Librarian II/Information Services – Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center, Fayetteville NC

TITLE:  Librarian II/Information Services
LIBRARY:  Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center
BRANCH:  Headquarters
CITY:  Fayetteville, NC
SALARY:  $41,132/Year

QUALIFICATIONS:  Master of Library Science degree (MLS) required.  Must have two (2) years’ experience as a MLS professional librarian in a public library.  Six month’s supervisory experience preferred

Equivalent Training/Experience:  Trainee candidates must have at least 12 months’ experience as a MLS professional librarian in a public library.

CONDITIONS:   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.

DUTIES:

  • An employee in this position is responsible for providing advanced library services to customers at the Information Service desk.
  • Responsible for the supervision and scheduling of staff within the Information Services department.
  • Coordinates/facilitates staff training. Acts as branch supervisor in absence of branch manager.
  • Hires, supervises, trains, evaluates, and schedules staff (permanent and temporary).
  • In conjunction with Branch Manager, screens applications for vacant positions; conducts interviews; performs reference checks; completes and submits all recruitment paperwork.
  • Assigns duties for projects and day-to-day activities.
  • Oversees and coordinates branch’s Book A Librarian service.
  • Compiles, prepares, and maintains reports, records, and statistics for the department.
  • Performs proactive reference; answers complex customer questions about information and technology resources.
  • Prepares and presents classes on basic and intermediate computer skills for the public.
  • Prepares and presents programming for adult and all-ages audiences.
  • Performs intermediate troubleshooting of library equipment.
  • Trains the public in the use of library resources and equipment, including online catalog and databases.
  • Resolves intermediate customer complaints; refers more complex issues to branch manager.
  • Acts as Librarian II Trainer for home branch and sister branch, working with Library Learning and Innovation Manager to ensure all staff receive necessary training.
  • Oversees, coordinates, and participates in collection management duties for adult reference, fiction, and nonfiction collections.
  • Keeps up with current trends and issues in librarianship via professional reading and participation in library-related listservs, webinars, etc.

AVAILABLE:  Immediately

APPLY BY:  Open until filled- previous applicants do not need to re-apply to be considered

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 or daerdelman@cumberland.lib.nc.us or the Cumberland County Human Resources Department at (910) 678-7653.

Library website: http://www.cumberland.lib.nc.us/ccplsite/content/employment-opportunities

 

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