DATE ENTERED: November 19, 2019
POSITION: Librarian – Youth Services
LOCATION: Fauquier County, VA
APPLY BY: No date specified


Librarian – Youth Services
Fauquier County, VA

Fauquier County Government is currently seeking qualified and enthusiastic candidates for the position of Librarian – Youth Services.

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:
Performs intermediate technical work assisting patrons and providing reference services; does related work as required. Work is performed under general supervision. Supervision is exercised over subordinate library personnel and volunteers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:
Assisting with reference, children or other patron services; assisting patrons; providing reference sources; maintaining records; preparing reports.
- Staffs reference desk; answers reference questions in person and by telephone; uses library catalog, reference books, internet and various library and subscription databases to find information; maintains reference transactions statistical sheet; prepares various reports.
- Conducts reference inventory; reads and maintains reference shelves.
- Performs reader advisory services and maintains records.
- Instructs and assists patrons in use of internet catalog and print materials.
- Checks catalog for requested materials; takes interlibrary loan requests, verifies bibliographic information and forwards to appropriate person; notifies patrons of availability.
- Logs terminals on and off; troubleshoots problems; signs patrons up for internet use; verifies identification and assigns log in numbers.
- Assists with the preparation and presentation of various programs including internet classes, children and adult programs, reader groups, etc.; proctors exams.
- Works on bibliographies on various subjects; accepts patron recommendations for collection development; assists in collection development planning; assists with weeding various collections.
- Maintains County government documents; maintains state and federal tax forms.
- Acts as Branch Manager when required; opens and closes facility.
- Performs related tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of modern library operation; thorough knowledge of reader interest levels; thorough knowledge of library reference, adult, children's and other library services; thorough knowledge of library system computer applications; thorough knowledge of library reference materials and research techniques; ability to maintain accurate records and statistics and complete accurate reports; ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment; ability to communicate ideas effectively both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library patrons, associates and the general public.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an ALA accredited college or university; a Master's in library science is preferred, and some professional library experience.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Possession of Professional Librarian certificate issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Salary range $40,794.00 - $72,200.31 with an excellent benefits package.

For more information and to submit your application please visit https://eportal.fauquiercounty.gov.

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