Posted positions: 4/5/2017

Tennessee Library Association

  1. Library Clerk – Hendersonville Public Library of Sumner County
    Date Posted: 3/21/17
    Type of Position: Part Time
    Pay: $10.39 Hourly
    Education Requirement: High School/GED
    Experience Requirement: <1 year
    Location: Hendersonville, TN
    Position Summary:The qualified candidate will be responsible for providing customer service and assisting in maintaining the library collection in a fast paced, customer service oriented environment. Duties include, but are not limited to:

    Providing assistance to library customers in person, via email and over the phone, including assisting customers with Internet and electronic resources.

    Evaluating returned materials for damage, checking in and sorting items as needed.

    Processing circulation items and managing accounts using library management software.

    Sorting and shelving books, publications and other items according to classification code; reading shelves for accuracy.

    May repair books and circulation items.

    May perform light cleaning, including dusting, review and restock of public bathroom facilities, and a variety of additional duties as necessary for the daily operations of the library facility.

    Reports to the Circulation Supervisor.

  2. Head of Technical Services – Williamson County Public Library
    Date Posted: 3/20/2017
    Type of Position: Full Time
    Pay: Based on qualifications
    Education Requirement: Master’s
    Experience Requirement: 3-5 years
    Location: Williamson County, TN
    Position Summary:Work performed in the assigned department under the supervision of the Director. Serves on the Management Team with the Children’s Services Manager, Adult Services Manager, Circulation Manager and Library Director.

    Responsible for Technical Services operations and budget. Plans, directs, and manages acquisition, cataloging, classification, and processing of library materials; assures optimal operation of the bibliographic and authority databases.

Tennessee Board of Regents

  1. Dean of Faculty Support Services – Southwest Tennessee Community College
    Date Posted: 2/20/2017
    Type of Position: Full Time
    Pay: None Provided
    Education Requirement: Master’s (Doctoral Preferred)
    Experience Requirement: Minimum 5 years full time teaching, 3 years demonstrated administrative leadership.
    Location: Memphis, TN
    Position Summary:The Dean of Faculty Support Services is a full-time, fiscal year position reporting to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

    The Dean provides leadership, management, planning, and advocacy for faculty and programs within this division.

    The area consists of: College Teaching Academy, Library Services, Distance Education, Curriculum Development, and Evening/Weekend/Adjunct Faculty Support.


  1. Library Clerk Part-Time – City of La Vergne (Library)
    Date Posted: 4/5/2017
    Date Closing: 4/18/2017
    Type of Position: Part-Time
    Pay: $10.58
    Education Requirement: High School Diploma or GED
    Experience Requirement: Library Experience Preferred
    Location: La Vergne, TN
    Position Summary: This part-time position performs various duties as assigned during the daily operation of the library including but not limited to assisting with all circulation and reference duties, providing a positive and friendly interactive experience for library users, requires development and presentation of programming for children and adults and other miscellaneous duties as assigned. Other duties may include checking materials in/out, collecting fines, issuing cards, maintaining patron records, collection maintenance, and addressing patron questions and concerns. Duties may vary according to assigned location.
  2. Front Desk Assistant – Germantown Regional History & Genealogy Center
    Date Posted: 3/31/2017
    Date Closing: 4/7/2017
    Type of Position: Part-Time
    Pay: $8.00
    Education Requirement: High School Diploma or Equivalent
    Experience Requirement: Strong Customer Service Skills, Good Computer Skills
    Location: Germantown, TN
    Position Summary:

