NATURE OF WORK
This is entry level administrative work which provides the opportunity for employees of the Miami-Dade County Public Library System to receive professional training. Assignments serve to offer practical experience, professional development and promotional opportunities within the Library System to employees fully accepted into an ALA accredited Master's of Library Science degree program and registered for classes.
Emphasis is placed on assisting participants to become accustomed with the requirements of the Master's in Library Science degree to include assisting with assignments and developing skills and work site duties and responsibilities. Supervision is received from a senior staff member. Guidance is received from a Mentor, who serves as a resource to help the participant with professional development issues and training of professional level duties at the assigned worksite.
TRAINEE & LIBRARIAN LEVEL
NATURE OF WORK
This is entry-level professional library work in a variety of phases of library operations.
Employees in this classification are responsible for the application of professional library principles and practices to various assignments in library operations. Responsibilities include assisting the public in the use of information technology, performing complex reference activities, analyzing collection development needs, and continuous familiarization with the library's resources and developments in the profession. Supervision may be exercised over a staff of clerical, para-professional or technical employees. Supervision is received from a higher level Librarian who assigns duties and reviews work for satisfactory performance.
**Salary is determined upon qualification level**
Must be currently enrolled in an American Librarian Association (ALA) Master's degree program. Must provide an acceptance letter from the dean. Must provide an official transcript indicating applicant has taken (or is currently taking) Master of Library Science or related program courses or registration document indicating applicant is enrolled for the current term. Must be able to work weekends and nights.
Must be currently enrolled in an American Library Association
(ALA) accredited graduate school Master's degree program in Library Science or related program and have completed at least 18 semester credits in Library Science or related program. Must be able to work weekends and nights.
Master's degree in Library Science or related program from an
American Library Association (ALA) accredited graduate school. Must be able to work weekends and nights.
Physical address where the job position is located.
Apply online at http://www.miamidade.gov/humanresources/jobs.asp and register to view available jobs.
Use Job Opening Number 38145.