JOB VACANCY NOTICE
Tangipahoa Parish Library, Amite Branch
Salary: $19.75 per hour ($35,945.00 per year)
Status: Full-time (35 hours per week)
Deadline: Until filled
Posted: August 2, 2016
Tangipahoa Parish Library is seeking a creative, energetic, and service-oriented individual to serve as the branch manager at the Amite Branch Library. The ideal candidate will be able to effectively apply the principles and practices of librarianship and have a strong desire to serve a diverse community.
The Librarian answers difficult reference questions; reviews and suggests books and non-print materials; oversees adult, teen, and children's programs; develops exhibits, booklists and promotional materials; attends community and professional meetings; participates in library public relations and outreach activities; assists in designing and implementing library and information services; provides supervision to assigned library staff; is responsible for management of the physical plant of the Amite Branch (approximately 16,000 square feet).
The Tangipahoa Parish Library system consists of a main library – Amite Branch and five other branch libraries. This position comes with excellent benefits including: paid medical, dental, vision and life insurance (employee portion), retirement with the Parochial Employees' Retirement System of Louisiana (PERS); holiday pay, and vacation and sick leave.
The successful applicant will have experience supervising others and possess a Master of Library Science Degree from an accredited Library School. Work experience in a public library is strongly desired.
To apply please submit the following:
- A complete application (available at any branch library, or to print out online at http://www.tangilibrary.com/Employment/tabid/80/Default.aspx )
- A letter of application
- Three letters of reference
- A copy of graduate school transcripts
Mail or deliver application materials to:
Barry Bradford, Director
Tangipahoa Parish Library
204 N E Central Avenue
Amite, LA 70422
The library does not accept faxed or emailed applications.