Introduction Located in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Scottsdale, Arizona is bordered by Phoenix to the west and the McDowell Mountains on the east. Scottsdale is annually rated among the nation's most desirable communities to live in, visit and do business in. Check out more . u00a0 To learn more about working for the City of Scottsdale and meet a few of our employees, . Performs professional library services by linking resources and customers, and enables community civil discourse. Serves as an innovative leader within the library, city government, and the community. A Librarian I is an information advocate and forward thinker who inspires learning, discovery and the development of 21st century skills in staff, volunteers, and the community. Offers a variety of literacy programming, content creation, and preservation. Inspires continued learning, collaboration, skill development, and advocates for the library. u00a0 Selection Process Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to participate in a selection process to include a panel interview and an assessment exercise. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include: Fingerprinting Criminal Background screening for the past 7 years Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience A Master's degree in library science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited university or a Master's degree in a related field. One year of library experience. An equivalent combination of education and job related experience may substitute for the educational requirements on a year-for-year basis. Essential Functions Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to any combination of the following tasks: Provide and model exceptional customer service by making the customer the first priority. Establish, maintain, and foster positive, harmonious, professional, and effective working relationships. Create and deliver exceptional programming and educational opportunities within the library, through community outreach, and virtually. Teach and collaborate with customers, staff, and a variety of organizations to create content, to be effective consumers of information, and to be a lifelong learner. Serves as In-Charge person in the evenings, on weekends, and as assigned. Meet diverse community needs, expose the libraries' rich collections and resources to the community and continually learn, apply and teach new technologies. Perform other duties as assigned. Work Environment/Physical Demands The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position or that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. u00a0 Lift and carry materials weighing up to 30 pounds. Reach, bend, stoop, lift and move arms above shoulder level; lift and carry library materials. Concentrate on and complete tasks in the presence of distractions. Operate a variety of standard office equipment including a computer, laptop and/or tablet PC, telephone, e-reader, calculator, cash register, bar code reader, copy and fax machines requiring continuous and repetitive arm, hand and eye movement. to review the entire job description. u00a0 The City of Scottsdale reserves the right to change this process at any time. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: It is the policy of the city to provide employment opportunities to all persons based solely on ability, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability to participate in any phase of the recruitment process. Please ****. Requests should be made 24 hours in advance or as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. For TTY users, the Arizona Relay Service (1-800-367-8939) may ****. This position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change. BENEFITS Full-Time Positions: The City of Scottsdale offers a comprehensive benefit package including vacation, holiday and medical leave as well as insurance for medical, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability insurance. For a more detailed overview of the employee benefits, . Part-Time Positions: The City of Scottsdale offers paid medical leave for part-time staff.