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Adult Services Librarian
Woodford County Library
Main Library

The Woodford County Library seeks a dynamic, creative, energetic librarian with a strong commitment to public service. The Woodford County Library serves a growing and vibrant community of approximately 26,000 in the heart of the historic and scenic bluegrass region of Kentucky. Interested and qualified individuals should submit resume, cover letter and three professional references by 5:00 pm, December 16, 2022 to:

Stacy Thurman, Assistant Director
Woodford County Library
115 N. Main Street
Versailles, KY 40383 
sthurman@woodfordlibrary.org


Job Description
Under the general direction of the Library Director, the Adult Services Librarian provides programming for adult patrons, develops services for this age level, selects appropriate circulating materials for adults as necessary, conducts computer instruction for the public as necessary, and performs specialized tasks related to providing reference services for all ages. The Adult Services Librarian interacts with the public and other staff members. Evening and weekend hours are required.

The Library expects all employees to observe and develop our core values of: Motivation, Positive Attitude, Respect for Others, Strong Commitment to Customer Service, Sense of Humor, Integrity, Honesty, Tolerance and Flexibility.

Principal Responsibilities
Plan and provide adult programs for the library.
Evaluate, maintain and participate in the selection of print and online materials.
Troubleshoot technology problems for staff and public including issues with the Internet, social media, smartphones, tablets, eReaders, computer applications and library system software.
Establish and maintain relationships with local agencies and organizations for the purpose of promoting programs and encouraging community partnerships.
Attend professional workshops, continuing education courses, and regional and network seminars and meetings.
Schedule, promote and assist in setting up art exhibits.
Evaluate and prioritize the needs of the library’s adult services on a regular basis.
Assist with general desk duties.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Experience
Master’s degree in Library Science from ALA-accredited institution required. 
Working knowledge of modern library policies and procedures, methods, practices and materials; Knowledge of basic reference sources and research techniques; Knowledge of database and online reference sources.
Strong, proactive service orientation with excellent communication skills.
Intrapersonal skills to effectively work with the public and coworkers in a positive, professional manner.
Ability to work independently, set priorities and manage multiple projects.
Light to moderate physical demands.

Annual Salary/Benefits
$35,000/year plus excellent benefits package

NOTE: This job description does not necessarily reflect all aspects of the job function.