Tuesday, March 28, 2017

City of Thousand Oaks - Library - Librarian - Full Time


Type: Full Time

Salary/Pay Rate:$4,825 - $7,238 per month

Posted Date:03/21/2017

Deadline to Apply:04/14/2017 5:00 PM

City of Thousand Oaks

The Library Services Department is seeking innovative, collaborative, professional and technologically savvy individuals for our Public Services teams at the Thousand Oaks Library.
The accomplished library professionals should have exceptional customer service skills and demonstrate teamwork, excellent judgment and the ability to collaborate with a wide range of individuals and groups.

Primary responsibilities:
  • Provide highly responsive reference service for adults, teens, and children, both in-person and online.
  • Develop, plan and present a variety of cultural and instructional programs and events for adults, teens and children, including early literacy based story times, computer/resource instruction for all ages and literary special events.
  • Develop, coordinate and provide outreach services, tours, and promotional programs to schools, community groups and other key stakeholders.
  • Work with other divisions within the Library, and throughout the City, to enhance overall service to the community. 

The ideal candidate should possess:
  • Outstanding teamwork and interpersonal skills including exceptional customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to excel in community outreach, promote continuous improvement and progress in an enthusiastic and professional manner.
  • Knowledge and appreciation of current trends in literature, arts, learning/knowledge sharing and library services for all ages.
  • The ability to identify alternative solutions, consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of established goals.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with an emphasis in library science or a closely related field.
  • Two or more years performing responsible, professional library work.
  • A valid California class C driver’s license is required.

  • Team Oriented
  • Problem Solver and Decision Maker
  • Technically Knowledgeable
  • Effective Communicator
  • Customer Focused
  • Planner and Organizer

The position requires working nights and weekends and at both the Thousand Oaks and the Newbury Park Libraries.

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