Children's Services/Young Adult Librarian

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Company Name: 
Dorchester County Library
Location: 
St. George, SC
Job Description: 

Develops, schedules and presents age appropriate children and young adult programs and activities which include handling the registration process for programs and preparing all support materials needed, i.e. craft materials, name tags, audio-visual materials, booklists, etc.

Acts as a liaison between elementary, middle and high schools and the Library, and represents the Library regarding elementary and young adult activities throughout the community.

Plans and provides outreach programming throughout the community or library system as needed.

Coordinates with other children’s services personnel as required to provide coordinated system-wide children’s programming and services. Creates displays of library information and/or books. Coordinates the young adult volunteer program; trains, supervises and reviews the work of assigned volunteers. Provides basic readers’ advisory and reference services; assists Library patrons in using various resources and equipment of the Library, including the Internet, online catalog and electronic databases; interprets Library policies and procedures to the public.

Performs circulation duties. Checks books in and out; registers patrons for library cards; places holds on books as requested; reserves audio-visual equipment as requested; processes inter-library loan requests; inspects returned materials for damage; verifies due date; computes and receives fines.

Qualifications: 

Requires a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited college or university. Must possess Professional Librarian certification from the S.C. State Library. Must possess valid state driver’s license. Requires two years and up to and including five years

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