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 ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 111578 - P

 

JOB TITLE:                  Children’s Librarian

 

DEPARTMENT:            Library

Parker Williams Branch                               Southeast Harris County

 

HOURS:                       40 Hours per Week

Includes Nights And Saturdays As Needed

 

SALARY:                     $3,324.43 per Month

                                    Based on 26 Pay Periods

 

EDUCATION:  A Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school is required.

 

EXPERIENCE: Previous work in A/V, children’s service or a public library is preferred.


JOB SKILLS: The successful candidate must be customer service oriented, possess good communications skills and the ability to organize work priorities. Enjoys working in fast-paced team environment and has the ability to work well with the public, especially children, parents and teachers, and other library staff. Bilingual in Spanish is preferred.   

 

JOB DESCRIPTION: Implements and interprets library policies and procedures for library users and staff. Selects and maintains materials for children's collection; weeds collection and monitors expenditures. Plans and coordinates children's services and programs; presents a weekly storytime. Plans and implements special summer reading program including puppet shows, printed material and special events .Provides reader's advisory and reference services. Develops a highly visible public relations program for children's services within the community, including schools and other organizations; works with the Branch Librarian to develop budget request. Organizes and coordinates summer youth volunteer program. Maintains a current awareness of children's literature and services, and identifies curriculum needs in the community; plans and provides services to meet these needs. Attends monthly children’s librarians meetings, professional conferences, activities, and staff meetings and actively serves on committees. Obtains a minimum of twenty (20) training hours per calendar year; maintains an awareness of professional trends, methods and ethics. Performs other work as needed

 

EMPLOYMENT IS CONTINGENT UPON PASSING A BACKGROUND CHECK.

 

HARRIS COUNTY HAS AN EMPLOYMENT AT WILL POLICY.

 

CLOSING DATE:          Open Until Filled

 

TO APPLY:                  Click here for instructions.

 

UPON RECEIVING A CONDITIONAL OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT, ALL APPLICANTS ARE SCREENED FOR THE PRESENCE OF ILLEGAL DRUGS.

 


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