Reference, Instruction & Electronic Resources Librarian

Hawkeye Community College

Waterloo

This position provides traditional and online reference services to all library patrons and is responsible for the design, assessment and delivery of information literacy instruction and the coordination and management of the Library’s electronic resources. In addition, this position participates in collection development duties, daily operations of the library and acts as Director of Library Services in their absence.Essential Job Functions: Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:● Provide traditional and electronic reference services and manage other public service library functions● Develop, assess and teach information literacy instruction utilizing a variety of delivery modes for face-to-face and online instruction● Create onli ... Read More
Posted Apr 12, 2021

Library Director

City of Urbandale

Urbandale, Iowa

Summary DescriptionUnder the general direction of the Library Board of Trustees, provides leadership, management, and oversight to all Library functions, including, but not limited to, the collection of materials, the facility, equipment, and services. Advises the Board on policies relating to the operation of the library. Functions as the Board's agent in carrying out contractual and government matters. Collaborates with other libraries and library organizations and education providers to ensure that residents are provided with opportunities for learning and personal enrichment.Routine Job Duties/ResponsibilitiesImplements and manages quality services, collections, resources, and programs for individuals of various ages and backgrounds. Develops annual budget, approves expenditures, monit ... Read More
Posted Jul 7, 2020

Administrative Assistant - Library

Hawkeye Community College

Main Campus

This position is responsible for providing excellent customer service, maintains customer confidence and protects operational integrity by keeping information confidential, and provides support for a variety of special projects, committees, functions, and activities. ... Read More
Posted Nov 7, 2019

Cataloger/Reference Librarian

Kendall Young Library

Main Library

Under direct supervision of the Director, the Cataloger/Reference Librarian fulfills the dual role of cataloging library materials and providing direct library services to people of all ages. Cataloging duties include original and complex copy cataloging of print and non-print materials and maintaining the accuracy of the database. Reference duties included assisting adults and teens in selecting library materials, using library resources, providing reading suggestions and research assistance. In addition, reference staff assists patrons with computers, printing, and copying. The Cataloger/Reference Librarian will also help provide technical assistance and support contact for cataloging, circulation and other library based software, and other duties as assigned ... Read More
Posted Jul 3, 2019

Programming Librarian

Cedar Rapids Public Library

Ladd Library

Want to inspire people and make a difference in the community?Have a desire to engage patrons in literacy and lifelong learning?Apply for our Programming Librarian position at the Ladd Library. This full-time, benefitted position will focus on engaging, interactive programming for all ages with a focus on technology, job skills, and intergenerational experiences. Areas of focus for the first year include: Create and implement Saturday Programming – to build usage on newly opened Saturday hours, develop and present programming every Saturday. These programs will vary in target audience – many/most being intended for intergenerational audiences, but selected programs also intended to attract specific audiences. Library-led Adult Programming – create an ongoing series o ... Read More
Posted May 22, 2019

Public Services Librarian - FT

Winterset Public Library

Winterset, Iowa

Winterset Public Library is seeking an energetic, creative, & customer service-oriented individual to join our team. We are looking for someone savvy with social media, experienced with technology, and excited about providing programs & events for our community. At Winterset Public Library, you will be on a team that works together to tackle every part of the library operation – from programming to displays to collection development to community outreach to checking materials in & out. The position is full-time with excellent benefits. Customer service experience is required; bachelor’s degree with library experience is preferred. ... Read More
Posted May 7, 2019

Library Specialist

Northeast Iowa Community College

Peosta

Library Specialist Full-time position at the Peosta Campus. Maintain and provide oversight for library online databases & resources for the College. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree with library experience preferred. Experience with Web Application Programing Languages Such as PHP, ASP, .NET, C#, C, C++, Java, Objective C, Python, Ruby, or Cold Fusion, HTML, CSS, & JavaScript. ... Read More
Posted Apr 10, 2019

Library Director

Orange City Public Library

Orange City

The Orange City Public Library is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Library Director to provide leadership and direction in a vibrant town. With over 100,000 patron visits last year, the OCPL offers comprehensive service to all those who live, work, and study in Orange City by offering patrons access to a wide range of resources and programs. The Library Director must have a passion for creating an environment of teamwork that provides excellent customer service. They must possess effective management skills and experience, and be knowledgeable about the administrative, service, and programming operations of public libraries in a rural setting. Governed by a seven-member Board, the Library serves the 6,000 Orange City residents with a dedicated staff of 16 (6 FTEs) and a $500,000 annual ... Read More
Posted Apr 9, 2019

Library Technician

Hawkeye Community College

Waterloo

REPORTS TO: Director, Library JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for providing first level technical support for online resources and library technology; completes tasks associated with the acquisition, processing and access of library collections; provides excellent customer service and basic reference assistance. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Implements and manages electronic resources in the library’s various platforms. Assists librarians with the configuration and administration of library systems. Completes all tasks associated with ordering and maintaining library collections. Provides customer and reference services at the library’s circulation desk. Serves on College co ... Read More
Posted Mar 27, 2019

