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Job Opening: Natrona County Library Adult Services Specialist



Application deadline is July 30, 2021. Click here for more details.

Adult Services Specialist
Full-time benefited position
Evenings and weekends required

Natrona County Library is seeking a skilled, confident individual who is passionate and eager to deliver services and programs; to help patrons’ research questions, suggest materials to read, teach about library resources and provide dynamic customer service to patrons.

The successful applicant should be able to:

  • Plan and implement programs for specific target audiences.
  • Speak and work effectively with the public and other staff.
  • Understand and effectively communicate value of library services.
  • Confidently interact with patrons for a variety of reasons, including in order to transfer knowledge and skills to patrons in group and 1:1 settings, and to redirect patron behavior as needed.
  • Provide resolutions to patron problems with computers, E-readers, mobile devices and software.
  • Lead book discussion groups, Creation Station programs and other programs and classes.

Must have superior customer service skills. This position requires a high level of technology skills. (e.g. computers, software, media devices, troubleshooting computer/device issues, teaching others.)

Full Job Description can be found here.

WSL Job Opening: Bibliographic Services Librarian



The Wyoming State Library is seeking an experienced individual to serve as the Bibliographic Services Librarian for the WYLD Network office in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

See the full vacancy announcement here.

This position is responsible for assisting library staff throughout the state with issues related to the cataloging, serials, and acquisitions modules in the statewide integrated library system (SirsiDynix Symphony). This position ensures the quality of the bibliographic database by monitoring data entry, resolving issues with cataloging and serials records, creating original records, creating and maintaining related documentation and training materials, and by overseeing the creation and use of authorized headings.

The Bibliographic Services Librarian reports directly to the WYLD Manager and serves as a point of contact for member library staff with questions or concerns about acquisitions, serials, and cataloging practices. This position works with the WYLD Support Team to address basic ILS related issues, plan for the implementation of new features in the ILS, identify training needs, and deliver training to library staff.  Additionally, this person serves on statewide committees when needed and provides a leadership role for other technical services staff in the consortium.

This position is perfect for a candidate who:

  • Has knowledge of national standards and practices including AACR2, RDA, MARC format, authority control, Dewey Decimal Classification, and Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Has experience using Integrated Library Systems and Library Services Platforms with an emphasis on technical services
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills, and a positive attitude when working with library staff and coworkers
  • Can creatively solve problems and negotiate and handle stressful situations in a positive manner
  • Can multitask, prioritize, and demonstrate innovation and flexibility
  • Is comfortable providing training using a variety of methods for users with varying levels of technical expertise

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s in Library Science or equivalent from ALA-accredited institution
  • At least two years of post-MLS professional-level cataloging work in a library, including experience with OCLC
  • Effective communication, interpersonal, organization, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people with varying levels of computer skills, as well as the ability to make technology understandable to the library community
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting and independently
  • Familiarity with library technology standards and protocols such as AACR2, MARC, and RDA

WSL Job Opening: LSTA, SDC, Institutions Librarian



The Wyoming State Library is seeking an organized and communicative professional to facilitate library development by providing research, consulting, statistical, and other support to libraries of all types, and to manage federal grant projects.

See the full vacancy announcement here.

This position serves as the State Data Coordinator and engages in regular communications with Wyoming libraries and with colleagues nationally. Statistical duties include collecting, organizing, analyzing, and distributing library data and statistics, supporting the effectiveness of libraries by giving stakeholders data tools for making comparisons, advocating for their libraries, and making data-driven decisions.

Challenges include working with libraries to ensure consistent data reporting. This entails clarity of instruction to libraries, verification of responses, communication, and provision of training. Careful analysis of the numbers, discerning and evaluating the factors that affect the statistics, is necessary to create valid, usable data products. Oh, by the way, the use of a sense of humor with stats work is appreciated.

