Reference Librarian - Genealogy & Local History

Montgomery County Memorial Library System

Conroe, Texas

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$46.00 to $59.00 per Year   Calculate


Conroe, TX





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience


Type of Library


Job Description

Manages the operations of the Genealogy & Local History room, a unit of the Montgomery County Memorial Library System  Supervises staff of 2.5 FTE, including selection, training and evaluation  Coordinates, develops, and evaluates services that address users’ information needs  Preforms information delivery and reference services  Provides collection development, promotion, and maintenance for the unit  Participates in microfilm and database acquisitions for the unit and library system  Presents programs for genealogy and local history training, both onsite and during outreach  Plans and completes special projects, including digitization  Develops annual budget request and monitors expenditures for approved allocations  Participates in System committees and professional organizations; attend meetings and conferences; maintains knowledge of current developments and practices in the field  Requires evenings and weekend hours, as scheduled  Any and all other duties assigned

Additional Info & Requirements

Master’s Degree in Library Science or Library Information Science from and ALA accredited program or equivalent  Three (3) years or more professional librarian experience, knowledge of special collections methods and practices, with at least one year of management/supervisory experience  Experience in genealogy and local history research  Strong public service background  Advanced training or certification desirable  Demonstrated organizational planning skills  Ability to direct and motivate staff  Ability to achieve objectives in a team setting  Outstanding interpersonal skills; ability to work with a wide range of users having diverse ability’s  Technology competence, including but not limited to computer skills for access/input, online searching, microform organization/reproduction, and equipment troubleshooting for maintenance

HR Info

Lana Beathard  - 936.788.8377 ext. 6238

Posted Sep 11, 2020