Monday, February 25, 2008

Job Posting | OKC

Librarian (or Associate Librarian) Half-time @ Southern Oaks Library

Job Summary: Under general supervision, you will perform a variety of technical and professional librarian activities of moderate to complex difficulty including providing information and assistance to customers of all ages; providing information concerning content and location of collection; and performing reference and reader advisory services. This position requires exceptional customer service skills.

Salary and Hours: Librarian - $17.22 per hour / Associate Librarian - $15.63 per hour. 20 Hours per week primarily working evenings and weekends.

Benefits: You will receive 6 vacation days, 7.5 sick days and 10 paid holidays per year set by commission: 9 fixed days when all libraries are closed and 1 floating holiday. These benefits are subject to date of hire restriction and based on twenty hours worked per week.

Location: The Metropolitan Library System serves all of Oklahoma County through numerous community libraries and outreach sites. This opening is located at the Southern Oaks Library, 6900 S. Walker .

Qualifications: Librarian – a Master of Library Science/Library and Information Science (MLS/MLIS) degree from an ALA accredited program is required for all Librarian positions. Associate Librarian – Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university supplemented preferably by additional professional training through attendance at workshops, seminars, conferences, etc. Six months of experience in public service work, preferably as a public librarian.

Skills and Abilities: Understands principles, practices, and applications of library science and technology. While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is frequently required to sit or stand for extended periods of time, squat, use hands and arms, speak and hear, and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally up to 50 pounds .

To Apply: Online library applications forms are required (resumes alone are not sufficient). Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. You must fill out and submit your online application in order to be considered for this position. Filing Period: Applications will be accepted until final selection is made.

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