Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Librarian III - New Haven Free Public Library

Librarian III - New Haven Free Public Library. SALARY: $51,800 annualized, 37.5 hours/week. REMOVAL DATE: JANUARY 6, 2017. NATURE OF WORK: This is advanced level professional library work involving the planning and implementation of complex informational and/or technical services for the library system. The current assignment is in Community Engagement and Communications and serves as a resource across all Library public service departments in the application of interactive community engagement technologies and programs. Will develop community partnerships to promote maker technology and civic digital media in support of the Library's innovation programs and services. Requires the application of specialized knowledge, initiative and independent judgment. Work is performed under general supervision of senior supervisory or administrative staff. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Master's degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited library school (or its foreign equivalent); and a minimum of 6 years' experience in professional library work; and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Extensive working knowledge of computer information services, networks and consortia, sufficient to evaluate their application to specific library needs. Thorough knowledge of the organization and methods of research, and the means of communicating results in a subject area. Thorough knowledge of current computer developments in library services, systems and equipment. Knowledge of the principles and practices of library science. Knowledge of sources and procedures used in reference and bibliographic research. Knowledge of objectives of library service to the community. INSTRUCTIONS: In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an Application during the posting period. Applications are due January 6, 2017. Complete posting is available here.