Job Opportunity: Adult Services Librarian

Full Time or Part Time: Full Time
Hours: This position is non-exempt at 37.5 hours
Salary: $23.08 per hour

Description:
Under the supervision of the Program Office Manager, the Adult Services Librarian is responsible for high-level reference and subject matter assistance to patrons of the library. This position is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activities of a designated program and leading library staff and volunteers. Library staff, including Librarians, may rotate program areas and/or library locations from time-to-time based on organizational need.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct supervision to department staff, including planning, prioritizing, assigning, and scheduling work, reviewing work, and providing performance feedback.
  • Plan, develop, implements, and evaluate workshops, programs, and displays for Adult Services.
  • Ensure staff and patrons comply with Library policies and procedures.
  • Participate in the collection development process by maintaining budget, selecting, and weeding materials in assigned area
  • Collaborates with all library departments to enhance services and implement library-wide projects and intergenerational programs.
  • Actively participate in management team meetings. Present reports on department activity.
  • Develop partnerships with community organizations, local schools, and agencies to promote library services, materials, and programs.
  • Remain current on emerging trends in literature, programming, library services, and culture through consortium meetings, workshops, and other appropriate seminars.
  • May act as Person In Charge in absence of Director or Office Manager.
  • Seek out and apply for grants and additional funding.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s in Library Science
  • At least one year of experience in a public library
  • Open-minded and flexible team player
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent judgment and discretion in handling library matters
  • Good time management and organizational skills

To Apply:
Send your resume to mjohnson@calumetcitypl.org

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