Branch Manager / Youth Services Librarian, Livingston Parish Library (9-17) - Livingston

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JOB TITLE: Branch Manager / Youth Services Librarian
POSITION TYPE: Full-time Librarian
LOCATION: Livingston Parish Library, South Branch
STARTING SALARY: $22.60 per hour
SUPERVISOR: Assistant Director and/or Library Director
APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 30, 2017
ANTICIPATED JOB START DATE: Available Immediately

Livingston Parish Library is seeking a dynamic individual interested in working in a dual capacity, managing a team of South Branch employees and working with the youth of the parish. This position serves the needs of patrons who visit and use the South Branch, located at 23477 Hwy 444, Livingston, LA  70754.

NATURE OF WORK:

This full-time position has a dual role, branch manager and youth services librarian.

As a branch manager, this position participates in LPL's Management Team and strategic plan functions.  Applicants will need to be able to demonstrate supervisory capacity and enjoy managing a small team in a branch setting.

As a youth services librarian the individual hired will assist the Youth Services department in the development and implementation of programming for children and teens.  Applicants should enjoy engaging professionally with children and teens as well as adult caregivers.  This position will be expected to build community relationships through leading and participating in programs and classes for youth of all ages, including storytime. Applicants should possess exemplary customer service skills as well as knowledge and experience with early literacy programming.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is performed in a public library setting, subject to moderate noise. Must be able to walk, sit, stoop, reach, lift up to 25 pounds, stand, talk, listen, and use equipment such as a computer, telephone, digital equipment and scanner, fax machine, and photocopiers. Must be able to retrieve library materials from stacks for patrons quickly and easily. Normal vision requirements.  Some agility is needed to conduct story time using action rhymes.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid Louisiana driver’s license.

TO APPLY:

Submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references via Livingston Parish Library via this form (http://mylpl.applytojob.com/apply/LqTxDkNisj/Branch-Manager-Youth-Services-Librarian).

The chosen applicant will be required to provide official university transcripts and copies of diploma. Livingston Parish Library is an equal opportunity employer.