Director of Talking Book Services

South Carolina State Library

Main (only) location

Nature of Work: The South Carolina State Library is seeking a creative, detail-oriented person with excellent customer service skills for the Director of Talking Book Services position. This position oversees the Talking Books Services Department, under the division of Statewide Development, comprised of library staff responsible for the development and execution of statewide library service programs for persons with qualifying disabilities. Examples of Work: The Director of Talking Book services will conduct a range of tasks with responsibilities which include: Plan a public service program of reader advisory, programming, and reference assistance to support the South Carolina State Library mission and goals, and the National Library Service. Act as liaison to the National Librar ... Read More
Posted Dec 20, 2018

Branch Librarian

Spartanburg County Library

Spartanburg, SC

SALARY: $51,689 minimum yearly HOURS: 40 hours per week, FLSA exempt; may include occasional nights and weekends EDUCATION: ALA/MLS with a minimum of three years of experience in a public library and supervisory experience. PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING IS REQUIRED. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Develops objectives and key results for the branch, stays informed of the needs and interests of all ages, and ensures creative and innovative programs that meet the needs of the local community Participates in the interview and selection process for all branch staff Oversees daily functions of the library including scheduling, building and security needs, patron interactions, and library procedures Sets standards for the branch to provide superior customer service when assisting patrons of all a ... Read More
Posted Dec 5, 2018

Executive Director - Charleston County Public Library

Charleston County Public Library (SC)

Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston County Public Library System Seeks a Dynamic, Innovative Executive Director Charleston County Public Library System seeks a leader to continue blending the area’s historical connections to education with an innovative, collaborative vision that focuses on excellence and growing opportunities for lifelong learning. The CCPL offers rewarding and exciting career challenges for the successful candidate thanks to a $108.5 million building and renovation program funded through a 2014 bond referendum—overwhelmingly approved by three quarters of County voters. The new library leader will expand and improve the system’s superb services, outstanding programs and exceptional customer experiences. The new Executive Director will work with the Board, staff and County offi ... Read More
Posted Nov 18, 2018

Processing Archivist/Librarian I, Grade 23

Spartanburg County Public Library

Spartanburg, SC

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Enthusiastic advocate for archives and special collections with ability to work independently, to prioritize and multi-task. Sole processor responsible for setting organizational and workflow priorities for a largely unprocessed archival collection, including determining accession schedule, coordinating space planning with local history and collection management, and recommending projects for digitization. Process and describe a wide variety of archival materials, including photographs, architectural drawings and born digital content. Perform preservation and conservation on existing and incoming collections. Catalog archival collections in ArchiveSpace or current content management system according to professional and local archival practices. Catalog materia ... Read More
Posted Mar 16, 2018

Assistant Director of Reference Services, Grade 24

Spartanburg County Public Library

Spartanburg, SC

HOURS: FLSA exempt position, equivalent to non-exempt 40 hour position. Hours are generally Mon-Fri including some evening and weekend hours. One regular night per week, one Friday night every six weeks, and one weekend (Saturday and Sunday) every four weeks ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Manage the day to day operations of the Reference Department, providing staff guidance for patron assistance and evaluating and training staff Work at public service desks assisting patrons in person, by telephone, or by computer; answering questions, researching topics, and instructing patrons Connect patron interests with library programs and a library Makerspace On occasion, serve as the Librarian in Charge, handling patron concerns, issues, and safety matters in conjunction with other library staff ... Read More
Posted Jan 4, 2018

Director of Children’s Services

Spartanburg County Public Library

Spartanburg, SC

The Director of Children’s Services is an integral member of the management team, working directly under the Assistant County Librarian of Public Services, providing insight on best practices for children’s services in libraries. We are looking for an energetic individual with a sense of humor. Our new director will lead the dedicated professionals of our Children’s Services team, providing programming guidance and training to staff working directly with children at the ten locations of Spartanburg County Public Libraries. Our Children’s Services team embraces the Every Child Ready to Read initiative and incorporates fun and engaging storytimes and playtimes at each location. Each location provides toys in their children’s area to enhance Every Child Ready to ... Read More
Posted Nov 20, 2017

