May 1, 2017

Nashville Public Library
metro jobs

  1. Part-time Library Page – Nashville Public Library
    Date Posted: Not Provided
    Date Closing: 5/2/2017
    Position Type: Part-Time
    Pay: $11.03 Hourly
    Education Requirement: Eighth Grade Education
    Experience Requirement: Skill in dealing with the public. Ability to alphabetize and sort library materials by the Dewey decimal classification system. Ability to perform various clerical functions. Ability to receive and follow instructions. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
    Location: Nashville, TN (Davidson County)
    Job Summary: These non-Civil service positions are part-time 19.5 hours per week.  Positions are located system-wide.  This position performs clerical and physical duties involved in day-to-day operations of a public branch or division.  Health insurance benefits are not available. Successful candidates must pass an alphabetizing/sorting skills test. This is a continuous posting. There is not a need to reapply if you applied for this position within the past twelve (12) months.  Must be able to work evenings and weekends.
  2. Librarian 1 – Nashville Public Library
    Date Posted: Not Provided
    Date Closing: 5/2/2017
    Position Type: Full-time Civil Service
    Pay: $42,082.88
    Education Requirement: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited college or university. The Library Science program must also be accredited by the American Library Association or the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. Valid “Class D” Driver’s License may be required for some positions in this classification.
    Experience Requirement: Knowledge of library methods, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of library materials and collections. Fluent bilingual language skills. Skilled in the use of a computer. Ability to research information, answer questions, and resolve problems.
    Location: Nashville, TN (Davidson County)
    Job Summary: These positions perform the basic professional library duties involved in providing general reference and reader’s advisory services to the public in an assigned area. This recruitment will be used to fill full-time Civil Service and part-time Non-Civil Service positions in the following areas:

    Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong interest in working in a public library; work experience with youth; a passion for serving middle and high school youth; a desire to connect teens to their interests through activities that focus on the creation rather than consumption of content, aid in the development of 21st century skills, and lead to college and career pathways; a can-do attitude; and a flexible nature.
    Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to relate in a friendly and open manner with children and parents; an energetic and willing desire to assist children and parents in using library services and facilities; ability to build relationships and outreach to schools and a great display of enthusiasm for creating innovative services for children through the library.

    Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to offer excellent customer service in Adult Services; a passion for providing library services and programming for adults, with an emphasis on public service, reference, reader’s advisory and new technology.

    SPECIAL COLLECTIONS:                   
    The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong interest in the histories and cultures of diverse communities. The ability to assist in supervising and coordinating multiple community engagement and oral history projects in the Special Collections Division and assists researchers and the general public at the Main Library in the use of Special Collections.

    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.

Nashville School System

  1. Librarian – Nashville Public Schools
    Date Opened: 4/24/2017
    Date Closing: Not Provided
    Position TypeCertificated-Elem/LIBRARIAN
    Pay: Not Provided
    Education Requirement: Requires education or training equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in library science. Instructional Design training preferred.
    Experience Requirement: Requires no prior experience but training and certification as media specialist required.
    Location: Nashville, TN (Davidson County)
    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.

University of Tennessee

  1. Library Associate III/Medical Library – University of Tennessee Knoxville
    Date Posted: 4/18/2017
    Date Closing: Position open until filled
    Position Type: Full-Time
    Pay: Not Provided
    Education Requirement: High Diploma or GED (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED) Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
    Experience Requirement: Three (3) year of library experience is preferred. Must have excellent customer service and communication skills. Ability to search databases for health information, knowledge of medical terminology and versatile, current computer skills. The hours of this position include evening and weekends.  Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of post-offer drug/alcohol and TB screenings.
    Location: US-Tennessee-Memphis
    Position Summary:The Library Associate III assists in providing reference services in a medical library, including providing patients, their families and community members with consumer-level health information and assisting with use of computers and Internet.

Promise Academy Charter School

  1. Library Media Specialist – Memphis TN
    Date posted: Not provided
    Date closed: Not Provided
    Position Type: Ful-Time
    Pay: $44,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year
    Experience Required: Teaching Certificate, or Media Specialist license
    Education Required: Bachelor’s
    Location: Memphis, TN
    Position Summary: Promise Academy is one of the oldest elementary charter schools in Memphis. We are looking for a dynamic librarian who can excite children’s imagination and expose them to the wonders of books and literature. The position is full-time and is shared between our two schools. The schedule is carefully created to allow travel time and appropriate time to maintain two well-stocked elementary school libraries. The school uses Alexandria card catalog system and AR.

City of La Vergne

  1. Assistant Library Director – La Vergne
    Date Posted: Not Provided
    Date Closing: 5/9/2016
    Position Type: Full-time
    Pay: $27,841.00 – $27,841.00
    Education Requirement: Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelors degree in library science, liberal arts, public administration or a closely related field. One year of progressively responsible experience in library operations, including two years in a supervisory capacity.
    Location: La Vergne, TN
    Position Summary: Assists the Library Director in performing a variety of administrative and supervisory work and complex clerical work in planning, organizing and implementing the programs and services of the library system.

Tennessee Library Association

  1. Director – Putnam County Library
    Date posted: 4/26/2017
    Date closed: 06/1/2017
    Position Type: Full-time
    Pay: $45,000-55,000
    Experience Required: 3-5 years
    Education Required: Master’s
    Location: Putnam County, TN
    Position Summary:pclibrary.orgThe Putnam County Library System’s Board of Trustees seeks an enthusiastic, community-minded leader as its next Library Director. The Putnam County Library System (PCLS) serves a population of 74,553 with its main library in Cookeville, TN and 3 branches located in Algood, Baxter, and Monterey. The PCLS is a joint venture between the City of Cookeville and Putnam County and currently receives $850,568 in allocations. During the 2015-2016 fiscal year, the library system circulated 372,604 digital and physical items, held 690 programs with 10,583 attendees, and had 18.5 FTE staff.  The collection includes 85,000+ items.

    The Library Director is responsible for the administration of all library operations within the goals, guidelines, and policies established by the governing library board. The Director manages all phases of library operations and is expected to work successfully with staff, the board, county and city officials, and community stakeholders. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong leadership skills, exhibit a clear vision and commitment to librarianship, articulate and advocate the Library’s strategic goals, provide sound fiscal management, and promote collaborative relationships throughout the community. The director reports to the Putnam County Library Board of Trustees.