Director

Ames Public Library

Ames Public Library

Join Ames Public Library’s team of passionate staff, engaged volunteers, and diverse partners in the heart of our vibrant community. Ames Public Library's mission is to connect people to the world of ideas--in our recently-expanded building, on our Bookmobile, through outreach, and of course digitally. We are looking for a director that understands the changing role of a modern public library, inspires creativity and innovation, supports the welcoming and inclusive environment that our community expects and celebrates, and nurtures connections with community partners and leaders. Under the administrative direction of the Ames Public Library Board of Trustees and in cooperation with city officials, the Library Director plans, directs, and coordinates all Library fiscal, operational ... Read More
Posted Jan 13, 2019

Adult Services Librarian

Ames Public Library

Ames Public Library

General Information Under the direction of the Adult Services Manager, serves in a leadership capacity to develop, implement, and evaluate library collections, services programs, and outreach activities. A Librarian performs professional library tasks that include reference, readers advisory, programming and assisting customers in the use of technology. This position also contributes to the efficient and responsive daily operations of the Adult Services Division. Examples of Essential Job Functions Provides direct public service in the Adult Services area. Researches and analyzes current trends, emerging technologies and issues in librarianship and allied fields. Serves in a leadership role in maintaining a welcoming and safe library environment. Advocates for customers, defining their ... Read More
Posted Dec 28, 2018

Public Service Manager

Cedar Rapids Public Library

Downtown

You build and support the connective tissue of the library’s culture, providing the library’s public service department the tools they need to manage daily operations and staff at the library’s branches. Who you are: You are a passionate advocate for our community. You live and breathe your integrity. You are a champion for the library and believe in its role in shaping the community. You are a big picture thinker who knows why the details matter. You are a positive motivator. You inspire dedication in those around you. You empower leaders. You’ve got great instincts. You have a strong understanding of the human condition. You are an effective communicator, able to lead meetings and relay pertinent information. You are a team player who thinks quick ... Read More
Posted Nov 5, 2018

Library Director

Ames Public Library

The Ames Public Library Board of Trustees is excited to announce it is accepting applications for the position of Library Director. Applications will be accepted continuously; however, the deadline for the first review of applications is 5:00 p.m. October 1st. Applications received after that deadline may be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled.Under the administrative direction of the Ames Public Library Board of Trustees and in cooperation with city officials, the Library Director plans, directs, and coordinates all Library fiscal, operational and personnel activities to achieve the Library mission, goals and objectives within the context of community need and priorities; performs related work as required.For more information about this opportunity, please visit www ... Read More
Posted Sep 9, 2018

Assistant Director

Hudson Public Library

City

The Hudson Public Library is seeking a full time Assistant Library Director. The candidate must be passionate about libraries and the future of the information industry, including knowledge of and experience with computer technologies. Strong verbal, written, interpersonal, communication and public relation skills, as well as proficiency with Microsoft Office software, are essential. Hudson (pop. 2,443) is located within the Waterloo/Cedar Fall metropolitan area and borders both cities. The Hudson Public Library serves as an information, resource, and leisure center for the Community of Hudson. The library strives to provide materials, services, and programs that will promote an educated citizenry and enrich personal lives. The Assistant Library Director position includes overseeing libr ... Read More
Posted Aug 24, 2018

Library Reference Assistant (Part-time)

Hawkeye Community College

Main Campus

REPORTS TO: Director JOB SUMMARY: This position provides paraprofessional reference service to students, faculty and staff and coordinates fulfillment of incoming and outgoing interlibrary loan requests. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Responds to student, faculty and staff inquiries regarding use of library resources. Completes all tasks associated with interlibrary loan. Develops working knowledge of integrated library systems. Participates in operation of the circulation desk and maintenance of library reading room. Shelves materials and maintains order of reading room and stacks. Assists in the creation and maintenance of online research guides. Provides instruction or library tours to class ... Read More
Posted Aug 3, 2018

Library Director

Iowa City Public Library

Iowa City, IA

If the “Center of Community Life” speaks to you, the Board of Trustees of the Iowa City Public Library encourages you to apply to become the City’s next Library Director. Governed by a nine-member Board, the Iowa City Public Library is a vital, vibrant downtown destination on its Pedestrian Mall. Circulating 1.3 million items a year, the Library annually hosts 797,000 visitors in the building and many more virtually. With an innovative, creative staff (63FTE), a $6.8 million annual operating budget, and a Friends Foundation which generates significant financial support, the Library provides stellar services to 99,277 area residents through its single location. The Library has seen decades of steadily increasing support from both public and private sources. Contributing to ... Read More
Posted Aug 2, 2018

Cataloger/Librarian

Kendall Young Library

POSITION SUMMARY: Under direct supervision of the Director, the Cataloger/Reference Librarian fulfills the dual role of cataloging library materials and providing direct library services to people of all ages. Cataloging duties include original and complex copy cataloging of print and non-print materials and maintaining the accuracy of the database. Reference duties included assisting adults and teens in using library resources, providing reading suggestions and research assistance. In addition, reference staff assists patrons with computers, printing, and copying. The Cataloger/Reference Librarian will also help provide technical assistance and support contact for cataloging, circulation and other library-based software, and other duties as assigned. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Cataloging ... Read More
Posted Jul 31, 2018

