DATE ENTERED: May 31, 2019
POSITION:    Librarian
LOCATION:   Chesterfield County Public Library, VA
SALARY:      Hourly rate: $23.39
APPLY BY:  11:59pm June 09, 2019

Chesterfield County Public Library
Hourly rate: $23.39
Deadline: 11:59pm June 09, 2019

Chesterfield County Public Library (CCPL) is a non-traditional, forward-thinking library system.  We are passionate about providing access to information, facilitating engaging learning experiences and enriching the lives of our community members in innovative ways.  CCPL is currently hiring for a part-time Librarian who shares our passion and is willing to learn and apply the CCPL Way.  

Successful candidate will possess a master's degree in library science from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association; possession of or ability to obtain, a Librarian's Professional Certificate issued by the State Library Board; at least one year of related experience in a public library to include experience with standard library technology tools and resources related to librarianship, such as operating relevant PC hardware/software, searching the Internet and information databases and using social media applications; (experience as a professional librarian or experience working in a public library preferred); or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Working knowledge of the principles and practices of library and information science.  Willingness to learn and apply CCPL's approach (CCPL Way) to initiate interaction and engage customers.  Ability to adapt and apply traditional and emerging library technologies to include, but not limited to, mobile technologies, physical and digital information environments; to plan and implement creative  and educational learning opportunities that align with customer needs; operate a computer and related software, mobile devices, scanners, cash register and other common office equipment; to communicate effectively orally and in writing with a diverse audience within and outside of the organization; strong interpersonal  skills including the ability to develop and maintain effective professional relationships with internal and external customers.  Ability to use good judgment and make sound decisions that support county/department initiatives and values.  Customer-focused mindset; reliable; flexible and adaptable to change.  Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required.

The Librarian will provide learning, reference and engagement opportunities to library customers by creating an exceptional customer experience (i.e. roving reference, interactive conversations, one-on-one learning sessions, personalized learning plans, etc.)  Educate customers and staff about the use and evaluation of various information tools and strategies, including research databases.  Assist with planning and executing quarterly programming and annual signature event as needed.  Actively participate in system-wide councils/teams to coordinate service delivery and create content for documents and website.  Apply knowledge of library collection, publishing and authors to meet the reading and viewing preferences of customers.  Meet with community groups, school employees and others outside the system to provide library services and promote learning initiatives.  Provide direction and structure to branch volunteers in collaboration with branch management team members.  Serve as person in charge in the absence of management team members.  Perform other work as required.  
A Chesterfield County application is required and must be submitted online by deadline.  Visit to view instructions and to complete and submit an application.  (804) 748-1551.

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