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Job Posting: Edwardsville Public Library March 14, 2008

Posted by L Wolfe in Job Stuff.
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Overdues Clerk/ Youth Dept. Circulation Clerk

Accountability: Youth Services Librarian, Assistant Director,

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Printing, mailing and handling of overdue notices and collection
agency responsibilities
2. Charging and discharging library materials
3.  Answering phone
4. Assisting with location, reference and reader’s advisory questions
5. Shelf reading
6. Other duties as required

Skill and educational requirements:

The Overdues/ Youth Dept. Circulation Clerk shall have a minimum of a
high school diploma and some college course work, library experience,
or library course work, computer experience, or computer course work.
Library staff shall have excellent communication skills, ability to
maintain productive working relationships with co-workers, and a
strong commitment to public service.

Needed attributes:

Flexibility, sense of humor, ability to take direction, ability to
work without direct supervision, broad spectrum of interests,
continuing and active interest in reading in a variety of subject areas.

Starting immediately.


Job opportunities: Federal Reserve Bank March 10, 2008

Posted by msjuliemarie in Job Stuff.
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We currently have two positions open in the Research Library, and we are actively seeking applicants.

To apply, go to our website http://stlouisfed.org/about/jobsearch.html

Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Central Time
Job Number 1068

The duties include purchasing library materials, tracking the budget, updating the electronic journals, providing reference assistance, updating the library’s web page, and adding materials to FRASER.

Job Duties:
Purchase library materials, track expenses and maintain budget for library
Answer reference questions and assist with reference projects
Maintain good access to electronic journals; ensure that the proper links are in place
Process and post materials to the digital library, FRASER
Update the library’s web page
Provide input, comments, and updates for the Liber8 newsletter and website
Maintain permanent library files
Act as copyright liaison

Bachelor’s degree
Enthusiasm for emerging technologies; skill in critical examination of library trends
Keen attention to detail
Excellent organizational skills
Self-starter, independent worker, team player
Strong oral and written communication skills required
High level of computer literacy; proficiency in Microsoft Word and Internet use, HTML
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and use of the Internet required
Prefer library experience
Minimum Starting Salary: $37,800

Hours: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM Central Time
Job Number 1065

Lead Clerk

The duties include delivering newspapers, requesting interlibrary loans, checking journals into the catalog, and circulating/routing/shelving library materials.

Activities will include:
Delivering newspapers to the executive offices
Circulating library materials
Shelving materials and keeping shelves in good order
Entering the receipt of periodicals into the online catalog system
Delivering mail and routing materials from the library
Requesting books and articles from other libraries using interlibrary loan system
Helping library patrons

Graduation from high school, prefer some college experience
Prefer library experience
Attention to detail
Self-starter, independent worker, team player
Strong oral and written communication skills required
Computer skills required
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and use of the Internet preferred

Minimum Starting Salary: $28,300

Join the St. Louis SISLT Team to support the March of Dimes March 9, 2008

Posted by cpryor01 in Fun Stuff, FYI, Library Stuff, Student Stuff.
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Join Today! Our team needs your help!

Hi! Join our team of walkers for the March of Dimes March for Babies (formerly known as Walk America). It’s easy to sign up for our team! Just visit our team Webpage at http://www.marchforbabies.org/510086 and click on “Join this Team.”

Our Team Name: Mizzou SISLT
Our Team Webpage: http://www.marchforbabies.org/510086
Event: April 26, 2008 at 9 am
Where: Forest Park in the Lower Muny Parking Lot (Map)
Our Team Goal: $500 but I hope we can surpass this!
Please contact Chris or Anna with any questions.

This is not only a great cause but it’s an excellent opportunity to get together with other LIS students, alumni, and faculty here in the St. Louis area and to be visible in our community!

Don’t forget to sign up your friends and family members for our team too! We can help this great cause!

Up until the walk on 4/26, you will raise money through sponsorships for our team. It is easy to recruit sponsors and contributing online is fast, easy and secure. When you join the team, you will be given an webpage and you can send emails to all of your friends and family members. You can even put banners on your profile in Facebook or on your blog! They can donate directly from that personal webpage with a credit/debit card or PayPal. If your sponsor prefers, you can also accept cash or check. They just need to click the appropriate box on the webpage. In this case you will need to follow up to ensure payment.

Please note: I will setup a meeting area the morning of the event so we can all walk together as a team. More details to come.

We need your help. Please join us in the fight against prematurity. Visit our webpage and be apart of our team!

Thank You!

St. Louis LISGSA Student Event Coordinators:
Christina Pryor (  cnpryor@gmail.com)
Anna Kwiatkowski ( avkfh7@mizzou.edu)

St. Louis Library Tour March 8th March 1, 2008

Posted by cpryor01 in Class Stuff, Fun Stuff, Student Stuff.
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St. Louis Saturday Library Tour

Saturday, March 8th at 10 am
RSVP is required by March 7th. RSVP to Chris Pryor.

Special Event:
Tour of the Library and Digital Archives at the Missouri Historical Society

Our Guide:
Morgan R. Davis
Library & Research Center
Missouri History Museum

225 S. Skinker Blvd. (Map)
St. Louis, MO 63105
Tel: 314-746-4500
The Library Website

Join us for a private tour of the Research Library and Archives at the Missouri Historical Society. We will also discuss the library’s new Richard Gephardt Digital Collection.

We hope to see you there!

St. Louis LISGSA Committee
Christina Pryor (cnpryor@gmail.com)
Anna Kwiatkowski (avkfh7@mizzou.edu)

P.S. Concerned about traffic? Check out traffic.com to get a heads-up on congestion, or take Metro! Check out metrostl.org to plan your route.