spanish language skills are a plus. Must be adaptable to changing work hours. Occasionally may lift materials up to 40 pounds.


Assistant Professor Library & Information Science

Job Classification: Non-Tenure Track Faculty
One-year Appointment
Length of Contract: Full time, 10.5-month contract, non-tenure-track faculty
Salary: $57,000
Position ends June 30, 2023

Southern Utah University invites applications from individuals with vision, creativity, energy, and initiative for this full-time, 10.5-month, emergency hire non-tenure-track faculty position in the Gerald R. Sherratt Library. The Outreach Librarian coordinates, develops and promotes the on campus and in the community. As library faculty, the successful candidate will teach library courses, provide one-shot instruction, work at the general reference desk, select materials for assigned liaison subject area(s) and be responsible for other assigned library tasks/services.

• General Library Assignments:
• Teaches assigned sections of courses that originate in the Department of Library and Information Science, independently and/or cooperatively with English faculty.
• Works collegially with Library faculty and staff in internal planning and decision-making processes accepting invitations to participate on one or more work groups.
• Assumes regular service assignments at the Questions Desk, which may include occasional nighttime and weekend assignments.
• Acts as a liaison from the Library to one or more academic departments.
• Initiates and maintains professional acquaintances with the chair, and with departmental faculty individually.
• Encourages faculty in course- and assignment-related involvement with research instruction, helping faculty structure sound student assignments to foster both subject learning and transferrable research skills in relevant information resources.
• Provides research skill-development instruction to courses within the assigned-liaison departments and other areas where needed.
• Uses LibGuides, the Library website, and other tools to create discipline-specific digital and print informational tutorials, guides, handouts, and reference to the subject areas.
• Conducts collection development for one or more subject area(s) relevant to the liaison assignment, including new-acquisition selection, and weeding in the area(s).
• Other duties as required and assigned by Library Administration.

Additional Responsibilities: Reporting to the Department Chair and Director, contributes in ways that support library efforts in either or both of the following areas.

• Engagement and Outreach:
• Leads and coordinates outreach, engagement, events, and promotional efforts for the Library, its services, and collections.
• Engage with student organizations and campus offices, creating opportunities for the Library to support their missions and functions.
• Engages with colleges, departments, programs, and organizations, creating opportunities for the Library to support their missions and functions.
• Cooperates with APEX and other interested organizations to organize campus-wide events that promote and encourage critical thinking, creativity, research, life-long learning and other academic and life pursuits that directly relate to the mission and resources of the library.
• Uses print, social media, electronic and other appropriate communication technologies.
• Directs development of electronic and print advertising.
• Collaborates with other faculty and staff in library outreach efforts.

Education and Experience Requirements:
Required
• Awarded ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS, or doctorate in a relevant field
• Experience in information literacy instruction in face-to-face and online environments
• Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks in an academic environment
• Ability to work successfully with a wide variety of constituencies including students, faculty, staff, and administration
• Evidence of ability to work independently and collegially
• Organizational, written, and oral-communication skills
• Commitment to effective service for both internal and external clients
Preferred
• Experience with Canvas or comparable learning management system (LMS) software
• Experience or commitment to teaching at the college level (online and/or face-to-face)
• Experience in public-service librarianship
Documents Needed to Apply:
• Resume/CV
• Cover Letter
• Statement of Teaching Philosophy
• Unofficial Transcripts
• Contact information for 3 personal references
Send application documents to Anne Diekema, annediekema@suu.edu


National Consumer Health Program Specialist
(Assistant or Associate Librarian rank)
Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM)

The Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL), University of Utah invites applications for a full-time, career-line faculty librarian at the Assistant or Associate Librarian rank. This position in the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM.gov) Training Office will impact health outcomes by improving access to public health information and health literacy at the community level through a nationwide program. As the National Consumer Health Program Specialist, you will teach existing Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) NNLM classes online, develop new classes, design a train-the-trainer program for non-NNLM trainers to deliver CHIS classes, and participate in program evaluation development and reporting.  Remote and hybrid employment arrangements are allowed. Some domestic travel required. This position is funded under a cooperative agreement with the National Library of Medicine through April 2026. Minimum starting salary: $60,000.

For more information and to apply, please go to the University of Utah’s Careers page:
https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/135789

If you have any questions on this position announcement or on applying online, please contact:

Molly Knapp, Committee Chair
Molly.Knapp@utah.edu


Psychology Librarian

FT Faculty, may be filled with visitor

Posting close date: 8/31/2022
Start date of this position:  2/1/2023

Required Degree:
MLS froman ALA-accredited institution
OR
If the applicant does not have an MLS, a master’s or doctoral degree in psychology or a related field is required.
Individuals without an MLS must complete the MLS degree within 36 months from date of hire.

Experience:
An additional advanced degree and/or experience with psychology or a related field in an academic environment preferred.
Duties/Expectations:

  • Meet and communicate regularly with teaching faculty in assigned academic departments.
  • Develop collections and manage content in assigned areas.
  • Provide reference/research support.
  • Teach library instruction classes.
  • Produce significant and original contributions relevant to librarianship and/or fields appropriate to subject assignment.

Please email library_hr@byu.edu for a complete job description.

Information required at the time of application – Please list the individual contact information for each of your three recommenders on the faculty application. At some point during the selection process they may be contacted to submit their letters of reference electronically
Document(s) required at the time of application – Please attach your updated Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to the faculty application.
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Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability
All qualified candidates including women, people of color, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Brigham Young University is an equal opportunity employer.  All faculty are required to abide by the university’s Honor Code and Dress & Grooming Standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Successful candidates are expected to support and contribute to the academic and religious missions of the university within the context of the principles and doctrine of the affiliated church


History and Political Science Librarian

Job Classification:  CFS Professional
Posting close date: August 31, 2022
Start date of this position:  February 1, 2023
Required Degree: MLS from an ALA-accredited institution
OR
If the applicant does not have an MLS, a master’s or doctoral degree in history or political science or a related field is required.
Individuals hired without an MLS must complete the MLS degree within a specific period of time. They will be provided a minimum of 36 months from date of hire.
Experience:   Additional advanced degree and/or experience in history and/or political science research and reference tools in an academic environment preferred.

Duties/Expectations:
• Meet and communicate regularly with teaching faculty in assigned academic departments.
• Develop collections and manage content in assigned areas.
• Provide reference/research support.
• Teach library instruction classes.
• Publish significant and original contributions relevant to librarianship and/or fields appropriate to subject assignment.
• Present research or innovative/unique information at conferences, workshops, seminars, and/or other professional/scholarly meetings.

Please contact library_hr@byu.edu for a complete job description.

Information required at the time of application – Please list the individual contact information for each of your three recommenders on the faculty application. At some point during the selection process they may be contacted to submit their letters of reference electronically.

Document(s) required at the time of application – Please attach your updated Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to the faculty application.

Link to Posting: https://hrms.byu.edu/psc/ps/PUBLIC/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Employee&SiteId=70&JobOpeningId=110747&PostingSeq=1

#LI-DNI
Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability
Brigham Young University is an equal opportunity employer.  All faculty are required to abide by the university’s Honor Code and Dress & Grooming Standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Successful candidates are expected to support and contribute to the academic and religious missions of the university within the context of the principles and doctrine of the affiliated church.