Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Simi Valley - Public Library - Adult Services Librarian - Full Time

Adult Services Librarian

Posted Date 11/25/2014

Deadline 12/12/2014



The Simi Valley Public Library is looking for a dynamic, self-starter interested in working as part of a team to serve the needs of a diverse community in Ventura County. The strongest applicant for this position will have:
  • experience with collection development, programming and customer service in a busy, public library environment
  • an understanding of the unique needs of adult populations and an interest in providing programming that is responsive to community demand
  • experience and comfort with social media, web design
  • an interest in working as part of a team of outstanding colleagues
  • an interest in and commitment to continuous professional development
  • Responsibilities:
  •  The successful applicant will work with the Library Director:
  • to serve as the librarian in charge in the absence of the Library Director
  • to organize, and direct the operations of the Adult Services division and related library outreach efforts
  • to supervise and evaluate the work of staff
  • to monitor and implement budgets (in the areas of programming and collection development)
  • to coordinate with the Library Director other managerial staff on developing and implementing policies and procedures
  • to provide, advise and continually improve reference and reader’s advisory services
  • develop refine and grow the existing collection and programming

  • Extensive experience with all aspects of public library operations, either as an intern or employee, including, but not limited to:
  • must possess a Masters Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school
  • providing customer service in a diverse community
  • collection development
  • programming
  • community development and outreach
  • strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • previous supervisory experience preferred

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