Library Systems & Services, LLC

Librarian 1 (Reference)

US-OR-Medford
2 weeks ago
ID
2017-2393
# of Openings
1
Closing Date
9/26/2017
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.

 

Love reference services? Ready to be part of an awesome Reference Department team? The Librarian 1 is the entry level position to the Librarian job family. Under the general supervision of the Medford Branch Manager, performs professional level library services and works both independently and with other staff to execute small to large scale projects. The Librarian 1 works alongside members of the Reference Department staff, Library Management Team and with other key stakeholders to develop policies, procedures, workflows and sustainable approaches for a variety of library programs and services.

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

• Coordinates and executes a variety of programs and initiatives for for the library
• Evaluates basic statistical data and prepares basic statistical reports and surveys for the library, LS&S management and other entities i.e. local government/customers
• Processes, creates and edits bibliographic and item records for the library catalog
• Maintains and updates the library social media presence and webpage and may support social media of other branches
• Provides reference and computer help to patrons
• Serves on committees and at times may serve as the chairperson for committees
• May handle opening and closing responsibilities; counting money, completing daily cash reports
• Be responsible for the collection management process
• Be a proficient readers advisor
• Know and understand the American Library Association’s Library Bill of Rights, Freedom to Read Statement and Freedom to View Statement, recognizing that freedom of access is a fundamental tenet of a public library. In addition to these freedoms, support client discretion of materials available at your local library/library
• Follow all legal and policy requirements related to patron privacy and custodianship of patron records

 

Qualifications

  • MLS or MLIS degree required
  • One year librarian experience preferred
  • Spanish speaking a plus
  • 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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