Thursday, September 3, 2015

Beverly Hills Public Library - Librarian III

Librarian III (Exempt)

Salary   $74,473.32 - $92,523.84 Annually

Location   Beverly Hills Public Library, CA

Job Type Full-time 

Department Community Services - Library

Job Number 15-BS00-002 

Closing Continuous

Job Summary
  • The application filing period begins Tuesday September 1, 2015 until filled. Applications received on or before Wednesday, September 30 will be the first group of applications to be reviewed.
  • Under the direction of a Divisional Supervisor/Senior Librarian, responsible for direct and indirect supervision of professional and other library personnel when assigned to area of responsibility.

Major Duties
  • Administers major library programs, collections or services.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of library goals, objectives, policies and procedures.
  • Participates in selecting books and materials for inclusion in program collections and provides assistance in area of specialty in developing programs to stimulate patron's interest.
  • Coordinates and supervises acquisition, cataloging, classification, circulation, distribution, and care and preservation of library materials.
  • Provides reference and readers advisory service.
  • Responds to citizen's complaints and inquiries.
  • Assists in preparing and administering the program budgets.
  • Participates in recommending facility modifications, purchases and maintenance of equipment needed in the library programs.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Possession of a Masters of Library Science degree from an accredited college or university, supplemented by specialized courses related to the library program area to which assigned; AND
  • Five (5) years of professional library experience in a public library including experience in the field of specialization required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Skill in adapting to changing community demographics and patron needs.
  • Skill in communicating clearly and effectively in interpreting patron needs.
  • Problem solving skills to respond to citizen complaints.
  • Skill in administering and developing programs in assigned area.
  • Skill in preparing program budgets.
  • Thorough knowledge of standard library practices and procedures.
  • Skill in locating books and materials to be included in assigned area's programs.
  • Understanding of facilities maintenance.

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