JOBS IN LIBRARIES
This is a list of job announcements for any type of library within Georgia and the Southeast.
Library ConsultantPosted by: South Carolina State Library
Posted date: 2017-Jan-09
Location: South Carolina State Library
The Library Consultant works with public library directors, trustees and staff to encourage best practices in library management and operations. The Consultant is a specialist regarding the policies and procedures that guide and govern libraries, and serves as a resource for public libraries and for the Library Development team on a broad range of library topics.
Provide advice on best practices for the management and operation of public libraries to directors, staff, and trustees.
Provide consultation and training on the roles and responsibilities of Library Boards.
Serve as an expert resource in at least two of these areas: Strategic planning; library facilities planning; operational work flow; library advocacy.
Research library legislation and Board by-laws, and write policies, procedures, reports and other documents as needed to guide and support the work of libraries.
Act as a liaison between the State Library and relevant state and national forums and institutions related to the work of public libraries.
Independently identify areas of need in public libraries; research, design and plan for implementation of programs and projects designed to address those needs.
Work with library Friends groups such as the statewide Friends of South Carolina Libraries in an advisory capacity regarding advocacy and community support for libraries.
The South Carolina State Library is the primary administrator of federal and state support for the state's libraries. Headquartered in Columbia, S.C., the State Library develops, supports, and sustains a thriving statewide community of learners committed to making South Carolina stronger. We serve the people of South Carolina by supporting state government and libraries to provide opportunities for learning in a changing environment.