Example of Work:
(Illustrative Only) Performs duties at the information services' desk including answering patron reference inquiries, teaching use of resources, and handling referrals; may plan, assist with, and/or teach computer classes; assists with library collection development; compiles reports, bibliographies, and search guides; may supervise staff as assigned; participates in promoting public library services to the local community; makes presentations at library district meetings, workshops, and community events; assists in preparation and monitoring of grants; may be responsible for the management of the periodicals, song index, resources, library public programs, maps, etc. regular and reliable attendance is required.
Experience and Education:
Master's degree in library science from an ALA accredited college or university preferred; or a Masters degree in a closely related field; OR a baccalaureate degree with experience in a library environment; OR any combination of education, training, and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of an Arizona driver's license if position duties require. requires successful completion of a background check.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of: Books, authors, and electronic information sources; the principles and practices of modern librarianship; reader interest levels; information services as practiced in public libraries.
Skill in: Computer operations and automated systems; providing effective customer-oriented service.
Ability to: Utilize current reference tools in information services; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public; conduct research using computerized databases, including Internet; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; supervise the work of staff.