Job: Librarian I/II – Circulation Section Head- Port Orange Regional Library

General Information
Position:
Librarian I/II – Circulation Section Head- Port Orange Regional Library

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$44,077.00 - $46,660.00 Annually

Job Category:
Administration

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

Description:

COUNTY OF VOLUSIA
invites applications for the position of:
Librarian I/II – Circulation Section Head- Port Orange Regional Library

An Equal Opportunity Employer
SALARY: $21.19 - $22.43 Hourly
$1,695.27 - $1,794.62 Biweekly
$44,077.00 - $46,660.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 07/26/22
 
CLOSING DATE: 08/09/22 11:59 PM
 

MAJOR FUNCTIONS:

The County of Volusia is seeking a Librarian I/II for the Port Orange Regional Library. This position will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of circulation desk functions; trains, directs, supervises and evaluates staff, student workers and volunteers; keeps track of fines and fees, sets register drawers, prepares deposits; prepares and submits statistical reports as scheduled or assigned. 
 
Librarian I
Entry-level professional work in specialized areas of the library. Having met the minimum requirements, the preferred candidate will have at least one (1) year of experience working in circulation of a medium to large public library.
 
Librarian II
Professional level work performing front-line, telephone, and/or electronic reference service to citizens and visitors; furnishing information on library activities, facilities, rules, and services, as well as, assisting in the arrangement of collections. Having met the minimum requirements, the preferred candidate will have at least two (2) years of experience working in circulation of a medium to large public library.
 
PLEASE NOTE, CANDIDATES:
• Must be able to work nights and weekends.
• If applicable must attach a copy of Master’s degree/transcript in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program.
• Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license at the time of hire
 

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES:

(NOTE: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.)  
 

Librarian I 

  • Creates excellent customer experiences by providing an inviting atmosphere for library users, making library users feel welcome, and providing positive and memorable library experiences.

  • Maintains good internal communications and strong working relationships with colleagues and supervisors regarding building, staff, service, and security issues.

  • May train, supervise, schedule, and review the performance of subordinate staff, student workers, and/or volunteers.

  • Under the direction of the supervisor, supports, plans, promotes, and executes in-house or virtual programs and/or outreach events for children, teens, families, and/or adults to achieve library objectives.

  • Provides prompt, courteous, transactional, and direct assistance to library users via face-to-face, service desks, telephone, virtual, and/or electronic service options.

  • Provides reference and reader’s advisory for library users.

  • Keeps abreast of new materials, demonstrates a knowledge and appreciation of library materials, and encourages the use of materials and services through book talks, displays, reading lists, posters, social media posts, and other promotional tools.

  • Establishes and instructs community members on the library resources and technology.

  • Answers basic to complex computer and e-reader questions

  • Furnishes information on library activities, facilities, rules and services.

  • Supports and upholds county policies, library policies and the Library Code of Conduct.

  • Assists with overseeing the processing, maintenance, and arrangement of collections, including shelf-reading, shelving, weeding, and other collection management tasks as directed.

  • Explains or demonstrates procedures for searching catalog files, print and media collections, databases, the Internet, etc.

  • Supports the day-to-day operation of an assigned section or branch and is cross-trained in all areas of their assignment as directed.

  • Promotes print and computer literacy for children, teens, and/or adults.

  • Uses the integrated library system, online databases, the Internet, electronic catalog, and may assist with maintenance of library equipment, software, or hardware.

  • May be responsible for reserving and managing the branch’s meeting room spaces.

  • May perform independent work related to the overall operation of a community or neighborhood branch.

  • May be responsible for daily and/or weekly money deposits.

  • Must adhere to Federal, State, County and Local ordinances.

  • Responds to emergency situations.

  • Attends work on a regular and consistent basis.

  • Attends workshops, webinars, seminars, and conferences as required.

  • May be assigned to other county locations based upon operational needs.

  • Performs work of all lower level library classifications and other duties as assigned.

Librarian II 

  • Serves as a person-in-charge in an assigned shift at a regional or full-service library.

  • Manages all safety, security, and emergency building issues during assigned shift at a regional or full-service library.

  • May directs and supervise on-site vendors (security guards and day porter) in an assigned shift at a regional or full-service library.

  • Promotes and educates community members about library services and collections through outreach programs and/or events to the community to schools, childcare facilities, businesses and other community organizations.

  • Serves and contributes to assigned library teams.

  • Creates excellent customer experience by providing an inviting atmosphere for library users, making library users feel welcome, and providing positive and memorable library experiences.

