Job: Youth Services Librarian

General Information
Position:
Youth Services Librarian

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$46,161.05 annually

Job Category:
Children's Services

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

Description:

This position is located at the Bartram Trail Library part of the St. Johns County Public Library System.

The ideal Librarian candidate must possess St. Johns County’s core values of compassion, innovation, and trustworthiness and must work well in a collaborative team environment. Some of the specific tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Oversees daily operations of the Youth Services Department and assists with the daily operations of the library branch.
  • Develops and implements youth programming. Programs include those held in the branch, off-site, and virtually.
  • Direct supervisor to the Library Services Specialist assigned to the Youth Services Department.
  • Serves as the supervisor in charge as needed.
  • Resolves patron questions, concerns, or complaints.
  • Responsible for branch collection maintenance.
  • Assists with providing reader’s advisory, reference and general information to patrons of all ages; assists in providing assistance and instruction regarding the use of databases, catalogs, and computer applications.
  • Assists with public relations and publicity operations for the library
  • Serves as liaison to the Friends of the Library support group and to other community and business organizations.

Education:

Candidates for the Youth Services Librarian are encouraged to apply if they meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Must possess a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited university or college.
  • Knowledge of library operating policies, procedures, principles, programs and services.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/ internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Skill in supervising staff and volunteers.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging trend and practices in library management, services, and development.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging library technologies.
  • Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions.
  • Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills in order to serve others and work in a team environment.
  • Works a schedule to include weekends, evenings and holidays or also at other branches as assigned.
  • Must be able to comprehend, speak and write the English language.
  • Must be able to operate a computer.

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
08-27-2021

Application deadline:
09-23-2021

Apply at:
www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sjcfl

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
St. Johns County Public Library System

Job Location:
Northeast Florida

Address:
60 Davis Pond Boulevard

City:
Fruit Cove

Zip:
32259

County:
St. Johns


Institution Information
Institution Name :
St. Johns County Public Library System

Address:
6670 US 1 South

City:
St. Augustine

State:
FL

Zip:
32086

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
St. Johns County Human Resources

Contact Email:
BCChiring@sjcfl.us

Contact Phone:
904-209-0635

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Please visit www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sjcfl to apply for the Youth Services Librarian position at the Bartram Trail Library.


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