Job: Librarian, Senior - Head of Reference

General Information
Position:
Librarian, Senior - Head of Reference

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$19.40 - $35.12 Hourly

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

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

Description:

This position is responsible for managing reference and related customer services at the Fort Myers Regional Library and backing up the Principal Librarian in the management of all operations at the regional library.

Examples of Essential Duties:

  • Supervise reference staff.
  • Coordinate workflow of effective service delivery.
  • Provide reference and reader's advisory service to the public.
  • Provide computer/technology assistance.
  • Direct the scheduling and development of adult programming.
  • Coordinate branch adult collection maintenance.
  • Supervise branch operations in the absence of the branch manager.
  • Participate in library system committees and initiatives, as assigned.
  • Be knowledgeable of Friends of the FMRL activities within the library.

Education:
  • Requires any combination of education and/or experience equivalent to a Master's degree in Library Science from a graduate library school program accredited by the American Library Association and two years of progressively responsible experience as a professional librarian in a public library system, a department and/or a division of a main library. 
  • Possession of a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record is required.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
  • A strong customer service commitment is preferred. 
  • Must have knowledge of current professional public library principles, methods and practices, relevant computer applications, literature for various ages and have the ability to supervise and direct work of others. 
  • Ability to lift and carry objects up to 35 pounds. 
  • Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time. 
  • Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, and relate positively to a diverse population. 
  • The County may require employees to make a temporary, or long-term, permanent transfer to another library location to accommodate the organization's business needs.
  • This position is 80 hours bi-weekly; days and hours vary to include evenings, Saturdays and some Sundays.

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
07-11-2017

Application deadline:
08-27-2017

Apply at:
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/leecounty/

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Fort Myers-Lee County Public Library

Job Location:
Southwest Florida

Address:
2450 First Street

City:
Fort Myers

Zip:
33901

County:
Lee


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Lee County Library System

Address:
2345 Union Street

City:
Fort Myers

State:
Fl

Zip:
33901

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Brenda Skiba

Contact Email:
bskiba@leegov.com

Contact Phone:
239-533-2245

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Lee County is an equal opportunity and at-will employer, Veteran's Preference may apply.  Apply at http://www.leegov.com/hr/jobsearch; Lee County Human Resources, 2115 Second Street, First Floor, Fort Myers, FL  33902. 


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