Job Postings at CPL https://www.cantonpl.org/jobs.xml Job postings from Canton Public Library (MI) en-US Cataloging/Processing/Receiving Assistant https://www.cantonpl.org/job/75957/catalogingprocessingreceiving-assistant <span style="line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri, 'sans-serif';font-size:11pt;"><span style="color:#000000;">Under the management of the Information Services Department Head, and the direct supervision of the Technical Processing Workgroup Supervisor, the Cataloging/Processing/Receiving Assistant is responsible for receiving, cataloging and preparing for circulation all formats of materials to be added to the library’s collection. The Cataloging/Processing/Receiving Assistant assists other Technical Processing staff as necessary. This position is classified as a regular part-time position and is non-exempt from overtime. The nature of the work may require evening and weekend hours</span></span><div class="field field-type-text field-field-quickdesc"> <div class="field-label">Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Permanent part-time at-will position 29 hours/week including day, evening and weekend hours </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-duties"> <div class="field-label">Essential Duties and Responsibilities</div> include the following; other duties as assigned. <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Unpacks shipments of new library materials and reconciles packing slips following established procedures. </div> <div class="field-item even"> Searches for MARC (machine-readable) bibliographic records for items following established procedures. </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Edits bibliographic records following established procedures. </div> <div class="field-item even"> Creates original bibliographic records when needed, following established procedures. </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Re-cases and attaches tags and labels on items following established procedures. </div> <div class="field-item even"> Creates item records following established procedures. </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Prints and affixes spine and other labels and stamps following established procedures. </div> <div class="field-item even"> Consults with the Technical Processing Supervisor for further direction or explanation. </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Assists in other areas of Technical Processing as needed. </div> <div class="field-item even"> Refers patron queries and issues beyond the Cataloging/Processing/Receiving Assistant’s scope of authority to the Technical Processing Supervisor, Department Heads, or Director. </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Stays informed of library news and events via review of all forms of library communication: website, email, SharePoint, library newsletter and blog. Contributes content as appropriate. </div> <div class="field-item even"> Enforces library policies using a polite and professional approach. </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Accepts special assignments or duties in support of the library’s goals and objectives. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-minquals"> <div class="field-label">Minimum Qualifications:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Basic knowledge typically associated with the completion of a high school diploma. </div> <div class="field-item even"> Demonstrated understanding and application of public library practices. </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Verbal and written communication skills are at a high level. </div> <div class="field-item even"> Punctuality and dependability. </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Consistent display of public service attitude that reflects the library’s values. </div> <div class="field-item even"> Efficient and accurate keyboarding. </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Ability to adapt to changing circumstances that require new procedures, new schedules, different assignments, etc. </div> <div class="field-item even"> Ability to work independently. </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Able to prioritize duties according to time requirements. </div> <div class="field-item even"> Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and common office equipment. </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Ability to coordinate own work with the work of others. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-desquals"> <div class="field-label">Preferred Qualifications:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Additional general education, typically an associate’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. </div> <div class="field-item even"> Prior experience in a public library or comparable customer service experience. </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Familiarity with MARC records and fielded data. </div> <div class="field-item even"> Familiarity with Innovative Interfaces Inc.’s Millennium automation system. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-essential-functions"> <div class="field-label">Essential Functions:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sufficient physical agility to stand, walk, bend, stoop, reach, sit, lift up to 40 lbs., and push carts weighing up to 200 lbs. </div> <div class="field-item even"> Manual dexterity and visual acuity sufficient to grab, hold, and shelve materials and read small print on labels </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing which permits the employee to communicate in writing and verbally </div> <div class="field-item even"> Sufficient vision which permits the employee to produce and review a wide variety of materials in both electronic and hard copy form </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Ability to work effectively under stressful conditions in a fast-paced environment </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-reports"> <div class="field-label">Reports To:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Gale Forster, Technical Processing Supervisor </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-range"> <div class="field-label">Hiring Range and Hours Per Week:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> $9.79 per hour / twenty nine (29) hours per week </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-benefits"> <div class="field-label">Benefits:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Pro-rated vacation time, sick time and holidays </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-appinfo"> <div class="field-label">Application Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Complete application packets — including <a href="/sites/default/files/CPL_Employment_Application.pdf">application form</a>, cover letter, and resume — postmarked or received by <strong>6:00 PM on Sunday, September 28, 2014</strong> will be eligible for consideration.</p> Submit application packets to:<br /> Marian Nicholson, Business Services Department Head<br /> Canton Public Library<br /> 1200 S. Canton Center Rd.