Library Systems & Services, LLC

Librarian 1 (Youth Services)

US-OR-Medford
2 days ago
ID
2017-2367
# of Openings
1
Category
Librarian
Type
Regular Full-Time
Jackson County Library Services

Summary

Jackson County is located in the lush southern Oregon region and offers residents a rich history, arts & culture, outdoor adventure, and fine dining. Area attractions include spectacular hiking and biking, the nationally designated "Wild and Scenic" Rogue River, the Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, more than 60 wineries, and dozens of concerts, featuring world-class artists, in classical music, jazz, blues, folk, bluegrass, world, pop and country music: http://southernoregon.org/things-to-do.

 

Jackson County Library Services is seeking an enthusiastic bilingual (Spanish/English) youth services librarian to join our Outreach team. This person will increase connection and support to Jackson County’s Spanish-speaking families and youth through outreach and programming for children ages 0-6 and their parents/caregivers.

Company Overview

LS&S is the premier and most respected provider of library management and data services to state and federal Government Agencies. We partner with our library clients to provide world class service and professional expertise; protecting their library investment. With a proven track record, we utilize a team approach - providing accountable, unique and responsive solutions to delight library users. With already over 80 locations across the United States, LS&S is on a rapid growth pattern with plans for expanding our business.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and deliver bags of books and provide bilingual storytimes to home child care sites where Spanish is the primary language.
  • Assist in planning and implementing children’s programming for families with children ages birth to 6 in Jackson County libraries and in community locations including child care centers, residential treatment facilities, housing authority sites and Headstart classrooms.
  • Provide basic reference and reader’s advisory assistance to child care providers.
  • Develop and maintain a collection of age appropriate material in Spanish and English to support the outreach program.
  • Educate families in the community about library services.
  • Prepare presentations and lead program activities such as Ready to Read early literacy presentations in English and Spanish.
  • Promote early education opportunities within the library and in partnership with organizations such as Headstart, Southern Oregon Early Learning Services and Child Care Resource Network.

Qualifications

  • MLS or MLIS degree required
  • One year of librarian experience preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of online library databases and services
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills– both verbal and written
  • Able to work a flexible schedule including weekdays, evenings and weekends 

EEO

Employment with LS&S is strictly contingent upon the successful completion of our extensive background and reference check process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. To be considered for the job, all applicants must submit their application online at https://careers-lssi.icims.com/.

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