Fort Dodge, IA: Adult and Teen Services Librarian – Fort Dodge Public Library

Contact Name: Rita Schmidt

Contact Email : rschmidt@fortdodge.lib.ia.us

Institution/Organization Name: Fort Dodge Public Library

Job Location: Fort Dodge, Iowa

Job Title: Adult and Teen Services Librarian

Application Deadline : February 24, 2017

Years of Experience Required:

Link to Job Posting: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/fortdodgeiowa

Job Description:

You will have the opportunity to serve as a member of the Library management team and will provide professional assistance in all aspects of Library operation, with a focus on adult and teen services and programs.  While working under the general guidance and direction of the Library Director, you will be responsible for providing reference and reader’s advisory services to patrons of all ages, programming and outreach services to adults and teens and promoting the Library and its programs and services to the community.  You will also have the opportunity to help hire, train, develop, evaluate and schedule staff.

As a successful applicant, you should possess knowledge of professional library principles, methods, materials, and practices as well as a working knowledge of reference methods and resources, information retrieval, programming and reader’s advisory.  Customer service experience as well as the ability to communicate effectively and work well with the general public, other employees and officials of other agencies is required.

A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution is required.  Two years public library experience as well as prior supervisory experience is preferred but not required.  The starting salary for this position is $47,081.00 with an excellent benefits package.  Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Resume and cover letter are required for consideration.

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