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  • 29 Jan 2021 2:59 PM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    LIBRARY DIRECTOR


    Neshoba County Library


    RESPONSIBILITES:

    The Director is responsible for all areas of library management and administration, including personnel, collection development, budgeting, grant writing, E-rate applications, community relations and long range planning, subject to the policies, rules and approval of the 5-person Administrative Library Board of Trustees.


    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Graduation from an accredited four year college/university and a Master’s of Library Science degree from an American Library Association accredited Library Science school or ability to complete such coursework within one calendar year and a minimum of three years of professional experience in the library field.


    SALARY AND BENEFITS:

    Salary will be negotiable depending on experience and degree.  Benefits include annual and major medical leave, state health insurance, Mississippi Public Employees’ Retirement System and opportunity to participate in the state’s life insurance and deferred compensation programs.


    APPLICATION PROCESS:

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, application, college transcripts, three (3) professional references and a one (1) page statement that describes his/her library philosophy to the Board of Trustees at the address listed below.   Applications can be downloaded at www.neshobalibrary.net.

    Closing Date for Submission:  February 10, 2021.


    LOCATION:

    Neshoba County Public Library, Philadelphia, MS


    ENVIRONMENT:

    The Board of Trustees is seeking an innovative individual with a strong vision of library excellence and community interaction, willingness to expand library holdings and genealogical services and to promote the vision and mission of the Neshoba County Library. 


    CONTACT:

    Neshoba County Public Library

    230 Beacon Street.

    Philadelphia, MS 39350

    neshobalibrary@gmail.com

  • 06 Jan 2021 7:10 AM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    Middle George Regional Library

    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    Community Engagement Coordinator

     

    *Position is open due to internal employee’s advancement in job position and title.

     

    Do you have a heart for service? Do you love building community relationships? Can you picture yourself delivering traditional library services in a non-traditional setting?

     

    Responsibilities:

    Our Community Engagement Coordinator will provide Macon-Bibb with library services in locations other than library buildings. The Community Engagement Coordinator will find they are delivering a story time at a child care facility one day and leading a senior-living book club the next. Ideally, this person will maintain a balance of pop-up libraries and scheduled bookmobile visits.

     

    Additional Information:

    This position works under the supervision of the Deputy Director and within the parameters of the library strategic plan. They have broad decision-making responsibilities for routine operational matters and some decision-making responsibilities for non-routine matters, including application of library policy and procedures in non-traditional environments.

     

    The successful candidate will have experience and/or knowledge of a variety of library services and activities. The position requires a high degree of flexibility to produce services that are relevant and accessible to each segment of the population that we serve. They will build community relationships and contribute to community goals.

     

    This position will enjoy significant support to attain these goals at the Middle Georgia Regional Library with an enthusiastic and committed staff of professionals, management, and paraprofessionals.

     

    Our Community:

    Middle Georgia Regional Library is anchored in Macon, Georgia. Macon is a vibrant community that values education, lifelong-learning and is highly invested in library service.  The community has a rich history, incredible architecture, stunning southern charm, and a soulful musical heritage.  The city is home to 5 colleges and universities, 6 museums, sports teams, Ocmulgee National Monument, and numerous parks and festivals. Macon has all of the benefits of a large city with a small town cost of living.

     

    Qualifications:

    Minimum qualifications:

    • Bachelor degree in Education, Information Science, or a related field; or four years of work experience in a public library involving exposure and engagement in reference work, circulation procedures, or technical services.

     

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Master of Library Science, Spanish language skills

     

    Salary:

    • Minimum qualifications: $35,000
    • Preferred qualifications: $42,000
     
    To Apply:
    E-mail resume, cover letter, contact information for three references, and MGRL employment application (found at http://bibblib.org/employment) to jobs@bibblib.org. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.
     
    First review of applicants is Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 12:00 PM.
  • 06 Jan 2021 7:08 AM | Jennifer Nabzdyk Todd (Administrator)

    https://mgccc.peopleadmin.com/postings/4747

     

    Posting Details

    Job Title

    Librarian - Harrison County Campus

    Job Description

    GENERAL STATEMENT OF FUNCTION: The Librarian shall assist in the operation of the Library and in the overall program of the Learning Resources Center. Reports to the Assistant Dean of Learning Resources.

