Reference & Adult Services Librarian
Deadline: March 28, 2014
Lower Providence Community Library is seeking a skilled, energetic individual with a strong interest in public library service and excellent interpersonal and communications skills to fill the position of Reference & Adult Services Librarian. This is a part-time position for 25 hours per week. Key responsibilities include providing information and technology assistance to library patrons, planning and providing adult programming and instruction responsive to community interests and needs, developing a readers’ advisory service and sharing in the selection of adult materials.
The person in this position must be proficient in using library online and print resources to provide information service, knowledgeable and practiced in using current and emerging technologies and social media, innovative in designing programs and services around new technology, creative in developing adult programs to suit a wide variety of interests, and able to effectively provide instruction and training individually and to a group.
Requirements of the Position:
ALA accredited Masters Degree in Library Science preferred; MLS/MLIS students will be considered.
Miminum of one year library experience working with the public, including some experience providing training or instruction to others.
Familiarity with library automation systems, databases, and online resources.
Familiarity with literature and a wide range of reading interests.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.
Valid PA Driver’s License is required.
Salary and Hours:
Salary range: $20.00-$21.50, commensurate with education and experience. Hours include daytime, at least one evening per week and one Saturday per month. Some flexibility is desired.
Send cover letter, resume, and three professional references by March 28, 2014 to:
Lower Providence Community Library
Attn: Lynn Burkholder, Library Director
50 Parklane Drive
Eagleville, PA 19403
Or e-mail to LBurkholder@mclinc.org.
- develops, administers and coordinates the work of the Library and staff;
- performs managerial duties related to personnel, budget, collection development, building maintenance and Library operations;
- develops and administers informational and cultural programs and initiates a public relations program working with community officials and other groups to implement and explain Library services;
- recommends policy updates to the Library Board of Trustees and ensures proper implementation;
- Directs the activities of the Library as a member of the Delaware County Library System (DCLS);
- Operates as a visible member of participating communities.