Library Associate (Night/Weekend Supervisor) – LSU Health Shreveport

Library Associate-Night/Weekend Supervisor, Medical Library

LSU Health, Shreveport

Posted Date: 11/16/2015

Position Number: PSN 28056-2

Salary Range: $25,500.00 – $45,000.00

Location: LSU Health, Shreveport

Posting is open until filled

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in library science or any other related field.

Desired: Experience in a library setting. Supervisory experience. Experience in classification or document retrieval systems. Educational or work experience utilizing personal computer software packages for word processing, database management, and spreadsheet applications.

Job Summary:

This is an unclassified position in the Department of Medical Library Science of the LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport. The position is in the User Access Services Section of the library. Increases in sophisticated services, knowledge management techniques, integrated library systems, and other new technology require a person who is responsible for operation of a major section within the library. The person who fills this position:

Supervises all activity during nights and weekends.

Works and cooperates with faculty, students, managers, the public, and employees at all levels in order to exchange ideas, information, and opinions which facilitate accomplishing tasks.

Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Maintains a customer-oriented awareness in acknowledging and responding to needs as they occur to ensure customer satisfaction.

Working Hours:

4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. three days a week during the normal work week

Varying schedules on Saturdays and Sundays

(two weekdays off per week)

To Apply:

Locate and click on the Apply Here button located at the bottom of the screen (http://myhsc.lsuhscshreveport.edu/HumanResources/Jobs/2191.aspx) and create an electronic application to be used for this position as well as future positions that you meet minimum qualifications. The application method is electronic applications via LA Careers. If you need assistance applying electronically, please telephone 318-675-5635.

 

Librarian II – New Orleans Public Library

Librarian II

New Orleans Public Library

 

The Opportunity:

LIBRARIAN II

Professional and supervisory work in the operation of a branch library or a departmental library of a specialized nature; and related work as required. Work involves supervision of the operation of a branch library or a departmental library giving a specialized service to the public, and the performance of related duties in the application of professional techniques to library problems. Supervision is received from a Librarian III or Branch Manager, but daily work is performed independently according to established library procedures and policies. Employee supervises a small group of lower level professionals, sub-professionals, and clerical assistants.

Essential Job Duties: · Performs complex reference activities including researching and providing patrons with documented answers to reference questions; instructs patrons in the use of bibliographic materials and information technology; assists patrons in the selection of library materials; performs specialized library programming; resolves patron problems concerning library or Parish policies. · Analyzes collection development needs, oversees the selection of materials, prepares bibliographies and provides readers advisory and reference services for assigned areas of responsibility. · Exercises responsibility for the proper maintenance of library materials and equipment in an assigned library area. · Plans, assigns, and reviews the work of para-professional, clerical, technical, and volunteer workers engaged in a variety of library activities. · Maintains an awareness of current library issues and trends by reading professional and related literature and attending workshops, conferences, and courses. · Classifies, catalogs, and orders library materials. · Performs related lower level work as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: · Familiar with NOPL’s collection and patron population · Selection experience, preferably at a broad level · Positive attitude towards public service work · Self-motivated · Considerable knowledge of professional library “best practice” principles, methods, and materials. · Attention to current trends desirable. · Knowledge of library reference materials and tools of research. · Knowledge of library automatic systems and applications. · Considerable knowledge of customer service principles and techniques. · Ability to comprehend and apply technical library theory. · Ability to perform effective library reference, reader’s advisory duties, and other professional level library work. · Considerable ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with library patrons, employees, and supervisors. · Considerable ability to understand and implement library policy and procedures · Ability to effectively express ideas and information verbally, and in writing. · Ability to supervise subordinates in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale. · Ability to maintain fiscal and administrative records. · Ability to prepare written reports. · Ability to travel as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: · Master’s Degree In Library Science from an ALA-accredited graduate library school AND · One (1) year of experience as a professional librarian at an urban public library. · Must be able to work nights and weekends. · Must be able to stand for extensive periods of time during the work day · Must be able to lift 25 lbs. · Must be able to work at any location in the New Orleans Public Library System

Compensation: $39,893

To Apply: Submit an application through the City of New Orleans Civil Service Department:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/neworleans

Prepare the following documents: An original official Transcript or diploma reflecting a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited or approved equivalent graduate school.

