Community Connections Librarian

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Company Name: 
Spartanburg County Public Library
Location: 
Spartanburg, SC
Job Description: 

JOB TITLE: Community Connections Librarian, Grade 23 (Information Area) LOCATION: Information Services, Headquarters DATE AVAILABLE: February 1, 2019 SALARY: $40,500 minimum yearly HOURS: FLSA exempt position, equivalent to non-exempt 40 hour position. Hours are generally Mon-Fri including some evening and weekend hours. One regular night per week, one Friday night every six weeks, and one weekend (Saturday and Sunday) every four weeks EDUCATION: MLS/ALA and experience working in a public library. PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING IS REQUIRED ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: • Collaborates with community partners, patrons, and other staff to plan, organize, promote, and present relevant, innovative assistance and programs for patrons • Oversees assigned special programs or areas of service for the Information Services Department. • Tracks and submits program statistics • Handles financial transactions and assists in preparing bank deposits; may request and complete purchase order requests • Participates in maintaining an attractive department including maintaining and promoting collections, displays and signage • Provides superior customer service with information requests, reader’s advisory questions, computers, digital devices, and other library equipment • Serves as Librarian-in-Charge when assigned • Remains aware of safety and security issues and takes appropriate action as needed; roves the library to maintain awareness of patron needs and security KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: • Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA Library School. • Comfortable and proficient with technology • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, a sense of humor, with the ability to interface with people from all backgrounds and age groups • Exceptional written and oral communication skills • Creative, flexible and organized with good time management skills and attention to detail • Ability to take direction and work independently or in a team environment • Strong work ethic with a willingness to take initiative • Proven experience in collaborating with others to provide appropriate programs for the public • Strong desire to work with the citizens of Spartanburg County to create, connect, and change • Driver’s license valid in the State of South Carolina with the ability to drive to other libraries.

Qualifications: 

• Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA Library School. • Comfortable and proficient with technology • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills that display a positive attitude, cultural sensitivity, a sense of humor, with the ability to interface with people from all backgrounds and age groups • Exceptional written and oral communication skills • Creative, flexible and organized with good time management skills and attention to detail • Ability to take direction and work independently or in a team environment • Strong work ethic with a willingness to take initiative • Proven experience in collaborating with others to provide appropriate programs for the public • Strong desire to work with the citizens of Spartanburg County to create, connect, and change • Driver’s license valid in the State of South Carolina with the ability to drive to other libraries

How to Apply: 

Send a resume and cover letter to hr@infodepot.org.