Job Posting Details

Associate Librarian - Children's

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Department:Library
Open Date:November 3, 2017
Close Date:November 13, 2017
Salary Range:$15.22 - $23.53/Hour (Starting salary commensurate with qualifications)
Number of Openings:1
Employment Type:Full-time

Job Description

General Purpose
Under general supervision from a Library Administrator, performs paraprofessional library duties.
Example of Duties
(Any one position does not include all of the duties listed; nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class).  Provides assistance and guidance to library patrons by responding to reference questions; locates information sources; provides guidance regarding specific books and authors; researches reference questions using the library’s electronic information services.  May oversee activities in the absence of an administrative superior; assists at the circulation desk when necessary; assists staff in resolving difficult situations with patrons. Instructs patrons in the use of the library, the public access catalog, and other electronic resources. Performs collection analysis; participates in special ordering projects to recommend books and library materials for purchase; performs routine collection development and maintenance tasks.  May perform specialized duties related to a specific area of library service, such as children's services, young adult services, systems automation, programming, statistics, social media and online content or materials selection. May assist a Library Administrator with systems administration tasks; assists in staff technology training and provide technical support for staff and patrons.  Operates a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all Utah laws and regulations.  Performs related duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor's Degree.  Preference given for work experience in a city or county library system.
Special Qualifications
Specialized knowledge and/or experience in a specific area may be required by the specific opening.  Must furnish personal transportation for on-the-job travel. Employees driving a personal or a County vehicle for job related travel must possess a valid driver license and must operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner; new employees with an out-of-state license must obtain a valid Utah Driver License within sixty (60) days of hire date (exceptions for military personnel and their dependents).   Employees driving a personal vehicle while on county business must maintain the minimum vehicle liability insurance as specified in the Utah Code.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Working knowledge of:  library reference sources, of the Dewey Decimal system, and computers.  Skill in: using all applicable computer hardware and software applications.  This position may require the driving of a motor vehicle; skill in operating a motor vehicle in a safe manner; ability to insure motor vehicle is operating in a safe manner; knowledge of Utah motor vehicle rules and regulations.  Ability to: work day and evening shifts, and rotating Saturdays; follow written and oral instructions; interact and communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) with patrons and other employees; establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, employees, other agencies, and the general public.
Important Information
Davis County is a drug-free workplace.  All successful applicants for positions in the County must successfully pass a drug screen prior to employment.



Contact Information

Physical Address
Davis County Admin Building
61 South Main Street, Suite 305
Farmington, Utah 84025

Mailing Address
Davis County Human Resources
P.O. Box 618
Farmington, Utah 84025

Phone Numbers
(801) 451-3415 :: Main
(801) 451-3228 :: TDD
(801) 451-3484 :: Job Hotline

Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(except legal holidays)

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