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Harford County Public Library
Librarian - Children's Services


Responsibilities: Provides a variety of professional services to customers to include reference, reader's advisory, computer instruction, training, programming/community outreach, collection development and a variety of related tasks. Works collaboratively with department staff in a team approach to public service; oversees, plans and implements children programs; and works on reference desk as required. Meets minimum public service hours as defined by Library Administration.

Requirements and Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: . Masters of Library Science degree or other Master's degree in an approved library related curriculum from ALA accredited institution; .Ability to obtain State of Maryland Certification as a Professional Librarian within six months from hire; .1 year of reference work in a public library including direct information service & training customers and staff on use of computers & databases and downloading digital library materials to a personal device; . Knowledge of adult, young adult and children's materials including reference material to effectively assist customers while performing reference responsibilities; . Ability to work a variety of day, evening, and weekend hours. APPLICANTS WHO MEET MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE FURTHER REVIEWED ON: Excellent knowledge of children's literature and reference materials; Programming and collection development experience for children's services with ability to share their expertise with others; Must possess strong customer service skills & reference interview techniques; Ability to work well with people both in the library as well as with school and other outside representatives; Good organizational and planning skills.

Salary and Benefits: STARTING PAY RANGE: $21.22 - $23.34 per hour; Exempt. Excellent benefits package includes leave, health/dental/vision/drug program, deferred compensation program, pension.

Application Process: Applications for this position are completed and accepted via online submission only. Please visit us at www.HCPLonline.org under 'About the Library' and click on Library Jobs for vacancy announcement and application instructions. - Posted September 18, 2014.

Appomattox Regional Library System
Youth Services Manager


Responsibilities: The Appomattox Regional Library System (ARLS) is currently seeking an energetic and innovative Youth Services Manager, who is dedicated to public service and who will lead in the development of youth resources and services for a growing library with a diverse population. This position supervises youth services operations in coordination with area library management. As well as, coordinates the specific long-running activities in youth services including collection development, story time, teen services, summer reading programs, and staff trainings. Also is the main point of contact for schools, day care facilities, and community groups regarding youth and family services.

Requirements and Qualifications: MLS from ALA accredited library school with a concentration in youth services. Supervisory experience of professional, paraprofessional, page, or volunteer staff. Three years progressive professional library experience. A comparable combination of related education (Master's Degree) and experience may be considered. Considerable professional experience serving children, young adults, and families, including materials selection, reference and reader's advisory, planning and producing programs, and publicity materials, is required. Must have a valid driver's license.

Salary and Benefits: $35,295-$46,398 Benefits: Health insurance, Library pays 100% for employee. Employee participation in Virginia Retirement System pension plan, 457 Deferred Compensation Plan (non-matching) is available, vacation and sick leave, tuition reimbursement, and training opportunities are available.

Application Process: Visit our website at www.arls.org. to complete an application and to view the entire job description. Please e-mail your completed application, cover letter, and résumé to ysmanager@arls.org. Application packets are due by 5 p.m. on 10/31/14. Applications, cover letters, and résumés will not be accepted by fax, by mail, or by in person delivery. The Appomattox Regional Library System is an equal opportunity employer. (EEOE) - Posted October 9, 2014.

Academic Libraries

Harford Community College
Manager of Circulation and Acquisitions


Responsibilities: The manager supervises daily operations of circulation and acquisitions; maintains library statistics related to circulation, acquisitions, and building use; and supervises staff. Duties include, but are not limited to, placing purchase orders, processing invoices, and reconciling library accounts; scheduling Circulation Desk staffing; resolving patron issues; overseeing receipt of library materials; maintaining physical collections; hiring, training, and evaluating staff; and performing other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Requirements and Qualifications: A bachelor's degree and one to three years of experience in a library or related field are required. Supervisory experience preferred. Applicants must be proficient in a Windows-based computer environment.

Salary and Benefits: $42,543 - $51,052

Application Process: Visit our Web site at http://www.harford.edu/job-seekers/career-opportunities.aspx to view job details and apply online. Online application must include a cover letter and resume. For best consideration apply by January 5, 2014. HCC is a smoke/tobacco-free campus. HCC is an AA/EEO/ADA employer committed to diversity in the college community. - Posted December 12, 2013.

School, Special and Other Libraries

Morris Automated Information Network Library Consortium
Executive Director


Responsibilities: The Executive Director of MAIN will report to the consortium's Executive Board. In that capacity the Director will be responsible for administering all of MAIN's staff, services and operations. Financial oversight: . Monitor all fiduciary obligations and responsibilities of MAIN including its status as a 501c 3 non- profit organization : . Prepare annual budget for approval by Executive Board; . Manage the consortium in compliance with the approved budget and provide Executive Board with regular reports regarding the financial status of MAIN; . Explore and recommend partnerships, collaborations and membership development opportunities that will benefit MAIN. Administrative Oversight: . Recommend staff positions, job titles, compensation and policies; . Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate all MAIN employees in accordance with the organization's personnel policies; . Develop and oversee teams or committees for special projects of MAIN. Services and Operations Oversight: . Cultivate productive relationships with member libraries through effective communications, training and customer service; . Maintain the quality and effectiveness of the MAIN virtual catalog; . Oversee the technical support MAIN provides to member libraries; . Report to and manage communications with the MAIN Executive Board; . Facilitate a strategic planning process for MAIN and oversee implementation of strategic priorities; . Monitor trends and innovations in library services and technology and apprise member libraries of upcoming developments and pending needs; . Apply prudent business practices when considering the adoption or implementation of new developments in information technology; . Assure that the quality and effectiveness of the automated information network is maintained; . Negotiate and monitor compliance with vendor contracts and service agreements. . Promote a greater awareness of MAIN among organizations and identify opportunities for MAIN to participate in those organizations; . Advocate for public library service at local, state and national levels.

Requirements and Qualifications: . MLS from an ALA accredited library science program or other relevant experience; . Five to ten years of experience working as a professional librarian or in another relevant capacity-at least three years of which must include personnel management; . Familiarity with an integrated library system; . Vision and creativity regarding the possibilities for library service in the future; . Understanding of the New Jersey library landscape; . The ability to bring together a diverse group of library directors and trustees to work collaboratively in the best interests of MAIN; . Experience in financial planning as it applies to non -profit entities.

Salary and Benefits: Competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience.

Application Process: Please send resumes to to info@libraryexecutivesearch.com. - Posted October 13, 2014.