Job: Librarian, Reference

General Information
Librarian, Reference

Number position available:

$39,863.77 - $70,758.19 Annually

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

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


This person is one of a team who delivers day-to-day service to the public in a busy regional library.

This position is for a professional Librarian with knowledge of professional library principles, methods and practices, and has the ability to supervise and direct the work of others. 
Incumbent will perform any/all of the following:

  • Work primarily with adults but will also have daily interaction with and provide library services to children and teenagers
  • Reference and reader's advisory service
  • Computer/technology assistance 
  • Arrange and implement programming for adults as well as serve on the exhibit team to secure and create displays
  • Collection maintenance
  • Branch supervision in the absence of the branch manager
  • Supervise, coach and evaluate staff and/or volunteers. 
  • Provide training opportunities for library staff and patrons on various topics

  • Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to: Master's Degree in Library Science from a graduate library school program accredited by the American Library Association and one year experience in a library or related field. 
  • Ability to lift and carry objects up to 35 lbs. and to sit and stand for long periods of time. 
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check is required. 
  • Possession of a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record is required. 
  • Prefer two years related library experience. 
  • Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, and relate positively to a diverse population.
  • This position is 80 Hours Bi-Weekly; Days and hours will vary to include evenings, Saturdays and Sundays. 
  • The County may require employees to make a temporary or long-term, permanent transfer to another Library location to accommodate the organization's business needs.


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Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

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Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Northwest Regional Library

Job Location:
Southwest Florida

519 Chiquita Blvd

Cape Coral



Institution Information
Institution Name :
Lee County Library System

2345 Union Street

Fort Myers



Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Brenda Skiba

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How to apply

Lee County is an equal opportunity and at-will employer, Veteran's Preference may apply.  Apply at http://www.leegov.comhr/jobsearch or in person at Lee County Human Resources, 2115 Second Street, First Floor, Fort Myers, FL  33902.  You may mail your application to Human Resources at PO Box 398, Ft. Myers, FL 33902. You may also fax your application to 239-485-2077. Your application must be received in Human Resources BEFORE the posting closes. If Human Resources does not receive your application BEFORE the posting closes, we will NOT be able to consider you for the position and your application will NOT be processed.

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