Job: Librarian I- Youth Librarian

General Information
Position:
Librarian I- Youth Librarian

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$22.345/hour

Job Category:
Children's Services

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

Description:

The Gulfport Public Library is looking for a dynamic talented librarian, to provide juvenile and young adult readers advisory and reference services. Coordinates toddler, preschool, youth, and teen programs. Coordinates in-library tours of children’s area for individuals and groups and conducts outreach to schools, day care centers, recreation centers, and with other designated agencies. Coordinates the Summer Reading Program, and the Summer Teen Volunteer Program. Assists with collection development and purchasing of juvenile and young adult materials. Participates in County –wide Library Youth Service programs and meetings. Works with patrons and maintains a high level of customer service even in difficult situations. Works with computerized circulation software and other library databases and websites. Maintains library website along with other librarians and city staff. Checks out books and other materials. Processes new library cards. Knowledge of current principles of juvenile and your adult library services. Knowledge of juvenile and young adult materials. Knowledge of how the use of technology applies to library service. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public. Ability to coordinate the work of assigned staff and volunteers. Ability to learn and apply complex automated procedures and to utilize computer equipment, the internet, and new technologies in performance of day-to-day work. Entry $22.345/hour. Position open until filled. Applicant must fill out a City of Gulfport employment application to be considered for this position. Applications accepted at City Hall – 2401 53rd St South or fax at (727) 893-1005. Fulltime position E.O.E.


Education:

Ability to operate the library automation systems, computers, printers, and audio-visual equipment. Ability to lift and/or move 35 pounds and also push/pull heavy objects. Must possess a Master’s in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association. Two years of library experience preferred. Some experience working with youth in a library setting preferred. Background checks, drug screening and physicals will be conducted. 


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
03-16-2022

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
https://mygulfport.us/human-resources/

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Gulfport Florida

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
5501 28th Ave South

City:
Gulfport

Zip:
33707

County:
Pinellas


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Gulfport Florida

Address:
5501 28th Ave South

City:
Gulfport

State:
FL

Zip:
33707

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Shannon Farrell

Contact Email:
sfarrell@mygulfport.us

Contact Phone:
727-893-1021

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Please send cover letter, resume, and City application to Shannon Farrell. Please not only resumes that come with a City Application will be reviewed.  

 

Applicant must fill out a City of Gulfport employment application to be considered for this position.


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