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Librarian I (Amite Branch), Tangipahoa Parish Library (8-16) - Amite

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Librarian I
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:

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.