Reference Librarian I - Information and Reference Department
The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County - Cincinnati, OH

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  • Answers library users' reference questions in person, over the telephone and by e-mail, using materials in a variety of formats (i.e. books, periodicals, newspapers, microfilm, and indexes, public online catalog, on-line resources and the Internet).
  • Provides bibliographic instruction to users.
  • Maintains knowledge of circulation system in order to assist at the circulation desk.
  • Interprets the Library's policies and procedures to the public in a customer-responsive manner.
  • Develops and maintains adult materials collections.
  • Presents information about library services and programs to individuals and groups.
  • Develops, plans and implements outreach programs to community groups.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Skills

  • Strong Customer service skills.
  • Knows reference materials in a variety of formats.
  • Analytical ability to understand and solve unusual or difficult reference questions by supplying information well suited to the user
  • Is self-motivated.
  • Skilled in using computers, including the Internet and able to learn new search techniques as they develop.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including building and enhancing diverse relationships.
Job Location
Cincinnati, OH, US.

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

Education
Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited school.

Hours
40 hours per week, schedule may include evenings and weekends

Salary
Grade 8: $40,060.80 - $57,616.00 per annum

Deadline
January 31, 2011

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