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Contacts for Recruiters and Job Seekers

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Contacts for Recruiters and Job Seekers

 

If you're looking for a job or have a job, here's a space to advertise!

 

Jobs Available

 

 

 

   Jefferson County (Colorado) Public Library is seeking an excellent leader as its Executive Director.  

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications received by April 9, 2008 will receive first consideration. This position is open until filled.

DUTIES:

The Executive Director performs administrative and professional library work in planning, organizing, and directing the County library program. Working with our Senior Management Team the Director is responsible for:

  • Planning, prioritizing, organizing and directing all phases of the County library program, including the libraries, bookmobile and outreach services
  • Developing and executing strategies and programs to sustain a positive image and relations between Library representatives and County residents
  • Managing the policy-making agenda with the Library Board of Trustees
  • Developing public information policies and ensuring their implementation.
  • Reviewing and approving staffing and staff issues including supervising all professional, paraprofessional and clerical work, ensuring adherence to established laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Conducting staff conferences and meetings and providing guidance to professional and supervisory personnel in the development of new programs and activities.
  • Directing building operations, planning and management and development; and overseeing book and library materials development plans and activities.
  • Developing and presenting an annual budget and monitoring all assigned line items to ensure budget discipline is maintained.
  • Directing library technical support elements.
The Executive Director reports to a seven-member Board of Trustees.

QUALIFICATIONS: Requires a master's degree in Library Science and at least 10 years of progressively responsible experience leading a multi-location system, with a minimum of six years at the administrative level.

SALARY: Starting at $120,000.00 annually, depending on experience

BENEFITS:

Benefits package including health, dental, and retirement.

Vacation, holiday, sick leave, and personal days.

Training and conference attendance opportunities.

Interview and relocation allowances available.

APPLY:

For more information about this exciting opportunity, please view the recruitment brochure. For additional information, please contact June Garcia at 303-522-2225 or jgarcia@dubberlygarcia.com. Note: No online application forms will be accepted for the Executive Director position, see recruitment brochure.

Jefferson County Public Library makes employment decisions without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin or disability.

 


 

 

 

Does your current job leave you feeling like this?

 

 

 

 

Then think about the CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention) in Atlanta, Georgia!  We have two openings for Systems Librarians (and this includes web design) that will be posted on USAJOBS (http://www.usajobs.com) in the coming 1-2 months.  if you are interested you must post a profile and resume at this site in order to apply.  I'm posting the general description below, but am available to talk personally with anyone interested.  I'll be outside Regency A on Wednesday morning at 8 AM until the first session starts.  Email:  axe8@cdc.gov or Leslyn@gmail.com

 

Systems Librarian.doc

Leslyn McNabb, MS

Team Lead, Library Systems

CDC Public Health Library and Information Center

1600 Clifton Road, MS-C04

Atlanta, GA  30333

(404) 639-1415

 

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WEB/DIGITAL SERVICES LIBRARIAN

 

POSITION:  Salisbury University's Blackwell Library seeks a creative, energetic, service-oriented Web/Digital Services Librarian to plan, manage, develop and support all library web applications, serve as the technical manager for the library’s web site, partner with campus and system IT to order and support library hardware and software, and support digital initiatives across library units.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Plan and deliver web-based library services, including creation and administration of dynamically driven web content, online forms, and user interfaces; collaborate with library staff to assure web site quality and accessibility; lead assigned digital and technical projects within various library units; provide technical expertise in the selection, development and implementation of new information technologies and their library applications; manage and maintain the library’s computing and networking environment; specify and maintain library hardware and software; troubleshoot minor problems and refer others to appropriate campus units; manage and install various library specific software packages; and other professional duties as assigned. The individual functioning in this capacity is expected to contribute to the University’s values of and commitment to student centeredness, academic excellence, and diversity. This position reports to the Head of Public Services.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  M.L.S, M.L.I.S. or M.I.S. from an accredited library program; knowledge of web design principles, including familiarity with web accessibility and usability norms and guidelines; demonstrated experience using web development applications; ability to anticipate web trends, investigate their applications in academic libraries, and develop new web-based services; experience with a variety of scripting and programming languages; knowledge of relational databases using MS Access and/or SQL server and their use in the creation of dynamic web pages; knowledge of hardware and software issues; strong analytical and problem solving skills; good listening  and oral and written communication skills; ability to balance priorities and meet deadlines; aptitude for detail-oriented work; positive attitude, sense of humor, commitment to team work, and a willingness to embrace change.

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:  Academic or research library experience is highly desirable; experience conducting usability studies and other user interface design testing; knowledge of integrated library systems, preferably Aleph; experience with SFX and MetaLib; knowledge of instructional design and experience with course management systems, preferably Blackboard; knowledge of proxy server authentication; expertise in digitization and use of metadata standards; knowledge of digital practices, standards, projects and services.

 

APPOINTMENT, RANK AND SALARY:  This is a library faculty position on a permanent status track with excellent benefits and salary commensurate with experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. Start date of July 2008 is preferred but negotiable.  

 

APPLICATIONS:  Applications received by April 28, 2008 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. To be considered an applicant you must submit all of the following: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references to:  Dr. Alice H. Bahr, Blackwell Library, Salisbury University, 1101 Camden Ave., Salisbury, MD 21801.  For additional information or questions please contact Dr. Alice Bahr at ahbahr@salisbury.edu

 

ENVIRONMENT:  Founded in 1925, Salisbury University is one of 13 institutions that compose the University System of Maryland. Salisbury University is a selective undergraduate institution within the University System of Maryland. The University is close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Norfolk. SU has been cited nationally as one of the top ten public regional universities in the North according to the U.S. News and World Report, and has also been recognized by the Princeton Review and Kiplinger’s magazine. SU has approximately 7,600 students and 360 full-time instructional faculty.

 

Salisbury University has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, providing equal employment and educational opportunities to all those qualified, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation.  

 

Visit our website at www.salisbury.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Job Seekers

 

 Rudy Leon

  • Blog: Deepening the Conversation
  • Professional home page  (CV)
  • MS in LIS, UIUC, 2004
  • Expertise, experience and interest in :
    • Information literacy
    • Emerging technologies
    • Collection development
    • Reference
  • Passionate about education, and the role of the library and of technology, in education

     

  • Post-graduate coursework in Women's Studies, History, Religious Studies, & Ethnic Studies

 

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