Job: Librarian III - Youth Services

General Information
Position:
Librarian III - Youth Services

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$51,258.00 - $56,384.00 Annually

Job Category:
Young Adult Services

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

Description:
OPENING DATE: 10/06/20
 
CLOSING DATE: Continuous
 

MAJOR FUNCTIONS:


The County of Volusia is seeking an energetic and creative Librarian III who is passionate and eager to deliver 21st century services for children and teens in  the Library Services Division. This position serves as the Youth Services Section Head in the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library and is responsible for supervising staff and volunteers, planning and presenting programs to children and teens, and children's collection development and maintenance. Serves as the lead in the absence of the Assistant Regional Librarian.

PLEASE NOTE, CANDIDATES:
• Must be able to work nights and weekends.
• Must attach a copy of his/her Master’s degree/transcript in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program.
• Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license at the time of hire.

*This position is posted on a continous bases and may close without notice. 
 

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES:

(NOTE: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
  • May plan and implement arrangement of collections based on available floor space.
  • Markets the collection and the other library supported activities.
  • Provide reader's advisory services to children, teens, and/or adults.
  • Describes or demonstrates procedures for searching catalog files, print and media collections, databases, the Internet, etc.
  • Provides basic assistance to citizens and visitors on general applications of computer use.
  • Promotes print and computer literacy for children, teens, and/or adults.
  • Plans and attends outreach or other library promotional activities for children, teens, and/or adults.
  • Prepares and presents programs before community groups.
  • Develops, orders, and maintains library collections within established policy guidelines for assigned specialized area or branch.
  • Oversees, plans, promotes, and executes programs for children, teens, and/or adults.
  • Responsible for the appearance, security, and reporting maintenance issues of an assigned area; may be assigned as the person in charge of a larger facility in the absence of a supervisor.  
  • Trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of paraprofessional and professional employees and/or volunteers.
  • Compiles formal and informal reports regarding progress toward library's general/specific objectives.
  • Assists in developing recommendations on policy and procedural changes.
  • May participate in professional and community associations and organizations.
  • Uses the integrated library system, online databases, the Internet, electronic catalog, and may assist with maintenance of library equipment, software, or hardware.
  • Actively prepares, monitors, updates, and approves employee schedules and work time in the County's electronic payroll system.
  • May attend workshops, webinars, seminars, and conferences as required.
  • May be assigned to other county locations based upon operational needs.
  • Attends work on a regular and consistent basis.
  • Must adhere to Federal, State, County and Local ordinances.
  • Responds to emergency situations.
  • Performs work of all lower level library classifications and related work as required.
 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:


Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program plus two (2) years professional library experience after the MLS including experience as a supervisor of a specialized function of library service. The preferred candidate, having met the minimum requirements, will have at least three (3) years of experience working in the Children's section.

PLEASE NOTE, CANDIDATES:
• Must be able to work nights and weekends.
• Must attach a copy of his/her Master’s degree/transcript in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program.
• Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license at the time of hire.
 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of complex library functions and operations.
  • Knowledge of the methods of analyzing library needs and reader interests, and other aspects of the information sciences.
  • Knowledge of library management and ability to supervise subordinate employees and/or volunteers.
  • Advanced knowledge of library material selection standards and policies of the library system.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Skill in operating integrated library systems and other relevant computer operations.
  • Ability to plan, promote, and execute age appropriate library programs and outreach activities.
  • Ability to offer age appropriate reader's advisory services.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to prepare and present reports.
  • Ability to keep abreast of current trends in library science.
  • Ability to perform basic to moderate mathematical computations including cash-handling techniques.
  • Ability to supervise and evaluate subordinate employees and/or volunteers.
  • Ability to make independent decisions and use judgment on routine and non-routine matters.
  • Ability to employ appropriate policies and procedures and to explain them to others.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or political affiliation.
ADA REQUIREMENTS:
Physical Demands: Medium, repetitive work. Ability to see, hear and listen, talk; detailed finger dexterity (including grasping and small tool manipulation), may require visually acuity for fine print. Visual acuity (depth perception, peripheral vision) necessary to operate a motorized vehicle. Ability to lift and push a minimum of 25 pounds, carry, bend, reach, kneel, crouch, stretch, twist, and climb. Ability to stand for long periods of time.
Mental Demands: Ability to read and comprehend professional and technical manuals, procedures, and journals; memos, policies, safety instructions, etc. Ability to speak clearly and concisely. Ability to relate information, data, and detail verbally and in writing. Ability to perform basic mathematical and monetary functions.
Environmental demands: Inside work
 
Volusia County is a drug free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce.

Education:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:


Master's Degree in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program plus two (2) years professional library experience after the MLS including experience as a supervisor of a specialized function of library service. The preferred candidate, having met the minimum requirements, will have at least three (3) years of experience working in the Children's section.

PLEASE NOTE, CANDIDATES:
• Must be able to work nights and weekends.
• Must attach a copy of his/her Master’s degree/transcript in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program.
• Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license at the time of hire.

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
10-06-2020

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/volusiaco/jobs/2878085/librarian-iii-youth-services-new-smyrna-beach-regional-library?keywords=librarian&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Volusia County Public Library

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
Volusia County

City:
Volusia County

Zip:
32117

County:
Volusia


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Volusia County Public Library

Address:
Volusia County

City:
Volusia County

State:
FL

Zip:
32117

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Stephanie

Contact Email:
scoppola@volusia.org

Contact Phone:
3867365951

Contact Fax:

How to apply

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/volusiaco/jobs/2878085/librarian-iii-youth-services-new-smyrna-beach-regional-library?keywords=librarian&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


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