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Adult and Digital Services Librarian

PADUCAH, KY 42001

Posted: 02/20/2019 Industry: Industrial Job Number: 000048VF Pay Rate: 0.00
JOB SUMMARY:

Under direction of the Adult Services manager, the Adult and Digital Services Librarian develops and delivers technology instruction to patrons. As a core member of the library s technology and social media teams, the person in this position provides recommendations about automation, database, and technology needs as well as creates content for social media platforms. The Adult and Digital Services Librarian has collection development responsibilities as assigned by the Adult Services manager, and also regularly provides information desk coverage. The person in this position will use statistics and analytic data to identify usage patterns and trends, and make and implement recommendations on programs and services accordingly. In addition, the Adult and Digital Services Librarian will assist with marketing and outreach campaigns to promote library programs and services.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide computer assistance for patrons involving computer hardware, applications, and office equipment, teaching digital literacy skills as applicable
In collaboration with the Technology Team, designs, plans, implements and evaluates the present and future technological and automation needs of the Library, making recommendations for implementation to Administration
As head of the Social Media Team, oversees day-to-day management of Library's social media channels
Promote the library and its services via traditional media channels such as press releases
Keeps current of new technological procedures, processes and equipment
Work with technology vendors to coordinate delivery of services
Provides technology-related programs and services for adults, both in the library and at offsite locations as outreach
Performs various tasks associated with library information services, including but not limited to providing research, directional, referral, and technology assistance in response to customer questions
Maintains an assigned portion of the collection through selection and weeding
May serve as the in-charge staff person as needed
Develop partnerships with groups, businesses, and agencies, and plan and coordinate outreach events to promote the library throughout the community
May plan and direct the work of assistants, clerks, and/or volunteers
May assist with special projects, grant writing, and other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

ALA accredited MLS preferred; an undergraduate degree and some graduate level library science coursework required
Experience with using computers, automation and office software, and technology in a library setting
Experience with teaching technology classes in a library setting
Excellent verbal and written English communication skills

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Working knowledge of library methods and procedures
Ability to use library technology and equipment
Working knowledge of English grammar and spelling
Willingness and ability to speak in front of groups
Willingness to maintain skills in above mentioned areas through active participation in appropriate library skills learning experiences

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Performs in a climate-controlled environment. Routinely and intermittently exposed to computer screens. May be required to lift light to medium weights, e.G. Lifting books and audiovisual equipment and pushing book carts. Position entails bending, stooping, reaching and standing on a daily basis.
Hand-eye coordination necessary to operate computers and various office equipment.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, de

Leah Wellenstein
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