Job: Librarian I - Youth

General Information
Position:
Librarian I - Youth

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$38,100 - $62,179

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

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

Description:
Salary Disclosure:
Starting Salary: $38,100.00
Pay Grade:  P32

Current Pasco County Employees:  Please refer to the Career Service Manual for starting salary information.

Department:  Libraries Services

Location:  Dade City, Hudson and Land O' Lakes

General Description:  Professional library work responsible for providing professional level juvenile and young adult reader's advisory, reference, and programming in the public library system.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE/RECOVERY ACTIVITIES:  All employees will be required to work before, during, or after an Emergency. During an Emergency employees may temporarily be assigned to work and perform duties outside the normal scope of their position, location and work schedule to fit the needs of the County and its citizens.
 Essential Job Functions:
Provides juvenile and young adult reader's advisory and reference services to adults as directed. Coordinates toddler, preschool, and youth and teen programs per schedule approved by the Branch Manager and the Youth Services Coordinator. Coordinates in-library tours of children's area for individuals and groups. Conducts outreach to schools, day care centers, parks & recreation centers and other designated agencies. Coordinates the Summer Reading Program, and the Summer Teen Volunteer Program at the branch library with the support of the Branch Manager, the Youth Services Coordinator, and other library staff.

Recommends juvenile and young adult authors, titles, and subject areas to the Youth Services Coordinator and Collection Development Coordinator for collection development. Weeds juvenile and young adult collection per guidelines established by the Youth Services Coordinator and Collection Development Coordinator. Participates in in-service training for County Library Youth Services Program.

Performs related work as required.
 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of current principles of juvenile and young adult library service.
  • Knowledge of juvenile and young adult materials.
  • Knowledge of public library organizations and operations.
  • Knowledge of library automation procedures and practices.
  • Ability to work without close supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively with library patrons, employees and the general public.
  • Ability to deal with diverse elements simultaneously.
  • Ability to plan and assign work to paraprofessional and clerical library staff.
  • Ability to train and instruct library patrons and staff.
  • Ability to operate the library automation systems, microcomputers, microfilm reader/printers, and audio-visual equipment.
  • Ability to understand and apply complex oral and written instructions, including library policies and procedures.
  • MUST BE ABLE TO WORK EVENINGS AND SATURDAYS.
  • One year of library experience preferred.

Education:
 Minimum Requirements:
PHYSICAL SKILLS:   Ability to lift and/or move up to 35 pounds and also push or pull heavy objects. May use a handling device (dolly, cart, etc.) or work with another team member to lift and/or move excessively heavy objects.  Job requires extended periods of walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, and reaching. Also requires use of video display terminal.  Ability to communicate effectively using verbal, written, and visual communication.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:   Must possess a Master's in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS:   Possession of a valid driver's license.

ADA STATEMENT:  A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE:  Pasco County BOCC is a drug-free workplace in accordance with Federal and Florida law.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE: Under Section 295.07, F.S., Chapter SSA-7, Pasco County BCC provides to Veterans, that preference in appointment will be given to preference-eligible applicants.
 

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
11-02-2018

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
PASCOCOUNTYFL.NET

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Hugh Embry Library - Dade City

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
14215 Fourth Street

City:
Dade City

Zip:
33523

County:
Pasco


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Hugh Embry Library - Dade City

Address:
14215 Fourth Street

City:
Dade City

State:
FL

Zip:
33523

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Sandy Geiger

Contact Email:
sgeiger@pascocountyfl.net

Contact Phone:
727-861-3020

Contact Fax:

How to apply

TO BE CONSIDERED, ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ON-LINE AT PASCOCOUNTYFL.NET


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