Job: Library Special Services Coordinator

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Library Special Services Coordinator

Number position available:

$30,947.28 - $51,064.00 Annually

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.


General Description of Duties

Leon County Government requires proof you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. As part of Leon County’s people focused, performance driven culture, we are committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all our employees. Therefore, COVID-19 vaccines are required for both current and newly hired employees, unless a medical or religious accommodation has been approved. If you have questions, contact Leon County Human Resources at (850) 606-2400. 

Note:  The emphasis of this position is on Library Exhibitions.

Initial salary may be up to 15% above the minimum salary based on verified related education, experience, and training above the minimum requirements.
The primary function of this position is to support direct services to youth and adult patrons and support the library's exhibition and programming efforts..
NOTE:  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.  The Job Description Questionnaire (JDQ) reflects a more detailed description of the position. Neither the job description nor the JDQ constitutes an employment agreement.  Both are subject to change as the needs of the County and requirements of the job change.
Provides Collection Access Guidance and Information Service. Provides patron assistance in using the online catalog, placing hold requests, and other online library account features. Assist patrons in locating library materials and offer alternative services when item is not found (hold request, purchase request, and Interlibrary Loan). Assist patrons with answers to informational questions in person, by telephone and electronically; refers more complex questions to Information Professional or Supervisor. Performs collection maintenance activities such as collection promoting displays; deselecting outdated, non-circulating and damaged materials from the collection and processing them to be removed from the library’s database.
Provides assistance with public access to computers and other technology. Assist and provide instruction to patrons in the use of personal computers, software applications, printers, public access computers, and downloadable materials. Make sure computers are clean and functioning properly. Troubleshoot and resolve hardware and software problems as they occur and/or instruct patrons so that they can resolve their own problems. Communicate issues with TSC as needed. Schedule use of presentation equipment, laptops, and peripheral equipment; instruct patrons and staff in the proper use of equipment and maintain equipment. Maintains current awareness of and familiarity with new software programs, electronic resources, computer equipment, and downloadable media through training, webinars, workshops, tutorials, et cetera.
Coordinates the Library's exhibition efforts.  Assists with identifying funding opportunities and works with the Library’s Grants and Contracts Manager to secure funding related to exhibitions and affiliated performances. Builds and maintains partnerships with local organizations supporting Library exhibition efforts. Promotes Library exhibitions ad exhibition opportunities to the community.  Coordinates exhibiting artists, performers, and volunteers. Makes sure all applications and contracts are completed and archived. Oversees installation and deinstallation of exhibits, including creating signage.
Handles programming and community outreach. Plans, markets and implements an array of programs for children, teens, families, and/or adults supporting the library’s four focus areas: Literacy and Lifelong Learning; Business & Workforce Development; Civic & Community Engagement; Arts & Humanities. Provide computer training and assistance to the public and staff, one-on-one or in groups, on the use of electronic resources (including but not limited to, SIRSI online catalog, library databases, and the Internet). Provide community outreach services through presentations promoting literacy and library use. Conduct library presentations and tours.
Engage in professional development. Participates in at least two professional development activities or workshops. Participates in other professional development activities as required by Library or Leon County BOCC. Participates in program and agency meetings, as required or requested.

Requires graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a Bachelor's degree and two years of related work experience. A Master's degree is preferred.


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  • Public Libraries

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Job Place:
LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library

Job Location:
Northwest Florida

200 W Park Ave




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LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library

200 W Park Ave




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