Master's degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited school.
Our Preferred Candidate has:
Public library experience (paid, internship and/or volunteer experience will all be considered).
Experience working in a school setting.
Proficiency with iCIS and MS Office software.
Essential Job Tasks
Provides exceptional customer service to internal and external customers using the Library District's Great Expectations customer service model.
Library liaison for high schools and as such will be working closely with the teachers and students doing database training, book talks, and other instruction as needed.
Uses ILS to retrieve bibliographic data and item status, check customer accounts and place holds.
Instructs individual customers or small groups on the use of the PCs, the online catalog, various databases and the Internet.
Conducts group tours, school visits, and community outreach.
Plans, prepares and conducts public attendance programs, such as story times, computer classes, book discussion groups, etc. for adults, teens, youth, and multi-generational depending on assignment.
Assists in the overall operation of the Adult Services/Youth Services areas.
Prepares book displays, create posters, create bibliographies, bookmarks, bulletin boards, games, and promotional displays.
Facilitates public reading programs/initiatives.
Compiles and reports statistics.
This position works in a library environment.
Scheduling is varied, continually dependent on library needs, and often requires evening and weekend availability.
Position may be located on a high school campus and involve considerable interaction with student customers.
Lifting bins, pushing carts, stooping (to shelve), kneeling (to shelve), walking to assist customers with finding materials, walking to and from staff area to public area, lifting cash drawers from the safe, moving craft and program supplies from various storage areas to site of program in the library and off-site.
Lifting floor to waist – 20lbs; Lifting waist to shoulder – 5lbs; Lifting shoulder to overhead – 1lb; Carrying a distance of 50ft – 10lbs; Pushing/pulling a distance of 100ft – 50lbs.
Maricopa County is an EEO/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
The hiring authority will select the successful candidate based on departmental needs.
All offers of employment made to new hires and rehires at Maricopa County are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment thorough background investigation. A background investigation is conducted on a current employee who changes to a Safety Sensitive Position or one having the potential for serious adverse impact on the integrity or efficiency of the County. These requirements do not pertain to employees of elected officials who undergo background investigation processes administered through their respective offices.
Typically successful candidates are hired at a salary rate, up to midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience, internal equity and budgetary allowances.