Librarian (Reference)
Lee County Government - Cape Coral, FL

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This position is for a professional librarian who is one of a team that delivers day-to-day service to the public with the Lee County Library. This position works primarily in the adult area of a busy regional library, with strong emphasis on excellent customer service.

Examples Of Essential Duties:
Duties include assisting patrons of all ages with selection of library materials, use of self-check machines, electronic resources, Internet, reference searches, and general information about the library. This individual will be required to plan, implement, and present programs for adults at the library and/or at outreach locations, and assist with development and maintenance of the regional library's collection. The individual may supervise staff or volunteers, serve on system-wide committees, attend professional development workshops and assist with displays and marketing of library materials.

Typical Qualifications:
Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master's Degree in Library Science from a graduate library school program accredited by the American Library Association and one to two years experience in a library or related field. Ability to lift and carry objects up to 35 lbs. and to sit and stand for long periods of time. Possession of a valid Driver's License is preferred with an acceptable driving record required. Must be able to pass a criminal background check.

Supplemental Information:
This position requires knowledge of library resources and current technology related to library services, the ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing, and the ability to relate to a diverse population. The successful applicant may also be required to participate in the state-wide chat reference service and the system- wide email reference service and serve as backup to the Branch Manager, when needed.

80 Hours Bi-Weekly; Hours and days to include evenings, Saturdays and some Sundays.

The County may require employees to make a temporary or long-term, permanent transfer to another library location to accommodate the organization's business needs.

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