Librarian I -- Young Adult Librarian/Coordinator of the Center

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Company Name: 
Anderson County Library
Location: 
Anderson, South Carolina
Job Description: 

Plans, coordinates and supervises Young Adult programming. Coordinates programming and use of the Center, scheduling, planning and implementing programming for all ages. In conjunction with the Head of Youth Services, helps maintain the Young Adult collection. Works under the supervision of the Head of Youth Services • Coordinates YA programs and services at the Main Library by: o Creating and presenting teen programming with the Head of Youth Services and Youth Services staff. o Creating displays, flyers, calendars and coordinating publicity with the Marketing and Communications Manager and other departments. o Utilizing hands-on training and collaboration with patrons in support of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematic) and other content and resources. o Liaisoning with organizations that work with teens, including Anderson County schools. • Coordinates use of the Center by: o Scheduling all programs that utilize the Center and all use of the Center for non-programming usage by working with library staff and outside entities. o Originating teen, adult and outreach activities. • Manages Center resources by: o Researching, recommending, implementing and maintaining the necessary equipment, furnishings, and software as related to the Center. o Facilitating use of Center resources throughout the system. o Keeping informed of trends and issues in the maker community. • Has working knowledge of such resources. Instructs and assists staff and the general public in using the Library's Center resources and equipment, for example: 3D printers, etc. • Builds and maintains community relationships. • Ability to create an approachable, beginner-friendly, experience-oriented atmosphere for patrons.

Salary: $41,556.48

Qualifications: 

(A) Master’s degree in library science from an accredited university and (B) Library experience preferred. (C) Teen programming preferred. (D) Experience working with community groups preferred. (E) One (1) year of experience working with creative technology hardware, software and related tools in a library, lab or educational setting preferred.

How to Apply: 

Send an Anderson County Library application (http://www.andersonlibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Anderson-County-Library-Employment-Application.pdf ) and a resume with three professional references (which include name, address, telephone and e-mail contact information) to Jane Mears, Human Resources, Anderson County Library, 300 N. McDuffie Street, Anderson, SC 29621 or jmears@andersonlibrary.org