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Roxanna Tovrea
Phone: 8635340131
Fax: 8635340913

Application Deadline:
January 11, 2013

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Job Information
Position: Reference/Computer Librarian
Number of Positions Available: 1
Compensation: $31,075
Job Description:


Performs difficult professional work in a section in the public library; does related work as required.  Work is performed under general supervision.  Supervision is exercised over subordinate personnel.


Providing professional reference or other patron services; developing and updating collection; selecting materials; assisting patrons; researching reference sources; maintaining records; preparing reports.

Supervises, manages and performs circulation desk operations; answers questions and assists patrons in finding information and materials;

Registers patrons for library cards on computer and keeps information current;

Registers patrons to use computers and enforces policy; monitors public usage of computers and answers questions;

Answers reference questions in person or by telephone and conducts research as required;

Designs, coordinates, oversees, plans and presents a variety of educational and training programs for patrons, patron groups and library staff;

Plans and prepares the library web site; maintains current information regarding current and upcoming events; maintains bibliographies for patron and staff use;

Reads and evaluates reviews; maintains and collects patrons opinions and requests to recommend materials for selection;

Performs related tasks as required.


Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of modern library operation; thorough knowledge of reader interest levels; thorough knowledge of library reference, adult, children's and other library services; thorough knowledge of library system computer applications; thorough knowledge of library reference materials and research techniques; ability to maintain accurate records and statistics and complete accurate reports; ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library patrons and associates; ability to communicate ideas effectively both orally and in writing.


Master's degree in library science from an ALA accredited library school and some library experience or a Master’s degree from an accredited college and library experience.


May require possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of Florida.

Education / Qualifications: This position requires a graduate degree from an ALA-approved program.

Location: Bartow Public Library - Atten: Roxanna Tovrea
2150 S. Broadway Avenue
Bartow, Florida 33830

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Employer Information
Name: Bartow Public Library
Address: 2150 S. Broadway Avenue
Bartow, Florida 33830
Additional Information

Job Classification

  • Reference & Public Services

Library Type

  • Public Libraries

Job Location

  • Central Florida

Employment Status

  • Full-time employment
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