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Position: Librarian - Outreach Programs
Position Starts:10/7/2021 Listing Closes: 12/6/2021 Listing Submitted: 10/7/2021
Position Description: The Program Outreach Librarian is responsible for identifying and interpreting needs in the community for customers of all ages. Plan and implement programs for all ages to encourage library usage and foster community relations. Lead Innovation Lab activities for all ages. Provide exceptional customer service, reference, and readers' advisory; and assist library patrons in the use of library services, facilities, and equipment. Exemplify the high standards and expectations for the library system in its daily operations and services.

Lone Star College (LSC)–Tomball Community Library is a joint library in partnership between LSC-Tomball and Harris County Public Library and serves academic and public communities. This position will serve communities at the LSC-Tomball Community Library, the Lone Star College-Creekside Center, and other Northwest Houston locations as determined by future outreach needs.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Plan, coordinate, and promote services and programs, summer reading and other special events for all ages. Responsible for Innovation Lab activities for all ages.
-Identify information needs in the community and plan and provide services to meet these needs.
-Provide reader's advisory and reference services
-Develop and sustain partnerships with college departments, local schools and
-Organizations in serving adult customers
-Develop an engaging and attractive library collection through awareness of current literature trends
-Attend staff meetings, activities, and/or professional conferences, and actively serve on committees
-Implement knowledge of current trends in library services and programs
-Other duties as assigned


Institution: Harris County Public Library
Type of Library: Public
City: Tomball, Texas, Texas
Annual Salary: See comment below
Salary Comment: $21.64 per hour
Telephone: (713) 274-6600 Fax: 
Email Address: hr@hcpl.net
Website Address: www.hcpl.net
Required Education: Masters of Library Science
Required Experience: -At least 1 year of Customer Service experience
-At Least 1 year of Maker Space experience
-Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
-Excellent communication skills (verbal & written)
-Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and foster teamwork in a diverse environment
-Ability to work well with public and staff members
-Proficient with Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
-Proficient with the Internet and Office 365
-Must use your personal mobile device for our Multifactor Authentication process

Contact: James Dinkins
Send Resume to: hr@hcpl.net; please include job title in the subject of your email.
Special Instructions: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge and skills must be documented on your job application. You may attach a resume to the application as supporting documentation, but ONLY information stated on the application will be used for consideration. Due to a high volume of applications positions may close prior to the advertised closing date.
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