Job: Librarian 1

General Information
Position:
Librarian 1

Number position available:
1

Compensation:

Job Category:
Children's Services

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

Description:

The duties below are representative of the duties of the position and are not intended to cover all the duties performed by incumbents of any particular position.

 

DEFINITION
This is an entry professional and supervisory library work in directing activities of the Youth Services Department.  Work involves continuous public contact requiring the exercise of considerable patience, tact, and diplomacy.

 

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES

 

  1. Directs and coordinates the selection of children’s print and non-print materials, children’s periodicals, and other department collections.  Selects gift material for addition to collections.
  2. Assists patrons and provides them with a personal knowledge of collections and reference materials, library policies and regulations; recommends books to patrons.
  3. Compiles monthly statistics and prepares reports.
  4. Writes news releases and publicizes children’s services.
  5. Recommends children’s literature for Collection Development.
  6. Keeps abreast of developments in library profession, attends conferences, and workshops.
  7. Attends and represents Youth Services at PPLC Children’s SIG meetings.
  8. Prepares reading lists; conducts story hours, film programs, and book discussions for children; develops displays and exhibits for children; makes school visits; conducts library orientations; arranges special summer reading programs for children and youth; works closely with schools and community groups.
  9. Present talks on Youth Services to community groups.

Education:

KNOWLEDGE and ABILITIES

  • Considerable knowledge of children’s books and authors in the area of responsibility.
  • Familiarity with the Internet and other current technology require
  • Creative and artistic ability is a plus.


 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS    

  • ALA Master of Library Science Degree
  • One  (1) years of public library experience preferred
  • A combination of work experience in libraries and college level course work may be substituted for an advanced degree in library science.
  • Must be able to stand/walk during shift for approximately 3 hours, as well as easily lift 10 pounds and push/pull book/equipment cart.

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
02-03-2020

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
https://www.palmharborlibrary.org/about-us/job-opportunities

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Palm Harbor Library

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
2330 Nebraska Ave

City:
Palm Harbor

Zip:
34683

County:
Pinellas


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Palm Harbor Library

Address:
2330 Nebraska Ave

City:
Palm Harbor

State:
FL

Zip:
34683

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Marisa Steuer

Contact Email:
marisa@phlib.org

Contact Phone:
727-784-3332 ext. 3018

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Please direct all inquiries to Head of Youth Services
Marisa Steuer at marisa@phlib.org


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