Under minimal supervision, plans, administers, directs and coordinates library activities, programs, volunteers, and services to patrons.
Employment with Yavapai County Government is contingent upon successfully passing a criminal background check and verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses and certifications, as applicable.
We provide equal access and equal opportunity in employment and services and do not discriminate.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Performs all library duties including, but not limited to: Assisting and instructing patrons in locating library materials and information resources (both online and in-person), answering reference questions, placing holds, requesting inter-library loan materials, using library equipment, registering patrons, assisting patrons with technology, circulating library materials, sending out library notices, shelving, weeding, withdrawing materials, shelf-reading, and filling holds. (60%)
Establishes programming for the library including, but not limited to: creating, planning, advertising, and executing for multiple audience types and levels. (15%)
Sets goals and objectives for collection management based on collection needs and public demand. Orders materials in accordance with established goals and objectives utilizing budgeted funds. (5%)
Leads volunteers including understanding and applying library policies and procedures. (5%)
Performs administrative tasks as required. (5%)
Acts as liaison to organizations associated with the library and the local community. (5%)
Performs other job-related duties as assigned. (5%)
A minimum of two (2) years of library, clerical or customer service or related experience.
High school diploma or GED.
Knowledge and Skills
Courtesy, tact, and diplomacy are essential elements of the job. Work involves personal contact with others inside and/or outside the county for the purposes of giving or obtaining information, building relationships, making reports, or soliciting cooperation.
Basic Windows skills, MS Office Suite, library automation software, library principles, methods and practices, library classification systems.