Chief Executive Officer-Topeka & Shawnee County (KS) Public Library

Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

Topeka, KS

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER – TOPEKA & SHAWNEE COUNTY (KS) PUBLIC LIBRARYThe Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, a municipal corporation governed by an appointed Board of Trustees, seeks an accomplished Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who is committed to sparking curiosity and connections through literacy and learning in Topeka and Shawnee County, Kansas. The new leader of the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, Library Journal/Gale’s 2016 Library of the Year, will be ready to enhance the Library’s role in a world that continues to change. Transforming the lives of its citizens through its five community impact goals, the CEO reports to a ten-member governing Board and works collaboratively with The Library Foundation, the Friends of the Library, a stellar staff (213 po ... Read More
Posted Sep 10, 2020

Technology Support Specialist

Emporia Public Library

Emporia, Kansas

Emporia Public Library is seeking a knowledgeable Technology Support Specialist who will perform essential duties with the library computers and computer-based functions. This position is responsible for the development, design, installation, maintenance, and coordination of technology for the library, and for strategic planning which anticipates the needs of the library patrons and staff. Assists and instructs patrons and staff in the use of library resources, including online databases, Internet websites, and basic and advanced computer applications. Informs staff of new and upcoming technology-based trends. Work is performed under the direction of the Library Director and the Assistant Library Director.This is a full time 40 hour a week benefitedposition. The successful applicant must b ... Read More
Posted May 7, 2020

Executive Director

Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library Foundation

Topeka, Kansas

Executive DirectorTopeka & Shawnee County Public Library FoundationTopeka, KSBackgroundTopeka & Shawnee County Public Library FoundationThe Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library Foundation, founded in 1982, is a 501c3 nonprofit with a purpose to ensure the future of the library as an indispensable community resource. The Foundation accomplishes this by helping secure financial resources to support collections, programs, services, technology and physical facilities of the library. The Foundation pursues its purpose by seeking philanthropic support, providing conscientious stewardship of the assets in its care, encouraging appropriate community partnerships and advocating on behalf of the library’s mission in the community. Key recent Foundation-funded projects include a mobil ... Read More
Posted Jan 19, 2020

Youth Services Assistant

Emporia Public Library

Emporia, Kansas

The Emporia Public Library is looking for an energeticYouth Services Assistant.This position must enjoy working with children ages birth to fifth grade and their families/caregivers on a regular basis and occasionally working with tweens and teens. This position will be responsible for planning and administering programs and promoting literacy to the community in a variety of ways and locations. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills; a competence in technology; be creative, positive and promote excellent customerservice. This candidate must have the ability to build and maintain relationships with co-workers and library patrons. This is a 40 hour a week position and must be available to work nights and weekends.A high school diploma or GED equivalent is required. Bac ... Read More
Posted Dec 31, 2019

Library Director

Olathe Public Library

Olathe, KS (Kansas City Metro)

Come to the Sunflower State! The Olathe Public Library in Olathe, Kansas is seeking a Director who has the vision and desire to keep this progressive and thriving library moving forward. This opportunity is open due to the retirement of the current Director.Olathe is one of the largest suburbs in the KC Metro Area and is routinely included on “best places to live” lists, thanks to its diverse economy, excellent schools, and family-friendly atmosphere. Kansas City is known for its barbecue, jazz, abundance of city fountains, and the fact that it straddles two states: Missouri and Kansas.The library serves approximately 142,000 residents of the City of Olathe. It just opened a state-of-the-art library in one location and is planning to replace its current downtown library as well. Beside ... Read More
Posted Oct 28, 2019
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region (NNLM MCR) funds a coordinator for the state of Kansas to provide outreach and training to medical librarians, healthcare professionals and the public. Additionally, this position serves as regional coordinator of the Technology and Innovation project area.The Kansas Technology and Innovation Coordinator is located at the A.R. Dykes Library of the Health Sciences on the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC) campus in Kansas City, Kansas. It is one of a team of six site coordinators throughout the MidContinental region. Each MCR coordinator fulfills program duties under the direction of the NNLM MCR Associate Director. The position involves travel throughout Kansas that will include site visits, exhibits and teaching. ... Read More
Posted Jul 9, 2019

