Librarian I – Youth Services -- Fort Bend County Libraries -- Missouri City, TX

JOB TITLE: Librarian I – Youth Services
SALARY: Beginning $36,519 annually
INSTITUTION: Fort Bend County Libraries
CITY: Missouri City

Interacts with library patrons to assist them in selecting materials and meeting informational needs. Searches on-line catalog, databases and print sources to answer complex patron inquiries. Directs assigned staff and oversees activities in a branch library or portion of the central library unit. Keeps statistical records of unit activities and prepares appropriate reports. Provides guidance and support to staff in the use of bibliographic and computer assisted services. Assembles and arranges displays and bibliographies of books and other library materials. Represents the library system at schools, community groups or professional associations. Plans and conducts tours and programs for adults or children. Instructs and trains new employees. May plan and review work of other employees. Recommends materials for selection. Assists in collection development and maintenance. In the Youth Services Department, assists with story time, Summer Reading Club, outreach programs and other youth related activities. Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.

Master’s degree in Library Science from American Library Association accredited school; knowledge of current library practices, and technologies. No previous experience required. Computer skills; good verbal and written communication, and organizational skills; interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with the public, other employees, and elected officials; ability to complete assigned projects in a timely manner. Night and weekend work required.

CLOSING DATE: until filled

DATE AVAILABLE: April10, 2017

Joanne Downing, Assistant Director
Fort Bend County Libraries
1001 Golfview Drive
Richmond, TX 77469

*Applications must be submitted through Fort Bend County website at or contacting the Jobline at (281) 341-8617.

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