Senior Librarian

at Hillsborough County Government

Tampa, FL

Posted on Apr. 17, 2017

Full Time

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IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE

Graduation from an American Librarian Association (ALA) accredited college or university with a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or Library Science; experience with front-line customer service; experience supervising subordinate staff including scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, training, and evaluating performance; possession of a valid Driver’s License.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A Master's degree in Library Science (MLS) from an American Library Association accredited college or university; and
One year of post-MLS experience as a Librarian; and
Possession of a valid Driver's License.

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

Considerable knowledge of the principles, methods, techniques and procedures of professional library work.
Considerable knowledge of books, periodicals, and other source materials in one or more subject areas.
Considerable knowledge of the reference materials.
Skill in the use of automated on line catalog systems.
Ability to work and communicate effectively with others.
Ability to assist patrons in use of library materials in all formats.
Ability to use library classification, catalog, filing and record keeping systems.
Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to lift, push, or handle library materials weighing up to 20 pounds.
Ability to stand, bend and kneel.
Ability to stand, sit and walk for extended periods of time.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

Note: 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.

Manages or assists in the management of the operations of a library agency or a library function.
Provides reference and reader's advisory services.
Instructs and assists customers in accessing library information.
Participates in community relations activities, programming, and community outreach.
Performs collection development and collection management activities.
Participates in the acquisition and cataloging of library materials.
Designs compile and distribute information in automated formats.
Participates in the planning and of systemwide programs and services, as required.
Supervises the work of subordinate staff by scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, providing training and counseling, and evaluating performance.
Performs other related duties as required.

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