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HEADQUARTERS MANAGING LIBRARIAN

Posted by: Clayton County Library System

Posted date: 2017-Jul-05

Location: Clayton County Library System

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties
does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment
for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing
work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals; creates and types
schedules for library desk coverage; interviews and hires applicants.
Instructs users (patrons) in use of Internet, word processing software, and microfilm reader/printers.
Assists the public in searching for information using electronic databases; performs searches of electronic
databases.
Troubleshoots problems with public use computers; reports problems appropriately.
Supervises information desk; responds to queries and telephone inquiries for information.
Participates in the selection of books and other materials; recommends the purchase of materials for
collection development.
Creates tools to assist the public with research using electronic and print resources.
Supervises the maintenance of the adult fiction and non fiction collection at the headquarters library.
Supervises the processing of inter-library loan requests from patrons and other libraries.
Resolves problems for patrons.
Provides expertise and training to other library staff.
Plans and/or provides informational and training programs for adults.
Attends professional meetings and seminars to keep abreast of new methods, technologies, and
legislation.
Recommends books and other library materials to patrons to meet their informational or recreational
needs.
Records statistics on library usage; prepares reports.
Provides accurate answers for reference questions.
Exchanges information with branch libraries.
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS
Shelves reference books; checks in periodicals and completes requests for inter-library loans.
Performs other related duties as required
Job Title HEADQUARTERS MANAGING LIBRARIAN
Start Date
Library/Institution Name Clayton County Library System
Salary
Certification Required? Yes
City Jonesboro
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Qualifications Master's degree in library and information science from a program accredited by the American Library
Association; supplemented by three (3) years previous experience and/or training that includes
supervisory services; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which
provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must be eligible for Georgia
Professional Librarian Certification 5-B which requires an ALA accredited master's degree in
library/information science.
Application Instructions Please click on the following link to access the Application for this job listing.
Web Link http://weba.co.clayton.ga.us/empcgi/wap105r.pgm?wrkmde=A&wrkdep=5050&wrkccd=LI120
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