Job: PROGRAM COORDINATOR- LIBRARIAN II

General Information
Position:
PROGRAM COORDINATOR- LIBRARIAN II

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$19.93-$31.90

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

ALA:
Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

 

The St. Lucie County Library System located on Florida’s Treasure Coast, seeks a dynamic, creative and forward thinking professional to serve as a P/T Adult Program Coordinator for the service oriented and busy Kilmer Branch, the largest branch in our 6-branch library system.  

 

This half-time position is responsible for creating, coordinating, and developing the branch’s on-site adult programming, including moderating an Adult Book Discussion Group, coordinating the countywide Book-Group-In-A-Box program and the ArtSpace @ Fort Pierce. In the absence of the Branch Supervisor, this position serves as the Shift Supervisor.   As a System we are small enough so that your ideas can make a difference and also large enough to have the potential resources to bring the vision to fruition.

 

We seek a candidate interested in the arts and with a broad knowledge of adult literature, able to talk about books, and with demonstrated experience as a group discussion leader or facilitator. We seek a team player with the capacity to respectfully serve library patrons from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.

 


Education:

 

EDUCATION: Master's degree in Library/Information Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association preferred. Advanced graduate level studies in literature, social or art history, the humanities or similar area may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

 

EXPERIENCE:  Two (2) years relevant library experience or three years of teaching or lecturing at the college level in the area of Humanities or a related field. A comparable amount of training or experience may be substituted for the preferred qualifications.  

 

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS NEEDED IN ORDER TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

 

Knowledge:

 

  1. Broad knowledge of adult literature including contemporary and popular novels.
  2. Knowledge of public library services and programs.
  3. Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office and an advanced researching skills, and a familiarity with library e-resources.
  4. Knowledge and skills necessary to supervise and direct work of others in an environment where there are frequent interruptions.
  5. Working knowledge of public relations procedures.

 

Abilities:

 

  1. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public and fellow employees.
  2. Ability to work courteously and cooperatively with others, including diverse staff, volunteers, and patrons of all ages.
  3. Ability to organize, plan, and execute work, to work effectively as part of a team, and to set and reach goals with minimal direct supervision.
  4. Ability to assess community needs and develop, plan, implement and execute adult programs to meet those needs.
  5. Ability to represent the library at outreach events and community meetings.
  6. Ability to operate computers with proficiency using library software, word processing, and the internet.
  7. Ability to organize work for efficient use of time.
  8. Ability to work day, evening, and Saturday hours.

 

Skills:

 

  1. Highly literate.
  2. Excellent group discussion leader and facilitator.
  3. Effective written and verbal communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills.
  4. Computer and digital literacy, including Internet, databases, e-mail, and electronic devices.
  5. Good multi-tasker skilled at “thinking on your feet.”
  6. Capacity to serve library patrons from diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds with respect and sensitivity.

 


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
12-28-2017

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/stluciecountyfl

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Part-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
St. Lucie County Library System. Susan Broom Kilmer Branch Library.

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
101 Melody Lane

City:
Fort Pierce

Zip:
34950

County:
St. Lucie


Institution Information
Institution Name :
St. Lucie County Library System. Susan Broom Kilmer Branch Library.

Address:
101 Melody Lane

City:
Fort Pierce

State:
FL

Zip:
34950

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Sue McNichnol

Contact Email:
McnicholS@stlucieco.org

Contact Phone:
772-462-1536

Contact Fax:

How to apply

 

Please apply online via the BOCC Job Opportunities page at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/stluciecountyfl

 


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