Website Monroe County Public Library
The primary function of this position is to provide professional librarianship both in an assigned branch, and more importantly, system-wide. A Librarian will provide professional level leadership within their branch. They will be assigned system-wide oversight of projects, programs or area of specialty such as Adult Services, Access Services, Outreach, Programming, Youth Services, Collection Development, etc. These system-wide assignments may change over time to match department need and staff strengths.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Provides service for patrons in using library materials.
Evaluates and maintains the department materials.
Assists in developing policies, goals and objectives for the Library System.
Selects materials to be purchased which includes evaluating and replacement.
Plans and produces reports.
Participates in professional and community associations and organizations.
Trains library staff.
Manages all aspects of system-wide projects, programs or area of specialty they are assigned.
Enforces library policies regarding computer usage and Internet use.
Coordinates collection development, i.e. selection, acquisition and deselecting for materials as assigned.
Provides instructions and plans and implements special projects of community interest such as public programs, computer classes, etc.
Creates and distributes promotional and informational materials via social media, press releases, library displays, and exhibits.
Establishes and maintains contact with the public, including various community organizations.
Assists with the maintenance of the facility, inside and out, as well as the surrounding grounds via observation and reporting.
Initiates work orders and the ordering of equipment, furnishings and supplies.
Acts as stand-in for branch manager when appropriate.
Performs other related job duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
ALA accredited MLS degree required. 3 years minimum of prior related work experience preferred.