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Information Services Librarian (PT) - Athens-Clarke County Library

Posted by: Joy Ovington

Posted date: 2018-Jul-12

Location: Athens Regional Library System

Deadline is JULY 13, 2018.
Athens Regional Library System, Georgia Public Library of the Year 2017, has an immediate opening at the Athens-Clarke County Library for an entry-level librarian to join the Information Services team. We seek an enthusiastic, innovative, and flexible individual who proactively searches for opportunities to deliver quality library services that engage the community and exceed expectations. This job 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 computers. The person in this position will act as U.S. Passport Acceptance Agent.

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.

The right candidate will be energetic, creative, and tech-savvy with a passion for, and strong commitment to, public service. This position reports to the Assistant Director for Public Services.
Job Title Information Services Librarian (PT) - Athens-Clarke County Library
Start Date
Library/Institution Name Athens Regional Library System
Salary $11 - $13 per hour, DOQ & experience, without benefits - Up to 15 hours per week; evenings & weekends required
Certification Required? No
City Athens
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Part-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 is strongly preferred. Bi-lingual ability (English-Spanish) is preferred but not required.

Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to walk, climb, stoop, reach, bend, kneel, and crawl in order to handle and manage storage and retrieval of library materials and equipment. Physical ability to operate a variety of equipment including computer, telephone, copy machine, printers, and audio/visual equipment; must be able move or carry objects or materials and to lift and place materials above head; must be able to exert up to 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 to 25 pounds force frequently. Physical demand requirements are at levels of Medium Work. ~ New hire drug screen required.
Application Instructions Please submit cover letter describing qualifications, resume and online application, including 3 references as soon as possible (online at ployment/libspec-accl ). Tell us why you want to be a part of our team! Deadline is JULY 13, 2018.
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Special Notes Part-time position of up to 15 hours per week, requires nights and weekends ~ Athens Regional Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the library may provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective employees to discuss potential necessary accommodations. The library is a drug-free workplace and requires a pre-employment drug test. Verification of identity and employment authorization through E-Verify will be required.

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