The Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library is currently seeking applicants for one position:
Adult Services Librarian
This is a full-time position reporting to the Library Director with the following responsibilities:
Assists the public at the help desk and serves as a model for department staff in those interactions.
Assist patrons with computers, computer use and technology-related questions. Consult with staff on solving patron computer problems when needed. Provide specialized assistance on an appointment basis or as needed.
Provide customer service and research assistance at the 2nd floor Help Desk.
Supervise time staff assigned to the 2ndfloor Help Desk and provide training for all staff providing desk coverage. Create 2nd floor Help Desk schedule.
Serve as the library’s technology expert and assist with technology planning and training. Oversee use of desktop computers and wireless services and devices. Assess technology needs and make recommendations for purchases. Evaluate condition of existing computer equipment and work with the Library Director to plan for replacement of equipment.
Serve as the library’s expert for scan station, time and print management software and print release kiosk. Work with WVLC computer technician to make needed changes and updates. Provide training and orientation for library staff.
Serve as the library’s expert for microfilm and microfilm equipment.
Serve as the library’s expert for online resources, including library subscriptions and subscription databases provided by the West Virginia Library Commission. Make recommendations for new resources; suggest changes to existing subscription services.
Assist patrons with any needs related to accessing online library services including online room reservations, access to subscriptions services, etc. Provide orientation and training for library staff.
Plan and deliver special topic classes (job searching, resume writing, using Microsoft Excel, etc.) in response to patron needs. Collaborate with Program & Outreach Manager on scheduling and work with library marketing staff to promote classes.
Manage 2nd floor operations.
Provide the Library Director with a monthly report of activities and statistics. Share observations about departmental trends and participate in planning.
Develops procedures for tasks, sets priorities, and reviews work assignments and work flow.
Creates monthly reports for the Library Director.
Other duties as assigned.
Maintain operating systems and databases
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, a Master’s degree in Library Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association preferred.
At least two years of library experience.
Technology skills and proven ability to learn and embrace new technology.
Positive demeanor; enthusiasm for working with people
Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
Must be available to work some evenings and weekends
Skills & Abilities:
Effective supervision of staff and volunteers.
Aptitude for learning new technology-related skills.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, user groups, community organizations, and volunteer groups.
Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgement in a variety of situations.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $27,000.00 - $34,000.00 per year
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Flexible schedule
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Retirement plan
- Evening shift
- Monday to Friday
- Weekend availability
Ability to commute/relocate:
- Clarksburg, WV 26301: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
- Library services: 2 years (Preferred)