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Position: Librarian I - Adult Services
Position Starts:8/15/2017 Listing Closes: 11/13/2017 Listing Submitted: 8/15/2017
Position Description: Interacts with library patrons to assist them in selecting materials and meeting informational needs. Searches on-line catalog, databases and print sources to answer complex patron inquiries. Directs assigned staff and oversees activities in a branch library or portion of the central library unit. Keeps statistical records of unit activities and prepares appropriate reports. Provides guidance and support to staff in the use of bibliographic and computer assisted services. Assembles and arranges displays and bibliographies of books and other library materials. Represents the library system at schools, community groups or professional associations. Plans and conducts tours and programs for adults or children. Instructs and trains new employees. May plan and review work of other employees. Recommends materials for selection. Assists in collection development and maintenance. In the Youth Services Department, assists with story time, Summer Reading Club, outreach programs and other youth related activities. Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.
Institution: Fort Bend County Libraries
Type of Library: Public
City: Sugar Land, Texas
Annual Salary: $35,000 - $40,000
Salary Comment: 26 pay periods/ paid Biweekly
Telephone: 281-633-4760 Fax: 281-633-4798
Email Address: jdowning@fortbend.lib.tx.us
Website Address: www.fortbend.lib.tx.us
Required Education: Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited school. Knowledge of current library practices and technologies
Required Experience: No previous experience required
Contact: Joanne Downing
Send Resume to: Joanne Downing, Assistant Director
Fort Bend County Libraries
1003 Golfview Dr.
Richmond, Texas 77469
Special Instructions: Computer skills, good verbal and written communication skills; organizational skills and interpersonal skills. Ability to deal effectively with the public, other employees, and elected officials. Ability to complete assigned projects in a timely manner. Night and weekend work required.


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