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POSTING DATE: June 7, 2023
JOB TITLE: Collection Development Librarian - Juvenile Selector, Grade 23
LOCATION: Headquarters Library
DATE AVAILABLE: August 1, 2023
SALARY: $41,310 yearly (Includes generous benefits package)

HOURS: 40 hours per week
Monday - Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Master's of Library and Information Science Accredited by The American Library Association Must complete pre-employment testing.

  • Responsible for curation and maintenance of Children’s collections according to the SCPL Materials Selection Policy.
  • Identify materials for purchase based on professional reviews, collection analysis and library trends.
  • Analyze and maintain balanced and attractive collections through holds lists, circulation data and community demographics.
  • Coordinate weeding with department heads and branch staff.
  • Collaborate with cataloging librarians to maintain and improve accessibility of materials in the online catalog.
  • Manage collection-related funds carefully and evenly over the fiscal year.
  • Substitute in other departments and branches as needed
  • Participate in cross-training

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school.
  • Thorough knowledge of professional library principles with collection experience.
  • Experience working in a public library.
  • Experience maintaining large budgets.
  • Strong interpersonal skills that display a positive attitude and an understanding of the role of equity, diversity, and inclusion in library collections.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Awareness of cultural and literary trends and knowledge of publishing industry.
  • Valid driver’s license with the ability to drive to other libraries.

The library accepts applications with cover letter and resume when a job position is available. Drug Testing is a part of the library’s hiring process. If you require any accommodations in applying for any position, please do not hesitate to ask. The Spartanburg County Public Library is proud to be tobacco free.

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