Close Date: Apr 26, 2013
Salary: $4,044.57 – $4,916.19 Monthly
LIBRARIAN I (YOUTH SERVICES FOCUS)
This is a full time mid-management position supervised by Library Services Director or designee. Performs a variety of professional librarian duties primarily related to youth services; to plan, organize and direct children and young adult programs; and to oversee activities in the children and YA/Teen sections of the library. This position will be required to work some weekends (Saturday and/or Sunday) as part of a scheduled workweek.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of young adult’s, children’s, adult and other library programs and services. Assess patron needs and advise them in making effective use of library resources and services; assist patrons of all ages by answering reference questions and selecting print and non-print materials. Organize, maintain and index a variety of reference materials including government documents, maps and pamphlets. As a Children’s Librarian: Plan, organize and present children’s programs including storytelling, book readings, video showings, crafts, and puppet shows, family programs and classes on children’s literature and parenting; provide outreach programs to city schools. Review new publications and collection materials and select materials for acquisition and/or disposition as appropriate. Regular and consistent attendance. Work cooperatively with others. Prepare publicity, coordinate the publication of brochures and coordinate the dissemination of library program publicity. Attend and represent the library at professional meetings as required. Compile library activity reports and statistics; assist in preparing the library budget. Plan, direct and supervise the work of staff involved in assigned library section. Perform related duties as assigned.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Education: Possession of a Master of Library Sciences Degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: None Required