Job: Librarian

General Information
Position:
Librarian

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
Based on experience

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

ALA:
Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

The Osceola Library System seeks an energetic, enthusiastic full time Librarian I to offer excellent service and instruction to the patrons of the Poinciana Library in Kissimmee, Florida. The ideal candidate will be community -focused, adept at working with adults and children, skilled in the traditions of reader’s advisory and research, and excel at connecting patrons to current technology and resources. This position is under the supervision of the Adult Services Manager and works with both the public service team at the Poinciana Library and as part of a larger team of librarians and associates who support the Osceola Library System in providing reference, instruction, programming and outreach for adults. 


The Poinciana Library is located in the heart of Poinciana, a diverse, dynamic and growing suburb of the Kissimmee area. With a bustling Valencia College campus, an active Chamber of Commerce, the convenience of a SunRail station, and an ongoing investment in developing community resources and services, Poinciana is a “great place to call home.” 


RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide instruction and research help
• Plan and present Adult classes and events
• Support staff training efforts, including technology and reference
• Work with system-wide staff to plan and promote Adult Summer Reading
• Act as in-charge staff in absence of Branch Lead
• Resolve patron issues, including library account and policy questions
• Outreach to the community to educate about library services, resources and events
• Connect patrons with library and community resources and services
• Prepare and deliver reports and presentations to staff, or the library and County community
• Other duties as assigned


Education:

QUALIFICATIONS:
An individual should possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed and meet the amount of education, training and/or work experience required:
• ALA accredited MLIS degree required. Applicants currently enrolled in an MLIS program will be considered.
• One year of professional experience as a Librarian preferred
• Passion for connecting patrons to information, resources, books, etc.
• Proficiency in a wide range of computer technology and software applications
• Knowledge of online databases, services and resources
• Excellent people skills
• Able to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing
• Able to work a flexible schedule including weekdays, evenings and weekends


Equal Opportunity Employer: AA M/F/Vet/Disability


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
02-11-2020

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=1c1f7bef-ce81-46af-be11-c97d02bf9998&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=303291&source=CC3&lang=en_US

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Poinciana Library

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
101 N Doverplum Ave

City:
Kissimmee

Zip:
34758

County:
Osceola


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Poinciana Library

Address:
101 N Doverplum Ave

City:
Kissimmee

State:
FL

Zip:
34758

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Matthew Brown

Contact Email:
matthew.brown@lsslibraries.com

Contact Phone:
301-540-5100 ext 2223

Contact Fax:

How to apply

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=1c1f7bef-ce81-46af-be11-c97d02bf9998&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=303291&source=CC3&lang=en_US


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