Librarian Intern-Texas

Approximate Date of Posting March 16, 2017

 Position: Librarian Intern

Location: Bee Cave, Texas

Company/Organization  City of Bee Cave –Pubic Library

Bee Cave Public Library is again opening a summer reading internship opportunity that offers hands-on experience with children’s and teen programming. Candidates for this internship should be friendly with strong interpersonal skills, enjoy working with children and teens, and have a flexible work schedule during the summer months. You are a great fit for this position if you are high energy, have a passion for serving the community and enjoy an interest-driven learning environment. Will work with the right candidate to meet practicum and capstone needs. Our library is located in the center of the Hill Country Galleria, only a 20 minute drive from downtown Austin. For a complete description of duties, please see the Job Description on our website http://pl.beecavetexas.com/city-government/departments/human-resources. Some evening and Saturday hours required. Position runs from mid-May through early August. This position is tailored for students currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited MLS program. However, candidates with a demonstrated background working with youth also considered. Starting salary $16/hour. To apply please submit a resume to the email below and fill out an online application through the City of Bee Cave: http://pl.beecavetexas.com/home/showdocument?id=2884

Schedule/Hours 10-19 hrs. per week

Time Frame Summer, starting in May

Compensation: $16 an hour

Source Indeed  https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=34bbcab36e9b08a4&q=Library+Science+Summer+Internship&tk=1bbar0ueq1da8bao&from=ja&alid=5746e0c2e4b00f6d0c49474c&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=job_alerts

Description:

GENERAL PURPOSE

The Librarian Intern performs a variety of support services to the Public Services team in planning and implementing programs for a variety of ages. The position requires extensive contact with the public.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Work is performed under the direction and supervision of the Public Services Manager.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Supervision of library program volunteers as directed by the Public Services Manager.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in planning and preparing for library programs.
  • Assist in setting up, carrying out, and evaluating library programs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

PERIPHERAL DUTIES

Keep informed of library programs and services. Attend regular meetings with Public Services Manager.

Knowledge of policies and procedures and applicable local, state and national laws that affect libraries.

Maintain standards of excellence in customer service toward library patrons, and toward library and City staff.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Currently enrolled in an American Library Association-accredited Master’s program in Library or Information Science or equivalent. Demonstrated background working with youth.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Enjoy working with children, teens, and adults.
  • Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public, and with library staff and volunteers.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and work independently.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team, generating and sharing in the enthusiasm for the valuable work of the library.
  • General familiarity with public library operations and procedures.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED

Phone system, computer, photocopier, fax, bar code scanners, smart phones, tablets, e-readers and other various equipment necessary in the effective operation of the library, including Microsoft Office and library-related software.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk, hear, use hands to finger/handle/feel, reach with hands.

The employee is occasionally required to crawl and balance.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

The employee must frequently move heavy book carts.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The library work environment is usually busy and demanding. Must be able to work a flexible schedule of up to twenty hours a week which may include some evenings and weekends.

SELECTION GUIDELINES

Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check, job-related tests may be required, including a criminal background check.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: $16.00 /hour

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Website: http://pl.beecavetexas.com/city-government/library

http://pl.beecavetexas.com/home/showdocument?id=2884

Deadline:Unspecified

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