• Full Time
  • Florida
  • 54,390.00 Annually USD / Year

Website County of Volusia

Location Name: County of Volusia
Library Type:
Public
County: Volusia
Region: Central Florida
Address: 125 W NEW YORK
City: DeLandZipcode: 32720
ALA accredited Masters required: Yes

 

COUNTY OF VOLUSIA
invites applications for the position of:
Librarian III – Adult Services Section Head – Daytona Beach Regional Library

An Equal Opportunity Employer
SALARY:
$2,091.92 Biweekly
$54,390.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 10/12/22

CLOSING DATE: Continuous

MAJOR FUNCTIONS:
The County of Volusia is seeking an energetic and creative Librarian III who is passionate and eager to deliver 21st century services for adults in the Library Services Division. This position serves as the Adult Services Section Head in the Daytona Beach Regional Library and is responsible for supervising staff, planning and presenting programs to adults, and collection development and maintenance. The Adult Services Section at this location includes the branch’s adult services section, its dedicated makerspace lab (a space that offers library patrons an opportunity to create/develop projects using resources such as computers, 3-D printers, robotics, AV editing tools, recording or photography equipment, and/or traditional arts and crafts such as sewing, knitting, paper-crafting, etc.), and a dedicated genealogy section.
Serves as the lead in the absence of branch management.

PLEASE NOTE, CANDIDATES:
• Must be able to work nights and weekends.
• Must attach a copy of his/her Master’s degree/transcript in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program.
• Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license at the time of hire.

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES:
(NOTE: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
Provides front-line, telephone, and/or electronic reference service to citizens and visitors.
Furnishes information on library activities, facilities, rules and services. Explains the use of print and electronic reference sources.
Trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of paraprofessional and professional employees and/or volunteers.
Compiles formal and informal reports regarding progress toward library’s general/specific objectives.
Assists in developing recommendations on policy and procedural changes.
May participate in professional and community associations and organizations.
Uses the integrated library system, online databases, the Internet, electronic catalog, and may assist with maintenance of library equipment, software, or hardware.
May actively prepare, monitor, update, and approve employee schedules and work time in the County’s electronic payroll system.
May be responsible for daily and/or weekly money deposits.
Attends library committee meetings, trainings, workshops, outreach and other various meetings as required. This includes traveling to other library branches, other county offices, various outreach locations, and out of county.
Performs work of all lower level library classifications and related work as required.
Must be able to work nights and weekends as needed.
May be assigned to other county locations based upon operational needs.
Attends work on a regular and consistent basis.
Must adhere to Federal, State, County and Local ordinances.
Performs other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program plus two (2) years professional library experience after the MLS including experience as a supervisor of a specialized function of library service.

PLEASE NOTE, CANDIDATES:
• Must be able to work nights and weekends.
• Must attach a copy of his/her Master’s degree/transcript in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program.
• Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license at the time of hire.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Knowledge of complex library functions and operations.
Knowledge of the methods of analyzing library needs and reader interests, and other aspects of the information sciences.
Knowledge of library management and ability to supervise subordinate employees and/or volunteers.
Advanced knowledge of library material selection standards and policies of the library system.
Customer service skills.
Skill in operating integrated library systems and other relevant computer operations.
Ability to plan, promote, and execute age appropriate library programs and outreach activities.
Ability to offer age appropriate reader’s advisory services.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to prepare and present reports.
Ability to keep abreast of current trends in library science.
Ability to perform basic to moderate mathematical computations including cash-handling techniques.
Ability to supervise and evaluate subordinate employees and/or volunteers.
Ability to make independent decisions and use judgment on routine and non-routine matters.
Ability to employ appropriate policies and procedures and to explain them to others.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or political affiliation.
ADA REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Demands: Medium, repetitive work. Ability to see, hear and listen, talk; detailed finger dexterity (including grasping and small tool manipulation), may require visually acuity for fine print. Visual acuity (depth perception, peripheral vision) necessary to operate a motorized vehicle. Ability to lift and push a minimum of 25 pounds, carry, bend, reach, kneel, crouch, stretch, twist, and climb. Ability to stand for long periods of time.

Mental Demands: Ability to read and comprehend professional and technical manuals, procedures, and journals; memos, policies, safety instructions, etc. Ability to speak clearly and concisely. Ability to relate information, data, and detail verbally and in writing. Ability to perform basic mathematical and monetary functions.

Environmental demands: Inside work

Volusia County is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Veterans’ preference in accordance with federal, state, local laws.

Education/Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program plus two (2) years professional library experience after the MLS including experience as a supervisor of a specialized function of library service.

PLEASE NOTE, CANDIDATES:
• Must be able to work nights and weekends.
• Must attach a copy of his/her Master’s degree/transcript in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program.
• Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license at the time of hire.

Multilingual Skills Required: No
Contact Person: Stephanie Coppola
Contact Email: scoppola@volusia.org
Contact Phone: 3867365951
How to Apply / Instructions:

Apply on our website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/volusiaco/jobs/3682345/librarian-iii-adult-services-section-head-daytona-beach-regional-library?keywords=library&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs