Job Description

Position: Librarian
Duration: 90 days
Location: Ventura, CA
Interview- Phone or in-person

DEFINITION:
Under general supervision, performs professional library work involving reference assistance, reader's advisory, public contact and program coordination.
Distinguishing Characteristics:
Positions in this class perform journey level work providing professional library services.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Answers reference questions and reader's advisory questions; assists or instructs in the use of the library resources.
    • Trains non-professional personnel to ensure efficient operation of the library.
  • Interprets and communicates library policies and programs to staff, patrons and community groups.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of programs and services.
  • Recommends additions to collection and services appropriate to the needs of the community.
  • Works with automated systems; performs searches of databases.
QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of: library methods, techniques and procedures. Library automation, audiovisual materials and methods; basic reference methods; principles and techniques used in bibliographic research.
Supplemental Information:
May be required to work evenings and weekends.
RECRUITING STANDARDS:
Education/Experience:
Comprehensive experience in library operations which has led to the acquisition of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities also can be obtained by the equivalent to a completion of a Master's degree in library service.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Special Requirements:
Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid California driver license.

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