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Job Title:Collection Development Librarian
Employer:St. Charles City-County Library District
Address:77 Boone Hills Drive
City:St. Peters
Description:Position Summary: The collection Development Librarian has a responsibility for collection development functions including selecting, overseeing and systematic weeding of the collection for all branch locations. The Collection Development Librarian works cooperatively with Library Managers and community members to identify the needs of the staff and public and develops plans to meet those needs. Assignments are given in broad terms of general objectives and the work is performed with independent judgement and initiative.
Responsibilities:General Duties: Position works with the Collection Services Group, District Managers, and other Public Service staff to respond to the needs of the customers. Coordinate the development of a balanced collection for the District. Monitor collection usage; identify high usage items that may need to be replaced; identify items for withdrawal or removal; organize systematic weeding projects for the District. Coordinate gift materials and recommend inclusion in the collection. With direction of the Collection Services Manager, assist with developing the annual materials budget. Manage annual periodical order updates. Stay current on the popular reading and research needs of library customers. Participate on special project teams focused on system-wide goals and programs.
Minimum Qualifications:Requirements: Candidate must have Master of Library Science from an ALA- accredited institution. One year related experience in preferably in collections services. Public library experience preferred. Knowledge of collection management software and vendor websites. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, Good tools and other general office software. Ability to create and present basic training sessions on collection development for staff. Physical Requirements: (Accomplished with or without reasonable accommodation) Candidate must have the ability to sit for extended periods of time. Must have sufficient clarity of speech and hearing to communicate with staff and customers. Candidate must have sufficient vision to review wide variety of library materials, written correspondence, reports and related materials in both electronic and hard copy format. Sufficient personal mobility to attend meetings at various locations throughout the District.
Preferred Qualifications:
Type:Full Time
Salary & Benefits:47,358.25
Instructions:For immediate consideration: Resume and cover letter with completed application can be returned to any library branch, emailed to, or sent to SCCCLD, Human Resources, 77 Boone Hills Dr., St. Peters, MO 63376.
Deadlines:Monday, March 27, 2017
Contact:Lisa Mason
Date Added:2017-03-17 16:04:41
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