Instruction & Research Librarian

Forsyth Library

Fort Hays State University

POSITION DESCRIPTION:Forsyth Library seeks applications for a user-focused librarian with a strong commitment to quality teaching and assessment of learning outcomes to join our Teaching and Research Team. Primary responsibilities include teaching information/digital literacy sessions across the curriculum in support of general education and departmental programs, providing research assistance, and serving as a liaison to assigned academic programs. The librarian may teach credit-bearing courses for undergraduate or graduate students as part of the library’s mission to support research skills. This twelve-month entry-level faculty position requires scholarly activity and professional service as articulated in theDepartment Criteria for Librarian Facultyand is eligible for promotion i ... Read More
Posted May 9, 2019

Library Director

Lincoln Library, Medicine Lodge, KS

Medicine Lodge, KS

Library Director Job Description The Library Director, working with the guidance of the Lincoln Library Medicine Lodge Board of Trustees, is responsible for managing and providing library services to the residents of the City of Medicine Lodge and surrounding service area of Barber County. Start date: September 1, 2019 Essential functions: The Library Director provides administrative, financial and public services for the effective management and delivery of library services to the community. The position is exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and requires a minimum of 40-hour work week. Job responsibilities include the following three primary areas: Administrative: Legal 1) Prepares and submits all necessary reports for State Library of Kansas, South Central ... Read More
Posted Apr 30, 2019

Kansas Summer Library Workshop Presenter

Kansas Library Consultants for Youth

S Hutchinson

Request for Proposal: 2020 Summer Library Workshop Presenter Summary and Background: The Kansas Library Consultants for Youth (KLCY) are accepting proposals for the 2020 Summer Library Workshop presentations. Each year, KLCY conducts Summer Library Workshops at seven locations across the state of Kansas in early spring. These workshops feature a guest presenter who provides programming ideas and practical advice on running a summer library program to enhance the children’s and teen’s learning and reading experiences while incorporating the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) yearly theme. The presenter utilizes both the CSLP resources and external resources within her/his program. The workshops are for adult library employees and volunteers with varying degrees of e ... Read More
Posted Feb 12, 2019

Health Sciences Librarian, School of Medicine Liaison

Univ of KS Medical Center

Kansas City, KS

The University of Kansas Medical Center seeks flexible, team-oriented, and collaborative candidates for the position of Health Sciences Librarian, School of Medicine Liaison (SOM). This Health Sciences Librarian position provides education and research services for the SOM, including teaching faculty, researchers, students, and clinicians. Through individual consultations, project leadership, and team-based instruction, this position fosters academic excellence and evidence-based practice. The position contributes to the University Medical Center’s vision for discovery and research through expert literature searches and by participating in the systematic review program. The Research & Learning team works in a highly collaborative environment and we are looking for innovative and ... Read More
Posted Dec 13, 2018

Mobile Library Associate

Kansas City, Kansas Public Library

Mobile Libraries

Mobile Library AssociateKansas City, Kansas Public Library is looking for a highly motivated team player to join the Mobile Services Department. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional customer service skills and create a warm and welcoming environment to patrons, organizations and areas served, bringing the library to under-served populations in Wyandotte County. Will be responsible for driving the mobile library, assisting patrons always in a friendly and professional manner, performing circulation/public service desk duties, planning and implementing programming, computer troubleshooting and assisting the Librarian in the process of preparing and maintaining the collection and services. Job Requirements Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education/experience mix with the abili ... Read More
Posted Nov 6, 2018

Mobile Library Associate

Kansas City, Kansas Public Library

Mobile Libraries

Mobile Library AssociateJob DescriptionAssociate level position responsible for driving the mobile library, assisting patrons always in a friendly and professional manner, performing circulation/public service desk duties, computer troubleshooting and assisting the Librarian in the process of preparing and maintaining the collection and services while keeping the mobile library neat, clean and inviting to the patrons, organizations and areas served.Job RequirementsHigh School diploma, Bachelor’s degree preferred, with the ability to work directly with the public in a friendly, helpful manner; will handle multiple tasks quickly and accurately; have an above average proficiency with computers and available software for patron use and have some public programming or training background ... Read More
Posted Aug 27, 2018

Library Specialist - Outreach Services

Fort Hays State University

Forsyth Library - Hays campus

Forsyth Library seeks an enthusiastic, motivated and service-focused professional to plan, coordinate and support the library’s outreach activities and special events. The Library Outreach Specialist identifies, coordinates and performs library outreach opportunities while serving as a liaison from the library to campus outreach events within the University and in the Hays community. The Library Specialist reports to the Instruction and Outreach Librarian and will help create a compelling public face and design consistent branding for the library through print marketing (posters, brochures, etc.) and digital marketing platforms (website, social media, etc.). The Library Specialist will help develop an ongoing marketing and publicity plan for the library focused on building awareness ... Read More
Posted Jul 17, 2018

Chief of Staff

Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library

Topeka, KS

If you are curious about what it would be like to be a leader at a Star Library and Library Journal/Gale’s 2016 Library of the year, read on! We are seeking a stellar Chief of Staff who is committed to sparking curiosity and connections through literacy and learning in Topeka and Shawnee County, Kansas. The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Libraryseeks an experienced leader to serve as Chief of Staff and position the library to help transform the lives of its citizens through its five community impact goals. The Chief of Staff holds the primary responsibility of the day-to-day monitoring and ongoing coordination of strategic operational and administrative functions—and daily collaboration with other departments throughout the system. This award-winning Library has a 21st-cent ... Read More
Posted May 17, 2018
Tabor College, located in Hillsboro, Kansas, is seeking an energetic, innovative librarian to be part of a team providing general library services to students in a Christian-college environment. The main responsibilities of this position will be: Reference and Information Literacy Coordinator Circulation Desk/Stacks Management Administration of a Library Marketing Plan This is a full-time position for 11 months/year. Required: MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited program. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Knowledge of any of the following is a plus: experience with OCLC’s WMS integrated library system, knowledge of HTML, experience with CANVAS, experience with LibGuides. Tabor College is an equal-opportunity employer operating under the auspices of the Mennonit ... Read More
Posted Apr 9, 2018

Digital Collections Librarian

State Library of Kansas

300 SW 10th Ave, Rm 312-N, Topeka KS

This Librarian position is in the State Capitol and provides statewide support services to the Kansas library community and residents. The Digital Collections Librarian will manage and oversee daily operations of the digital books program, online databases, and skill builders program. The position will also collaborate with Division management in planning, budgeting, and administration of division services. Job Duties will include but are not limited to: Managing daily operation of the Digital Books Program: Directing and overseeing customer support for access, technical, content and general issues affecting patrons and Kansas libraries. Managing collection development activity across all digital book content platforms. Coordinating selection, purchase, and funding contribution acti ... Read More
Posted Apr 3, 2018

Regional System Consultant

Southwest Kansas Library System

System Headquarters

System Consultant – Southwest Kansas Library System (Dodge City, Kansas) Join an enthusiastic and service oriented team in a dynamic regional library system. The Southwest Kansas Library System (headquartered in Dodge City, KS) seeks an experienced library professional to provide library development, training and resource sharing services to member libraries. SWKLS is a multi-type cooperative library system serving a 21-county region. SWKLS provides library development funding and services, continuing education for member library directors, trustees and staff, strong outreach services, and support for innovative technologies to its member libraries. For more information on the System, visit https://swkls.org/ . Responsibilities: Provide management and operational guidance to me ... Read More
Posted Mar 16, 2018

Kansas Summer Library Workshop Presenter

Kansas Library Consultants for Youth

SOUTH HUTCHINSON

The Kansas Library Consultants for Youth (KLCY) are accepting proposals for the 2019 Summer Library Workshop presentations. Each year, KLCY conducts Summer Library Workshops at seven locations across the state of Kansas in early spring. These workshops feature a guest presenter who provides programming ideas and practical advice on running a summer library program to enhance the children’s and teen’s learning and reading experiences while incorporating the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) yearly theme. The presenter utilizes both the CSLP resources and external resources within her/his program. The workshops are for adult library employees and volunteers with varying degrees of expertise in youth services. Presentation time varies at each location, but the general ti ... Read More
Posted Mar 13, 2018

System Director

Southwest Kansas Library System

Dodge City, KS

Lead an innovative and accomplished Kansas library system, continuing outstanding levels of service and effective resource sharing. The Executive Committee of the Southwest Kansas Library System (headquartered in Dodge City, KS), seeks an experienced library leader—responsive to member, staff, and community needs and skilled in focusing the efforts of a team of talented professionals—as its next System Director. SWKLS, one of seven Kansas regional systems, is a multi-type library system and works in partnership with its 83-member libraries providing unique and innovative services. With eight staff and a $942,000 annual operating budget, SWKLS serves residents in a 21-county region. SWKLS, a member-focused organization, provides excellent continuing education opportunities for m ... Read More
Posted Feb 26, 2018

Undergraduate Learning Specialist

University of Kansas

Lawrence

The University of Kansas Libraries seeks an Undergraduate Learning Specialist. The successful applicant will teach class sessions across a variety of academic disciplines both individually and in collaboration with library colleagues and campus instructors, apply appropriate pedagogies and technologies to instruction opportunities, and actively engage with students, undergraduate campus programs, and instructors. This position provides occasional support for the coordination, facilitation, and scheduling of instruction sessions and research consultation appointments in the KU Libraries Research and Learning Division. The Undergraduate Learning Specialist works closely and collaboratively with colleagues in the Research and Learning Division to deliver high quality consulting and teaching. ... Read More
Posted Jan 18, 2018

