Job: Librarian IV

General Information
Position:
Librarian IV

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$57,592.00 Annually

Job Category:
Administration

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

Description:

COUNTY OF VOLUSIA
invites applications for the position of:
Librarian IV - Deltona Regional Library - Library Services

An Equal Opportunity Employer
SALARY: $2,215.08 Biweekly
$57,592.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 09/09/21
 
CLOSING DATE: 09/23/21 11:59 PM
 

MAJOR FUNCTIONS:

The County of Volusia is seeking a highly motivated Librarian IV - Assistant Regional Librarian with a strong commitment to customer service to join our Library Services Division. In addition to providing high-quality reference service, this individual will oversee daily operations of the library branch, including training of staff and supervision of their work, updating procedures, reporting statistics, monitoring facility maintenance needs, onsite supervision of contracted workers including security guards and cleaning vendor workers, lending and document delivery activities. Other responsibilities may include collection development, outreach, user education, creating tutorials, presenting webinars and classes.  The Librarian IV will be responsible for overseeing the program planning for youth and adults.
 
 

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.)  
  • Directs a major library service (Adult Reference, Children's, or Computer/AV) and accompanying staff within the regional branch; may oversee service at small, community branches. 
  • Is responsible for the regional branch when the Regional Librarian is not present. 
  • 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. 
  • Plans and attends outreach or other library promotional activities for children, teens, and/or adults. 
  • Trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of professional and/or paraprofessional employees. 
  • Assists with recommending employee classifications, promotions, and other personnel activities within the branch. 
  • May actively prepare, monitor, update, and approve employee schedules and work time in the County's electronic payroll system. 
  • Responsible for the appearance, security, and reporting maintenance issues of a specialized area or branch. 
  • Makes recommendations on policy and procedural changes. 
  • Compiles formal and informal reports regarding progress toward library's general/specific objectives. 
  • Receives reports from and coordinates activities of service or unit heads including scheduling and work assignments.  
  • Markets the collection and the other library supported activities. 
  • Participates 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. 
  • May be responsible for daily and/or weekly money deposits. 
  • Attends workshops, webinars, seminars, and conferences as required. 
  • Participates in professional organizations. 
  • 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. 
  • Attends professional meetings pertaining to a specialized area of library service.
 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program and three (3) years of professional library experience after the degree, including responsible supervisory or administrative work preferably as head of a library work unit or as assistant head of a branch. The preferred candidate having met the minimum requirements will have public library management experience. 
 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of complex library functions and operations in multiple areas of specialized service. 
  • Knowledge of the methods of analyzing library needs and reader interests, and other aspects of the information sciences. 
  • Knowledge of library management and supervisory principles. 
  • 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 establish effective relationships with other library professionals, supervisors, administration, staff, public groups, children, teens, and other library patrons. 
  • 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 visual acuity for fine print. Ability to lift and push 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. Veterans' preference in accordance with federal, state, local laws. 

Education:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program and three (3) years of professional library experience after the degree, including responsible supervisory or administrative work preferably as head of a library work unit or as assistant head of a branch. The preferred candidate having met the minimum requirements will have public library management experience. 

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
09-09-2021

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/volusiaco/jobs/3225530/librarian-iv-deltona-regional-library-library-services?keywords=library&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:
32720

County:
Alachua


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Volusia County Public Library

Address:
Volusia County

City:
Volusia County

State:
Florida

Zip:
32720

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Stephanie Coppola

Contact Email:
scoppola@volusia.org

Contact Phone:
3867365951

Contact Fax:

How to apply

apply online https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/volusiaco/jobs/3225530/librarian-iv-deltona-regional-library-library-services?keywords=library&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


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