Today’s Date: 01/30/2015
Job Closing Date: 02/28/2015
Job Title: Library Consultant
Anticipated hours per week:
Institution Mississippi Library Commission
Library Location: Jackson, MS
Website (if applicable): http://www.mlc.lib.ms.us/jobs/DetailView.asp?ID=909
Duties / Job description: The Mississippi Library Commission seeks a resourceful Library Consultant to provide advice and assistance to public libraries on a wide variety of topics, including service, administration, programming, policies, and community partnerships.
The successful applicant will enjoy working in a collaborative environment, will be service-oriented, and will have background in public libraries. The Library Consultant provides training to public library staff members and assists public libraries with the development and implementation of progressive and emerging library services.
Consideration is given to applicants with a subject specialty such as technology, youth services, non-profits, programming, library law, etc. Strong communication skills are required in order to provide and exchange information, coordinate activities, and provide guidance.
The position requires regular travel throughout the state to perform onsite visits with public libraries.
Qualifications: MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited college or university plus three years public library experience. The successful candidate will have to obtain a Mississippi driver’s license.
Will out of state candidates be considered?
Salary Range: Start salary: $33,875.47 annually + state benefits including 10 state holidays, Public Employees Retirement System, health and life insurance, and a generous leave package.
How to apply? To apply, visit the Mississippi State Personnel Board
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