June 4, 2017

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Nashville Public Library (Nashville, TN)
Jobs Website

  1. Circulation Assistant
Job Title: Circulation Assistant 1
Closing Date/Time: Mon. 06/05/17 11:59 PM Central Time
Salary: $13.12 Hourly
$27,286.78 Annually
Job Type: Full-Time Civil Service
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
This position performs various clerical duties involved in circulating library material, shelving books and maintaining library materials, as well as, assisting the public in person and by telephone with routine library information.  This job requires walking, standing, bending, and lifting of objects that weigh 20-50 pounds.  Candidates must be able to work nights and weekends…schedules vary.  

Applicants will be considered to fill full-time Civil Service, part-time and grant funded temporary vacancies within the library system as they become available.

* If you have applied for this position in the last six months, you do not need to re-apply.*

 Typical Duties:
  • Checking out library materials.
  • Accepting and processing applications for library cards.
  • Locating library materials on the shelves.
  • Collecting overdue fines and fees.
  • Reserving library materials for patrons.
  • Emptying book drop.
  • Preparing books and magazines for circulation.
 Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or state-issued GED.
  • Valid “Class D” Driver’s License may be required for some positions in this classification.

Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply.

Note:  Per Metro Ordinance No. SO94-1078. All employees of the Metropolitan Government shall be residents of the State of Tennessee or become residents of the state within six (6) months of employment as a prerequisite to employment with the Metropolitan Government.  

 Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Keyboarding skills and computer knowledge.
  • Bilingual Language skills.
  • Customer service work experience.
  • Public library experience.

2.  IS Applications Technician 1-Library

Job Title: IS Applications Technician 1-Library
Closing Date/Time: Wed. 06/07/17 11:59 PM Central Time
Salary: $38,590.00 Annually
Job Type: Full-Time Civil Service
Location: 615 Church Street, Nashville, Tennesse
This is a Nashville Public Library civil service position.  Performs entry-level duties required to provide information technology applications and hardware support, such as problem determination, testing, implementing, and supporting applications software.  This position travels throughout the library system as needed.  Must be able to lift a computer, work under tables/desks and stand on a ladder as needed.  Performs related duties as required.  Note:  If you previously applied for this position, it is not necessary to apply again.
__________________________________________________________________________________The Nashville Public Library boasts 4 million visits annually and maintains a collection of 2 million items, including a one-of-its-kind civil rights collection. The library periodically hosts best-selling authors, and during the summer months offers free lunchtime concerts in a beautifully manicured courtyard featuring everything from salsa to soul, to blues to Bach. If this environment is appealing to you, then you might want to consider a job at the public library.
 Typical Duties:
  • Participates in installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of information technology applications hardware and software.
  • Gathers information from customers regarding information systems: needs, problems, and solutions.
  • Consults with customers regarding common hardware problems.
  • Supports Envisionware applications.
  • Supports digital signage hardware and applications.
  • Provides on-site customer support services as needed.
  • May perform some routine systems analysis functions.
  • Prepares written and oral reports as needed.
  • Attends meetings, workshops, and training classes as needed.
 Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma and one year of information technology related experience OR Associate’s Degree in a related field.

Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply.                               

Note:  Per Metro Ordinance No. SO94-1078. All employees of the Metropolitan Government shall be residents of the State of Tennessee or become residents of the state within six (6) months of employment as a prerequisite to employment with the Metropolitan Government.  

 Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Two years of information technology experience.
  • Fluent bilingual language skills.
  • Knowledge of computer applications, programming, and testing requirements.
  • Knowledge of departmental rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Customer Service experience

3.  Studio NPL Teen Mentor

Job Title: Studio NPL Teen Mentor/T.O.T.A.L. Representative
Closing Date/Time: Wed. 06/14/17 11:59 PM Central Time
Salary: $11.03 Hourly
Job Type: Part-Time
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
This temporary (non-Civil Service), privately funded program (Totally Outstanding Teen Advocates for the Library) is seeking to engage youth and integrate them into the Nashville Public Library’s Studio NPL program. Studio NPL consists of library spaces with the latest technology where teens will learn real-world, 21st-century skills, including but not limited to creating their own robots, designing their own video games, and producing their own music and films.

This position will assist with the creation and implementation of hands-on programming involving the creation of content in various formats: gaming, music, makerspace, and writing. This position will also assist adult mentors in the various Studio spaces.

This position will work, on average, 12 hours per week during the school year and 20 hours per week during summer break, depending on school schedule and library needs. May report to different work locations during the day. MUST have a reliable means of transportation. This is a temporary position which will end upon graduation from High School.

Prior to applying online applicants MUST submit a cover letter to monica.mclaurine@nashville.gov explaining why he/she is a good candidate for this position. Please include public speaking opportunities and demonstrated skill levels in gaming, music, makerspace and writing.