This position serves as co-coordinator for Wyoming’s federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grants and any additional grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). As a co-coordinator, this person will advise staff on projects supported by federal funds, and ensure adherence to IMLS guidelines and to Wyoming’s 5-year-plan for IMLS funds. Duties include developing, collecting, and maintaining documentation in order to complete the annual report to IMLS on the grant. This person will manage LSTA stipends to libraries at the 13 state institutions, serve as consultant to them, and perform site visits.

As part of the State Library’s reference team, this person will demonstrate exceptional customer service in providing reference services to patrons. In addition, this position will manage the Wyoming Newspapers digital collection.

WSL Job Opening: Systems Librarian



The Wyoming State Library seeks an experienced individual to serve as a Systems Librarian for the WYLD Network office in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

See the full vacancy announcement here.

The WYLD Network is a statewide, multi-type library consortium of more than 100 different member libraries.  The WYLD ILS is managed by the Wyoming State Library’s WYLD Office and is a SirsiDynix Platinum Support level hosted (Software as a Service). The WYLD Office supports multiple modules of the SirsiDynix Integrated Library System (Symphony WorkFlows) and hosted solutions from the vendor, including BLUEcloud Discovery (Enterprise); BLUEcloud Mobile; MobileStaff, BLUEcloud Analytics, and BLUEcloud Cataloging.

The Systems Librarian position will provide technical expertise, day-to-day administration, and broad support for library software solutions.  This position will use various technologies and excellent communication and interpersonal skills to provide the best possible experience for library patrons and staff using the WYLD library system.  This position reports directly to the WYLD Manager. It serves as a point of contact for member library staff with questions or concerns about all SirsiDynix software modules, emphasizing circulation and public access.  The Systems Librarian will work with the WYLD Support Team and vendor technical support to manage other platforms and related software.  This position will also be responsible for managing technical documentation and playing a pivotal role in training library staff on new and existing software programs. The systems librarian is required to be on-call for evening and weekend support on a rotating basis.

WSL Job Opening: State Publications Librarian



UPDATE: THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED

Join our team here at the Wyoming State Library! The WSL is looking for a creative, outgoing self-starter to fill the State Publications Librarian position.

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This position manages the Wyoming State Government Publications Depository Program. This includes serving as the State Library’s liaison to state government agencies and employees, collecting and distributing the materials in this program, and processing tangible publications using the WYDOCS classification system. The position will monitor the use of the library’s content management software in the curation of the Wyoming State Publications digital depository, educate state agencies on the depository program and their statutory obligation to the program, and work with state agencies to increase accessibility to specialized collections through inclusion in the WYLD database or the State Library’s digital collections. The position manages the State Library’s U.S. Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC), including selection, maintenance, and evaluation of the collections according to the guidelines established by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. This includes serving as the resource specialist for traditional and electronic PTRC materials and information and intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, and copyrights. This position also manages and organizes the Wyoming Inventors and Wyoming Trademarks Databases.

Learn more and apply.

WSL Job Opening: Integrated Library System (ILS) Administrator



UPDATE: THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED

The Wyoming State Library seeks an experienced individual to serve as the Integrated Library System (ILS) Administrator for the WYLD Network office in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

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The WYLD Network is a statewide, multi-type library consortium of more than 100 different member libraries. The ILS is managed by the Wyoming State Library’s WYLD Office and is a SirsiDynix Symphony hosted system. The shared database contains more than 1 million bibliographic records and 300,000 patron records.

The ILS Administrator (CRLI09) reports directly to the WYLD ILS Program Manager and is responsible for the overall technical management of all aspects of the ILS, supporting automated system operations and related technologies for all libraries in the WYLD consortium. The position leads the WYLD Office support team and oversees day-to-day operations and maintenance of the SirsiDynix Symphony ILS (SirsiDynix Symphony) and the public access catalog (SirsiDynix Enterprise).

Preferred:
An ALA-accredited graduate degree. Three to five years’ experience supporting an integrated library system, preferably SirsiDynix Symphony, and related library software and hardware. Demonstrated ability to work with programming languages such as PHP, Perl or Python. Excellent oral and written communication skills. A strong service orientation. Ability to effectively troubleshoot technical problems, isolate causes, and implement solutions.

