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Reader Advisor, GPLS

Posted by: GPLS Webmaster

Posted date: 2014-Jun-25

Location: Georgia Public Library Service

Provides reader advisory services to patrons of the library on the phone or in person

Prepare bibliographies of reading interest for patrons.

Assist in promotion of library services by preparing articles to newsletters, blogs, creating bulletin boards, library display and other materials to that promote and enhance services

Staff the information desk on a rotating basis

Assist patrons using various assistive technology software and equipment

Provide technical support for the talking book players, BARD and any emerging technologies related to NLS services

Assists in the upkeep and maintenance of various databases as needed

Assists in the development and maintenance of the Librarys collection

Provide information about the library to patrons, service providers, and families

Provide referrals to patrons concerning other agencies that provide services to people with disabilities

Represent the library at conferences, workshops, and committees

Other duties as assigned.
Job Title Reader Advisor, GPLS
Start Date
Library/Institution Name Georgia Public Library Service
Salary Minimum Hiring Salary: S15.72 hr
Certification Required? No
City Atlanta
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> GPLS
Qualifications Required Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors Degree or 2 years experience working with people with disabilities in a library setting.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with people with disabilities Experience in a Library for people with print impairments; Knowledge of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Experience with assistive technology for people with print impairments; Basic understanding of computer operating systems and software, particularly Microsoft Office suite and various cloud based services that provide similar functionality.

Desired Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree or 2 years experience working with people with disabilities in a library setting

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with people with disabilities

Experience in a Library for people with print impairments

Knowledge of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Experience with assistive technology for people with print impairments

A basic understanding of computer operating systems and software, particularly Microsoft Office suite and various cloud based services that provide similar functionality
Application Instructions Apply online at the link below
Web Link http://usg.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=15064
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