Under supervision and within the framework of the Library’s policies and practices, to assume responsibility for the effective execution of the Library’s programs of service to adults in a diverse population characteristic to an urban setting and to perform professional work requiring substantial application of professional knowledge and experience.
Ranking staff member
As assigned, professional and non-professional staff members
Typical duties and responsibilities:
A bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university and a master’s degree in library science from an accredited library school. In exceptional instances specialized education, training and/or experience may be substituted for part or all of the educational requirements.
Two years of professional library experience or any equivalent combination of education, experience and training sufficient to indicate ability to do the work.
Broad knowledge of Library policies, practices, and procedures; extensive knowledge of popular book and non-book materials including reading and bibliographic tools and sources; demonstrated knowledge of the techniques of programming; demonstrated interest in community and library work; demonstrated ability and willingness to develop strong, interactive community relationships; demonstrated ability and willingness to assume responsibility and to carry out assignments independently; proven oral and written communication skills; Internet and other electronic database searching experience; demonstrated ability to work well with staff and public; initiative; dependability; good judgment; tact; courtesy
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: PSA / P / 2
Hours per week: 35