Job: Librarian, young Adult/Youth Services

General Information
Position:
Librarian, young Adult/Youth Services

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$39,863.77 - $70,758.19 Annually

Job Category:
Young Adult Services

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

Description:

This position is responsible for professional library duties, including work with children, teens and families, as part of a staff who delivers quality customer service at a busy library, and requires the ability to supervise and direct the work of others. The person in this position is one of a team who delivers day-to-day service in a branch library and who will work with the branch manager and other library staff to prepare the collection and manage the transition to a new building which is scheduled to open in the summer of 2019. 

Our ideal candidate will demonstrate vision, enthusiasm for public service, and an appreciation for the role libraries can play in building strong communities.

The salary posted is a range; based on our candidates' education, skills and fit, salary will be negotiated within this range. In addition, Lee County has a comprehensive benefits package including medical insurance, supplemental insurance coverage and retirement.

  • The successful candidate may be required to perform any of the following: plan and present programming for children and families at the library and outreach locations; reference and reader's advisory for children, teens and families; children's collection maintenance; computer/technology assistance; supervision and training of staff and/or volunteers; branch supervision in the absence of the branch manager. 
  • This person may participate in system-wide committees.
  • Supervise, coach and evaluate staff and/or volunteers.

Education:
  • Requires any combination of education and/or experience equivalent to a 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. 
  • Must have knowledge of current professional public library principles, methods and practices; relevant computer applications, literature for children and teens; programming for children and teens; and have the ability to supervise and direct the work of others.
  • Prefer two years related library experience. 
  • Must have the ability to lift and carry objects up to 35 pounds. Ability to sit and stand for longer periods of time. 
  • Possession of a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record is required. 
  • The ability to pass a criminal background check is required.
  • Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, and relate positively to a diverse population. 
  • Ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, and relate positively to a diverse population. 
  • Ability to plan and implement successful programs for children in cooperation with other libraries and community organizations. 
  • 80 hours bi-weekly; days and hours will vary to include evenings, Saturdays and some Sundays.
  • The County may require employees to make either a temporary or long-term, permanent transfer to another Library location to accommodate the organization's business needs. 
       

 


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
10-22-2018

Application deadline:
10-31-2018

Apply at:
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/leecounty/default.cfm

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Bonita Springs Public Library

Job Location:
Southwest Florida

Address:
26876 Pine Avenue

City:
Bonita Springs

Zip:
34135

County:
Lee


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Lee County Library System

Address:
2345 Union Street

City:
Fort Myers

State:
Florida

Zip:
33901

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Brenda Skiba

Contact Email:
BSkiba@leegov.com

Contact Phone:
239-533-2245

Contact Fax:

How to apply

 

Lee County is an equal opportunity and at-will employer, Veteran's Preference may apply.  Apply at http://www.leegov.com/hr/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.  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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