Children Services Librarian Level I and II

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Job Title: Children Services Librarian Level I and II
Closing Date/Time: Thu. 01/19/17 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Salary: $33.17 - $45.91 Hourly
Job Type: Full Time
Location: 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich, Connecticut

This class of position involves responsible specialized professional library work with an emphasis on services and programs for children and their parents, caregivers, educators, and other family members. It requires a strong public service orientation and aptitude, and working knowledge of information technology in libraries.

ASSIGNMENT LEVEL I
Responsible for providing quality patron service to children, young adults and adults in the Children's Services Department. As an accountable team member, participates in planning and goal setting, assessing needs and providing services in accordance with library policies and practices. Backs up team members, and assists others as needed. Some evening and weekend/alternate hours required.

Reports to a Librarian III, Library Manager, or Library Director.

ASSIGNMENT LEVEL II
Specialized professional library work requiring direction and coordination within the Children's Services Department. Responsible for ensuring the smooth functioning of all library services within the Children's Services Department by suggesting improvements, and implementing approved solutions. Performs both technical and back-up coordinative duties by applying professional techniques to library problems. Some evening and weekend/alternate hours required.

Reports to a Librarian III, Library Manager, or Library Director.

Preference will be given to current Town of Greenwich employees who are members of LIUNA.

ALL APPLICANTS, except for current union represented Town of Greenwich employees, MUST PAY A NON-REFUNDABLE FEE OF $20 which must be received by the Town of Greenwich Human Resources Department no later than the close date. Failure to pay this fee by the deadline will disqualify candidates from continuing in the process.

Please ensure that you submit your application prior to making the payment and that the application and payment are made by the close date.

You may pay online. To do so click HERE Or you may visit officialpayments.com and on the make a payment page;

  1. Select local payments.
  2. Next page select State or Territory, please choose from the drop down list Connecticut.
  3. Then payment entity, please choose from the drop down list, Greenwich, Town of Human Resources Dept.
  4. The $20.00 will populate the next field; please select the green make a payment button.
  5. On the next page please select your payment type and select the green continue button.
  6. On the next page please select the green accept button.
  7. On the next page please select the green continue as a guest button.
  8. This is the page where you will fill in all pertinent information and then select the green continue button where you will submit your information.

You must do this no later than the close date. You will not receive a prompt to make this payment.

If you choose not to pay on line, the Town is only accepting certified checks or money orders payable to the Town of Greenwich, Human Resources Department. Personal checks or cash will not be accepted.

If you wish to drop the payment off in person, the HR Department is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The fee is charged to defray the cost of processing applications. The fee is non-refundable and will not be returned if you decide you did not want to apply for that test, your application is disapproved, you do not take the test(s) or you are not successful on the examination. Also, the fee payment cannot be transferred to another examination.

QUALIFICATIONS
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

LEVEL I
Master's degree in Library Information Science from an ALA accredited college or university plus a general knowledge of library procedures and six (6) months experience in library services for children.

LEVEL II
Master's degree in Library Information Science from an ALA accredited college or university plus a general knowledge of library procedures and two (2) years of experience in library services for children.

SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS FOR LEVEL II:
Some positions may require hands on experience adding content to the online catalog or library website.

CAREER PATH:
A Children's Services Librarian I who successfully completes twelve (12) consecutive months of work following the six (6) month probationary period shall be upgraded to a Children's Services Librarian II conditional upon the following:

  1. The employee received a satisfactory rating in his or her most recent performance evaluation as a Children's Services Librarian I. In the event there is no current performance evaluation, the employee will be upgraded to Children's Services Librarian II.
  2. The employee has not received discipline within the past eighteen (18) months.

Examination: 100% Training & Experience Assessment

The examination to determine a candidate's eligibility for the position will be a Training and Experience Assessment. This type of examination requires that you completely fill out the application, adding pages for additional relevant information where needed, and attaching any documentation of certificates, degrees, other significant documents, etc. A candidate's eligibility to be interviewed will be based solely on material submitted at the time of application. Once the Eligibility List is prepared no further information may be submitted and no adjustments will be made.

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