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Job Title:Librarian - Local History emphasis
Employer:Johnson County Library
Address:9875 W. 87th Street
City:Overland Park
Description:The Johnson County Library in Overland Park, Kansas is looking for a Librarian to provide reference, information, and technology and reader’s advisory to patrons and other staff. Reference Librarians serve as the subject matter experts in one of several focus areas. They work closely with the Information Services Manager to plan, implement, evaluate and oversee all aspects of their functional area, including programming and outreach for the library system. This position will focus on Local History and bring that information to our patrons in new and exciting ways. Approximately 1/2 of the time will be providing direct patron service and the remaining time will be dedicated to Local History. This position will work closely with the Johnson County Museum, the Johnson County Genealogical Society, and local historical societies, among others. Responsibilities will include archival work; partnership development and maintenance; volunteer coordination; digital indexing and programming. There are opportunities for innovative programming, community engagement, digitization, collection development and more.
Responsibilities:See description
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library Science or related field of study; three (3) years of experience using popular software programs with demonstrated ability to learn new technology; and a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. One (1) year of public library service or other experience that shows a commitment to high quality customer service in an educational setting.
Preferred Qualifications:
Type:Full Time Exempt
Salary & Benefits:Minimum $44,347. Health, dental, vision, paid life insurance, paid disability insurance, HSA, FSA, retirement programs, holiday, vacation, sick and personal days.
Instructions:To apply for the position or learn more about benefits you can go to the Johnson County’s job posting page at this link We will not accept applications past midnight on April 5, 2017.
Contact:Nancy Myers
Date Added:2017-03-22 15:15:35
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