Job: Librarian I - Part time

General Information
Position:
Librarian I - Part time

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$18.54 hourly

Job Category:
Administration

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

Description:

 

The person who fills this front-line position must be a positive-minded self-starter who enthusiastically connects library members with resources and services they need. This professional position involves collection management, processing, and cataloging duties and overseeing basic circulation operations. The Librarian I trains staff in customer service and computer tasks associated with the friendly and effective delivery of library services and is responsible for supervising membership staff and their efficient application of day-to–day circulation processes along with other activities described below.

 

Position responsibilities included, but are not limited to:

 

  • Efficient daily operations of membership, circulation, and volunteer services
  • Train and supervise a knowledgeable team of membership staff and volunteers
  • Achieve and sustain excellence in customer service through training, directing, modeling, and motivating staff to ensure a friendly, customer-centered focus
  • Ensure financial process of cash handling, making deposits, and completing operations reports in accordance with established standards
  • Explain and maintain library policies and procedures to staff and the public
  • Provide supervision and backup for all circulation transactions, including processing holds, circulating resources, issuing library cards, shelving, and related activities
  • Provide stellar customer service by assisting members using Library resources and services, including computers, databases, research and referral, and reader’s advisory
  • Supervision of specialized circulation duties such as Interlibrary loan, Books by Mail, over-dues, billing, reciprocal borrowing and patron accounts
  • Respond to and resolve patron issues, including account questions and policy enforcement
  • Use and management of MARC bibliographic records according to nationally accepted technical standards and participate in related bibliographic activities
  • Coordinate technical and circulation operations with other library services and functions
  • Recommend bibliographic maintenance standards in an automated environment
  • Supervise purchasing, receiving, processing and classification of books and resources
  • Assigns appropriate Dewey Decimal Classification numbers to resources and performs original cataloging as required
  • Provide technology training to staff and library members as needed
  • Support library programming and outreach services

 

 

 

This position reports to the Librarian III and is the supervisor in charge in the absence of the Director and Librarians III and II.  The Librarian I position is responsible for conveying and carrying out the Library’s Mission and Vision Statements, Objectives and Customer Service Program.

 

A Master’s Degree in Library Science or current enrollment(MLS, MALS, MLIS) in a graduate library program accredited by the American Library Association and at least two years of previous customer service experience is required. Must be able to: work nights and weekends, meet FEMA requirement for NIMS certification, and possess a valid Florida driver’s license. Every New Port Richey employee is required to fill out a Disaster Response Survey and is subject to being required to report to work during a declared disaster. EOE/DFWP.

 


Education:

A Master’s Degree in Library Science or current enrollment(MLS, MALS, MLIS) in a graduate library program accredited by the American Library Association and at least two years of previous customer service experience is required.


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
12-28-2017

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
www.citynpr.org/jobs

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Part-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
New Port Richey Library

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
5939 Main Street

City:
New Port Richey

Zip:
34652

County:
Pasco


Institution Information
Institution Name :
New Port Richey Library

Address:
5939 Main Street

City:
New Port Richey

State:
FL

Zip:
34652

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Dana Cliver

Contact Email:
cliverd@cityofnewportrichey.org

Contact Phone:
727-853-1025

Contact Fax:
727-853-1043

How to apply

Go to www.citynpr.org/jobs to download an application. Applications can be emailed to cliverd@cityofnewportrichey.org or sent/dropped off to the Human Resources office at 5919 Main St., New Port Richey, FL 34652.


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