Friday, September 7, 2007

Branch Librarian Position (for Management)

Branch Librarian

Works with the branch manager and assistant branch manager to ensure smooth daily branch operation. Individual tasks may include working at the reference desk, assisting with collection development, maintaining branch displays, organizing branch programs, organizing special projects, training employees, and assigning work among staff.

Education: MLS from an ALA accredited program.
Experience: One to two years work in a library setting. No prior management experience needed, but prior teamwork experience is a must.
Skills: Strong reference and reader's advisory skills, extremely strong interpersonal skills, initiative, and a love for libraries and people.

"GCPL" will provide management training as well as matching the successful candidate with a mentor to encourage personal career growth. The selected candidate will have the chance to work with his/her branch manager and assistant branch manager to match the librarian's interests and strengths with needed tasks. Opportunities exist to work on system level projects and we encourage employee advancement in our library system.

Compensation and Benefits:
Salary Range: $41,900-$47,500, depending on previous experience
Benefits: Health, dental, vision, life, accident, and disability insurance; vacation days and sick leave, sick leave bank, employee assistance program (counseling)

Outstanding candidates should send a resume and cover letter to hiring manager Wanda Job via

a) Standard post: Wanda Job
Hiring Manager
1234 Fake Address
Sometown, SS 98765


b) E-mail: wjob (at) fakeemail (dot) org.

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 PM, Friday, September 21, 2007.

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