Provides professional library services in a branch library or central library unit. Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.
Interacts with library patrons to assist them in selecting materials and meeting informational needs. Searches on-line catalog, databases and print sources to answer complex patron inquiries. Directs assigned staff and oversees activities in a branch library or portion of the central library unit. Keeps statistical records of unit activities and prepares appropriate reports. Provides guidance and support to staff in the use of bibliographic and computer assisted services. Assembles and arranges displays and bibliographies of books and other library materials. Represents the library system at schools, community groups or professional associations. Plans and conducts tours and programs for adults or children. Instructs and trains new employees. May plan and review work of other employees. Recommends materials for selection. Assists in collection development and maintenance. In the Youth Services Department, assists with story time, Summer Reading Club, outreach programs and other youth related activities. Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.
Master's degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited school. Knowledge of current library practices and technologies. No previous experience required. Some experience working with youth preferred. Computer skills, good verbal and written communication and organizational skills. Ability to deal effectively with the public, employees, and elected officials. Ability to complete assigned projects in a timely manner. Night and weekend work required.
STARTING SALARY RANGE: Grade 9, $1,294.40 - $1,524.00 biweekly based on qualifications.
AVAILABLE: August 18, 2014
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Upon filling position
All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.
FortBendCounty is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national origin.