Thursday, August 18, 2022

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

 

DIRECTOR

Copiah Jefferson Regional Library System

Hazlehurst, MS

 

Description:  Copiah Jefferson Regional Library System Administrative Board of Trustees seeks a creative and innovative Library Director who can continue to grow a vibrant public library system.  The successful applicant must be enthusiastic, innovative, and very public service oriented with excellent traditional library skills, as well as, the ability to effectively use technology.

 

 

The Public Library System consists of five (5) branch libraries; a collection of 86,000 items; a shared integrated library system (ILS); and a service area population of approximately 28,000.

                                                                                                      

Responsibilities:  • Report to five-member Administrative Library Board of Trustees • Supervise 10 full and part-time employees• Oversee materials collection, automated library system, and public access computers • Perform public service functions in branches • Manage annual budget • Build positive relationships with officials in cities & counties • Oversee building repair/ maintenance • Use state Accreditation Program benchmarks to guide long-range planning and service delivery efforts • Establish/maintain relationships with local community groups • Implement technological innovations and other 21st Century library services to meet changing needs of residents • Develop and deliver library programming throughout System. Attend MLC training sessions.

 

Job Requirements: 

·         Masters degree in Library Science (MLS) from American Library Association (ALA)-accredited library school

OR

·         Bachelors degree and agree to acquire MLS from ALA-accredited library school within three (3) years

·         Strong interpersonal skills.  Self-motivated. Creative. Strong oral and written communication skills.  Excellent organizational skills.  Proficient in Microsoft Office products.   Experience in maintenance of websites/blogs/ social network.   Dependable personal transportation.

·         Frequent travel to branch libraries and community activities throughout System.  Travel to library-related continuing education programs and conferences.

·         Preferred:   At least two (2) years of progressively responsible library experience and supervisory background. 

 

Salary:  Range - $27,000 to 30,000.

 

Benefits:  Personal/medical leave, health & life insurance, and participation in Mississippi Public Employees' Retirement System. 

 

Submit:  Cover letter, resume, and statement of public library service philosophy to Director Search, Copiah Jefferson Regional Library System; 223 S Extension St. Hazlehurst, MS 39083; or email to cjrldirectort@gmail.com.  DEADLINE for receipt of applications:  September 9, 2022

 

 

Copiah Jefferson Regional Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Come Work With Us!

 

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Branch Manager

Copiah Jefferson Regional Library System

Hazlehurst, MS

 

Description:  Copiah Jefferson Regional Library System Director seeks a creative and innovative Library Manager who can continue to grow a vibrant public library system. 

 

 

Responsibilities: 

Job Purpose:

Supports library operations by maintaining office systems and supervising staff.

Duties:

  • Provides efficient, equitable, and courteous service for all library patrons, without regard to race, age, sex, nationality or religion.
  • Supervises library activities including, but not limited to, circulation desk, assisting patrons, maintenance of computerized records, and collection of overdue materials.
  • Plans, develops, promotes, and supervises library activities and facility usage through public programs, exhibits, publications, and library blog maintenance.
  • Maintains office services by organizing office operations and procedures; managing petty cash; controlling correspondence; designing filing systems; assigning and monitoring clerical functions; managing branch budgets.
  • Maintains office efficiency by implementing office systems, layouts, and supply procurement.
  • Implements office policies; measures results against standards; making necessary adjustments.
  • Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Keeps management informed by reviewing and analyzing special reports; summarizing information; identifying trends.
  • Maintains office staff by orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains office staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Performs other relevant duties as needed.

Job Requirements: 

·         Strong interpersonal skills.  Self-motivated. Creative. Strong oral and written communication skills.  Excellent organizational skills.  Proficient in Microsoft Office products.   Experience in maintenance of websites/blogs/ social network.   Dependable personal transportation.

 

Salary:  Range - $20,000 to 20,700.00

 

Benefits:  Personal/medical leave, health & life insurance, and participation in Mississippi Public Employees' Retirement System. 

 

Submit:  Cover letter, resume to Manager  Search, Copiah Jefferson Regional Library System; 223 S Extension St. Hazlehurst, MS 39083; or email to cjrldirector@gmail.com.  DEADLINE for receipt of applications:  September 08, 2022

 

 

Copiah Jefferson Regional Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Library Closing

 All branches of the Copiah-Jefferson Regional Library System (Crystal Springs, Fayette, Georgetown, Hazlehurst, and Wesson) will be closed on Friday, July 29, 2022 at 12 pm for Staff Development! 


All branches will reopen on August 1, 2022 at 8 am for all of your library needs!


Monday, April 25, 2022

Summer Reading 2022 "Oceans of Possibilities"

 

Anything is possible when you "READ"

Please join us on Thursday June 16, 2022 from 9am until 12noon

                                  


Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Rental assistance clinic

 

Rental assistance clinic to be held Sept. 22-23

County residents who rent property and are facing eviction due to lack of funds may be eligible for assistance in paying their rent.
A rental assistance clinic will be held 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22 and Thursday, Sept. 23 at Copiah County Extension Services, 2040 West Gallman Road, Gallman. Those in need should attend to apply for assistance.
Tenants must bring the following:
1. Documentation supporting household income (copy of determination/benefit letters from TANF, WIC, SSI, SNAP, Medicaid, or Head Start; or copy of 2020 IRS tax return form 1040; or income documentation for the past 60 days for each household member over 18 years old, such as pay stubs or bank statements.
2. Current lease/rental agreement.
3. Past due rent, utility, or eviction notice (if applicable)
4. Proof of identity (state driver’s license, state identification card, or passport)
5. Unemployment documents (if applicable)
6. Most recent utility bill
7. Landlord contact information (email address, phone number, etc.)
The clinic is sponsored by Children’s Defense Fund Southern Regional, Southern Rural Black Womens Initiative for Economic and Social Justice, and the Mississippi Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.
For more information, call 601-201-5235.

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Thursday, May 20, 2021

Summer Reading Registration Form




Please click the link below to Register your child for Summer Reading 2021

Please email to halibmgr@gmail.com or drop off at your local library

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KmyQgEv3TGKvXFAFPIcKtod9f1Cagv1K/edit