Job: Librarian I - Reference

General Information
Position:
Librarian I - Reference

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$33,976-$54,362

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

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

Description:

NATURE OF WORK:

Provides reference and instructional services in individual and group settings using print and non-print resources; assists patrons in locating and obtaining materials and information; and helps develop the reference collection. Position includes weekends and evening shifts.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Furnishes information on library activities, facilities, rules, and services.
  • Describes or demonstrates procedures for navigating the public access catalog, electronic resources, and the Internet. Explains and assists in use of reference resources, such as book and periodical indexes, to locate information.
  • Conducts virtual reference services.
  • Searches files, reference shelves, and computerized information systems to locate requested information. Answers queries on complicated reference subjects, including formulating and processing on-line search requests.
  • May perform activities involved with interlibrary loan services, compilation of monthly and annual library statistics, non-fiction and reference collection development, serials collection development, and checking in serials and claiming missing issues.
  • Participates in library outreach programs and conducts library tours.
  • Provides instruction and actively participates in the development and design of computer classes and classes on use of the library and its resources.
  • Assembles and arranges displays of books and other library materials.
  • Helps organize and maintain reference materials.
  • Compiles bibliographies and develops library user guides, both printed and electronic.
  • Assists in reference collection development, including planning and promoting electronic information resources and services.
  • Promotes goodwill through publicity efforts such as speeches, tours and programs. Represents the library at community, social, and business gatherings.
  • Maintains and increases skills while keeping abreast of current developments in the library field through continuing education, professional reading, workshops and conferences, and electronic resources, such as listservs.
  • Full time presence on the job
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Education:
  • Master's degree (M.S.) in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school.
  • Minimum of one year's experience preferred.
  • Must be able to comprehend, speak and read the English language
  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills to deal with public.
  • Proficient management and organizational skills.
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook is essential

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
02-07-2019

Application deadline:
02-20-2019

Apply at:
https://agency.governmentjobs.com/baycounty/default.cfm

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Northwest Regional Library System

Job Location:
Northwest Florida

Address:
Bay County Public Library

Address 2:
898 W. 11th Street

City:
Panama City

Zip:
32401

County:
Bay


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Northwest Regional Library System

Address:
Bay County Public Library

Address 2:
898 W. 11th Street

City:
Panama City

State:
FL

Zip:
32401

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Maria Westfall

Contact Email:
mwestfall@baycountyfl.gov

Contact Phone:
850-248-8201

Contact Fax:

How to apply

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: 
http://www.co.bay.fl.us/hr.php 

OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT: 
Human Resources Department 
840 W. 11th Street 
Panama City, FL 32401 
850-248-8201 
human.resources@baycountyfl.gov 

An Equal Opportunity Employer


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