Librarian (Youth Services)

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Hillsborough County, FL

Hillsborough County

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$35,838.40 - $56,888.00/year

Overview: <p>Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.</p> <p>Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.<br /><br /></p> <p><strong>WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU</strong></p> <p>We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.</p> <ul> <li><strong>Health Plan:&nbsp;</strong>The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from three health care plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 60 days of employment.</li> <li><strong>Dental Insurance:&nbsp;</strong>Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.</li> <li><strong>Vision Care:&nbsp;</strong>Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.</li> <li><strong>Employee Assistance Program:&nbsp;</strong>This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.</li> <li><strong>Tuition Reimbursement:&nbsp;</strong>Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.</li> <li><strong>Holidays:&nbsp;</strong>Employees receive up to 12 paid holidays per year.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Visit our&nbsp;</strong><a href=""><strong>Employee Benefits</strong></a><strong>&nbsp;page for more exciting details.</strong></p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Note</strong>: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.</p> <ul> <li>Performs reference and reader's advisory services. Instructs and assists customers in accessing library information.</li> <li>Participates in community relations activities, programming and community outreach.</li> <li>Supervises the work of subordinate staff.</li> <li>Performs collection development and management activities.</li> <li>Participates in the acquisition and cataloging of library materials.</li> <li>Assumes agency in-charge responsibilities, as required.</li> <li>Performs other related duties as required.</li> </ul> <p><strong><em>This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.</em></strong></p>
Requirements: <h4><strong>IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE:</strong></h4> <div> <ul> <li>Graduation from an American Librarian Association (ALA) accredited college or university with a Master&rsquo;s degree in Library and Information Science or Library Science.</li> <li>Experience with front-line customer service.</li> <li>Experience working with youth (i.e., toddler through teenagers) and/or extensive knowledge of youth librarianship.</li> <li>Experience supervising subordinate staff including scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, training, and evaluating performance.</li> <li>Possession of a valid Driver&rsquo;s License.</li> </ul> </div> <h4><strong>MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:</strong></h4> <div> <p>A Master's degree in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association accredited college or university&nbsp;and possession of a valid Driver License</p> </div> <div> <p><strong>PHYSICAL DEMANDS:&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>Requires bending, prolonged standing, walking, and lifting up to 20 pounds on a daily basis WORK</p> <p><strong>ENVIRONMENT</strong>:</p> <p>Work is typically performed in a climate controlled library, but sometimes requires outdoor activities in parks, recreation centers, or other locations due to the nature of the programs being conducted.&nbsp;</p> </div> <h4><strong>JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES:</strong></h4> <div> <ul> <li>Considerable knowledge of the principles, methods, techniques and procedures of professional library work.</li> <li>Considerable knowledge of library automated systems and personal computers.</li> <li>Considerable knowledge of books, periodicals, and other source materials.</li> <li>Considerable knowledge of reference sources.</li> <li>Working knowledge of Dewey Decimal classification system.</li> <li>Ability to work and communicate effectively with others.</li> <li>Ability to make effective decisions.</li> <li>Ability to instruct patrons in the use of library materials in all formats.</li> <li>Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.</li> <li>Ability to give and follow written and oral instructions.</li> <li>Ability to collect, organize and evaluate data.</li> <li>Ability to locate specific information in an online database.</li> <li>Ability to learn and use various classification and filing schemes.</li> <li>Ability to accurately sort, file, and/or retrieve material using alphabetical, numerical and chronological systems.</li> <li>Ability to lift, push, or handle library materials weighing up to 20 pounds.</li> <li>Ability to stand, bend and kneel.</li> <li>Ability to stand, sit and walk for extended periods of time.</li> </ul> </div>