The Martin County Library System, is dynamic, and innovative. Collectively we are focused on meeting the needs of the communities we serve, not only with materials, but with true experiences. If you are passionate about serving the public in a variety of engaging and informative ways you may find that the Martin County Library System is the right place for you to learn, grow, and reach your full potential.
Position title: Librarian 1 at Martin County Library Systems
Pay: $44,940 annually + additional benefits, PTO and FRS
Schedule: Variable but will include evenings and weekends, likely Sunday through Thursday
Under general direction of the Library Branch Manager, the person in this position is responsible for professional library work involving responsibility for various professional and instructional services in the public library system requiring knowledge of library principles, practices, and techniques. Work includes providing reference services which involves providing information literacy, reader’s advisory and instruction to library staff and the public to effectively utilize print and electronic resources. Assignments are carried out under the direction of the Library Branch Manager who reviews the work for conformance to established policies and standard professional practices.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(Note: The listed duties are illustrative only and are not intended to describe each and every function, which may be performed in the job class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.)
Provide the full range of public service including circulation, reader’s advisory and reference.
Responds to in person, mail, telephone, IM, email requests for information and research at a public Information/Reference Desk.
Provide roaming reference to be accessible to customers on the public service floor.
Introduces patrons to reference books and tools and aids them in the use of the online catalog and databases.
Aids patrons in the selection of books and other materials on special subjects or general fiction reading.
Instructs the public and library staff system wide in the use of Library resources including the online catalog, databases and print resources.
Maintains assigned area of the collection to ensure materials are organized and available for customers.
May plan and conduct library tours, computer classes, programs and community outreach.
Promote and inform the public about the full range of programs, resources and services provided by the library system.
Communicates with the Collection Development department about areas of the collection that need to be reviewed including all areas of the print and electronic collection.
May develop bibliographies and fliers in conjunction with the Library PR staff.
Responsible for the library and staff on evenings and weekends in the absence of professional division head.
May train and supervise clerical, paraprofessional and subordinate professionals in specific tasks.
Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
(Note: The knowledge, skills, and abilities identified in this class specification represent those needed to perform the duties of this class. Additional knowledge, skills and abilities may be applicable for individual positions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Knowledge of professional library principles, methods, procedures, and techniques.
Knowledge of current literature, trends and developments in the field of library science appropriate to the areas of assignment.
Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Martin County Library System Customer Service Performance Standards.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, and other County employees.
Knowledge of library reference materials and research techniques.
Ability to work independently in a wide variety of situations.
Able to utilize computer technology and software applications.
Ability to remain flexible and adapt to a dynamic environment.
Able to work a schedule that includes evenings and weekends.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Master's Degree in Library Science or Master's in Information Management or Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association. One (1) year of previous experience involving professional library work, which could include technical services and digital services as explained under Essential Function for each position.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Must possess a valid Florida Driver’s License.
Physical address where the job position is located.
Email cover letter and resume to: Heather.Green@resourcegs.com
Apply here: http://j.brt.mv/ATS/jb.do?reqGK=27366817