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Librarian I - Reference/Adult Services

Company name
City of Laredo

Salary
$40,000 - $45,000

Location
Laredo, TX
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Profile

Provides patrons useful and valuable services in accessing library materials and information; develops and maintains a functional, varied and sometimes specialized collection of books and materials; conducts programming; assists patrons and staff in the use of library materials and equipment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assists patrons in finding and using information; interacts with people and interviews them to clarify their needs; decides where to get the information and escorts them to location; teaches patron how to use materials and library equipment; informs patrons of services available; seeks information outside of the library and reserves books.

Provides bibliographic instruction and library orientation; guides tours and instructs groups in the use of library resources.

Performs library collection maintenance and development utilizing appropriate reviews and selection tools; reviews electronic sites for linkage to library's home page.

Maintains current awareness and knowledge of the library collection; studies the content and location of books in the collections to maximize retrieval capabilities; studies the content and location of all new reference books received.

Conducts programming to meet the communities needs and the library's goals and objectives as determined on an annual basis.

Assists in maintaining good communication between staff, visitors, and other business contacts.

May supervise paraprofessionals and/or volunteers assigned to their work area in the absence of a more senior librarian.

May need to make decisions regarding library operations in the absence of a more senior librarian.

Must follow all rules of telephone courtesy in all telephone communications.

Travels out-of-town to attend workshops and seminars for continuing education.

Will be required to drive a City vehicle for City business use.

Performs other duties as assigned.

SPECIFIC AREA DUTIES:

Reference/Adult Services:

Conducts computer, software, and online database classes for library patrons and staff.

Maintains the leased materials collection; selects, orders, and returns materials; decides which materials are needed to meet popular demand.

May maintain audio book, large print, e-book, and/or periodical collections.

Plans, conducts, and monitors adult programming (e.g. book clubs, One City One Book program, author programming, etc.)

Provides reader's service to adults; selects and displays new or interesting books for adults; advises adults of appropriate and/or interesting books.

Maintains and reports programming statistics.

Plans and schedules appropriate exhibits for the Main Library.

Institution:

City of Laredo

Type of Library:

Public

City:

Laredo, Texas

Annual Salary:

$40,000 - $45,000

Salary Comment:

$36,275.20 - $48,984.00

Telephone:

956-795-2400 ext. 2225

Fax:

956-795-2403

Email Address:

mgsoliz@laredolibrary.org

Website Address:

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/laredo

Required Education:

Master's degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited program.

Required Experience:

Entry Level.

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