Master of Library Science degree (MLS) required. Must have 18 months experience as a MLS professional librarian in a public library. Six months supervisory experience required. Experience with archives and preservation of documents is preferred.
Trainee candidates must have at least 12 months experience as a MLS professional librarian in a public library.
Must obtain North Carolina Public Library Certification within 18 months of employment.
Selected applicant must have or obtain, and maintain a valid North Carolina driver’s license with an acceptable driving record; must have access to transportation; background check with local law enforcement agency required; and must submit to a drug-screening test and receive a negative result for the use of drugs specified in the county policy. Refusal to submit to testing or a confirmed positive test shall be basis for withdrawal of the conditional employment offer.
Provides in-depth genealogy and/or family history research services for the public. Orients and instructs the public and staff in the use of the library’s online public access catalog. Supervises, trains, evaluates, and schedules Local & State History and information services staff to ensure policies and procedures are followed, customers are given efficient, prompt, and competent assistance, and pleasant working conditions are maintained. Develops and conducts adult programs through the Adult Programming Council. Works with the Librarian II Youth Services to coordinate curriculum-based programming for school visits. Coordinates scheduling for the second floor information services service desk. Develops and presents proscribed training for the system to ensure the library’s continued delivery of fast, efficient, and accurate reference services through print and electronic resources. Works with the Training Coordinator to develop and schedule training. Oversees collection development work and purging of obsolete and/or worn materials for the assigned areas within the facility. Selects and recommends for purchase printed, audiovisual and electronic material in assigned subject areas to develop and maintain for public use. Supervises and assists with the development of bibliographic and database indexes and brochures to encourage and help the public find needed information in print and electronic formats. As assigned, supervises facility staff and operations in the absence of the manager. Researches, identifies, develops and prepares proposals and applications for public and private grant opportunities. Assesses Local and State History collections to recommend resources for digitization projects. Coordinates the digitization process with outside agencies. Discusses with supervisor work methods, problems, short and long range developments and/or plans. Participates in appropriate councils and committees, making recommendations for system-wide policies and procedures. Provides in-depth reader’s advisory services to the public. Oversees the Local and State History web page on the library’s website. Actively serves on the Web Team. Compiles, prepares and maintains reports, records, statistics and budget information for the assigned department. Evaluates services, programming, and materials collection for assigned department to ensure compliance with library’s five year plan. Works in collaborative efforts with other community agencies. Maintains awareness of library trends in the delivery of services. Periodically reviews the Local and State History Scope of Collection statement and updates as needed. This job description in no way implies that the duties listed here are the only ones the employee can be required to perform. The employee is expected to perform other tasks as directed by their manager or supervisor.
APPLY BY: Open until filled
TO APPLY: We accept on-line applications only. You may complete the application from our website at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/cumberlandcountync/default.cfm
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed county application.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Contact Ms. Dagmar Aerdelman at (910) 483-7727 extension 1305, fax: (910) 486-5372, or e-mail: email@example.com or the Cumberland County Human Resources Department at (910) 678-7653;
Library website: http://www.cumberland.lib.nc.us/ccplsite/