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POSITION TITLE: Librarian, Full-time

LOCATION: Downtown & Business Branch

POSTING DATE: March 7, 2013

REQUISITION NUMBER: 131034

Job Summary: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is seeking a librarian to join a dynamic team providing general and business reference services in a busy library serving a diverse clientele in downtown Pittsburgh.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Providing high quality customer service, including reference and reader’s advisory;
• Working public service desks, assisting customers with computer use, answering reference questions in person and on the phone;
• Planning, promoting and implementing library programs to meet the needs of a diverse customer base;
• Promoting branch and system-wide excellence through participation on various teams and committees;

Requirements & Qualifications:
• MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited school is required;
• Strong leadership skills along with a solid knowledge and an innovative vision of library services;
• Experience creating and implementing library programs;
• Experience with general and business databases and reference work is preferred;
• Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills, and a strong commitment to teamwork, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
• Commitment to providing high quality customer service in accordance with CLP’s philosophy and guidelines;
• Competent using new and existing electronic resources and devices, including e-readers; internet searches, and Microsoft Office;

Work Hours: 37.5 hours per week, including days, evenings and weekends as needed

Salary: $38,005

How to Apply: Interested candidates should apply online by March 18, 2013

About Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh:

Established as a public trust in 1895, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh serves the citizens of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County with a distinguished history of leadership among the country's great public libraries. Through its 19 neighborhood locations, including Main Library and the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh is the region's most visited asset, with 2.6 million visitors in 2008. Each year the Library provides valuable resources, programs, classes and training opportunities that engage the community in literacy, and life-long learning.

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