To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter, application, and resume.
POSTING DATE: February 23, 2023 JOB TITLE: Collection Development Librarian- Fiction, Grade 23 LOCATION: Headquarters Library DATE AVAILABLE: June 1, 2023 SALARY: $41,310 yearly (Includes generous benefits package)
HOURS: 40 hours per week
- Friday 9:00am -6:00pm
Note: Must be flexible to accommodate
schedule changes may be asked to work other times as needed).
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
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
collection through holds lists, circulation data and community demographics.
Coordinate weeding with department heads and branch
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.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school
knowledge of professional library principals with collection experience
related to literary and genre fiction.
maintaining large budgets.
technology skills and experience with MS Office
build teams and exercise initiative, independent judgment, and flexibility.
interpersonal skills that display a positive attitude
of the role of equity, diversity, and inclusion in library collections
cultural and literary trends and knowledge of publishing industry
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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