    Job Duties

    1. Participates in Collection Development
    a. Orders print and non-print materials based on the curriculum, program accreditation standards, student and employee need, and to support college initiatives, such as the QEP.
    b. Evaluates collection for additions and deletions based on the above criteria as well as physical condition and currency.
    c. Utilizes professional tools to review print and non-print material currently available for purchase.
    2. Provides Bibliographic Instruction
    a. Teaches students to use the Library website, catalog, databases, and appropriate web resources.
    b. Supports online and Hyflex courses through Canvas.
    c. Creates tutorials and LibGuides in support of courses and at instructor request.
    d. Conducts student workshops and gives Employee Development sessions in person and via Web-ex on Library resources.
    4. Participates in all Circulation duties.
    a. Staffs the combined Circulation and Reference desk.
    b. Follows Circulation policies and procedures set by the Assistant Dean of Learning Resources.
    c. Uses the Atriuum system proficiently and runs Circulation reports when needed.
    d. Monitors book requests in the Atriuum system for patron pick-up and Inter-campus Loan.
    5. Participates in all Reference duties.
    a. Staffs the combined Circulation and Reference desk.
    b. Answers ready reference and in-depth reference questions for library patrons in person, through LibChat, and through email via LibAnswers.
    c. Uses the Reference Transaction form to track reference questions.
    6. Supervises Student Workers
    a. Hires student workers
    b. Creates schedules for student workers
    c. Submits time sheets and other documents for student workers
    d. Assigns special projects to student workers as needed or as requested by the Assistant Dean of Learning Resources.
    7. Prepared to open or close Library during the week based on staffing and budgetary changes or needs.

    8. Obtains 15 hours of Employee Development through college workshops, and professional opportunities such as state conferences and webinars.
    9. Other duties as assigned, based on ability, such as Interlibrary Loan, website revisions, annual inventory, pulling databases statistics, assisting with student registration, student outreach, and shifting books.

    Mandatory Qualifications

    MANDATORY: M(1) Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Library Science or Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA and regionally accredited institution of higher learning. M(2) Experience in a community college library or university library M(3) Experience performing research using article databases and other print and online tools. M(4) Excellent technology and computer skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Office software. M(5) Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.

    Desirable Qualifications

    DESIRABLE: D(1) Experience with providing library support to courses in a Learning Management System, such as Canvas. D(2) Demonstrable experience in creating tutorials, guides, and other learning objects. D(3)Experience with pulling statistical reports for circulation and database use. D(3) Library Instruction experience with a focus on Information Literacy

    EEO Statement

    Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes students and employees without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or qualified disability in its programs and activities. The college complies with non-discriminatory regulations under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972 of the Higher Education Act. For further information, contact the Compliance Officer, P.O. Box 609, Perkinston, Mississippi 39573, telephone number 601-528-8735, email address compliance@mgccc.edu.

    The College:

    The Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College District serves a four-county area with three major campuses, the Community Campus and four centers including: Perkinston Campus, Perkinston, MS; Harrison County Campus, Gulfport, MS; Jackson County Campus, Gautier, MS. Additionally, Mississippi Gulf Coast Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center, Gulfport, MS; Keesler Center, Biloxi, MS; West Harrison Center, Long Beach, MS; and George County Center, Lucedale, MS.


    State and regional associations accredit Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, and several programs are accredited nationally. Offerings include academic, technical degree, vocational skill and adult continuing education programs

    Classification

    Administration

    Open Date

    12/18/2020

    Close Date

    01/14/2021

    Open Until Filled

    No

    Special Instructions to Applicants


    For more information on the position, please contact (Name, Address, Phone, and Email):

    Adrienne R. McPhaul
    Assistant Dean of Learning Resources
    Harrison County Campus
    2226 Switzer Road
    Gulfport, MS 39507
    Phone: 228-896-2514
    Email: Adrienne.McPhaul@mgccc.edu

        

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