[Michlib-l] Youth Services & Systems Specialists -- GLADL

Lise Mitchell gladldirector at gmail.com
Thu May 31 14:47:39 EDT 2018


We're still looking for the right fit -- hoping you are looking for the
right opportunity! Two very different but very dynamic positions to help
our library grow.

See our website for more information!
http://grandledge.lib.mi.us/about-us/jobs/

*Youth Services Specialist (Part-Time)*

The Grand Ledge Area District Library is a Class IV library in a thriving
suburb west of Lansing with a service population of 16,000 people and
annual operating budget of $750,000.  We want your ideas on how to enhance
our collections (90K items), draw new users to the library (70K annual
visitors), and create new readers (98K annual circulation).  Lots to do in
Grand Ledge and the greater Lansing area (music, plays, arts, river, parks)
and we love a parade!

*Major duties* include:

1.       Collection development of juvenile through young adult materials
in all formats (print, electronic, graphic novels, videos, etc.).  Collection
development means weeding, ordering, and promoting.

2.       Designing and delivering programs on-site and off-site to promote
early literacy, reading advancement, and general recreation.

3.       Assist with website development and innovation to meet patron’s
changing informational needs.

*QUALIFICATIONS:* Candidates should be innovative and enthusiastic; be able
to communicate effectively; know how to adapt to a fast-paced work
environment; enjoy collaboration; and be able to serve the public
cheerfully.

·         Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree.  A minimum
of six months library experience is desired.  Knowledge and appreciation of
youth and teen materials and culture is highly desirable.  A high degree of
comfort using computers and searching the Internet is required.  Experience
working with children required.

·         Preferred: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an
ALA-accredited institution.



*SALARY:*   $14.00-18.00 per hour  (negotiable based upon experience).

*HOURS:   24 hours per week*—schedule includes some evening hours.  In
addition, participate in weekend desk coverage on a monthly rotation.

*BENEFITS:* Limited benefits include annual paid personal time, life
insurance/disability package, holidays, and 1% matching 457 retirement plan.

*SUBMIT:* Please review our website, event calendar, and online catalog and
include in your cover letter three suggestions or questions about our youth
services or collections.  Please complete our job application form, and
include contact information for three professional references as part of
your resume.

*APPLY TO:*   Lise Mitchell, Library Director, Grand Ledge Area District
Library, 131 E. Jefferson, Grand Ledge, MI 48837,
grandledgelibrary.adm at gmail.com

*APPLICATION DEADLINE:*   Position open until filled.

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* Systems Specialist (Part-Time) *


*Major duties include: *

·         Managing and overseeing the development of the Library’s ILS (The
Library Corporation) services to best assist our patrons and staff in
utilizing library resources.

·         Assist with website development and integration with library
resources.

·         Coordinate the technical services team to improve the library’s
catalog.  Duties include setting up maintenance schedules, deploying new
modules, and implementing agreements with vendors.

*QUALIFICATIONS:* Candidates should be innovative and enthusiastic; be able
to communicate effectively; know how to adapt to a fast-paced work
environment; enjoy collaboration; and be able to serve the public
cheerfully.

·         Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in a field
consistent with the responsibility of the position.  A minimum of six
months library experience is desired.   A high degree of comfort using
computers and searching the Internet is required.  Experience working with
automated systems is required.

·         Preferred: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an
ALA-accredited institution.

·         Working experience with MARC, AACR2, RDA, and Bibframe preferred.

·         Knowledge of Wordpress, content management systems, and web
development tools preferred.



*SALARY:*   $14.00-18.00 per hour  (negotiable based upon experience)

*HOURS:   24 hours per week*—schedule includes some evening hours.  In
addition, participate in weekend desk coverage on a monthly rotation.

*BENEFITS:* Limited benefits include annual paid personal time, life
insurance/disability package, holidays, and 1% matching 457 retirement plan

*SUBMIT:* Please review our website and online catalog and include in your
cover letter three suggestions or questions about our online resources,
website structure, or collections.  Please complete our job application
form, and include contact information for three professional references as
part of your resume.

*APPLY TO:*   Lise Mitchell, Library Director, Grand Ledge Area District
Library, 131 E. Jefferson, Grand Ledge, MI 48837,
grandledgelibrary.adm at gmail.com
*APPLICATION DEADLINE:*   Position open until filled

-- 
Lise Mitchell, Director
Grand Ledge Area District Library
131 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

gladldirector at gmail.com
517-622-3550 direct
517-627-7014 Library
517-627-6276 fax
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