Full time position for an energetic, team-oriented young adult librarian under the supervision of the Young Adult Services Manager. Responsible for providing innovative programming, reader’s advisory, and information services to young adults on a variety of subjects. Promotes library materials and programs through outreach visits to local schools and community organizations, including those that serve disadvantaged and incarcerated youth. Train and supervise library assistants and conduct programming events in the “Teen Lounge”. Conducts tours for and provides bibliographic instruction of library services to young adults and school groups. In addition, assist Young Adult Services Manager in preparing schedules and timesheets, collects data on young adult programming statistics, and other information for monthly reports. Must be comfortable proactively seeking out customers to offer assistance in all areas of the library (desk, roving, e-mail, phone, or additional methods of communication). Must be able to get along well with others and to communicate pleasantly and effectively with the general public and library staff, orally and in writing, (public speaking included).

Must demonstrate knowledge, appreciation, and understanding of young adult materials, both print and electronic. Must have the ability to follow established procedures and to perform work requiring considerable detail; possess the ability to carry out assignments independently, show initiative in making constructive suggestions for improvements in services and collections. Must be courteous and possess tact and good judgment. Must be flexible to assume additional responsibilities as needed to maintain branch operations. Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree. Library experience preferred but not required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite, with the ability to learn and use new methods, policies and technical advances. Must use tact, courtesy and good judgement when communicating with co-workers and the public. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. Must have stamina for periods of walking, standing, reaching, and bending. Must be able to lift library materials including books, AV equipment, program materials and maneuver loaded book carts weighing approximately 50 to 100 pounds. Bilingual - English/Spanish a plus.

Eligible for or hold South Carolina State Library certification. A valid South Carolina driver’s license with a safe driving record.

Hiring Salary Range: $38,833.60 - $43,763.20 annually depending on qualifications.

Closing Date: Open until position is filled.

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