An employee in this position is responsible for providing advanced library services to customers at the Information Service desk. Responsible for the supervision and scheduling of staff within the Information Services department. Coordinates/facilitates staff training. Acts as branch supervisor in absence of branch manager. Hires, supervises, trains, evaluates, and schedules staff (permanent and temporary). In conjunction with Branch Manager; screens applications for vacant positions; conducts interviews; performs reference checks; completes and submits all recruitment paperwork. Assigns duties for projects and day-to-day activities. Oversees and coordinates branch’s Book A Librarian service. Compiles, prepares, and maintains reports, records, and statistics for the department. Performs proactive reference; answers complex customer questions about information and technology resources. Prepares and presents classes on basic and intermediate computer skills for the public. Prepares and presents programming for adult and all-ages audiences. Performs intermediate troubleshooting of library equipment. Trains the public in the use of library resources and equipment, including online catalog and databases. Resolves intermediate customer complaints; refers more complex issues to branch manager. Acts as Librarian II Trainer for home branch and sister branch, working with Library Learning and Innovation Coordinator to ensure all staff receive necessary training. Oversees, coordinates, and participates in collection management duties for adult reference, fiction, and nonfiction collections. Serves as a working member and/or chair of councils and committees, and special services as assigned. Participates in publicity and marketing of library resources and events. Keeps up with current trends and issues in librarianship via professional reading and participation in library-related listservs, webinars, etc.
CONDITIONS: Selected applicant must have or obtain, and maintain a valid North Carolina driver’s license with an acceptable driving record; must have access to transportation; background check with local law enforcement agency required; and must submit to a drug-screening test and receive a negative result for the use of drugs specified in the county policy. Refusal to submit to testing or a confirmed positive test shall be basis for withdrawal of the conditional employment offer.
APPLY BY: Open until filled
Cumberland County, located in the heart of North Carolina, offers a mixture of cultural diversity and southern hospitality. In addition to a dynamic award-winning library system, Winner of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, our area has a beautiful climate, cultural activities, dining and shopping, recreation, golf, and nightlife.
Must have two (2) years experience as a MLS professional librarian in a public library.
Trainee Candidates: Trainee candidates must have at least 12 months experience as a MLS professional librarian in a public library.
We accept on-line applications only. You may complete the application from our website at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/cumberlandcountync/default.cfm Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed county application.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Contact Ms. Dagmar Aerdelman at (910) 483-7727 extension 1305, fax: (910) 486-5372, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or the Cumberland County Human Resources Department at (910) 678-7653; Library website: http://www.cumberland.lib.nc.us/ccplsite/
Cumberland County Human Resources Department, Reesa Eastman (910) 323-6101
job posting on the library website: http://www.cumberland.lib.nc.us/ccplsite/content/employment-opportunities
application link on County website: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/cumberlandcountync/default.cfm