Job: Programming Librarian

General Information
Position:
Programming Librarian

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$51,738

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

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

Description:

Dynamic, bright, energetic City Library in beautiful West Palm Beach, Florida seeks an innovative and enthusiastic Programming Librarian to join our team. Our award-winning programming has an established following, but we are always seeking to innovate and welcome new participants. The ideal candidate will be creative, community-focused, energetic, possess strong collaboration, leadership, and communication skills and be knowledgeable about current and emerging trends in programming and creating partnerships in public libraries. If you are someone who wants to make a difference in people’s lives by helping to create a literate and informed community, providing amazing customer service and exciting programming, please apply today. The City of West Palm Beach (pop. 110,000) - with its sunny palm-lined streets, scenic waterfront views, quaint shopping districts, historic neighborhoods, and year-round outdoor festivals - is a slice of paradise whose hallmarks are elegance and luxurious comfort. West Palm Beach is the county seat of Palm Beach County and one of the fastest growing areas in the country. We are proud of our ethnic and cultural diversity, both in the community we serve and in our workplace. The City of West Palm Beach was incorporated in 1894 and encompasses 55 square miles and is blessed with a downtown intracoastal waterfront. The City features a variety of national recognized cultural and leisure activities. West Palm Beach operates under a strong mayor form of government since 1993. This system combines the strong political leadership of a Mayor, who is responsible for running the affairs of the City, with an elected City Council. Explore the many opportunities available for those who work, live or play in the paradise we call City of West Palm Beach


Education:

Master's degree in Library Science (MLS) from an ALA accredited program of study with two (2) years related experience in a field such as teaching, recreation, social work, book sales or related field.

 

A valid Florida Driver's license, required. A valid driver's license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized upon application; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver's license within 30 days from day of appointment.

 

Alternate requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and the ability to complete the Master's degree in Library Sciences (MLS) within six (6) months from the date of employment, and three (3) years related experience in a field such as teaching, recreation, social work, or book sales, or related field.


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
09-27-2019

Application deadline:
10-25-2019

Apply at:
https://wpb.org/Departments/Human-Resources/Home/I-want-to-work-for-the-City-of-West-Palm-Beach

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

Address:
411 Clematis Street

City:
West Palm Beach

Zip:
33401

County:
Palm Beach


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach

Address:
411 Clematis Street

City:
West Palm Beach

State:
FL

Zip:
33401

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Shannon DeBrincat

Contact Email:
sdebrincat@wpb.org

Contact Phone:
561-494-1000

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Please apply by following the link to go to the City of West Palm Beach website. 


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