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Librarian

Company name
Waco-McLennan County Library

Salary
$40,000 - $45,000

Location
Waco, TX
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Profile

LIBRARIAN:

 Provides reference service and resource recommendations using print, media, and digital resources.

 Provides research and information assistance.

 Provides readers advisory service.

 Instructs patrons in the use of library materials and online catalog.

 Collection development of the reference and circulating collection, through review, evaluation, selection and weeding in assigned subject areas.

 Promotes library collections, technology and services through presentations, programs, and topical displays.

 Assists in planning and implementing adult programs and displays.

 Gathers, reviews, and compiles data for reports, and prepares statistical and analytical reports of Library activities and operations.

 Develops special programs for patrons, including outreach and training classes

 Creates library publications, including bibliographies, guides and Web-based resources.

 Promotes Library programs and services to community agencies, advocates, and citizen groups.

 Maintains discipline and order in the library.

 Provides basic circulation service, as needed.

 Assists with training and supervising volunteers.

 Substitutes at branches as needed.

 Assumes responsibility of the library in the absence of managers.

KNOWLEDGE:

 Special knowledge of publishing trends, authors, titles, and reading interests of adults.

 In-depth knowledge of library materials, services, and operations.

 Knowledge of emerging information and library technologies

SKILLS:

 Ability to learn and operate library automated system with high degree of efficiency.

 Ability to organize work, set priorities, use time effectively, and meet deadlines.

 Ability to multi-task and work with frequent interruptions

 Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment.

 Ability to interact with people of varying personalities and ages in a variety of situations.

 Proficiency with various e-reader devices

 Proficiency with Windows-based PC’s, Microsoft Office products, web searching, and email.

 Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 Ability to analyze and to creatively solve problems related to the position

 Flexible, adaptable, and able to flourish in a changing environment.

 Cross-training in order to perform other duties and responsibilities is required.

Institution:

Waco-McLennan County Library

Type of Library:

Public

City:

Waco, Texas

Annual Salary:

$40,000 - $45,000

Salary Comment:

Telephone:

Fax:

Email Address:

sarahf@wacotx.gov

Website Address:

www.waco-texas.com


Required Education:

Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution is required.

Required Experience:

Public Library experience preferred.

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