Job: Reference Librarian

General Information
Position:
Reference Librarian

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$15.75 – $24.41 Hourly

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

ALA:
Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

SUMMARY

This is responsible professional library work in the design, coordination and planning of reference service, book selection and cataloging.  The work involves the provision of reference service, adult and juvenile, book selection and cataloging.  Considerable independent judgment and initiative are required.  Supervision is provided by the Library Director.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

Plans reference service including acquisitions and Branch staff reference training.  Performs the cataloging of library materials, using Library Corporation file Cataloging System software.  Assists in library public relations activities.  Catalogs and downloads material/information using Library Solution integrated library system.  Assists in planning and grant writing process for LSTA, State Aide, and other grant opportunities.  Coordinate adult and multi-age programs.  Prepare library displays.  Work circulation desk as needed.  Assist with E-Rate and filing preparation.  Performs related work as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

 

Extensive knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of library science including reference, cataloging, and material selection.  Ability to plan and organize library programs and classes, perform professional duties, direct personnel and volunteers, and to work effectively with other departments, agencies, and the public.  Experience using automated library systems including computerized cataloging preferred.  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  


Education:

Possession of a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Library Science or similar field is required.  One year of professional library experience is a must.  Grant writing and adult programming experience is preferred.  Possession a valid State of Florida Driver's License with a favorable.  Must be able to work one (1) night a week and one (1) Saturday per month.  May be required to lift 5-10 pounds occasionally.


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
06-15-2016

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
http://www.gadsdengov.net/

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
William A. McGill Public Library

Job Location:
Northwest Florida

Address:
732 Pat Thomas Parkway

City:
Quincy

Zip:
32351

County:
Gadsden


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners

Address:
5B East Jefferson Street

City:
Quincy

State:
Florida

Zip:
32351

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Lonyell L Black

Contact Email:
lblack@gadsdencountyfl.gov

Contact Phone:
8508758660

Contact Fax:
8506623291

How to apply

Applicants should submit a Gadsden BOCC County employment application to the Human Resource Office, 5-B East Jefferson St., Quincy, FL 32353.   Applications must be received by the closing date of the advertisement to be considered.  You may contact Lonyell L. Black @ 850.875.8660 regarding questions about the advertisement/position.  You may apply on-line at http://www.gadsdengov.net.  Applications may be e-mailed to HR@gadsdencountyfl.gov or faxed to 850.662.3291.   Applications are available on our website at http://www.gadsdengov.net


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