• Full Time
  • Homestead, FL
  • 17.50 an hour USD / Year

Website Library Systems & Services

Location Name: Homestead Cybrarium
County: Miami-Dade
Region: Southeast Florida
Address: 80 W Mowry Dr
City: Homestead, FLZipcode: 33030
ALA accredited Masters required: No

Position Summary

The Homestead Cybrarium is seeking a forward thinking and dynamic professional for the adult services department in the Cybrarium. This Full Time position is ideal for someone who genuinely enjoys working with adults and has a passion for promoting adult literacy.

The Library Associate 3 role is the senior role in the Library Associate job family.  This position is primarily responsible for planning and presenting innovative programs, services, and collection development, providing reference and advisory services to all ages. This is a highly visible and accountable line-of-work that will also involve assisting the Circulation and Reference Desks as needed, including computer assistance to all patrons. Under direct supervision of the Operations Manager, this position performs a variety of technical and paraprofessional duties. Applicants must be willing to work scheduled shifts which include some Saturdays and evenings: additionally, some Sundays may be requested.

Responsibilities:

An individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.

·        Develop programs for adults in partnership with the Operations Manager

·        Assist in planning and coordinating the library’s fast-paced and active summer reading program, both virtually and in-person

·        Perform any programs or events in front of a camera as needed or required

·        Perform collection development activities to maintain and improve the collection

·        Organize, shelve, weed, and display materials in the Adult areas

·        Work with Marketing Coordinator Create displays and flyers to advertise and promote programs

·        Maintain electronic resource collection, included, but not limited to: accessing usage, promoting resources, researching databases, corresponding with vendors, troubleshooting databases issues, and fixing broken links

·        Work service desks as needed

·        Assist patrons in locating materials

·        Perform outreach activities to local organizations and city events

·        Supervise volunteers as needed

·        Apply for grants or other opportunities to benefit the adult department

·        Follow all legal and policy requirements related to patron privacy and custodianship of patron records

Education/Qualifications:

Qualifications:

An individual should possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed and meet the amount of education, training and/or work experience required.

•       H.S. Diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree preferred

•       Two years library experience preferred with an emphasis on adult services

•       One year supervisory experience preferred

•       Proficiency with library systems and databases

•       Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal

•       Multilingual speaking is a plus

•       A high degree of proficiency in MS Office suite including Excel, Word and PowerPoint is desired

·        Willingness to learn new and innovative technologies

·        Recognition of the need for discretion in dealing with the public and making statements to patrons

·        Desire to serve the public and to learn customer-service-skills

·        Library experience and knowledge of library systems and databases preferred, but not required

·        Responsible to assistant staff where needed to achieve overall efficiency of the library environment

·        Ability to work within a flexible environment

Physical Requirements:

•       Must be able to frequently move from place to place within the location; file and retrieve books and other items on high shelves; lift, push/pull, hold/carry of items weighing up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 35 pounds. of heavy boxes, books, and equipment; work in confined spaces; walk; bend; stoop; reach; and climb.

•       Ability to sit for long periods of time and to maintain focus on projects such as computer screens or detailed paperwork.

Multilingual Skills Required: No
Contact Person: Recruiting@lsslibraries.com
Contact Email: recruiting@lsslibraries.com
Contact Phone: 4438416038
How to Apply / Instructions:

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