Lecturer- Library Faculty Fellow

Clemson University

Cooper Library Clemson University

Clemson University Libraries seeks a candidate for its Library Faculty Fellows Program. This three-year visiting faculty position provides an opportunity for recent graduates from underrepresented groups to gain professional experience as an academic librarian in a supportive and collegial environment. This program is designed to meet both the professional goals and interests of the Fellow as well as the service and operational priorities of the Library, and to encourage the involvement of diverse populations in academic librarianship. The successful candidate will primarily work with two teams within the Libraries: Library Technology and Government Documents, to acquire core competencies and skills in open government data, collection management, and metadata and digital media projects. T ... Read More
Posted May 15, 2017

Public Services Librarian

South Carolina State Library

Main (only) location

The primary roles of the Public Services Librarian are providing excellent customer service to patrons in person, by telephone, written correspondence, email and online chats; staff the Information Desk daily; perform reference, collection development, administrative and circulation duties; assist with library programs, events, outreach and workshops; effectively communicate information about library materials, services, programming and resources; and represent the library on committees, in professional organizations and at conferences. This position requires regular interaction with patrons of diverse backgrounds, outstanding communication skills, and comfort with serving as the main contact for library patrons. Provide patron services in person, via the phone, written correspondence ... Read More
Posted Mar 13, 2017

Continuing Education Consultant

South Carolina State Library

Main (only) location

Under limited supervision of the Director of Library Development, serves as a Public Library Consultant specializing in the area of continuing education (CE) for public library staff. The Consultant works independently and as a cooperative member of the Library Development Services team. The CE Consultant will: Create a statewide CE program for public library staff, with the goal of improving the ability of staff to meet the informational needs of South Carolinians. Work with internal and external content providers to plan learning events. Develop effective delivery models, schedule and facilitate these events, and coordinate promotional efforts. Consult with public library directors and supervisors via email, telephone, and site visits about CE issues and opportunities for staff. De ... Read More
Posted Mar 6, 2017

Inclusive Services Consultant

South Carolina State Library

Main (only) location

Library Consultants at the SC State Library work independently and as part of the Library Development Team to encourage best practices in public library management and operations. The Consultant conducts site visits to libraries to observe, assess, advise, and train on a broad range of library practices and procedures. The Consultant serves as a resource for public library staff and for the Library Development team on any of a number of library topics, and contributes to the overall work of the team. The Inclusion Consultant exhibits knowledge and competence in the area of accessible library services, resources and programs, and addresses issues related to diversity in public library audiences. Provide advice on best practices in libraries, especially in the management and operation of ... Read More
Posted Feb 16, 2017

Information Literacy Librarian

Lander University, Jackson Library

Greenwood, SC

Job purpose:Oversees library information literacy curriculum within an outcomes assessment and skills-based model. Provides general academic advising, research consultation and information literacy instruction to the university community.Job duties:• Serves as primary coordinator of the library’s developing information literacy program. Works collegially with faculty to integrate resource-based learning experiences into the curriculum. Maintains a file of suggested activities and other information literacy training materials. Supports distance learners by integrating library tutorials and other learning materials into online environments. Assesses effectiveness of information literacy program.• Answers reference queries and teaches individual bibliographic instruction class ... Read More
Posted Feb 8, 2016

Acquisitions Librarian

Charleston Library Society

Charleston, SC

The Charleston Library Society, the South’s oldest cultural institution and the second oldest continuously circulating library in the United States, seeks a collaborative, flexible, enthusiastic, and service-oriented individual for the full-time position of Acquisitions Librarian. The Librarian will be responsible for collection development, cataloging, supervision of staff, interns, and volunteers as needed, and other general duties to assist in the success of the Library Society. Reporting to the Executive Director and her designee, the Librarian will work individually and collaboratively with other librarians and staff. Within the area of collection development for the Library Society’s circulating collections, the Librarian will oversee selection, acquisition, analysis, m ... Read More
Posted Jan 7, 2015