Librarian (or Associate Librarian) @ AL
Metropolitan Library System - Oklahoma City, OK

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Librarian (or Associate Librarian)

@ Almonte Library

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, you will perform a variety of technical and professional librarian activities of moderate to complex difficulty including providing information and assistance to customers of all ages; providing information concerning content and location of collection; performing reference and reader advisory services; performing collection management within assigned area; and may plan, schedule and present generalized programs as needed. You will need a broad and comprehensive knowledge of current library theories and practices to assist customers in person, by telephone, by mail and by fax to locate materials, obtain information and make effective use of library resources and services.

Salary and Hours:
Librarian - $21.09 per hour / Associate Librarian - $19.15 per hour. This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week. Selected candidate must be available all hours the library is open including evenings, Saturdays and Sundays. Hours are subject to change in accordance with the needs of the library.

Benefits:
  • Health benefits that include medical, dental, and prescription coverage
  • Vision coverage paid in full
  • Vacation Leave @ 8 hours per month
  • Sick leave @ 8 hours per month
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Great retirement plan (Defined Contribution Plan)
  • Scholarship reimbursement opportunities
  • Life and AD&D Insurance paid in full
  • Long Term Care paid in full
  • Long Term Disability paid in full

Location:
Almonte Library, 2914 SW 59th, Oklahoma City, OK.

Qualifications:
Librarian – a Master of Library Science or Master of Library and Information Science (MLS/MLIS) degree from an ALA accredited program is required for all Librarian positions. Six months of experience in public service work, preferably as a public librarian .

Associate Librarian – Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university supplemented preferably by additional professional training through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences, etc. Six months of experience in public service work, preferably as a public librarian .

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Understands principles, practices, and applications of library science and technology. While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is frequently required to sit or stand for extended periods of time, squat, use hands and arms, speak and hear, and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds .

This position requires selected candidate to have experience working with children and parents, knowledge of all genres of children's literature and childhood development, and the ability to plan activities suitable for children of all ages.

To Apply:
Online library applications forms are required; resumes alone are not sufficient.

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