For a full description of duties and preferred qualifications, please visit CRLI09-2021-00576-Librarian Technical Analyst-Cheyenne.

Find an overview of the services the WYLD Office supports at library.wyo.gov/wyld/support/services.

Job Opening: LCCC Associate Dean, Library and Learning Commons



Associate Dean, Library and Learning Commons
Laramie County Community College
Cheyenne, WY
Open until filled

The Associate Dean of the Ludden Library and Learning Commons (LLC) is a full time, benefitted position responsible for the academic, strategic, and operational leadership of Laramie County Community College’s (LCCC) Ludden Library and the extensive academic support services delivered through the Learning Commons. These responsibilities include but are not limited to: planning, organizing, developing, administering and evaluating the functions of the Ludden LLC, which includes academic tutoring services, the Supplemental Instruction Program and Exam Lab. This position is responsible for the performance of the Ludden LLC including the information literacy program, planning functions, personnel functions, budget management, teaching, program reviews and assessments, scheduling, and communication and liaison functions.  Additionally, the Associate Dean is a member of the Academic Leadership Team (ALT) for LCCC, working in full partnership with other members of the team, to develop and assess academic programming development and review and support prioritized initiatives and activities. In the role of a change leader, facilitates other college, university, and state-wide library partnerships. The Associate Dean provides leadership for department faculty and staff to assure that instructional programs, resources, and services promote the welfare and best interests of students in a manner consistent with the mission and core goals of the College.

Job Opening at the WSL



Join our team here at the Wyoming State Library! We currently have a job opening for an Interlibrary Loan Technician.

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This is a full-time, benefited State of Wyoming position. The ILL technician assists daily interlibrary loan duties and provides support and training to other interlibrary loan staff employed at Wyoming libraries within the WYLD network. They will assist in the physical processing of library materials being added or removed from the State Library’s collection and ensure they are discoverable and accessible by patrons and staff. This position supports digitization programs. The Interlibrary Loan Technician will spend a significant amount of time staffing the reference desk to support direct patron calls, emails, and queries.

Job Opening: Teton County Library Director



Brochure cover with photo of Teton County LibraryTHIS POSITION IS CLOSED

Do you love outdoor adventures — and cozying up with a good book? Then take a look at this exciting opportunity as the next Director of the Teton County Library!

Learn more. Application deadline is April 2, 2021.

Teton County, Wyoming, is a premier tourist destination, renowned for its astonishing variety of recreational activities, cultural events, and breathtaking scenery. As the southern gateway to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, this thriving mountain community is a place like no other.

To apply, visit www.tetoncountywy.gov/jobs.

Job Opening: LCCC Associate Dean, Library



Associate Dean, Library and Learning Commons
Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne WY

The Associate Dean of the Ludden Library and Learning Commons (LLC) is a full time, benefitted position responsible for the academic, strategic, and operational leadership of Laramie County Community College’s (LCCC) Ludden LLC. These responsibilities include but are not limited to: plans, organizes, develops, administers and evaluates the functions of the Ludden LLC, which includes academic tutoring services, the Supplemental Instruction Program and Exam Lab. This position is responsible for the performance of the Ludden LLC including information literacy program, planning functions, personnel functions, budget management, teaching, program reviews and assessments, scheduling, and communication and liaison functions.  Additionally, the Associate Dean is a member of the Academic Leadership Team (ALT) for LCCC, working in full partnership with other members of the team, as well as other departments, to develop and assess academic programming development and review; supports initiatives such as shared governance and accreditation; facilitates other college, university, and state-wide library partnerships, and acts in the role of a change leader. The Associate Dean provides leadership for department faculty and staff to assure that instructional programs, resources, and services promote the welfare and best interests of students in a manner consistent with the LLC mission and core goals of the College.

Learn more at https://careers-lccc.icims.com/jobs/2505/associate-dean%2c-library-and-learning-commons/job