Special Collections Librarian

University of Saint Mary

De Paul Library

Special Collections Librarian Position Summary: This position is a member of the De Paul Library staff and is accountable to the Library Director. This position is responsible for the planning, coordination, and administration of Special Collections. The position also contributes to undergraduate information literacy initiatives in face-to-face and virtual environments. Essential Functions: Oversees Special Collections services functions such as, but not limited to, developing and maintaining policies and procedures, preservation, processing, digitization, online and face to face exhibits and displays, finding aids and catalog records creation, Special Collections instruction and tours, grant writing, and outreach. Confers regularly with supervisor reviewing, suggesting, and de ... Read More
Posted Dec 4, 2017

System Director

Southwest Kansas Library System

Dodge City, KS

Lead an innovative and accomplished Kansas library system, continuing outstanding levels of service and effective resource sharing. The Executive Committee of the Southwest Kansas Library System (headquartered in Dodge City, KS), seeks an experienced library leader—responsive to member, staff, and community needs and skilled in focusing the efforts of a team of talented professionals—as its next System Director. SWKLS, one of seven Kansas regional systems, is a multi-type library system and works in partnership with its 83-member libraries providing unique and innovative services. With eight staff and a $942,000 annual operating budget, SWKLS serves residents in a 21-county region. SWKLS, a member-focused organization, provides excellent continuing education opportunities for m ... Read More
Posted Nov 29, 2017

State Librarian of Kansas

State Library of Kansas

Kansas Statehouse

The State of Kansas seeks an individual with proven leadership qualities to direct the State Library of Kansas. The State Library was created in 1861, continuing the responsibilities of the Kansas Territorial Library. The State Librarian, who is appointed by the Governor, is the head of the agency. The duties of the State Librarian include administration of the following divisions: Reference, Statewide Services, and Talking Books Service. The State Librarian administers state and federal library funding, the state publications depository program, and the Kansas Center for the Book. The Talking Book Library for blind or disabled people is in Emporia. All other programs of the State Library are located in the State Capitol. The State Library has a staff of 30 full time employees and an an ... Read More
Posted Oct 5, 2017

System Director

Southwest Kansas Library System

System

Lead an innovative and accomplished Kansas library system, continuing outstanding levels of service and effective resource sharing. The Executive Committee of the Southwest Kansas Library System (headquartered in Dodge City, KS), seeks an experienced library leader—responsive to member, staff, and community needs and skilled in focusing the efforts of a team of talented professionals—as its next System Director. SWKLS, one of the seven Kansas regional systems, is a multi-type library system and works in partnership with its 83 member libraries providing unique and innovative services. SWKLS serves a 21 county region, with 8 staff members. SWKLS is a member-focused organization providing excellent continuing education opportunities for member library directors, trustees and staf ... Read More
Posted Aug 24, 2017

Public Library Director

Salina Public Library

Main Library

Library Director The Salina Public Library is seeking a Library Director who is an innovative, energetic and community-minded leader. The ideal candidate will provide leadership that produces positive relationships with the public, the library’s partners in the community and library staff. Our collection is composed of more than 280,000 items; approximately 500,000 items are circulated annually. Essential qualities include: Strong fiscal/budgeting skills Strong communications and people skills Knowledge of public library administration The ability to prepare clear and concise written communication Strategic thinking A creative collaborative approach to service The ability to hire, train and motivate key staff Prior experience reporting to a governing board an ... Read More
Posted Jun 29, 2017

Library Specialist, Outreach Services, Forsyth Library

Fort Hays State University-Forsyth Library

Hays Campus

The Library Specialist, Outreach Services identifies, coordinates and oversees library outreach opportunities within the University and Hays community. Forsyth Library seeks an enthusiastic, motivated and service-focused professional to plan, coordinate and support the library’s outreach activities and special events. The outreach specialist is the primary liaison from the library to campus student outreach events and to student life. The specialist oversees all library social media accounts, portions of the library web site, building signage and wayfinding, exhibits and displays, publicity, and evaluation of library sponsored-events. RESPONSIBILITIES: Identify and evaluate opportunities for library outreach and implement appropriate programming for events. Act as the library' ... Read More
Posted May 1, 2017