The City of Clearwater's Library Department is seeking an entry-level professional to perform technical library work of ordinary difficulty and responsibility. An employee in this classification works under the general direction of the head of the division and is responsible for the adaptation and implementation of modern library principles and practices in one or more of the major library service areas. General duties may include assisting the public to find information in person or over the phone from print or electronic resources, planning or providing programs, maintaining computer operations, representing the library to the community and ordering and cataloging library materials.
Selected candidates will be responsible for providing patron assistance at the public service desks, assisting with programming, providing computer assistance, utilizing the web and working as a member of their library teams. Qualified applications will be kept on file for one year for any other Librarian I positions throughout the City.
Performs the basic duties of the professional library staff, including reference, reading guidance services and computer assistance, program planning and implementation, bibliographic verification, database searching and retrieval, acquisition of library materials and equipment. Compiles statistical reports and assists in the maintainence of collections, files and records. Helps plan, execute and coordinate general and specialized library services at the branch or section level. Performs related tasks as assigned.
Graduation from an American Library Association accredited library school with a Master's Degree in Library Science or a Bachelor's Degree in any field and two (2) years of professional level experience in library work. Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Physical address where the job position is located.
Applications are accepted ONLINE ONLY. Paper applications will not be accepted.
Please apply online under "Latest Employment Opportunities" for the City of Clearwater no later than February 21, 2018, 11:59 PM.