 Typical Duties:
  • Assist with and lead Studio programs at the library and offsite including the areas of gaming, music, makerspace, and writing.
  • Offer assistance to customers in Studio spaces throughout the library system and out in the community.
  • Research, plan and implement additional programming for the public as needed.
  • Assist in the circulation of technology items in Studio NPL spaces.
  • Assist in the general operation and management of Studio NPL spaces.
 Minimum Qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled in High School
  • Minimum of 16 years of age
  • Must have a reliable means of transportation

Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply. 

Note: Per Metro Ordinance No. SO94-1078. All employees of the Metropolitan Government shall be residents of the State of Tennessee or become residents of the state within six (6) months of employment as a prerequisite to employment with the Metropolitan Government.

 Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Basic skill level in or willingness to learn about one or more of the four focus areas:
    • Gaming (video game creation, computer coding)
    • Music (Garage Band, Pro Tools)
    • Makerspace (Makey Makey, Squishy Circuits)
    • Writing (spoken word, creative writing)
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • Public speaking ability and ability to actively engage with peers
  • Familiarity with media tools such as iMovie, Finalcut Pro, Garage Band, Logic, Adobe CS4
  • Knowledge of Nashville Public Library and T.O.T.A.L.

University of Memphis (Memphis, TN)
Jobs Website

  1. Cataloging Librarian
Posting Number FAECC599
Advertised Title Cataloging Librarian (Assistant/Associate Professor)
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number 003337
Category Full-Time Faculty
Department University Libraries
Position Summary This faculty position is one of a team of librarians that assist the Department Head in providing leadership and direction for the Cataloging Department. The Cataloging Librarian plays a major role in getting materials of all types cataloged. S/he participates fully in the University Libraries’ Collection Development Program, serves as Library Liaison to assigned departments, participates in the Libraries’ User Instruction Program, and participates in staffing the RIS (Research and Information Services) Desk.
Minimum Position Qualifications This is a 12-month, tenure-track, faculty position that requires an ALA accredited M.L.S. and appropriate, relevant library work experience including strong computer expertise. Faculty members are expected to participate in collection development, conduct research, provide service to the profession, and publish their scholarly work in appropriate professional publications. A second graduate degree is required to be eligible for tenure or promotion.
Special Conditions This is a full-time permanent position. Workdays and schedule may vary and some evening and/or weekend work may be necessary. A variant schedule might be needed at times especially to accomplish specific projects
Posting Date 12/06/2016
Closing Date
Open Until Screening Begins No
Hiring Range Competitive
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible
Special Instructions to Applicants Application must include a cover letter, current resume, and complete contact information for at least 5 references.
For fullest consideration, submit an application by January 30, 2017.
Instructions to Applicant Regarding references
Is this posting for UofM employees only? No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References List

Austin Peay State University (Clarksville, TN)
Jobs Website

  1. Assistant Professor – Resource Management Librarian

Assistant Professor – Resource Management Librarian

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions you should review before applying for the opening.  To apply for the position, please click the Apply for this Job link/button.

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

– Each applicant must include the names and contact information for three references, one of which must be from your most recent or current employer, with your application materials. Many people add this to the end of the CV. – If you would like to additionally attach Letters of Recommendation to your online application, letters must be dated one year or less from the date of your application. You may attach your letters of recommendation in the “Optional Documents” section under the “Letter of Reference” tab. Letters of recommendation may be sent by email to “facultyapplications@apsu.edu” or hard copy to “Austin Peay State University, Human Resources Dept., PO Box 4507, Clarksville, TN 37044” with your name and desired position clearly indicated after your online application is completed. – If granted an interview, unofficial transcripts will be required of applicants and official transcripts will be required of the selected candidate before the candidate will be offered a position. It is highly recommended that you attach unofficial transcripts in PDF format to your online application in the “Optional Documents” section under the “Unofficial Transcript” tab before finalizing and submitting your application. – You will not be able to attach your letters of recommendation, unofficial transcripts or any other supplemental document(s) nor modify your application after it has been submitted. Applicant review will continue until the position is filled. Please refer all questions to facultyapplications@apsu.edu Applications taken ONLINE ONLY at http://www.apsu.edu/human-resources IT IS A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR TO MISREPRESENT ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 2012210Faculty
Position Title Assistant Professor
Working Title Assistant Professor – Resource Management Librarian
Pay Rate $66,109-$70,721
Regular/Temporary Regular
If temporary, list duration
Type of Appointment Tenure Track
Contract Period 12 month
Employment Category

Position Summary Information

Position Summary Austin Peay State University invites applications for a Resource Management Librarian at the rank of Assistant Professor. This is a full-time, 12-month tenure-track faculty position reporting to the Director of Library Services.

