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Worthington Libraries
Fairfax County Government
Alexandria, Virginia, United States (on-site)
12 days ago
Worthington Libraries
Worthington, Ohio, United States
(on-site)
6 days ago
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Duration
Indefinite
Salary
$53,373.00 - $67,186.00
Industry
Public Library
Min Experience
1-2 Years
Min Education
Master's Degree
Required Travel
0-10%
Salary - Type
Yearly Salary
Job Function
Youth Services

Description

Job Opportunity – Worthington Libraries – Youth Services Librarian (308)

We love superheroes, honeybees and BuzzFeed DIY videos. Why? They help people. If you enjoy helping people, too – especially children – we’d like to work with you! As a librarian, you’ll be part of a hard-working, fun-loving group that jokes about our unofficial motto: “Teamwork makes the dream work!” It’s in this team environment that you’ll play a vital role in developing innovative services for children and teens. Your flexibility, creativity and enthusiasm are just what we need to create new programs, interact with families, share – let’s be honest – amazing library resources and get kids excited about reading and learning. Get ready to be a role model!

Our award-winning library has been an important part of the community since its founding in 1803, and we’re proud to combine traditional library services with the innovative. What do we offer? Lots of food and fun, plus a supportive culture that includes leadership and development opportunities. Join us as we work together to be the library our patrons deserve!

 Essential Position Functions

  1. Proactively provides customer service
  2. Interviews, researches, and answers questions from patrons
  3. Assists Materials Selectors in developing and maintaining a high quality collection based on community needs, usage levels, and relevance of materials.
  4. Evaluates materials, utilizes statistical data and reports for collection maintenance and makes withdrawals according to library guidelines
  5. Initiates the development and implementation of adult, teen, and children’s programs to increase awareness of library resources and encourage library use
  6. Recommends materials based on patrons’ interest
  7. Provides programs, presentations and training to patrons and other organizations, in the Library and in the community
  8. Serves as librarian-in-charge, as assigned
  9. Assists patrons with basic troubleshooting of common software products, operating systems, browsers and other technologies associated with library services (including handheld devices, e-readers, laptops, tablets, etc.)
  10. Performs duties of Library Associate, Storytime Associate and Circulation Assistant, as needed

Physical Demands

  1. Ability to sit and use computer for extended periods and operate standard office equipment, daily
  2. Ability to lift and move up to fifty (50) pounds, daily
  3. Ability to push book trucks with up to 150 pounds of materials on them, daily
  4. Ability to stand for extended periods, daily
  5. Ability to perform repeated reaching, bending, climbing and squatting, daily
  6. Travel by automobile is required  occasionally 

Schedule

  • Sunday (every 3rd): 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Monday: 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Either a Friday or Saturday each week (based on a rotating schedule): 9:00 am - 6:00 pm


Requirements

Required experience

Education, Training and/or Experience

  1. Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited school
  2. A minimum of one (1) year of customer service experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics

  1. Proficient in the use of the Integrated Library System (ILS)
  2. Ability to maintain confidentiality and use appropriate judgment in handling information and records
  3. Ability to work accurately with attention to detail
  4. Ability to arrange items in alphanumeric and/or subject order
  5. Superior working knowledge of traditional and electronic resources including web sites and databases; excellent online searching skills
  6. Ability to deliver programs and speak before groups
  7. Ability to retain and follow circulation policies and procedures
  8. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
Job ID: 73856948

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