Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Buena Park – Public Library – Adult Services Librarian
Close Date: 5 pm, Friday, February 26th, 2016
Annual Salary: $52,790 -- $72,238
The Buena Park Library District is seeking an enthusiastic professional with excellent customer service skills. The ideal candidate will have strong reference and collection development experience, knowledge of basic cataloging, awareness of technology trends in libraries, and the creativity to contribute towards the library’s social media presence. Bi-lingual English/Spanish highly desirable.
Duties: Performs professional duties, including reference, reader’s advisory, collection development, cataloging, and program planning for all library patrons. Works at the Public Services Desk and assists library patrons in using the Computer Center. Required to act as Librarian-in-Charge, as needed. Interacts with community groups to provide information about library services and resources. Contributes towards content creation for the library’s social media presence.
Hours: Full-time position, including evenings and Saturdays.
EDUCATION: Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS or MLIS) from a regionally accredited library school. Public library experience preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Must possess a valid California driver’s license and have access to an insured vehicle.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to communicate easily and rapidly with customers in English. Ability to read, analyze and interpret job-related information and professional journals. Ability to write and deliver speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to management and public groups.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: See job description for these details. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Application Procedure: Download an application from the library website at www.buenaparklibrary.org, or call 714-826-4100 Ext. 120 and ask that an application be mailed to you. Mail resume and application to: Buena Park Library District, Attn: Library Administration, 7150 La Palma Avenue, Buena Park, CA 90620, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to 714-826-5052. Information is also available in the Administrative Offices on the 2nd floor.