This is professional and supervisory library work in various phases of library activities and operations.
An employee in this class may serve as a Children's Librarian, Reference Librarian, Audio-Visual Librarian, Circulation Librarian or Cataloger. An employee in this class is responsible for planning, coordinating, assigning, and reviewing the work of subordinate employees. Work is performed within the framework of established library policies and procedures, but the employee has considerable latitude for exercise of judgment and improvisation of methods. Work is evaluated upon completion by the Library.
Answers and researches questions asked by patrons on the telephone or in person.
Teaches patrons how to use the card catalog, indexes, microfilm readers, etc.
Conducts story hours for children.
Reviews and selects materials.
Writes short public announcements for newspapers, radio, and television stations.
Prepares bibliographies and specialized reading lists.
Plans, assigns, and reviews work of subordinate employees.
Trains and instructs subordinates in the proper procedures.
Maintains routine records; prepares reports.