Once you meet the requirements above, Civil Service will notify you that you have been added to the “register” for the position. The register is used by the New Orleans Public Library to contact candidates they would like to interview.

After you have been added to the register, you may email a cover letter and resume for additional consideration to jjohnson@neworleanspubliclibrary.org Jason Johnson Human Resources Director New Orleans Public Library 219 Loyola Avenue New Orleans, LA 70112 T: 504‐596‐2607 www.neworleanspubliclibrary.org

Employment offers are conditional upon a successful drug screening, background check, and reference checks. The New Orleans Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about the New Orleans Public Library, please visit nolalibrary.org.

Library Associate I – New Orleans Public Library

Library Associate I

New Orleans Public Library

 

 The Opportunity:

Library Associate I

This is an entry level para-professional position that involves the application of a

thorough knowledge of the procedures of a library and a working knowledge of

modern library techniques. The incumbent performs various technical tasks in

connection with the daily operation of the library and even exercises independent

judgement in some operations. Emphasis is on the technical rather than the

professional aspects of library work.

Essential Job Duties:

 Opens and closes the service points or location;

 Charges and discharges library materials; assists in keeping the daily and monthly departmental

statistics; prepares reserve cards and requests for patrons.

 Assists patrons by telephone and in person with routine procedural and directional

questions; processes and issues library cards; assists patrons with automated products.

 Verifies patron and circulation information by use of computer terminal; processes reserves;

empties book drops and returns materials to the designated branch for processing

the re-shelving; notifies patrons when reserves are available.

 Collects fines and fees from patrons

 Assists with special projects, programs, or specialized library area.

 Maintains library materials and equipment in an assigned library area.

 Performs related lower level work as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 Working knowledge of library techniques, systems, circulation, and procedures.

 Working knowledge of library material and tools.

 Positive attitude toward public service work; considerable knowledge of customer service

principles and techniques.

 Knowledge of the general rules and regulations of the public library system.

 Ability to communicate in verbal and written formats; ability to understand, follow,

and communicate verbal and written instructions.

 Ability to handle simple monetary transactions.

 Considerable ability to accurately perform data entry work on computer workstations.

 Ability to learn routine and specific tasks within a reasonable time period.

 Ability to make decisions in accordance with library policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

 A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.

 Must be able to work nights and weekends.

 Must be able to stand for extensive periods of time during work.

 Must be able to lift 25 lbs.

 Must be able to work at any location in the New Orleans Public Library System.

Compensation: $26,807

To Apply: Submit an application through the City of New Orleans Civil Service Department:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/neworleans

Prepare the following documents: An original official Transcript or diploma reflecting a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited or approved equivalent graduate school.

Once you meet the requirements above, Civil Service will notify you that you have been added to the “register” for the position. The register is used by the New Orleans Public Library to contact candidates they would like to interview.

After you have been added to the register, you may email a cover letter and resume for additional consideration to jjohnson@neworleanspubliclibrary.org Jason Johnson Human Resources Director New Orleans Public Library 219 Loyola Avenue New Orleans, LA 70112 T: 504‐596‐2607 www.neworleanspubliclibrary.org

Employment offers are conditional upon a successful drug screening, background check, and refer‐ ence checks. The New Orleans Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about the New Orleans Public Library, please visit nolalibrary.org.

Librarian I – New Orleans Public Library

Librarian I

New Orleans Public Library

The Opportunity: Librarian I

This is entry level professional work for the New Orleans Public Library System in a variety of phases of library operations. Employees in this classification are responsible for the application of professional library principles and practices to various assignments in all areas of library operations. Responsibilities may include assisting the public in the use of information technology, performing complex reference activities, analyzing collection development needs, and continuous familiarization with the library’s resources and developments in the profession. Supervision duties may be exercised over a staff of clerical, para‐professional or technical employees. Librarians in this rank are expected to provide a professional attitude regarding library service and customers, and to utilize and promote customer service strategies with fellow staff to both internal and external customers.

