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Information Services Librarian (Full-time) - Athens-Clarke County Library

Posted by: Joy Ovington

Posted date: 2017-Jun-16

Location: Athens Regional Library System

The Athens-Clarke County Library is hiring individuals committed to offering the best library service to our community, individuals who don't settle for the ways its been done, but instead look for ways to excel and improve. We seek enthusiastic, innovative and flexible individuals who proactively search for opportunities to make public library services relevant to all members of the community. ~ The Athens-Clarke County Library is hiring an entry-level librarian to join our Information Services team. The right candidate will be energetic, creative and tech-savvy with a passion for providing exceptional customer service. ~ The Athens-Clarke County Library is located in beautiful Athens, Ga., -- a vibrant and notable community, and the perfect place for personal and professional growth. We have a newly renovated facility, progressive technology and a dedicated staff.

IMPORTANT: See website link for job description details on Purpose & Scope of Job, Essential Duties and Responsibilities, Supervisory Responsibilities, and Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities.

This position works in the Information Services department. It requires excellent customer service skills, knowledge of print and online resources to assist library patrons with their information needs, and technical skills to assist patrons using our computer lab. The person in this job may serve as a library representative on local community organizations. This position also acts as a U.S. Passport Acceptance Agent. Reports to Assistant Director of Public Services.

Athens Regional Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Library is a drug-free workplace and requires a pre-employment drug test and e-verification of employment eligibility.
Job Title Information Services Librarian (Full-time) - Athens-Clarke County Library
Start Date
Library/Institution Name Athens Regional Library System
Salary $13 per hour, with benefits
Certification Required? Yes
City Athens
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Qualifications This position requires an MLS from an ALA-accredited university or current enrollment in an ALA-accredited MLS program with requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for the position; or a bachelor's degree and two years' public library experience, or any combination of education, training and experience that provides requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for the position.

Previous public library reference experience and bi-lingual ability (English-Spanish) is preferred but not required.

Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to operate a variety of equipment including computer, telephone, photocopy machine, & audio/visual equipment. Must be physically able to operate a variety of equipment including computer, telephone, photocopy machine, & audio/visual equipment. Must be able move or carry objects or materials. Must be able to exert up to 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, &/or up to 10 to 25 pounds force frequently. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those of Medium work.
Application Instructions Please submit cover letter describing qualifications, resume and online application, including 3 references as soon as possible (online at http://www.athenslibrary.org/homepage/regional-information/em ployment/lib-accl ). Tell us why you want to be a part of our team!
Web Link http://www.athenslibrary.org/homepage/regional-information/employment/lib-accl
Special Notes May require some nights and weekends ~ Athens Regional Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Library is a drug-free workplace and requires a pre-employment drug test and e-verification of employment eligibility.

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