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3 Nov 2017

Full-Time Associate Librarian – Children’s

Davis County – Posted by Davis County Government Farmington, Utah, United States

Job Description

POSITION: Associate Librarian – Children’s


SALARY: $15.22 – $23.53/Hour (Starting salary commensurate with qualifications)

OPEN: November 3, 2017

CLOSES: November 13, 2017

JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision from a Library Administrator, performs paraprofessional library duties.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES: (Any one position does not include all of the duties listed; nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class). Provides assistance and guidance to library patrons by responding to reference questions; locates information sources; provides guidance regarding specific books and authors; researches reference questions using the library’s electronic information services. May oversee activities in the absence of an administrative superior; assists at the circulation desk when necessary; assists staff in resolving difficult situations with patrons. Instructs patrons in the use of the library, the public access catalog, and other electronic resources. Performs collection analysis; participates in special ordering projects to recommend books and library materials for purchase; performs routine collection development and maintenance tasks. May perform specialized duties related to a specific area of library service, such as children’s services, young adult services, systems automation, programming, statistics, social media and online content or materials selection. May assist a Library Administrator with systems administration tasks; assists in staff technology training and provide technical support for staff and patrons. Operates a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all Utah laws and regulations. Performs related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree. Preference given for work experience in a city or county library system.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Specialized knowledge and/or experience in a specific area may be required by the specific opening. Must furnish personal transportation for on-the-job travel. Employees driving a personal or a County vehicle for job related travel must possess a valid driver license and must operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner; new employees with an out-of-state license must obtain a valid Utah Driver License within sixty (60) days of hire date (exceptions for military personnel and their dependents). Employees driving a personal vehicle while on county business must maintain the minimum vehicle liability insurance as specified in the Utah Code.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Davis County is a drug-free workplace. All successful applicants for positions in the County must successfully pass a drug screen prior to employment.

How to Apply TO APPLY: Interested individuals are required to complete an official Davis County application on line and submit by the closing date listed above. Applications are also available in the Human Resources Office, 61 South Main Street, Farmington, Utah or at An Applicant Instruction Sheet describing important information is available. Applicants are responsible for stating their qualifications in an understandable manner. Incomplete and/or vague information may disqualify an applicant from further consideration. All statements are subject to verification. Applicants requesting Veterans’ preference must attach a copy of form DD-214. If assistance is needed, call 801-451-3415. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Categories: County. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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