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Job DescriptionJOB ELEMENTS INCLUDE: Provides reference services and reader’s advisory to the public and other departments and agencies. Directs, instructs, and assists patrons and city employees in the use of library reference tools, on-line computer catalogs, electronic databases, and other resources. Formulates search strategies and performs on-line computer searches; assists patrons with research strategies; assists students with research topics. Plans, organizes, and conducts activities and programs within a library department; develops and implements promotion for the programs. Selects new materials for the library collection; provides direction regarding the classification of new materials in the collection. Coordinates the collection for assigned areas of the library. Evaluates donated and damaged materials for disposition. Researches and compiles research information on request; develops annotated bibliographies, indices and study guides. Participates in the development or revision of library policies and procedures. Enforces library policies, procedures, and regulations with patrons. Creates, catalogs, classifies, and edits marc records for local and international databases. Conducts library tours, makes presentations to school and community groups both on and off site. Participates in the training and supervision of staff and volunteers. Participates in the evaluation of library collections and the development of long term library goals and strategies. Functions as supervising librarian as needed. Represents the library at professional conference and meetings. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Additional Info & RequirementsA RESUME MAY ONLY SERVE AS A SUPPLEMENT TO YOUR APPLICATION MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited University. Preference will be given to candidates with previous youth experience. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
The CommunityLocated on the Western edge of Phoenix, Glendale is a thriving community with 235,000 residents. Glendale is a convenient 20 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The city is known for its excellent educational and medical institutions, beautiful neighborhoods and a diversified economic base. As Arizona's fifth-largest city and home to the 2008 Super Bowl, Glendale offers a wide variety of amenities including the famous Historic Downtown shopping district, legendary special events and festivals, museums and cultural attractions, and a growing number of professional sports facilities. Glendale’s stadium opened in Fall of 2006 as the most modern facility in North America. It is home to the Arizona Cardinals and the Fiesta Bowl, and features a retractable roof and rollout grass field.
For an application and more information please visit our website at www.glendaleaz.com. EOE.
Posted Feb 16, 2007