Essential Job Duties: · Performs complex reference activities including researching and providing patrons with documented answers to reference questions; instructs patrons in the use of bibliographic materials and information technology; assists patrons in the selection of library materials; performs specialized library programming; resolves patron problems concerning library or Parish policies. · Analyzes collection development needs, oversees the selection of materials, prepares bibliographies and provides readers advisory and reference services for assigned areas of responsibility. · Exercises responsibility for the proper maintenance of library materials and equipment in an assigned library area. · Plans, assigns, and reviews the work of para‐professional, clerical, technical, and vol‐ unteer workers engaged in a variety of library activities. · Maintains an awareness of current library issues and trends by reading professional and related literature and attending workshops, conferences, and courses. · Classifies, catalogs, and orders library materials. · Performs related lower level work as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: · Familiar with NOPL’s collection and patron population · Familiar with Horizon (ILS) · Selection experience, preferably at a broad level · Positive attitude towards public service work · Self-motivated · Considerable knowledge of professional library “best practice” principles, methods, and materials. · Attention to current trends desirable. · Knowledge of library reference materials and tools of research. · Knowledge of library automatic systems and applications. · Some knowledge of supervisory principles and practices. · Considerable knowledge of customer service principles and techniques. · Ability to comprehend and apply technical library theory. · Ability to perform effective library reference, readers advisory duties, and other professional level library work. · Considerable ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with library patrons, employees, and supervisors. · Considerable ability to understand and implement library policy and procedures · Ability to effectively express ideas and information verbally, and in writing. · Ability to supervise subordinates in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale. · Ability to maintain fiscal and administrative records. · Ability to prepare written reports. · Ability to travel as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: · Master’s Degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited or approved equivalent graduate school. ·Must be able to work nights and weekends. · Must be able to stand for extensive periods of time during the work day · Must be able to lift 25 lbs. · Must be able to work at any location in the New Orleans Public Library System

Compensation: $33,524

To Apply: Submit an application through the City of New Orleans Civil Service Department:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/neworleans

Prepare the following documents: An original official Transcript or diploma reflecting a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited or approved equivalent graduate school.

Once you meet the requirements above, Civil Service will notify you that you have been added to the “register” for the position. The register is used by the New Orleans Public Library to contact candidates they would like to interview.

After you have been added to the register, you may email a cover letter and resume for additional consideration to jjohnson@neworleanspubliclibrary.org Jason Johnson Human Resources Director New Orleans Public Library 219 Loyola Avenue New Orleans, LA 70112 T: 504‐596‐2607 www.neworleanspubliclibrary.org

Employment offers are conditional upon a successful drug screening, background check, and refer‐ ence checks. The New Orleans Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about the New Orleans Public Library, please visit nolalibrary.org.

 

Team Lead – LAC Group (New Orleans)

Team Lead, LAC Group, New Orleans, LA

LAC Group is seeking Library Team Lead for a potential contract with an academic library located in New Orleans, LA   This is a full-time, benefited position for approximately 6 months.   The selected individual must have experience working in the book stacks of a large research library, including arranging, shelving, shelf-reading, and experience supervising a staff.

Requirements:

  • Shifting, Arranging, Shelving, Transporting and Reporting books and materials throughout the Library and off site locations;
  • Supervise, train and review the work of others;
  • Address issues in performance and processes as needed;
  • Compile statistical data to produce daily, weekly, monthly and annual reports of work reviewed;
  • Participate in management and oversight for all aspects of the contract.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working in the book stacks of a major research library;
  • Experience supervising a staff, including stack maintenance activities (i.e., arranging, shelving, shelf-reading, etc.);
  • Possess the ability to train and review the work of others;
  • Detail oriented;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both written and oral communications skills.