Materials Librarian

Cedar Rapids Public Library

Downtown

You are passionate about our products, from downloadable media to hard covers. You are not ashamed of your love for pop culture; from the newest Beyoncé release to James Patterson prepubs, you know what’s hot and whose holds lists fill up quick. You are the champion for intellectual freedom and our collection philosophy, ensuring that staff and customers understand what public libraries are all about – free access to all. You understand the importance of a popular-browsing collection that reflects our community and helps our customers transform their quality of life through education, civic engagement, the arts, and entertainment. This position will specialize in materials selection and maintenance for the adult print, audio, and digital collections. Major Duties and Re ... Read More
Posted Jul 6, 2018

Library Director

Des Moines Public Library

Des Moines, Iowa

Plan for tomorrow as the next Library Director of the Des Moines Public Library! The Board of Trustees of the Des Moines (IA) Public Library seeks a forward-thinking and creative Director to develop and implement collaborative, community library services. The library serves 215,000+ residents from a central library (an architectural icon) and five branches anchoring neighborhoods by providing convenient access to library programs. Key opportunities include developing a new strategic vision, restoring hours of operation, and working closely with the City of Des Moines and with the Library Foundation to seek new streams of revenue. With a dedicated staff (93.7FTE), a committed Library Board, a $8.5 million annual budget, and a successful Library Foundation—the library can continue to b ... Read More
Posted Mar 31, 2018

Teen Librarian

Kendall Young Library

Seeking an enthusiastic, creative, tech-savvy, service-oriented Teen Librarian to join the staff at KendallYoung Library. You will plan and coordinate teen programming (grades 6-12) and be responsible forteen collection development. Additionally, this position provides reference services for adults and teens;helps patrons use our digital and physical resources; and handles publicity for the library. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Teen Services Plan and staff teen programs, including the after-school Teen Lounge program. Coordinate the Teen Summer and Winter Reading Programs. Develop and maintain the Teen collection based on reviews, evaluation of current collection, and patron requests. Actively work at outreach to the area middle and high schools as well as other teen serving organizations ... Read More
Posted Aug 3, 2017

Downtown Library Branch Manager

Cedar Rapids Public Library

Downtown

You are the connective tissue of the library’s culture, providing the public with information and assistance directly and through managing operations and staff at the library’s branch. Who you are: You are a positive motivator. You are a lot of things to a lot of people – coach, leader, mentor and host. You are an effective communicator, able to lead meetings and relay pertinent information. You engage well with others and are passionate about providing an exemplary patron experience. You are a team player who thinks quickly on your feet and can lead from within a team. You are a connector, working with stakeholders to make your library a community hub. You are an active listener with lots of patience. You are fearless, always willing to tackle challenges and ... Read More
Posted May 19, 2017

Branch Supervisor

Cedar Rapids Public Library

Downtown

You are the connective tissue of the library’s culture, providing the public with information and assistance directly and through managing operations and staff at the library’s branch. Who you are: You are a positive motivator. You are a lot of things to a lot of people – coach, leader, mentor and host. You are an effective communicator, able to lead meetings and relay pertinent information. You engage well with others and are passionate about providing an exemplary customer experience. You are a team player who thinks quickly on your feet and can lead from within a team. You are a connector, working with stakeholders to make your library a community hub. You are an active listener with lots of patience. You are fearless, always willing to tackle challenges and ... Read More
Posted Oct 28, 2016

Programming Manager

Cedar Rapids Public Library

Downtown

Job Description: You are the champion of lifelong learning. From story time to STEAM program, adult coloring night to cooking club, you have a passion for the participatory library and can lead a team of professionals who create and deliver innovative experiences. Who you are: You have a passion for youth services, but understand that adults need some fun, too. You are a positive motivator. You love to play, learn, and explore. You inspire fun in the people around you. You get programming and have experience in designing, preparing, promoting, implementing delivering and evaluating programs. You make friends and find opportunities to create partnerships. You love how the right details make the big picture come together. You’re a natural communicator, whether in a small g ... Read More
Posted Aug 5, 2016

Library Director

Marion Public Library

Marion, IA

Inspire and build for the future as Marion Public Library’s next Library Director. The Board of Trustees of the Marion Public Library wants a leader to contribute to building and sustaining Marion as a creative city that attracts and nurtures talented people, mobilizes ideas, stimulates innovation, and encourages diversity. Working with the City of Marion, the Library is a center of cultural vitality enhancing the quality of life through library services for all Marion residents. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop a new Strategic Plan and continue to move forward with the Library’s innovative mixed-use building project—Inspire-Building Marion’s Future—initiated during the 2008 City’s Imagine8 visioning project. The proposed new ... Read More
Posted Nov 29, 2015