Librarian I - Adult Services

Job Title: Librarian I - Adult Services

Salary range: Hourly Rate: $18.53

Department: Library

Hours: Part-Time

Job Description:

Librarian I

(part-time up to 29 hours per week)

The City of Dover is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of part-time Librarian I in Adult Services at the Dover Library. We seek applicants who love working with people; have excellent and proven writing skills; and are comfortable and fluent with emergent technology. The primary duties of this position are:

Job Responsibilities

  • Providing customer service to patrons, including answering questions at the Reference Desk, locating library materials, performing research and readers’ advisory, and checking materials in and out
  • Performs collection development and maintenance; may assist with cataloging library materials, supervising receipt of materials, editing applicable records, and printing labels
  • Develops, plans, and organizes library programs; participates in and oversees program production
  • Assists with completion of routine library tasks such as shelf reading, sorting and filing of library materials, and paging.
  • Provides computer guidance/assistance to patrons and library personnel; performs computer troubleshooting as needed

Required Qualifications

  • Master of Library Science or Master of Library and Information Science Degree
  • Two years of library experience, or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • Requires work involving standing or walking, exerting up to 75 pounds of force on a regular basis, and moderate dexterity in operating machinery or office equipment
  • Strong customer service ethic
  • Make informed decisions independently and to communicate those decisions pleasantly and effectively
  • Requires evening and weekend hours

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A criminal background investigation will be required. Candidates may be given a job-related test during the interview.

To Apply Submit the Following

Ethical conduct and honest behavior are our basic organizational values. Candidates will be instrumental in assisting to make Dover a place where people want to live through our motto – Dedication, Ownership, Vision, Excellence and Reliability

City of Dover is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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