|The City of Coronado is currently seeking a qualified individual for the position of Librarian II in the Adult Services Programs Division of the Coronado Public Library. The Librarian II will be responsible for performing a variety of professional library functions involved in assisting library patrons with their informational needs including reference duties. The Librarian II will also be responsible for managing a Library collection of significant size and complexity and oversee the work of library staff.|
|ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
The following tasks are typical for positions in this classification. Any single position may not perform all of these tasks and/or may perform similar related tasks not listed here:1. Provide assistance to Library patrons of all ages in locating various materials; explain use of automated catalog systems, indexes and databases; recommend materials to patrons using standard bibliographic sources; located materials on the shelf.
2. Determine patrons’ needs through the reference interview process; identify appropriate sources for obtaining books and other materials that the Library does not own; suggest resources from within the library’s collection or from other libraries.
3. Troubleshoot technical problems with computerized and mechanical equipment; provide personalized computer search services using various on-line services and indexes.
4. Research, evaluate, and recommend the purchase of books, periodicals, microfilm, CD-ROM, audio-visual materials and electronic resources for assigned Library collection; review available publisher’s materials, critical reviews and periodicals; maintain awareness of trends in book and electronic publishing through reading appropriate library and related journals.
5. Evaluate and recommend items for withdrawal from the Library collection; analyze subject areas on a regular basis to ensure adequacy and currency of materials.
6. Develop a newspaper index for the community newspaper; edit and index weekly news articles and events; provide training to library staff and volunteers; provide public access.
7. Maintain and evaluate the libraries digital services; provide training to Library staff, volunteers and the public.
8. Promote Library services and resources through the use of exhibits, tours, clubs, outreach, and the media; prepare informational handouts for public distribution including calendars and flyers.
9. Participate in the preparation and maintenance of displays; assist with seasonal and on-going programs and activities including story times and volunteer participation.
10. Develop and manage a program of services for a wide range of adults that includes programming, reference service, and collection development; coordinate with local schools in promoting library usage and teen literacy.
11. Seek grant or private funding for special Library programs.
12. Lead, plan, train, and review the work of clerical and volunteer Library staff; train assigned employees in their areas of work including technical and clerical library methods, procedures, and techniques.
13. Operate a variety of office equipment including a computer, typewriter, telephone system, copy machine, facsimile machine, and other related equipment.
14. Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of library science.
15. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
|Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:Experience:
At least three years of increasingly responsible librarian experience.
Licenses and Certificates: