District Outreach Librarian
Full salary range: $54,392.00 to $74,422.40 Annually*
Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Ln. Las Vegas, NV 89113
|OPENING DATE:||Wednesday, December 26, 2012|
|CLOSING DATE:||Wednesday, January 16, 2013|
|RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER:||WM12-101|
This is a full-time position (40 Hours per week). Selected candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule which may include weekends and some evenings.
Master’s Degree in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association required; one (1) year of experience as a professional librarian required; which includes professional experience in an Adult Services Department; demonstrated ability to implement strategic library service objectives with measurable outcomes, effectively supervise and motivate subordinate staff, develop and maintain positive relationships with library customers and patrons, vendors, schools, District-wide staff and management required. Selected applicant must possess, or have the ability to obtain, a valid Nevada Driver’s License at the time of hire. PLEASE NOTE: Meeting these posted qualifications does not necessarily guarantee an interview.
TO APPLY: Applications may be obtained from the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Human Resources Department, 7060 W. Windmill Ln., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Completed applications must be returned to the Human Resources Department. Incomplete applications will not be considered. It is each applicant´s responsibility to ensure completed applications for this position are received in the Human Resources Department by Wednesday, January 16, 2013.
The Human Resources Department will be closed on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 in observance of the New Year’s Day Holiday.
To receive credit for completed college coursework and/or completion of a college degree, applicants must include a copy of all transcripts or other documentation along with their application for employment. Applications received without such proof of educational achievement WILL NOT be considered.
Applicants that are interested in being notified electronically (via e-mail) may legibly write their email address on the bottom corner of the first (1) page of the application.
- Completed Las Vegas-Clark County Library District employment application.
- Cover letter and resume outlining all relevant professional experience.
- Copies of all college transcripts or other documentation to verify education.
EVALUATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:
In addition to meeting the qualifications for this position, applicants will be equally evaluated on:
- Completeness and accuracy of the application package and required documents to include the ability to clearly express themselves in writing;
- education, training, experience, and professional development and;
- the interview process.
Applications received after 5 p.m. on the closing date will not be considered.
Provides District-wide leadership in the administration, planning, implementation, and evaluation of outreach services and programs; participates on interview panels and selects staff for assigned department; supervises subordinate staff to include scheduling, disciplining, working with staff to correct deficiencies, and completing performance evaluations; directs and prioritizes the work of subordinate staff; administers the training process of subordinate staff; coordinates the planning of special events and programs in support of outreach services; collects data and prepares planning documents including goals and objectives for district-wide outreach services; effectively communicates these goals and objectives to staff and community organizations; serves as liaison between the Library District, Clark County School District, and various groups and organizations in the community; provides reference, reader services, and other library services to children, young adult, and/or adult patrons and Library District staff; assists patrons in the use of all collections and other library materials using the Library of Congress Classifications and also assists in the use of automated library systems, various indexes, and non-book materials; maintains knowledge of adult reference, reader services, and the circulating collection; assists with collection development activities such as selection of materials reflecting the cultural diversity of community and multi-lingual needs of the community; assists with the maintenance of the collections; maintains compliance with Library District, Branch, and Department policies and procedures and explains policies and procedures to patrons and staff; exercises decision making skills interacts extensively over the telephone, in person, and e-mail with patrons, district-wide staff and management, outside agencies, and other libraries; provides information about district-wide activities, facilities, and service; assists staff in planning, coordinating, and organizing outreach services and programs; prepares and conducts programs for children up to 18 years of age; prepares and conducts programs for adults; confers with teachers, parents, and community groups to assist in planning, organizing, and implementing of programs and exhibits to encourage and improve children’s and young adult’s communication skills, to promote reading, and to encourage greater patronage of the Library District; conducts tours of the library for teachers, students, schools, and other interested groups; utilizes personal computers, automated library systems, the Internet, and on-line tools and resources; operates library and office equipment including, but not limited to: copy machine, telephone, and facsimile machine; attends miscellaneous meetings and training sessions at meeting sites throughout the district; maintains a safe environment for both staff and patrons; assembles and arranges displays of books and other library materials; maintains and files records and reports appropriate to the assigned department; operates Library District vehicles as needed; participates in committee work when needed; assists in other departments as needed; and performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining a physical condition necessary for standing and walking; frequent lifting and carrying objects of light weight (5 – 10 pounds); occasional lifting and carrying objects of moderate weight (12 – 20 pounds); frequent bending, stooping, reaching, and pushing; minimal dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs, or body in the operation of office equipment; utilizing a keyboard, and sitting, or standing for extended periods of time. Tasks require sound perception, color perception, visual perception, and oral communications ability.
THE LAS VEGAS-CLARK COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Mission Statement: We enable the people of our community to pursue lifelong learning through our responsive collections, electronic resources and innovative services. Our inviting public libraries are the cornerstones of our diverse communities where children and adults can experience personal enrichment and connect with one another.
The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts to assist applicants with disabilities. If you have special needs, please call (702) 507-6235.
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