Job: Librarian - Technology & Innovation Center Coordinator

General Information
Position:
Librarian - Technology & Innovation Center Coordinator

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$53,031 Annually (Pay Grade 57)

Job Category:
Other

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

Description:

Librarian: Technology & Innovation Center Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY:  Come work at one the Most Beautiful U.S. Libraries*. The Mandel Public Library is seeking a librarian who, under the direction of the Library Supervisor, performs specific tasks as the Technology & Innovation Center Coordinator. The ideal candidate will create an engaging place for the community delivering outstanding technology-based services, resources, and programs to adults. We are looking for a professional who thrives in an environment rich with diversity and finds joy in serving the public.

Desirable:

  • Demonstrated interest in Technology/Makerspaces
  • Web content management
  • Experience with: Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, music editing software, or similar
  • Graphic design
  • Google workspace admin

This position is 40 hours per week and may require nights or weekends. Excellent benefits. ( Benefits | West Palm Beach, FL (wpb.org) )

The City of West Palm Beach allows remote work assignments for certain job classifications and under certain conditions in accordance with Remote Work Policy 4-20.

 

Other duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Provides customer service at reference desk; researches and answers questions from the public and assists them in use of the library. 
  • Provides readers advisory for the general public; recommends authors, materials and resources to assist customers in their information selections. 
  • Participates in technology projects designed to organize online information to make it more accessible and useful to the public. 
  • Provides reference services utilizing electronic resources. 
  • Assists customers in the use of online resources; designs and implements training programs for customers and staff in the use of online resources. 
  • Prepares bibliographies both printed and online, including web resources. 
  • Designs, coordinates and implements library programs; develops partnerships with the community to provide programs and services; writes press releases and markets library to the community. 
  • Advises in the selection of materials, maintains collections under the supervision of the reference supervisor, reads professional literature and reviews as appropriate. 
  • Provides expertise in specific areas of librarianship such as business, technology, fiction, government documents, arts and culture, children’s collection and interlibrary loan. 
  • Maintains current with developments in the field of library technology and information services. 
  • Manages, and gathers information to design collections and services, including but not limited to historical, business, reference and online collections. 
  • Oversees activities of other staff and volunteers as assigned. 
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. 

*Fodor Travel, 2022


Education:

Preferred: Master’s degree with a major in Library Science (MLS) from an ALA accredited program of study (education will be verified) and two (2) years of related experience in a field such as teaching, recreation, social work or book sales is required, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

A current and valid Florida driver’s license is required. For application purposes, a valid driver’s license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver’s license within thirty (30) days from date of employment.

Alternate requirements:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and the ability to complete the Master's degree in Library Sciences (MLS) within six (6) months from the date of employment, and three (3) years related experience in a field such as teaching, recreation, social work, or book sales, or related field.

Education requirements: Education will be verified. International degrees will be evaluated to determine if they satisfy qualification requirements.

Additional Details: The selection process for this position may consist of any, all or a combination of the following tests: evaluation of training and experience, written examination, structured oral interview or other assessment method.


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
07-18-2022

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
https://tinyurl.com/wpbcitylibraryjob

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

Address:
411 Clematis Street

City:
West Palm Beach

Zip:
33401

County:
Palm Beach


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach

Address:
411 Clematis Street

City:
West Palm Beach

State:
FL

Zip:
33401

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Shannon DeBrincat

Contact Email:
noemailplease@wpb.org

Contact Phone:
561-494-1000

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Please apply by visiting:

Job Opportunities | West Palm Beach, FL (wpb.org)
 Job number: 22-420-301725

FAQs: FAQS | West Palm Beach, FL (wpb.org)


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