Full-Time LIBRARY SOCIAL SERVICE SPECIALIST
Will assist in developing and enforcing rules of engagement with challenging patrons and will serve as a linking pin with social service agencies in order to meet the needs of library users who suffer from anger management, mental illness, or addiction and abuse problems. Interviews will begin April 25th.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Master’s degree in social work or a related field with a minimum of five years experience working with the individuals in the above mentioned populations. Hiring preference will be given to those familiar with Weber County area services.
Must be able to work rotating shifts (seven days a week) and flexible hours (morning, afternoon, evening, and holiday hours) when the library is open. All Senior Library Staff will work a minimum of one evening per week and will alternate weekend shifts with the other employees in their division. They will also work holiday hours of equal proportion to those of other employees in their division. All Professional Staff (Librarians and Specialists) are exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act. They may be required to adjust their work schedule to accommodate emergencies, special projects, etc.; and to cover for those employees who may be on vacation, sick leave, etc.
While performing this job the employee is regularly required to lift up to twenty-five pounds, and occasionally up to fifty pounds. Must remove library materials from shelves at a aximum height of six feet; use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate computer keyboards, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to move about the area, talk clearly with customers, and hear customer responses. Must have excellent close vision and good distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to be able to walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in a library public service environment or in a business office environment.