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Librarian - Avon Park

Highlands County Board of County Commissioners Avon Park, FL

  • Expired: November 06, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Department:Community ProgramsReports to:Highlands Library System Manager (1146)Pay Grade/Salary Range:110 - $36,112.37 - $55,974.17Posting Expires:Until FilledGENERAL DESCRIPTION:This is a professional position responsible for this administrative work maintaining and supervising the daily operations of a branch public library.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:The following statements describe the principal functions of the job and its scope of responsibility but should not be considered an all-inclusive list of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned. Maintains branch library's inventory of books, serial publications, documents, audiovisual equipment, and other materials.

Assists groups and individuals in locating and obtaining materials. Provides general public with information pertaining to library activities, facilities, rules, and services. Assists clientele in the use of reference sources, such as card or book catalogs or book and...

periodical indexes. Describes or demonstrates procedures for searching catalog files. Assists with shelf location of materials selected.

Completes check-out/check-in procedures and other service related duties. Assists in the planning and direction of special projects and library promotions. Selects and recommends materials for purchase.

Catalogs and classifies new library materials. Reconciliation of the daily deposit. Responds productively to change and performs all other related tasks as required and as directed.

Maintains a professional and safe unit and work area adhering to established safety policies and the image desired for the organization. Consistently follows Board policies and procedures.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of the principles and practices of public library procedures. Knowledge of work methods and techniques related to public service work.

Knowledge of methods required to locate research materials. Ability to work in harmony with the general public. Ability to catalog, classify, and file library materials.

Ability to communicate accurately and clearly, both orally and in writing. Ability to enforce library rules and regulations protecting public safety. Ability to function independently of a direct supervisor.

Skill in the use of computers and ability to learn new programs as needed. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers, supervisors, directors, elected officials, vendors, and the general public.PHYSICAL SKILLS:Must be able to remain in a stationary position for 25% of the time. Must be able to inspect and assess daily email and postal mail correspondence.

Frequently operates various types of office equipment to include, but not limited to a computer and copy machine. Occasionally ascends/descends stairs. The individual in this position frequently communicates with the public, vendors and co-workers.

Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations. Frequently moves materials and office equipment weighing up to 25 lbs. Constantly works in an indoor environment.

Rarely works in inclement outdoor weather conditions. Rarely operates motor vehicle for up to (4) hours continuously or intermittently. Must be able to frequently position self to reach files and other office items located on high and low shelves or the floor.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Relevant Bachelor's degree.

A minimum of five (5) years' experience with daily library functions, paid or volunteer, of which two should have been in a supervisory capacity.LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS:Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver License.OTHER JOB-RELATED REQUIREMENTS:Disaster Essential

Highlands County Board of County Commissioners


Avon Park

Avon Park, FL
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