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 East County Regional Library and backing up the Principal Librarian in the management of all operations at the regional library.

  • 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 East County Regional Library activities within the library.
  • This position is 80 hours bi-weekly; days and hours vary to include evenings, Saturdays and some Sundays. 
  • 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.

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 or a department or 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. 
  • 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. 
  • 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. 

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
07-26-2017

Application deadline:
08-15-2017

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

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
East County Regional Library

Job Location:
Southwest Florida

Address:
881 Gunnery Road

City:
Lehigh Acres

Zip:
33971

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:
239-533-2677

How to apply

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


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