DEFINITION OF WORK
The Librarian II performs original and copy cataloging based on current NC Cardinal and North Carolina State Library Standards. This position supervises the cataloging department and also oversees technology services offered by the library by providing training and support for patrons and staff.
Responsible for and supervises library cataloging operations, including bib cataloging and workflows in the cataloging department. This position supervises and trains staff performing copy cataloging and physical materials processing. Maintains quality control of records in the Integrated Library System (ILS) shared by members of the NC Cardinal Consortium. Stays abreast of current standards and rules to ensure library patrons and staff are able to efficiently locate materials. Classifies library materials and keeps records up-to-date and accurate. Works with NC Cardinal cataloging committee to ensure bibliographic record accuracy and to resolve database and access issues. Oversees and assists County IT staff in the maintenance of technologies in the library system (ILS- Evergreen; filter, internet, WiFi and printing services; STEAM equipment; etc.) Updates and maintains software on public lab computers. Oversees staff training on new library software and programs. Plans and facilitates technology training, workshops and classes for staff and patrons. Well versed in the various online library resources and able to train staff and patrons in their use. Assists and trains patrons in use of public access catalog, databases, Internet, self-service machine, genealogical, and other library resources. Seeks out grant opportunities for library services and assists in the management of grant applications and reports. Provides general library services at circulation desk; registers patrons; checks in and out books and other materials; empties book drop, re-shelves books and materials; shelf reads and straightens shelves, etc. when needed. Works as part of team in all aspects of the job duties as well as independently on tasks. Must be able to manage time effectively, meet deadlines, and work independently.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Master's degree from a school of library or information science program accredited by the American Library Association in library science, and minimum of one (1) year of public library supervisory experience in public library operations or programming. Strong technology background, excellent customer service skills required. Experience with Evergreen ILS preferred.
North Carolina Public librarian certification within six (6) months. Valid driver's license in the State of North Carolina.
Submit a cover letter, resume and a Lee County application to Lee County Human Resources, PO Box 1968, Sanford N.C. 27331- 1968. Position open until filled.
Pre-employment drug testing is required. Lee County Employment - How to Apply (leecountync.gov)
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
Lee County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disabling condition in employment opportunities.