    • Interact with and greet patrons via phone and in person
    • Accept payments from and interact with patrons by phone and in person
    • Provide basic reference services, computer and technology assistance
    • Help patrons with basic computer questions
    • Assist patrons with photocopying needs
    • Establish open communication and good rapport with all visitors
  3. Librarian – Shelby County Schools
    Date Posted: 4/3/2017
    Date Closing: None Listed
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Pay: None Listed
    Education Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree & in the grade/subject taught with a valid Tennessee Certificate
    Experience Requirement: None Listed
    Location: Memphis, TN
    Position Summary: This position is responsible for the professional instructions designed to provide academic, social, physical, and skills development for students in specific grades/subject areas to prepare the to be successful citizens and workers in the 21st century.
  4. Administrative Specialist I – Library –  University of Tennessee Knoxville
    Date Posted: 3/31/2017
    Date Closing: Not Provided
    Tye of Position: Full-Time
    Pay: Not Provided
    Education Requirement: High School Diploma, Preferred Bachelor’s
    Experience Requirement: Several years general office experience
    Location: Knoxville, TN
    Position Summary: This position is located in the administration office of the University Libraries and includes advanced administrative job duties related specifically to human resources and generally to the overall work of the Dean’s Office. The person in this position centrally performs library personnel tasks for all employees across the University Libraries.
  5. Librarian – Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools
    Date Posted: 3/30/2017
    Date Closing: Not Provided
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Pay: None Provided
    Education Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science, Requires teaching certificate as a K-12 Library Media Specialist,
    Experience Requirement: Requires no prior experience but training and certification as media specialist required.
    Location: Nashville, TN
    Position Summary: Develops and implements a school library program that promotes the effective use of ideas and information while fostering creativity, communication, collaboration and critical thinking.
  6. Librarian (2017-2018) Interim Position  – Learning Technology & Library Services
    Date Posted: 3/30/2017
    Date Closing: Not Provided
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Pay: Not Provided
    Education Requirement: Requires education or training equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in library science. Instructional Design training preferred. Requires teaching certificate as a K-12 library media specialist.
    Experience Requirement: Requires no prior experience but training and certification as media specialist required.
    Location: Nashville, TN
    Position Summary: Develops and implements a school library program that promotes the effective use of ideas and information while fostering creativity, communication, collaboration and critical thinking.
  7. Director-Library Services – Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools
    Date Posted: Not Provided
    Date Closing: Not Provided
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Pay: Not Provided
    Education Requirement: Master’s in Library & Information Sciences, Applicant must hold at mininum a Master’s degree in Library and Information services and a valid TN teaching license with an endorsement in Library Information Specialist (473).
    Experience Requirement: Minimum 5 years experience in management position
    Minimum 2 years directly applicable experience supervising school librarians
    Location: Nashville, TN
    Position Summary: The essential function of the Director of Library Services is oversee the school library programs across the district. Director of Library Services also develops and implement programs, supervise librarians and staff, provides professional development and collaborate with administrators, librarians and community partners.
  8. Dean of Library – Fisk University
    Date Posted: 12/1/2016 (Posting is active)
    Date Closing: Not Provided
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Pay: Not Provided
    Education Requirement: Candidates must demonstrate a combination of at least five years of administrative experience and expertise in an academic library, an ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS degree, a doctoral degree, and an established record of professional achievement.
    Experience Requirement: S/he must have expert knowledge of traditional library functions, emerging technologies, and trends in higher education and their impact on library services. S/he will also have a proven track record of effective resource management (i.e. collections, budget, personnel, etc.) and experience with library planning and renovation
    Location: Nashville, TN
    Position Summary: The Dean of the Library leads the library in the university’s mission to provide students and faculty bibliographical, physical and intellectual entries to knowledge and information recorded in a variety of formats and consistent with the continuing and anticipated instructional, research, and cultural roles of a historically black university. With demonstrated administrative skills and experience, s/he will be engaged and motived by a clear commitment to students and faculty. The Dean should have the managerial, organizational and interpersonal skills to navigate an academic setting and to build strong relationships with senior leadership across the university.
  9. Library Assistant in Technical Services – Fisk University
    Date Posted: 2/21/2017 (Posting is active)
    Date Closing: Not Provided
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Pay: Not Provided
    Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree (minimum)
    Experience Requirement: At least two years’ successful experience in a library cataloging department; some experience in other library departments desirable (experience in an academic library preferred); and successful experience with online database searches and handling online records.
    Location: Nashville, TN
    Position Summary: Supports the library’s mission to provide access to library and information sources for users. Assists with collection development, cataloging, interlibrary loan, processing, and preservation of materials. Assists in Access Services as needed, particularly at the circulation desk and in instruction in use of the online catalog. Position requires ability to use the Innovative Interfaces library automation system for online cataloging and circulation services.
  10. Program Specialist 2- Library Services for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing – Nashville Public Library
    Date Posted: Not Provided
    Date Closing: 4/10/2017
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Pay: $38,590.00
    Education Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university and 2 years of related experience working with the public.
    Experience Requirement: Preferred Master’s Degree in field relating to hearing loss (e.g. Deaf Education, Special Education, Sign Language Interpreting, Audiology, Speech Pathology, etc.) RID/NAD Sign Language Certification Telephone and in-person reference experience Bilingual language skills Knowledge of library materials, collections, and services Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access Ability to learn and utilize publishing, database, and website software Ability to create and deliver Adult, Young Adult, Teen and Children’s Programs
    Location: Nashville, TN
    Position Summary: This may be for Civil Service and/or grant funded positions. It is located at the Nashville Public Library and serves as a part of the team that is actively involved in the development, implementation and promotion of the LSDHH and Equal Access programs at the Nashville Public Library. This includes, but is not limited to, assuming direct responsibility for providing in-depth reference and circulation services to the public; website maintenance; program development and implementation, as assigned; providing sign language interpreting services for the library system, as needed; performing general administrative duties; and serving as a liaison to community agencies and organizations.

Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU)

  1. Music and Media Cataloging Librarian, Tenure-Track Faculty – MTSU
    Date Posted: Not Provided
    Date Closing: Not Provided
    Type of Position: Full-Time
    Pay: Not Provided
    Education Requirement: ALA accredited master’s degree in Library or Information Science, or its international equivalent. A Bachelor’s degree in Music (or substantial undergraduate/graduate coursework in Music) is also required.
    Experience Requirement:Minimum of one year, post-MLS cataloging experience in an academic library or other relevant environment.

    Demonstrated experience in cataloging music and media formats. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and collegially in a team environment. Candidates should have demonstrated ability to manage time effectively, balance multiple responsibilities, and adjust accordingly to changing priorities, needs, and deadlines.

    Excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary as well as proficiency with office and computer skills, including Microsoft Office or similar.

    Location: Murfreesboro, TN
    Position Summary:MTSU’s Walker Library invites applicants for a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position (#401130) at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in Collection Development and Management. Start date for this position is July 1, 2017.

    The position is a member of the cataloging unit and is responsible for providing bibliographic access to music and media formats. Other formats are included as part of the overall cataloging responsibilities. The library is a member of BIBCO and the Tennessee NACO Funnel.