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Librarian I - Information & Technology

Manchester City Library

Main Library

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled

Wages

$20.17 per Hour   Calculate

Location

Manchester, NH

Hours

20.00

MLS

Preferred

Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience

Required

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library

Public

Social

This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

Provides public library services at library locations; performs directly related work as required.

Examples of Essential Work

  • Determines patron needs and provides guidance, information, technological assistance, readers advisory and related library services;
  • Maintains a knowledge of informational services within the library and provides research and reference services to patrons on a wide variety of subjects and educational levels;
  • Explores all possible information sources for inquiring patrons, including all materials within the Library system of Manchester, contributing Libraries in the inter-library loan program and other related sources as necessary;
  • Maintains a safe and secure library environment through monitoring patrons adherence to library procedures and guidelines and maintaining an awareness of all persons within the facility;
  • Plans, prepares and directs or conducts youth and adult programs, such as technology classes and online searching skills as assigned;
  • Reviews and makes recommendations for the materials collection at assigned locations and on weeding and ordering;
  • Ensures library equipment is in working order, including performing routine maintenance;
  • Supervises subordinate positions at the assigned location;
  • Ensures that patron service problems are resolved in a courteous and timely manner, interpreting library policy as necessary;
  • Operates and maintains various audio-visual and technology equipment;
  • Serves as a liaison between the community and the library system on a daily basis, developing positive relationships by bringing library materials and presenting programs at various community sites;
  • May perform the duties of other classes as necessary to provide timely and effective service to patrons;
  • Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions; and more.

Acceptable Experience and Training

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master of Library Science, Computer Science, Public Relations Degree or related; and
  • 1-3 years of library experience; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the work.

Other Special Qualifications

  • Ability to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and or technology
  • Staffs Information services desk and other public services desks
  • Determines patron needs and provides guidance readers advisory and related library services to patrons
  • Responsible for some collection development activities
  • Schedule includes nights and weekends

Additional Info & Requirements

Please submit a cover letter and resume with your application.

Links

External Job Ad
https://www.manchesternh.gov/Departments/Human-Resources/Employment

Website
https://www.manchester.lib.nh.us

Human Resources / Job Listings
https://www.manchesternh.gov/jobs

HR Info

Human Resources Department
One City Hall Plaza
Manchester, NH 03101

T: 603-624-6543
F: 603-628-6065
humanresources@manchesternh.gov

Posted Jul 21, 2022