Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Carlsbad – Public Library – Librarian

Url: http://goo.gl/LxAHnl

Closing Date: 3/17/16

Salary: $21.50/hr

Are you a librarian who embraces the public library's role in building communities and enriching lives?  Are you technologically savvy and enthusiastic about interactive customer engagement?  Are you committed to continuous learning and professional growth?  If so, the Carlsbad City Library system invites you to apply for the position of part-time (hourly) Librarian.

Interviews for part-time (hourly) Librarians are expected to take place March 22 - 23, 2016. Qualified applicants will be notified only if selected to meet with us.

Part-time (hourly) positions are not benefited and cannot exceed 980 total hours worked within one fiscal year. The scheduled work hours for part-time (hourly) Librarians will vary and may be distributed over all hours that the Carlsbad Libraries are open, including evenings and weekends.

Key Responsibilities:
·        Assist patrons in the use of the library and ensure top quality user experiences
·        Recommend and locate library materials, resources, and services appropriate to the needs of the patron
·        Provide instruction in the use of various print, electronic, and online resources
·        Promote libraries, library services, and library programs
·        Deliver technology related instruction, including the use of self-service technologies
·        Participate in community outreach efforts
·        May train other staff in the use of tools, systems, and practices

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required:
·        Knowledgeable of the principles and practices of reference services in a public library environment
·        Highly developed aptitude for providing excellent customer service
·        Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with the public and coworkers
·        Able to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
·        Proficient working with technology, including mobile devices, computers, and online/downloadable content
·        Willingness and ability to be flexible, creative and innovative
·        Effective communicator in written and oral presentations, especially in the instruction of others

 Experience & Education:
·        A  successfully completed Master's degree in Library and/or Information Science (MLIS/MLS) from an ALA accredited school is required
·        Experience working in a customer service environment, preferably in a public library setting, is highly desired
·        As conditions of employment, we will verify the employee's legal right to work in the United States and conduct a criminal check through a Department of Justice Live Scan report

Physical Requirements
·        Need to be able to operate equipment, including (but not limited to) some that may require rapid adjustments such as a computer keyboards and terminals, printers, and photocopiers
·        Must be able to coordinate eyes, hands, feet and limbs in performing skilled movements such as rapid keyboard use
·        Need to be able to perform frequent downward or upward flexion or turning of the neck, fine finger dexterity and grasp to manipulate the keyboard, telephone, writing instruments, papers, books, manuals, and reports
·        Job entails standing, bending, stooping, climbing, reaching at and above shoulders and twisting at the waist. On an infrequent basis, the incumbent must be able to squat or kneel

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