  • Maintains good internal communications and strong working relationships with colleagues and supervisors regarding building, staff, service, and security issues.

  • May train, supervise, schedule, and review the performance of subordinates, student workers, and/or volunteers.

  • May supervise classes, programs, and other activities of a dedicated makerspace in a regional library.

  • May be responsible for the selection and acquisition of collection materials for the library system in an assigned genre or format.

  • Supports, plans, promotes, and executes in-house or virtual programs and/or outreach events for children, teens, families, and/or adults to achieve library objectives as directed.

  • Provides prompt, courteous, transactional, and direct assistance to library users via face-to-face, service desks, telephone, virtual, and/or electronic service options.

  • Provides reference and reader’s advisory for library users. Keeps abreast of new materials, demonstrates a knowledge and appreciation of library materials, and encourages the use of materials and services through book talks, displays, reading lists, posters, social media posts, and other promotional tools.

  • Establishes and instructs community members on library resources and technology.

  • Answers basic to complex computer and e-reader questions.

  • Furnishes information on library activities, facilities, rules, and services.

  • Supports and upholds county policies, library policies and the Library Code of Conduct.

  • Assists with overseeing the processing, maintenance, and arrangement of collections, including shelf-reading, shelving, weeding, and other collection management tasks as directed.

  • Explains or demonstrates procedures for searching catalog files, print and media collections, databases, the Internet, etc.

  • Supports the day-to-day operation of an assigned section or branch and is cross-trained in all areas of their assignment as directed.

  • Promotes print and computer literacy for children, teens, and/or adults.

  • Uses the integrated library system, online databases, the Internet, electronic catalog, and may assist with maintenance of library equipment, software, or hardware.

  • Participates with the development, ordering, and maintenance of library collections within established policy guidelines.

  • May perform independent work related to the overall operation of a community or neighborhood branch.

  • May perform original cataloging and supervise other processing duties at the library support center such as maintenance of the government documents database, the periodicals modules, the online library catalog, etc.

  • May be responsible for daily and/or weekly money deposits.

  • Must adhere to Federal, State, County and Local ordinances.

  • Responds to emergency situations.

  • Attends work on a regular and consistent basis.

  • Attends workshops, webinars, seminars, and conferences as required.

  • May be assigned to other county locations based upon operational needs.

  • Performs work of all lower level library classifications and other duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Librarian I: Pay Range: $44,077.00
Master's Degree in Library Science from ALA accredited program or a Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information Science, Education, Humanities, Social Science, or related field with one year of experience and training directly related to the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Having met the minimum requirements, the preferred candidate will have at least one (1) year of experience working in circulation of a medium to large public library.
Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire.
Must obtain a valid Florida driver’s license within 30 days of hire and maintain thereafter.
 
Librarian II - Pay Range: $46,660.00
Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program plus one (1) year of professional library experience after the MLS. Having met the minimum requirements, the preferred candidate will have at least two (2) years of experience working in circulation of a medium to large public library.
Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire.
Must obtain a valid Florida driver’s license within 30 days of hire and maintain thereafter.
 
PLEASE NOTE, CANDIDATES:
• Must be able to work nights and weekends.
• If applicable must attach a copy of Master’s degree/transcript in Library Science (MLS) from an  American Library Association (ALA) accredited program.
• Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license at the time of hire
 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Librarian I

  • Knowledge of basic library functions and operations. 
  • Customer service skills. 
  • Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public and co-workers.
  • Ability to problem solve and make sound decisions.

  • Ability to handle emergencies and appropriately resolve complaints, and conflicts.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Skilled in operating a personal computer, integrated library systems and other relevant computer operations.

  • Ability to plan, promote, and execute age appropriate library programs.

  • Ability to offer age appropriate reader’s advisory services.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to prepare and present reports.

  • Ability to keep abreast of current trends in library science.

  • Ability to perform basic to moderate mathematical computations including cash-handling techniques.

  • Ability to supervise and evaluate subordinate employees and/or volunteers.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or political affiliation.

Librarian II

  • Knowledge of complex library functions and operations.

  • Customer service skills.

  • Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public and co-workers.

  • Ability to problem solve and make sound decision.

  • Ability to handle emergencies and appropriately resolve complaints, and conflicts.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Skilled in operating a personal computer, integrated library systems and other relevant computer operations (i.e.: the Internet, Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, etc.).

  • Ability to plan, promote, and execute age appropriate library programs and outreach activities.

  • Ability to offer age appropriate reader’s advisory services.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to prepare and present reports.