The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and supervising operations of the Resource Management unit, consisting of acquisitions, cataloging, serials, government publications, and interlibrary loan. The incumbent will also provide instruction, reference, and liaison services, and will supervise two full-time support staff and a student assistant.

For the fifth consecutive year, Austin Peay State University was named a Great College to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The picturesque campus is located in Middle Tennessee near the confluence of the Cumberland and Red Rivers, 50 miles northwest of
Nashville.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities – Perform and/or supervise acquisition of materials, original and copy cataloging, authority control, and online catalog database maintenance. Maintain quality control of bibliographic, authority, and item records in the online catalog.
– Oversee interlibrary loan functions and serials and government publications acquisitions and control.
– Supervise and evaluate unit staff and determine workflow assignments and priorities.
– Provide leadership in planning, developing, implementing, and monitoring of acquisitions and collection development policies and protocols. Develop effective procedures to facilitate collection development activities and collection assessment.
– Participate in the development, implementation, monitoring, and reporting of the library materials budget.
– Develop and maintain relations with information resource vendors, and monitor and assess vendor performance.
– Serve as liaison to assigned academic departments, providing instruction, outreach, and collection development services.
– Teach information literacy instruction sessions for the freshman experience course and in liaison areas.
– Perform all aspects of traditional and electronic reference services, and work occasional evening and weekend shifts on a rotational basis.
– Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
– Complete scholarly/creative projects and professional service activities required of faculty for tenure and promotion.
Essential Functions .
Physical Requirements .
Required Minimum Qualifications – Master’s degree accredited by the American Library Association (or international equivalent).
– Acquisitions and/or collection development experience.
– Experience using an integrated library system (Innovative Interfaces Sierra preferred) for technical services functions.
– Knowledge of OCLC interfaces, MARC formats, Dublin Core, RDA, LC Classification, and LCSH.
– Evidence of commitment to a public service ethic in a learner-centered library environment.
– Effective interpersonal, communication, and problem solving skills.
– Evidence of potential to meet requirements for faculty tenure and promotion.
– A background search will be required of the successful applicant.

Preferred Qualifications:
– Serials, government publications, and/or interlibrary loan experience.
– Reference and teaching experience.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 03/20/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants – Each applicant must include the names and contact information for three references, one of which must be from your most recent or current employer, with your application materials. Many people add this to the end of the CV.

– If you would like to additionally attach Letters of Recommendation to your online application, letters must be dated one year or less from the date of your application. You may attach your letters of recommendation in the “Optional Documents” section under the “Letter of Reference” tab. Letters of recommendation may be sent by email to “facultyapplications@apsu.edu” or hard copy to “Austin Peay State University, Human Resources Dept., PO Box 4507, Clarksville, TN 37044” with your name and desired position clearly indicated after your online application is completed.

– If granted an interview, unofficial transcripts will be required of applicants and official transcripts will be required of the selected candidate before the candidate will be offered a position. It is highly recommended that you attach unofficial transcripts in PDF format to your online application in the “Optional Documents” section under the “Unofficial Transcript” tab before finalizing and submitting your application.

– You will not be able to attach your letters of recommendation, unofficial transcripts or any other supplemental document(s) nor modify your application after it has been submitted.

Applicant review will continue until the position is filled.

Please refer all questions to facultyapplications@apsu.edu

Applications takenONLINE ONLY at http://www.apsu.edu/human-resources

IT IS A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR TO MISREPRESENT ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a master’s degree accredited by the American Library Association or international equivalent?
    • Yes.
    • No.
  2. * Do you have knowledge of OCLC interfaces, MARC formats, Dublin Core, RDA, LC Classification, and LCSH?
    • Yes.
    • No.
  3. * Do you have acquisitions and/or collection development experience?
    • Yes.
    • No.
  4. * Do you have experience using an integrated library system (Innovative Interfaces Sierra preferred) for technical services functions?
    • Yes.
    • No.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae

Optional Documents

  1. Unofficial Transcript
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. Other Document

Concert Law (Nashville, TN)
Jobs Website

  1. Research Librarian
  • Nashville, TN
  • Outstanding opportunity for an experienced Research Librarian.Concert is seeking an energetic and highly motivated Research Librarian to provide high-quality legal, business and law-related research and reference services to the professionals within a full-service corporate law firm.  A master’s degree in Library Science (ALA accredited) and a minimum of 2-5 years of library experience within a corporate law firm setting is required.  The ideal candidate has a positive attitude and is a team player who is willing to help however needed. This is a full-time position.

