Virtual Services Librarian I

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Created: May 19, 2015


 Librarian I - Virtual Services
Pasco County, Florida

Job Type                                    Full Time
Department                               Libraries Services
Job Number                             1415-326
Closing date and time            5/28/2015 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Salary Disclosure/General Description

    Salary Disclosure:
    Starting Salary: $35,881.00
    Salary Range for this Position: $35,881.00 - $65,978.00

    General Description:
    Professional library work involving technical work in implementing and maintaining a variety of library focused software, databases, and applications.

Essential Job Functions

    Provide technical work in planning, implementing and maintaining the library’s automation system (Integrated Library System) as well as a variety of other software applications such as PC Reservation, E-content, E-vance, Talking Tech, the Library’s website, and social networking sites. This position is responsible for assisting with training of both professional and paraprofessional library staff county wide.
    Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Knowledge of the principles and methods of professional public library service and operations. Knowledge of library technology and web design principles. Knowledge of CMS systems, and/or HTML. Knowledge of ILS system support and administration (Koha preferred). Knowledge of principles and practices for providing customer services. Knowledge of report functions for databases, mysql preferred.  Ability to establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships. Ability to apply logic and reasoning to problem resolution. Ability to effectively manage time. Ability to deal with details. Ability to work without close supervision. Ability to deal with diverse elements simultaneously. Ability to understand and apply highly complex policies and procedures. Ability to train, plan, and assign work to paraprofessional and clerical library staff. Ability to operate computer equipment and technology software. MUST BE ABLE TO WORK EVENINGS AND SATURDAYS.

Minimum Requirements

    Ability to lift and/or move up to 35 pounds and also push or pull heavy objects. May use a handling device (dolly, cart, etc.) or work with another team member to lift and/or move excessively heavy objects. Job requires extended periods of walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping and reaching. Also requires use of a video display terminal. Ability to communicate effectively using speaking, hearing, writing, and vision skills.

    Must possess a Masters in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association. One year of library experience preferred.

    A comparable amount of directly related experience MAY be substituted at the County’s discretion for the minimum educational requirements if candidates are not available that fully meet the minimum requirements of the position as posted.

    Must possess a valid driver’s license.

    ADA STATEMENT: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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