<br /> Canton, MI 48188<br /><a href="mailto:%20nicholsonm@cantonpl.org">nicholsonm@cantonpl.org</a> <p><em>Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. This job description is not a contract between the library and the employee. The library reserves the right to revise this job description at its discretion.</em></p> <p><em>The Canton Public Library is an EEO employer.</em></p> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:21:17 +0000 nicholsonm 75957 at https://www.cantonpl.org Full Time Librarian - Childrens https://www.cantonpl.org/job/68751/childrens-librarian Under the management of the Information Services Department Head, the Librarian is responsible for providing reference, readers’ advisory, roving, programming, and collection development services to the public. The nature of the work requires daytime, evening, and weekend hours.<br /><br /> Individuals employed as full time Librarians are paid a bi-weekly salary based on a 37.5 hour or more work week and are classified as professionals exempt from overtime under FLSA guidelines.<div class="field field-type-text field-field-quickdesc"> <div class="field-label">Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Permanent full-time at-will position 37.5 hours/week including day, evening and weekend hours </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-duties"> <div class="field-label">Essential Duties and Responsibilities</div> include the following; other duties as assigned. <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PROVIDES REFERENCE, READERS&#039; ADVISORY AND ROVING SERVICES TO THE PUBLIC </div> <div class="field-item even"> Accurately and efficiently answers patron questions in various forms </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Assists and trains patrons in the navigation of the library website and the library’s online services </div> <div class="field-item even"> Assists patrons with self-checkout stations and other library equipment </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Responds to patron questions regarding their library account, including holds, interlibrary loan, program registration, and account issues, following established policies and procedures to select appropriate solutions and communicate options to the patron </div> <div class="field-item even"> Demonstrates and troubleshoots the use of equipment, PCs, and related software as needed </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Locates and retrieves library materials requested by patrons according to established procedures </div> <div class="field-item even"> Performs reader’s advisory by suggesting age-appropriate materials to patrons </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Maintains neat and orderly library appearance </div> <div class="field-item even"> Assists at all public service desks as needed </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Assists with checkout, check-in, and shelving functions as needed, following established guidelines and procedures </div> <div class="field-item even"> Greets and assists patrons throughout the entire library, assessing patron needs and referring as needed </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Refers patron queries and issues beyond the Librarian’s scope of authority to library administration </div> <div class="field-item even"> RESEARCHES, PLANS AND PRESENTS PROGRAMS AND DEVELOPS OUTREACH AND PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES THAT MEET THE NEEDS OF THE COMMUNITY AS OUTLINED IN THE STRATEGIC PLAN OR IN RESPONSE TO PATRON DEMAND </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Proposes programs to the Program Librarian(s) </div> <div class="field-item even"> Completes paperwork associated with programming, following established procedures </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Sets up and cleans up for programs </div> <div class="field-item even"> Works collaboratively with community entities and partners as a representative of the library </div> <div class="field-item odd"> SELECTS, DEVELOPS, AND MAINTAINS ASSIGNED COLLECTIONS </div> <div class="field-item even"> Reviews, updates, and revises Collection Development Plan for assigned collection areas </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Maintains assigned collections according to established standards </div> <div class="field-item even"> Makes budget recommendations for assigned collections to Department Head and stays within approved budget </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Selects materials for assigned collections and order according to established procedures </div> <div class="field-item even"> Makes recommendations to Department Head to establish new collections, or end collections that no longer meet the needs of the community </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Prepares displays as assigned </div> <div class="field-item even"> OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Provides training, mentoring, and guidance to interns, practicum students, colleagues, and volunteers as assigned </div> <div class="field-item even"> Compiles, reviews and/or interprets statistical data </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Participates in the development of long- and short-term plans for the department and the organization </div> <div class="field-item even"> Independently or with others; researches, recommends, implements and monitors projects as assigned </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Serves on workgroups/committees and participates in initiatives as assigned, both within the library and with outside entities, partners, or associations </div> <div class="field-item even"> Stays informed of library news and events via review of all forms of library communication: website, email, SharePoint, library newsletter and blog. Contribute content as appropriate </div> <div class="field-item odd"> May act as Librarian-in-Charge in the absence of library administration </div> <div class="field-item even"> Enforces library policies using a polite and professional approach </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Ensures building security after library closing (check doors, clear the building and set alarm) in the absence of Security staff, as necessary </div> <div class="field-item even"> Writes detailed, clear and concise incident reports, obtaining case numbers in the event of police involvement </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Accepts special assignments or duties in support of the library’s goals and objectives </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-minquals"> <div class="field-label">Minimum Qualifications:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Master’s Degree from an ALA-accredited library science program </div> <div class="field-item even"> One year of experience in a customer service environment </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Ability to get information from many sources </div> <div class="field-item even"> Eager for knowledge, intellectually curious with an inquisitive mind </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Working