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

Provides professional library services in a branch library or central library unit. Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.

Interacts with library patrons to assist them in selecting materials and meeting informational needs. Searches online 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 an 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 is required.

SALARY RANGE: Administrative/Clerical Grade 10, $1,528.80 - $1,840.80 biweekly based on qualifications
AVAILABLE: Monday, October 18, 2021
CLOSING DATE: Upon filling position

All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.

Fort Bend County is an equal opportunity employer, committed to non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy status (including childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected military and veteran status, political affiliation or beliefs, or any other classification protected by state, federal and local laws, unless such classification is a bona fide occupational qualification.

To be considered for employment, all interested candidates must complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at

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