Librarian III Technology
Prince George's County Memorial Library System,
Salary: $47,069 to $78,921
Librarian III Technology
Examples of Duties: Provides quality reference and readers' advisory services.
Promotes library services and collection usage while utilizing creative and
innovative techniques. Initiates and maintains local community contacts. Reads
and reviews materials; develops, evaluates and maintains collection to meet
community information and recreation requirements. Manages the technology lab,
including troubleshooting user PCs, minor computer hardware and software
issues. Provides user guidance relating to software programs and personal
electronic devices. May provide assistance with system wide technology
initiatives. Trains, supervises, coordinates and evaluates staff in
supervisory line. Plans and presents book talks and programs for all age
levels; plans and arranges displays. Compiles materials lists; maintains files
and indexes. Works in various departments or branches other than where
regularly assigned. Collects, maintains and evaluates data relating to branch
performance and program effectiveness. Keeps informed of professional
developments in technological services relating to community needs. Keeps
informed of professional developments in library service. Attends professional
meetings, workshops and conferences and serves on committees. Performs
circulation tasks when required. Performs other duties or responsibilities
that are related to the position.
Qualifications/Requirements: Possession of a Master's Degree in Library
Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited program and
three (3) years of professional library experience including supervisory
experience. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with technology trends and
standards. Experience with developing and teaching library/technology content
including but not limited to software programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, etc),
PCs and personal electronic devices (tablets and e-readers). Demonstrated
knowledge and experience in troubleshooting and correcting minor computer
hardware and software issues. Knowledge of characteristics of the service area
assigned and customer interests and needs. Considerable knowledge of library
policies, practices, goals and objectives. Knowledge of community
organizations, agencies, and resources. Considerable knowledge of both the
collection currently held by the Library System and that available outside the
System. Knowledge of sources and tools offering assistance in the selection of
appropriate age-level materials. Skill in program development and delivery.
Ability to effectively direct the activities of the unit assigned. Ability to
effectively supervise, including planning, scheduling, training and evaluating
staff. Demonstrated ability to deal tactfully and efficiently with a diverse
public, community organizations and staff. Ability to maintain records,
develop reports in a clear and orderly manner and make succinct oral
presentations. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment. Work involves
extensive standing; walking; reaching, stooping, bending, grasping and moving
objects; and use of computer, telephone and other office equipment.
Necessary Special Requirement: Professional Public Librarian Certification in
the State of Maryland.
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