    Qualifications:

    • Not less than two years of experience as a Research Librarian in a fast-paced corporate law firm environment
    • Strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills
    • Significant experience with research software & applications
    • Highly professional, poised, versatile and willing to enthusiastically assist however needed
    • Outstanding references

    Position Description

    • Role: Permanent Research Librarian
    • Schedule: Full-time
    • Location: Greater Nashville area
    • Compensation: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience

    Confidentiality

    Concert will not disclose your identity or propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

    Only qualified applicants should apply.

    About Concert

    Concert provides attorneys and paralegals to law firms and companies for due diligence, document review, compliance, legal research and other projects and roles.

    For more information about Concert, please visit: http://www.concertlaw.com

    Equal opportunity employer.

    Note: if you have previously applied to another position on our site, do not apply again via the link below, but instead send an email to careers@concertlaw.com with Application to Job-1169 (Research Librarian) in the subject line and your interest in this position will be noted in your existing candidate record in the system.

Tennessee State University (Nasvhille, TN)
Jobs Website

  1. Assistant Professor – Digital Reference Librarian

Job TitleAssistant Professor/Digital Reference Librarian
DepartmentLIBRARIES AND MEDIA CENTERS
Number of hours per week37.5
Days to be worked:
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Months per yearFiscal (12 months)
Job Type: Full-Time
Campus: Main Campus
Position Number For a new position, enter TBA011740
Advertised SalaryCommensurate with qualifications and experience.
Pay Basis: Monthly
Job DescriptionDuties/responsibilities for this position involve the following:
Providing information/reference desk services in the Reference Department of the Brown-Daniel Library (main campus); Anchoring evening/weekend services in the department; Providing digital/online reference services via the TSU Library website, e-mail, phone, social media, and/or other Internet-based/digital platforms;
Teaching/providing information literacy/bibliographic instruction/library orientation presentations to undergraduate and/or graduate classes;
Serving on Library/University committees as appointed/assigned;
Collaborating on teaching/research projects with other faculty/staff;
Functioning as library liaison to specific academic departments for collection development resources to support teaching, research, and program accreditations  Minimum Qualifications/Experience: Master of Library/Information Science degree from a graduate program fully accredited by the American Library Association.
Desired Qualifications:
Meaningful educational coursework and/or previous experience with electronic and traditional/print information/reference resources and activities in a public services setting; experience and sensitivity to a highly diverse group of users/clientele from undergraduate to graduate levels; comfort level in establishing/developing collegial relationships with academic faculty, staff, and administration in the Library and University; potential to meet requirements for tenure/promotion in the areas of teaching/instruction/librarianship, research/creative activities, and University/public/community service.
Special Instructions to ApplicantsThis position will also involve flexibility regarding departmental work schedules which include evening/weekend hours; digital/online reference services; information literacy/bibliographic instruction/library orientation presentations; Library/University committee assignments; and/or collaborative teaching/research projects with other faculty/staff.
Job Open Date: 06-02-2017
Job Close Date: 07-02-2017
Job Category: Faculty
Requisition Number2931

Freed-Hardeman University
Jobs Website

  1. Nighttime library assistant

Department: Library                          

Status: Part-Time, Non-Exempt (9 Months)                                             

Reports To: Library Director  

Application Deadline:

Open until filled.  Please submit application and resume to resumes@fhu.edu

Effective Date:

Effective immediately.  A six-month probationary period is in effect for all non-exempt employees.

Position Summary:

To maintain general library operations three nights per week between Sunday – Thursday evenings, when a librarian is not on duty.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Staff the circulation & reference areas of the library.
  2. Perform assigned tasks while maintaining the circulation desk.
  3. Supervise the student workers on duty.
  4. Make ad hoc decisions regarding library procedures and operations when a librarian is not on duty.
  5. Responsible for maintaining a library atmosphere.
  6. Close and secure the library each evening.
  7. Assist with cataloging duties and other special projects.
  8. Maintain and troubleshoot the printers and computers in the library.
  9. Be responsible for students and the building in case of emergency.

Requirements:

Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Applicant should be responsible and self-motivated with good interpersonal skills. Reliability is crucial. Must be able to handle multiple tasks.

Salary:

Commensurate with background and experience.

Benefits:

No benefits offered for part-time positions.

Freed-Hardeman University is an academic community, associated with churches of Christ, which is dedicated to providing excellent undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. The mission of Freed-Hardeman University is to help students develop their God-given talents for His glory by empowering them with an education that integrates Christian faith, scholarship, and service.

Pursuant to this mission and Section 703(e)(2) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Freed-Hardeman University exercises a preference for applicants active within the churches of Christ. Freed-Hardeman University complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or prior military service in the administration of its employment practices.

TO APPLY FOR A POSITION

Step 1: 

Complete the online staff application for employment.

Step 2:

Submit your cover letter and resume to resumes@fhu.edu.

A PDF version of the application is also available. For accessibility or ADA accommodation questions, please emailresumes@fhu.edu.

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