Job: Librarian, Reference

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Librarian, Reference

Number position available:

$39,863.77 - $70,758.19 Annually

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

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

This person is one of a team who delivers day-to-day service in a branch library and will work with the branch manager and other library staff to prepare the collection and manage the transition to a new building which is scheduled to open in the summer of 2019. 

This position is a professional Librarian with knowledge of professional library principles, methods and practices, and has the ability to supervise and direct the work of others. 
 Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work primarily with adults but will also have daily interaction with and provide library services to children and teenagers
  • Branch supervision in the absence of the branch manager
  • Reference and reader's advisory service
  • Computer/technology assistance
  • Arrange and implement programming for adults, create displays
  • Collection maintenance
  • Supervise, coach and evaluate staff and/or volunteers.
  • Provide training opportunities for library staff and patrons on various topics
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to: Master's Degree in Library Science from a graduate library school program accredited by the American Library Association and one-year experience in a library or related field. 
  • Ability to lift and carry objects up to 35 lbs. and to sit and stand for long periods of time. 
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check is required. 
  • Possession of a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record is required. 
 Supplemental Information:
  • Prefer two years related library experience. 
  • Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, and relate positively to a diverse population.
  • This position is 80 Hours Bi-Weekly; Days and hours will vary to include evenings, Saturdays and 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.



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Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

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Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Bonita Springs Public Library

Job Location:
Southwest Florida

26876 Pine Avenue

Bonita Springs



Institution Information
Institution Name :
Lee County Public Library System

2345 Union Street

Fort Myers



Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Brneda Skiba

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How to apply


Lee County is an equal opportunity and at-will employer, Veteran's Preference may apply.  Apply at or in person at Lee County Human Resources, 2115 Second Street, First Floor, Fort Myers, FL  33902.  You may mail your application to Human Resources at PO Box 398, Ft. Myers, FL  33902.  Your application must be received in Human Resources BEFORE the posting closes.  If Human Resources does not receive your application BEFORE the posting closes, we will NOT be able to consider you for the position and your application will NOT be processed. 






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