Website Palm Beach County Library System

Location Name: Okeechobee Boulevard Branch
County: Palm Beach
Region: Southeast Florida
Address: 5689 Okeechobee Blvd
City: West Palm BeachZipcode: 33417
ALA accredited Masters required: Yes

Plans, provides and supervises the delivery of library services to children, teens, parents and caregivers.  Supervises one professional and two paraprofessional employees; prepares and presents children’s classes/other activities for children and teens in person and virtual.  Provides collection development, research, readers’ advisory services and outreach to local schools and the community; participates in long-range planning and committee work. Oversees the Summer Reading Program and building with regard to the health/safety of staff and members as needed.

The PBC Library System seeks to recruit diverse staff to serve the needs of our diverse community and members.

The Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners provides an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and life insurance as well as vacation and sick leave, paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement and participation in the Florida Retirement System.

Education/Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS:  Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS) accredited by the American Library Association (ALA); minimum of one (1) year of professional library experience.

Necessary Special Requirement: Must possess a MLS accredited by the ALA at the time of application.

PREFERENCE FOR EXPERIENCE:  Training/supervising personnel for more than one (1) year; in public library research/collection development; planning activities for children/teens; overseeing a reading program (must specify on application). Also desirable:  Two (2) or more years of professional library experience; bilingual (English/Spanish/Creole).

Multilingual Skills Required: No
Contact Person: Andrea L. Taylor
Contact Email: taylora@pbclibrary.org
Contact Phone: 561 233-2707
How to Apply / Instructions:

Visit www.pbcgov.jobs for job description and to apply online.  May upload any Veteran’s Preference documentation to online application (No e-mail applications/resumes accepted). Online Applications are accepted until filled.  EO/AA M/F/D/V, Drug Free Work Place; All employees of Palm Beach County may be required to work before, during and/or after a natural or man-made disaster or hurricane.