For immediate consideration, please apply online at: http://goo.gl/eWKfcQ

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and values diversity in the workforce.

LAC Group is a premier provider of recruiting and consultancy services for information professionals at U.S. and global organizations including Fortune 100 companies, law firms, pharmaceutical companies, large academic institutions, National Libraries and prominent government agencies.

Library Assistants – LAC Group (New Orleans)

Library Assistants

LAC Group, New Orleans, LA

LAC Group is seeking Library Assistants for a potential contract with an academic library located in New Orleans, LA.  These are full-time, benefited positions for approximately 6 months.   The selected individuals must have the ability to guide co-workers in a shifting and moving project.  Experience working in the book stacks of a large research library, including arranging, shelving, shelf-reading is preferred.

Requirements:

  • Shifting, Arranging, Shelving, Transporting and Reporting books and materials throughout the Library and off site locations;
  • Serve as point person for assigned project section
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities
  • Position entails regular lifting and moving of library materials up to 40lbs on an on-going basis
  • Experience with library call number order a plus

Qualifications:

  • Experience working in the book stacks of a major research library;
  • Detail oriented;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both written and oral communications skills.

For immediate consideration, please apply online at: http://goo.gl/BKX6Nt

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and values diversity in the workforce.

LAC Group is a premier provider of recruiting and consultancy services for information professionals at U.S. and global organizations including Fortune 100 companies, law firms, pharmaceutical companies, large academic institutions, National Libraries and prominent government agencies.

Library Technician – Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Library (New Orleans)

Library Technician

Office of the Circuit Librarian – Fifth Circuit Library
United States Court of Appeals

Job Announcement 2016-2 USCA5LIB

Position Type: Full-time, 40 hours per week

Salary Range: Court Personnel System Classification CL24/25

Full salary range $35,055 to $62,951, depending on experience and qualifications.

Closing Date: Applications will be considered as soon as received, and will continue to be considered until the position is filled.

Location: New Orleans, LA

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One year of work experience in an office, court or library environment.
  • Ability to travel as needed.
  • Applicant must be a United States citizen or eligible to work for the federal government.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

  • Process incoming and outgoing mail, routing material appropriately.
  • Assist maintaining collections, including relocating library materials, shelving, and filing materials. Deliver and retrieve items throughout the library and to other court units.
  • Perform data entry.
  • Under the general supervision of a librarian, perform cataloging tasks including updating catalog records, item records, and holdings in the library catalog following industry standards.
  • Assist with basic research and services to court personnel and other library patrons.
  • Maintain and ensure accuracy of circulation records.

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Three years library experience.
  • Self-motivated individual with ability to prioritize delegated tasks.
  • Experience with an Integrated Library System. SIRSI knowledge is a plus.
  • Skill in the use of Windows-based personal computers and basic office applications software.
  • Aptitude for performing functions requiring a high degree of accuracy and careful attention to detail.
  • Experience working with people at all levels; effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Skill in key boarding including word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Ability to perform occasional moderate to heavy physical activity.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please submit cover letter, resume and salary history to: (email submission is preferred)

U.S. Courts Library
Attn: Brent Hightower
600 Camp St., Room 106
New Orleans, LA 70130 Email: brent_hightower@ca5.uscourts.gov

BENEFITS AND OTHER INFORMATION

Federal court employees are not included in the government’s civil service classification.
However, they are entitled to the same benefits as other federal employees and some additional benefits. These include: paid annual and sick leave; automatic enrollment in a retirement plan and in direct deposit of earnings; and optional enrollment in health benefits, life insurance, tax-deferred savings, long-term care, and long-term disability programs. Court employees are required to use Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) for payroll deposit. New selectees are subject to a background check as a condition of employment. The Court does not provide reimbursement for interview-related travel expenses.

The court reserves the right to modify the conditions of this job announcement, to withdraw the job announcement, or fill the position, without any prior written or other notice.

Resumes will be screened and only selected applicants will be contacted for interviews.

The Fifth Circuit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.