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LIBRARIAN (RELIEF) - 40001757

Date: Jul 19, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

DEPARTMENT:       

Library

DATE POSTED:            

July 19, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

July 26, 2021

SALARY MINIMUM:  

$22.90

MAXIMUM HIRING SALARY:

$27.50

POSITION NUMBER:            

40001757

JOB TYPE:

Part-Time

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Provide on-call relief and emergency coverage at all Durham County Library locations. Provide excellent customer service utilizing automated systems at all service points, including the children’s and information desks, computer areas, circulation, and possibly on the Bookmobile. Provide reference and reader’s advisory services for customers via phone, online chat, email and in person. Assist the public in the use of library resources and equipment, including online catalog and online resources. This person performs a variety of duties that include, but are not limited to, issuing new library cards, processing reserves, collecting fines, shelving books, retrieving books from shelves, emptying book drops and checking in materials.

 

Must be able to work evening and weekend hours and have reliable transportation. Must be able to work at least 25 hours per week.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to learn and apply a variety of guidelines applicable to the work process.
  • Ability to understand and interpret library rules, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to use a variety of office equipment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain pleasant and effective working relationships with other employees and library patrons.
  • Ability to work with people with courtesy and tact in performing public contact duties.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

 

Requires a master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited library school.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Previous library experience highly desired.    
  • Ability to speak Spanish a plus.

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh