Librarian II – East Bank – Jefferson Parish, LA

Kind of Work:The purpose of this position is to perform professional level library work involving the independent application of professional library techniques and procedures. Develops and implements a variety of library-related programs and activities for children, including story times, library tours, and instructional classes.  Develops and implements activities for and promotes participation in the library’s summer reading program. Develops and implements public relations campaigns of various forms to promote and disseminate information to large groups, youths, and parents.  Employee assists with collection development, including weeding of the collection. Performs related work as required.  Position requires driving of a personal vehicle, thus possession of a valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record, and personal automobile with minimum liability insurance available for business use (business travel is reimbursed on a mileage basis) will be given preference.

NOTE: Work schedules include evening and weekend assignments; employee may also be required to adjust work hours or report to and work at the East and West bank locations as duties require or as directed.
Minimum Qualifications For Admission to Examination:Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an institution accredited by the American Library Association.

The examination will consist of a rating of training and experience to determine grade and rank on the eligible list.  Proof of education is required in the form of college diplomas or transcripts and must be submitted to receive rank on register.  Applicants must also supply complete and accurate information concerning their previous training and experience including a detailed description of their work experience, the names and addresses of all previous employers, and the dates of employment. The information is subject to verification. The Personnel Department reserves the right to determine the quality and quantity of education and experience.

DATE: 04/23/10
AMENDED: 09/26/14
RE-OPENED: 06/26/15