Librarian I, Adult Services & Reference

Full-Time
Highland Mills NY, Orange County NY
Posted 3 weeks ago

Woodbury Public Library

Duties include:
• Plans, schedules, coordinates, and conducts programs for adults
• Operates computer systems to assist and instruct patrons with reference searches;
• Assists in assessing needs and development of adult collection to incorporate new material into programs;
• Prepares instructional and multi-media materials to ensure successful utilization of the library and its resources;
• Evaluates the effectiveness of programs, makes recommendations, and prepares reports as required;
• Performs online circulation, reservation, and overdue functions, updates records and provides interlibrary loan services;
• Provides reference services and assistance to library users;
•Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: A Master’s degree in Library Science or Library Information Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association and the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees and possession of a current New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate.

Preferred knowledge, skills, and abilities:

• Knowledge of and interest in library materials, bibliographic tools and sources, library methods and procedures, and library programming.
• Proficiency in library and office software – LibApps, Canva, and Microsoft Office.
• Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
• Ability to meet and interact with people and participate effectively in the cultural and intellectual activities of the community.
• Ability to creatively solve problems and effectively multi-task.

This is a full-time, 35-hour a week position. One evening per week and 2-3 Saturday shifts a month are required. Occasionally additional evening and Sunday hours are possible depending upon program scheduling. Hourly rate, depending on education and experience, between $26.4604/hr – $31.3564/hr. (Annually $48,158 – $57,069.)

A generous benefits package includes health insurance, dental insurance, NYS Retirement, paid holidays, vacation, personal, and sick leave. This is a Union position.

Please email letter of interest and resume by May 24, 2024 to Sara Johnson, Library Director, at sarajohnson@rcls.org using the subject line: Adult Services Librarian.

This is a temporary Orange County Civil Service Librarian I position. Must be eligible to take the Orange County Civil Service Librarian I Exam (63404 Librarian I). The position will be provisional until the exam is taken and passed.

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