Executive Director
Jeanne Goodrich

Human Resources Director
Jerilyn Gregory

Board of Trustees

Keiba Crear, Chair
Michael Saunders, Vice Chair
Randy Ence, Secretary
Ydoleena Yturralde, Treasurer

Kelly Benavidez
Shannon Bilbray-Axelrod
Marilyn Francis Drake
Sheila Moulton
Felipe A. Ortiz
Robin Wadley-Munier

Regional Relief Librarian


Full salary range: $46,488.00 to $63,606.40 Annually*

LOCATION: Service Center, 7060 W. Windmill Ln. Las Vegas, NV 89113
OPENING DATE: Thursday, February 14, 2013
CLOSING DATE: Thursday, February 28, 2013
RECRUITMENT ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: DW13-011

THE POSITION:

This is a full-time position (40 hours per week). Selected candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule which may include weekends and some evenings.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s Degree in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association required; and experience in retrieving information from electronic devices required.
Selected candidate must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Nevada Driver’s License at the time of hire and maintain a safe driving record.

TO APPLY:

Applications may be obtained from the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Human Resources Department, 7060 West Windmill Lane, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

NOTE:

The Human Resources Department will be closed on Monday, February, 18, 2013 in observance of President’s Day.

To receive credit for completed college coursework and/or completion of a college degree, applicants must include a copy of all transcripts or other documentation along with their application for employment. Applications received without such proof of educational achievement WILL NOT be considered. Applicants that are interested in being notified electronically (via e-mail) may legibly write their email address on the bottom corner of the first (1) page of the application.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provides adult and children’s reference, reader services, and other services to children, young adult, and/or adult patrons and Library District staff by searching files, reference shelves, and automated library systems to locate requested information or materials; assists children, young adult, and adult patrons in the use of all collections and other library materials using the Library of Congress Classifications and also assists in the use of automated library systems, various indexes, and non-book materials; maintains knowledge of adult reference, reader services, the circulating collection, and YPL/Children’s services; assists the Department Head with collection development activities such as book ordering and weeding; assists with the maintenance of the collections; maintains compliance with Library District, Branch, and Department policies and procedures and explains policies and procedures to patrons and staff; exercises decision making skills; interacts extensively over the telephone, in person, and via e-mail with patrons, district-wide staff and management, outside agencies, and other libraries; provides information about district-wide activities, facilities, and services; assists with the planning, organizing, and implementing of special programs and exhibits for the promotion of reading and to encourage greater patronage of the Library District; performs shelf checks to ensure continuing physical maintenance and proper location of books, periodicals, and other library materials relevant to the assigned department; ensures the calendar of programs, activities, and events for the YPL/Children’s Services Department is updated when assigned to a YPL/Children’s Services Department; prepares and conducts story hours and programs for children up to 18 years of age when assigned to a YPL/Children’s Services Department; prepares and conducts programs for adults relating to children’s services when assigned to a YPL/Children’s Services Department; confers with teachers, parents, and community groups to assist in planning, organizing, and implementing special programs and exhibits to encourage and improve children’s and young adult’s communication skills, to promote reading, and to encourage greater patronage of the Library District when assigned to a YPL/Children’s Services Department; conducts tours of the YPL/Children’s Services Department for teachers, students, schools, day care centers, and other interested groups when assigned to a YPL/Children’s Services Department; decorates the YPL/Children’s Services Department with appropriate accessories for the seasons, holidays, and other events when assigned to a YPL/Children’s Services Department; utilizes personal computers, automated library systems, the Internet, and on-line tools and resources; operates library and office equipment including, but not limited to: copy machine, telephone, and facsimile machine; attends miscellaneous meetings and training sessions at meeting sites throughout the district; maintains a safe environment for both staff and patrons; assembles and arranges displays of books and other library materials; maintains and files records and reports appropriately to the assigned department; serves as “Person-in-Charge” as needed; provides community outreach services; participates in committee work when needed; compiles lists of materials of interest to patrons; assists in other departments as needed; and performs related duties and responsibilities as required.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for standing and walking, frequent lifting and carrying objects of light weight (5-10 pounds), and lifting and carrying objects of moderate weight (12 - 20 pounds); frequent bending, stooping, reaching, and pushing; minimal dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs, or body in the operation of office equipment; utilizing a keyboard, and sitting, or standing for extended periods of time. Tasks require sound perception, visual perception, and oral communications ability.

THE LAS VEGAS-CLARK COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Mission Statement: We enable the people of our community to pursue lifelong learning through our responsive collections, electronic resources and innovative services. Our inviting public libraries are the cornerstones of our diverse communities where children and adults can experience personal enrichment and connect with one another.

The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts to assist applicants with disabilities. If you have special needs, please call 702.507.6235.

PROUD PROMOTER OF DIVERSITY IN EMPLOYMENT