Job: Library Associate 3

General Information
Position:
Library Associate 3

Number position available:
1

Compensation:

Job Category:
Circulation

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

Description:

Library Systems & Services (LS&S) is seeking a full time Library Associate 3 for the new Homestead Cybrarium in Homestead, Florida. The primary responsibilities of this position will be focused towards Adult Services, Virtual Reality and technology programming. This position will report to the Library Director.

Tentatively scheduled to open November 2020, the Cybrarium will cover two floors of a four-floor mixed use entertainment and community center known as Homestead Station in Miami-Dade County. The Cybrarium will bring excitement to the library, literacy, and learning by using innovations like virtual reality. The Cybrarium will feature a Virtual Reality Cube, Book Mountain, and a pop-up Children’s Theatre.


RESPONSIBILITIES:
An individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily.
• Provides customer service to patrons by greeting, providing tours and assisting patrons in all areas of the library
• Works closely with library management to plan, implement and promote Adult, Virtual Reality and technology programming activities
• Processes newly acquired materials, including all identifying stamps, labels and covers
• Inform patrons of rules of conduct as necessary, and enforce those rules when appropriate
• Assist with collection maintenance activities, including displays
• Assist with the circulation of library materials, including shelving and pulling of holds for patrons
• Assist with library opening and closing procedures
• Provide proficient reader’s advisory services
• Support the service desk in assisting patrons with questions
• Builds partnerships and participates in outreach events related to Adult and Technology services
• May coordinate volunteers and assign duties, providing necessary training
• Supports the American Library Association’s Library Bill of Rights, Freedom to Read Statement and Freedom to View Statement, recognizing that freedom of access is a fundamental tenet of a public library.
• Follow all legal and policy requirements related to patron privacy and custodianship of patron records, as well as other library related policies


Education:

An individual should possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed and meet the amount of education, training and/or work experience required.
• Bachelor’s degree required
• Three years library experience preferred
• One year of supervisory experience preferred
• Previous experience in developing and delivering educational content in innovative ways, including simulation, virtual reality, etc. required
• Savvy with technology to work in various platforms
• Proficiency with library systems and databases
• Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
• Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus
• A high degree of proficiency in MS Office suite including Excel, Word and PowerPoint is desired
• Excellent customer service skills
• Ability to work a regular schedule that may include a combination of days, evenings and weekends

* Selected candidate can expect a tentative start date of mid/late October 2020 to prepare and train for the Cybrarium opening. *  


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


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
07-31-2020

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&type=MP&lang=en_US

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries
  • Special Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
HOMESTEAD CYBRARIUM

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

Address:
4 S. Krome Ave.

City:
Homestead

Zip:
33030

County:
Miami-Dade


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Library Systems & Services

Address:
2600 Tower Oaks Blvd., Suite #510

City:
Rockville

State:
Maryland

Zip:
20852

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Vicki Fowler

Contact Email:
vicki.fowler@lsslibraries.com

Contact Phone:
951-653-0004

Contact Fax:

How to apply

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


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