The Public Services Librarian is responsible for the creation, marketing, and delivery of classes and events for adult patrons as well as the provision of reference services. Maitland Public Library has a robust calendar of events and classes, including cooking demonstrations, health and wellness events, craft classes, and more. The Public Services Librarian must keep abreast of changes in the delivery of information services and trends in adult programming. The Public Services Librarian should be able to develop creative programming that takes advantage of the resources found in and around Maitland, amongst the patrons, and amongst the staff.
The Public Services Librarian reports to the Manager of Public Services and works closely with staff in the digital and youth departments on the development of classes and services for a wide audience, the selection of materials both print and electronic, and the review and evaluation of potential new digital resources. The successful candidate will have a high level of motivation and self-discipline and can balance their own initiative with the needs of the team.
This position requires a Masters of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited college or university with an emphasis on Public Services or any equivalent combination of education and/or training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities as approved by the Director and Manager of Public Services. (A candidate making ongoing and significant progress towards such degree may be considered.)
Physical address where the job position is located.
Send cover letter and resume to Amber Downs, Manager of Public Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than midnight on the application closing date to guarantee consideration.