  • Ability to keep abreast of current trends in library science.

  • Ability to perform basic to moderate mathematical computations including cash-handling techniques.

  • Ability to supervise and evaluate subordinate employees and/or volunteers.

  • Ability to make independent decisions and use judgment on routine and non-routine matters

  • Ability to employ appropriate policies and procedures and to explain them to others

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or political affiliation.

 
ADA REQUIREMENTS: 
 

Physical Demands:  Ability to hear and listen, talk; visual acuity (depth perception, peripheral vision) necessary to operate a motorized vehicle, finger dexterity (including grasping and small tool manipulation), may require visually acuity to read fine print. Ability to lift and push, pull and/or carry 25 pounds, bend, reach, kneel, crouch, stretch, twist, and climb. Ability to stand for long periods of time.

Mental Demands:  Ability to read and comprehend professional and technical manuals, procedures, and journals; memos, policies, safety instructions, etc.  Ability to speak clearly and concisely.  Ability to relate information, data, and detail verbally and in writing.  Ability to perform basic mathematical and monetary functions.

Environmental demands:  Inside work.

Volusia County is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Veterans' preference in accordance with federal, state, local laws.    


 

Education:
OPENING DATE: 07/26/22
 
CLOSING DATE: 08/09/22 11:59 PM
 

MAJOR FUNCTIONS:

The County of Volusia is seeking a Librarian I/II for the Port Orange Regional Library. This position will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of circulation desk functions; trains, directs, supervises and evaluates staff, student workers and volunteers; keeps track of fines and fees, sets register drawers, prepares deposits; prepares and submits statistical reports as scheduled or assigned. 
 
Librarian I
Entry-level professional work in specialized areas of the library. Having met the minimum requirements, the preferred candidate will have at least one (1) year of experience working in circulation of a medium to large public library.
 
Librarian II
Professional level work performing front-line, telephone, and/or electronic reference service to citizens and visitors; furnishing information on library activities, facilities, rules, and services, as well as, assisting in the arrangement of collections. Having met the minimum requirements, the preferred candidate will have at least two (2) years of experience working in circulation of a medium to large public library.
 
PLEASE NOTE, CANDIDATES:
• Must be able to work nights and weekends.
• If applicable must attach a copy of Master’s degree/transcript in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program.
• Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license at the time of hire
 

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES:

(NOTE: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.)  
 

Librarian I 

  • Creates excellent customer experiences by providing an inviting atmosphere for library users, making library users feel welcome, and providing positive and memorable library experiences.

  • Maintains good internal communications and strong working relationships with colleagues and supervisors regarding building, staff, service, and security issues.

  • May train, supervise, schedule, and review the performance of subordinate staff, student workers, and/or volunteers.

  • Under the direction of the supervisor, supports, plans, promotes, and executes in-house or virtual programs and/or outreach events for children, teens, families, and/or adults to achieve library objectives.

  • Provides prompt, courteous, transactional, and direct assistance to library users via face-to-face, service desks, telephone, virtual, and/or electronic service options.

  • Provides reference and reader’s advisory for library users.

  • Keeps abreast of new materials, demonstrates a knowledge and appreciation of library materials, and encourages the use of materials and services through book talks, displays, reading lists, posters, social media posts, and other promotional tools.

  • Establishes and instructs community members on the library resources and technology.

  • Answers basic to complex computer and e-reader questions

  • Furnishes information on library activities, facilities, rules and services.

  • Supports and upholds county policies, library policies and the Library Code of Conduct.

  • Assists with overseeing the processing, maintenance, and arrangement of collections, including shelf-reading, shelving, weeding, and other collection management tasks as directed.

  • Explains or demonstrates procedures for searching catalog files, print and media collections, databases, the Internet, etc.

  • Supports the day-to-day operation of an assigned section or branch and is cross-trained in all areas of their assignment as directed.

  • Promotes print and computer literacy for children, teens, and/or adults.

  • Uses the integrated library system, online databases, the Internet, electronic catalog, and may assist with maintenance of library equipment, software, or hardware.

  • May be responsible for reserving and managing the branch’s meeting room spaces.

  • May perform independent work related to the overall operation of a community or neighborhood branch.

  • May be responsible for daily and/or weekly money deposits.

  • Must adhere to Federal, State, County and Local ordinances.

  • Responds to emergency situations.

  • Attends work on a regular and consistent basis.

  • Attends workshops, webinars, seminars, and conferences as required.

  • May be assigned to other county locations based upon operational needs.

  • Performs work of all lower level library classifications and other duties as assigned.

