Job: Librarian, Public Services

General Information
Position:
Librarian, Public Services

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
44,579.00

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

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

Description:

This is an entry level librarian position assigned to the public services desk at a regional library. Selects library materials with relevance to the community and the system; keeps materials current assessing collections for weak areas; communicates with database vendors. Answers patron in-house and telephone reference inquiries utilizing various information sources. Provides patrons' service in assigned area; conducts interviews; assists in using materials; provides instruction in use of circulation system and databases; teaches patrons how to evaluate resources; maintains statistics. Researches topics for patrons. Answers obituary requests and other mailed-in requests for information; creates and updates on-line bibliographies. Administers inter-library loans; clarifies search requests; searches online for lending institutions; maintains loan paperwork. Weeds out collections; assesses collection to determine if current and relevant; makes recommendations to move or remove resources; assesses damaged materials; determines branch location and quantities for newly purchased resources; makes location changes for improved circulation of materials. Works with Marketing Librarian and assists in planning, administering, and presenting Library programming; plans age-appropriate programs; writes grants and reports; researches program ideas; creates reading lists for all ages; finds and negotiates engagements with speakers; follows-up on programs. Conducts book reviews/reading group events. Recruits, coordinates, trains, and supervises staff and volunteers in providing program services and support; creates schedules and master calendar. Develops, revises, and teaches staff training classes on various subjects; develops, revises, and teaches adult classes at both Main Library and branches on various topics. Keeps abreast of library trends and developments by reading a variety of professional journals, and attending conferences, workshops, and seminars. Assists in evaluating and redirecting services; writes and suggests policies and procedures. Assists in budgeting process; assesses and prioritizes departmental needs; develops and monitors departmental budget. Recommends equipment and furniture purchases; recommends changes to buildings' interior designs. Represents the County and Library in the community; speaks to groups; designs promotional materials for services and programs. Attends and conducts meetings. Conducts tours of the library facilities. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS: Assists in cataloging; packs books for book sale and transfer to new locations. Sets up meeting room for classes, meetings, etc.; sets up computer equipment/projector in meeting room for various functions. Ensures cleanliness of Library areas. Explains technical records. Performs other related duties as required. In the event of a declared state of emergency, employees in this classification may be called to work during days or hours other than those for which they are regularly scheduled.


Education:

Master's degree in Library Science. One year of experience in library work is preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Fingerprinting required.


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
11-10-2017

Application deadline:
11-30-2017

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

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Naples Regional Library

Job Location:
Southwest Florida

Address:
650 Central Avenue

City:
Naples

Zip:
34102

County:
Collier


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Collier County Board of County Commissioners

Address:
3303 Tamiami Trail E

City:
Naples

State:
Fl

Zip:
34112

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Ayleen Iglesias

Contact Email:
ayleeniglesias@colliergov.net

Contact Phone:
239-252-8460

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Please visit our job site at www.colliergov.net/jobs


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