knowledge of common computer applications, including Microsoft Office and the Internet </div> <div class="field-item even"> Punctuality and dependability </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Consistent display of public service attitude that reflects the library’s values </div> <div class="field-item even"> Ability to complete special projects while maintaining routine duties </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Knowledge of library operations and services, including an understanding of and adherence to fundamental principles of open access to library materials and the privacy rights of patrons </div> <div class="field-item even"> Ability to effectively exercise initiative and independent judgment, and assume responsibility without close supervision </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Ability to maintain a calm atmosphere, ensure safety, and respond to emergencies </div> <div class="field-item even"> Ability to persuade, negotiate and resolve conflict </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Ability to work independently to analyze and evaluate current library services, programs and practices and to revise and develop programs and services as needed to respond to patron needs </div> <div class="field-item even"> Ability to work with patrons of varied backgrounds, ages, and abilities </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Demonstrated ability to translate methods used in other libraries and industries to suit the needs of the library </div> <div class="field-item even"> Written and verbal communication skills at the level typically acquired with the completion of a Master’s degree </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-desquals"> <div class="field-label">Preferred Qualifications:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Coursework related to area of focus/department </div> <div class="field-item even"> Prior professional experience in a public library </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-essential-functions"> <div class="field-label">Essential Functions:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ability to lift and carry boxes up to 25 lbs. and push carts weighing up to 200 lbs. </div> <div class="field-item even"> Ability to sit, stand, and walk for long periods of time, and the ability to bend, reach, stoop, or crouch </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing which permits the employee to communicate in writing and verbally </div> <div class="field-item even"> Sufficient vision which permits the employee to produce and review a wide variety of materials in both electronic and hard copy form </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Ability to work effectively under stressful conditions in a fast-paced environment </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-reports"> <div class="field-label">Reports To:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rebecca Havenstein-Coughlin, Department Head - Information Services </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-range"> <div class="field-label">Hiring Range and Hours Per Week:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Full Time: $40,794 - $49,998 per annum / 37.5 hours per week including some evening and weekend hours </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-benefits"> <div class="field-label">Benefits:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Full Time includes: paid vacation time, sick time, holidays, medical and retirement benefits </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-appinfo"> <div class="field-label">Application Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Complete application packets — including <a href="/sites/default/files/CPL_Employment_Application.pdf">application form</a>, cover letter, and resume — postmarked or received by <strong>6:00 PM on Sunday, September 28, 2014</strong> will be eligible for consideration.</p> Submit application packets to:<br /> Marian Nicholson, Department Head - Business Services<br /> Canton Public Library<br /> 1200 S. Canton Center Rd.<br /> Canton, MI 48188<br /><a href="mailto:rzetelnys@cantonpl.org">nicholsonm@cantonpl.org</a> <p><em>Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. This job description is not a contract between the library and the employee. The library reserves the right to revise this job description at its discretion.</em></p> <p><em>The Canton Public Library is an EEO employer.</em></p> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:24:41 +0000 nicholsonm 68751 at https://www.cantonpl.org Information Services – Intern https://www.cantonpl.org/job/66991/information-services-%E2%80%93-intern <span lang="en" style="color:#0c0c0c;line-height:115%;font-family:Calibri, 'sans-serif';font-size:11pt;" xml:lang="en">Under the management of the information Services Department Head, the intern provides information, reference and readers’ advisory services at the public service desks as a part of a departmental team. The intern will plan and complete a special project for the department and participate in collection development, programming and projects in support of the library’s mission, core values and strategic plan. The intern will serve users of all ages with a wide variety of programs, print resources and electronic databases, including the Internet. <br /><br />The Canton Public Library’s internship program offers paid, practical library experience for students <em>currently enrolled in a School of Information/Library Science Master’s program</em>. Students are responsible for providing evidence of enrollment and satisfactory progress toward completion of their degrees. <br /><br />Internship positions may also qualify for Directed Field Experience or Practicum credit, with specifics to be arranged between the student, his/her CPL Department Head, and the manager of the University Practical Engagement or Practicum Program.  <br /></span><div class="field field-type-text field-field-quickdesc"> <div class="field-label">Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This position is classified as temporary part-time intern position and provides no benefits afforded to employees classified as regular, is non-exempt from overtime, and requires evening and weekend hours. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-duties"> <div class="field-label">Essential Duties and Responsibilities</div> include the following; other duties as assigned. <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PROVIDE REFERENCE, READERS’ ADVISORY, AND ROVING SERVICES TO THE PUBLIC: </div> <div class="field-item even"> • Accurately and efficiently answer patron questions in various forms </div> <div class="field-item odd"> • Assist and train patrons in the navigation of the library website and the library’s online services </div> <div class="field-item even"> • Assist patrons with self-checkout stations and other library equipment </div> <div class="field-item odd"> • Respond to patron questions regarding their library account, including holds, interlibrary loan, program registration, and account issues, following established policies and procedures to select appropriate solutions and communicate options to the patron </div> <div class="field-item even"> • Demonstrate and troubleshoot the use of equipment, PCs, and related software as needed </div> <div class="field-item odd"> • Locate and retrieve library materials requested by patrons according to established procedures </div> <div class="field-item even"> • Perform reader’s advisory by suggesting age-appropriate materials to patrons </div> <div class="field-item odd"> • Maintain neat and orderly library appearance </div> <div class="field-item even"> • Assist at all public service desks as needed </div> <div class="field-item odd"> • Assist with checkout, check-in, and shelving functions as needed, following established guidelines and procedures </div> <div class="field-item even"> • Greet and assist patrons throughout the entire library, assessing patron needs and referring as needed </div> <div class="field-item odd"> • Refer patron queries and issues beyond the Librarian Intern’s scope of authority to the Librarian-in-Charge or library administration as appropriate </div> <div class="field-item even"> Assist Librarian or Program Specialist with programs for patrons </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Selects, develops, and maintains assigned collections </div> <div class="field-item even"> Assist the Librarian with collection development and maintenance tasks </div> <div class="field-item odd"> OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: </div> <div class="field-item even"> • Compile, review and/or interpret statistical data </div> <div class="field-item odd"> • Independently or with others, research, recommend, implement and monitor projects as assigned </div> <div class="field-item even"> • Serve on workgroups/committees and participate in library initiatives as assigned </div> <div class="field-item odd"> • Stay informed of library news and events via review of all forms of library communication: website, email, SharePoint, library newsletter and blog. Contribute content as appropriate. </div> <div class="field-item even"> • Enforce library policies using a polite and professional approach </div> <div class="field-item odd"> • Accept special assignments or duties in support of the library’s goals and objectives </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-minquals"> <div class="field-label">Minimum Qualifications:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Current enrollment in a library science program from an ALA-accredited school </div> <div class="field-item even"> One year of experience in a customer service environment </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Working knowledge of common computer applications, including Microsoft Office and the Internet </div> <div class="field-item even"> Punctuality and dependability </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Consistent display of public service attitude that reflects the library’s values </div> <div class="field-item even"> Ability to complete special projects while maintaining routine duties </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Knowledge of library operations and services, including an understanding of and adherence to fundamental principles of open access to library materials and the privacy rights of patrons </div> <div class="field-item even"> Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Ability to maintain a calm atmosphere, ensure safety, and respond to emergencies </div> <div class="field-item even"> Ability to persuade, negotiate and resolve conflict </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Ability to work with patrons of varied backgrounds, ages, and abilities </div> <div class="field-item even"> Written and verbal communication skills at the level typically acquired with enrollment in a Master’s degree program </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-desquals"> <div class="field-label">Preferred Qualifications:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Coursework related to area of focus/department </div> <div class="field-item even"> Experience in a public library </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Experience working with diverse patrons of all ages, ethnicities, and backgrounds </div> <div class="field-item even"> Experience with bibliographic instruction </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Drupal experience </div> <div class="field-item even"> Creative problem solving ability </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-essential-functions"> <div class="field-label">Essential Functions:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ability to lift and carry boxes up to 25 lbs. and push carts weighing up to 200 lbs. </div> <div class="field-item even"> Ability to sit, stand, and walk for long periods of time, and the ability to bend, reach, stoop, or crouch when assisting patrons </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing which permits the employee to communicate in writing and verbally </div> <div class="field-item even"> Sufficient vision which permits the employee to produce and review a wide variety of materials in both electronic and hard copy form </div> <div class="field-item odd"> Ability to work effectively under stressful conditions in a fast-paced environment </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-reports"> <div class="field-label">Reports To:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rebecca Havenstein-Coughlin, Department Head – Information Services </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-range"> <div class="field-label">Hiring Range and Hours Per Week:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Starting Wage: $12.00 per hour Scheduled Hours: Eighteen (18) hours per week Duration: Two (2) years or graduation from Master’s program, whichever occurs first </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-benefits"> <div class="field-label">Benefits:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> No Benefits </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-appinfo"> <div class="field-label">Application Information:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Complete application packets — including <a href="/sites/default/files/CPL_Employment_Application.pdf">application form</a>, cover letter, and resume — postmarked or received by <strong>6:00 PM on Sunday, September 28, 2014</strong> will be eligible for consideration.</p> Submit application packets to:<br /> Marian Nicholson, Business Services Department Head<br /> Canton Public Library<br /> 1200 S. Canton Center Rd.<br /> Canton, MI 48188<br /><a href="mailto:nicholsonm@cantonpl.org">nicholsonm@cantonpl.org</a> <p><em>Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. This job description is not a contract between the library and the employee. The library reserves the right to revise this job description at its discretion.</em></p> <p><em>The Canton Public Library is an EEO employer.</em></p> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 17:54:13 +0000 nicholsonm 66991 at https://www.cantonpl.org