Librarian II 

  • Serves as a person-in-charge in an assigned shift at a regional or full-service library.

  • Manages all safety, security, and emergency building issues during assigned shift at a regional or full-service library.

  • May directs and supervise on-site vendors (security guards and day porter) in an assigned shift at a regional or full-service library.

  • Promotes and educates community members about library services and collections through outreach programs and/or events to the community to schools, childcare facilities, businesses and other community organizations.

  • Serves and contributes to assigned library teams.

  • Creates excellent customer experience by providing an inviting atmosphere for library users, making library users feel welcome, and providing positive and memorable library experiences.

  • Maintains good internal communications and strong working relationships with colleagues and supervisors regarding building, staff, service, and security issues.

  • May train, supervise, schedule, and review the performance of subordinates, student workers, and/or volunteers.

  • May supervise classes, programs, and other activities of a dedicated makerspace in a regional library.

  • May be responsible for the selection and acquisition of collection materials for the library system in an assigned genre or format.

  • Supports, plans, promotes, and executes in-house or virtual programs and/or outreach events for children, teens, families, and/or adults to achieve library objectives as directed.

  • Provides prompt, courteous, transactional, and direct assistance to library users via face-to-face, service desks, telephone, virtual, and/or electronic service options.

  • Provides reference and reader’s advisory for library users. Keeps abreast of new materials, demonstrates a knowledge and appreciation of library materials, and encourages the use of materials and services through book talks, displays, reading lists, posters, social media posts, and other promotional tools.

  • Establishes and instructs community members on library resources and technology.

  • Answers basic to complex computer and e-reader questions.

  • Furnishes information on library activities, facilities, rules, and services.

  • Supports and upholds county policies, library policies and the Library Code of Conduct.

  • Assists with overseeing the processing, maintenance, and arrangement of collections, including shelf-reading, shelving, weeding, and other collection management tasks as directed.

  • Explains or demonstrates procedures for searching catalog files, print and media collections, databases, the Internet, etc.

  • Supports the day-to-day operation of an assigned section or branch and is cross-trained in all areas of their assignment as directed.

  • Promotes print and computer literacy for children, teens, and/or adults.

  • Uses the integrated library system, online databases, the Internet, electronic catalog, and may assist with maintenance of library equipment, software, or hardware.

  • Participates with the development, ordering, and maintenance of library collections within established policy guidelines.

  • May perform independent work related to the overall operation of a community or neighborhood branch.

  • May perform original cataloging and supervise other processing duties at the library support center such as maintenance of the government documents database, the periodicals modules, the online library catalog, etc.

  • May be responsible for daily and/or weekly money deposits.

  • Must adhere to Federal, State, County and Local ordinances.

  • Responds to emergency situations.

  • Attends work on a regular and consistent basis.

  • Attends workshops, webinars, seminars, and conferences as required.

  • May be assigned to other county locations based upon operational needs.

  • Performs work of all lower level library classifications and other duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Librarian I: Pay Range: $44,077.00
Master's Degree in Library Science from ALA accredited program or a Bachelor’s Degree in Library and Information Science, Education, Humanities, Social Science, or related field with one year of experience and training directly related to the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Having met the minimum requirements, the preferred candidate will have at least one (1) year of experience working in circulation of a medium to large public library.
Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire.
Must obtain a valid Florida driver’s license within 30 days of hire and maintain thereafter.
 
Librarian II - Pay Range: $46,660.00
Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program plus one (1) year of professional library experience after the MLS. Having met the minimum requirements, the preferred candidate will have at least two (2) years of experience working in circulation of a medium to large public library.
Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of hire.
Must obtain a valid Florida driver’s license within 30 days of hire and maintain thereafter.
 
PLEASE NOTE, CANDIDATES:
• Must be able to work nights and weekends.
• If applicable must attach a copy of Master’s degree/transcript in Library Science (MLS) from an  American Library Association (ALA) accredited program.
• Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license at the time of hire

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
07-26-2022

Application deadline:
08-09-2022

Apply at:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/volusiaco/jobs/3651947/librarian-i-ii-circulation-section-head-port-orange-regional-library?keywords=library&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Volusia County Public Library

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
125 W NEW YORK

City:
DeLand

Zip:
32720

County:
Volusia


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Volusia County Public Library

Address:
125 W NEW YORK

City:
DeLand

State:
FL

Zip:
32720

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Stephanie Coppola

Contact Email:
scoppola@volusia.org

Contact Phone:
3867365951

Contact Fax:

How to apply

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