[Michlib-l] The Royal Oak Public Library is looking for a P/T Adult Services Librarian

Adrienne Breznau adrienne at ropl.org
Tue Apr 3 13:07:23 EDT 2018

We are hiring for a part-time Adult Services Librarian here at Royal Oak
Public Library.  Please apply by April 19, 2018.

Librarian - Adult (Part Time)*Location:* Public Library | Royal Oak, MI |
Public Library
*Days Worked:* Sun., Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat.,
*Open Until:* April 19, 2018 at 04:00 PM EST
*Job Status:* Part-Time
*Rate of Pay:* $20.00 - $26.00
*Details:* Please submit resume, cover letter and documentation of required
*Position Type:* Open Competition/Non-Civil Service   Apply Now

Job Description

Serving the Adult Services department of the Royal Oak Public Library, the
part time librarian serves at the public reference information desk and
assists with the preparation of tools to guide users to library resources
or promote aspects of library services and collections.

Essential Job Functions
*100%* -

A *Part-Time Adult Librarian *may be called upon to do any or all of the
following: *(These examples do not include all of the tasks which the
employee may be expected to perform.)*

   - Provide reference and readers’ advisory services
   - Provide advice in use of the library systems and resources, including
   print and online materials
   - Participate in collection development, evaluation and weeding
   - Assist with web content updates
   - Prepare library displays and bibliographies
   - Develop and implement innovative and exciting public programs

*Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Minimum Qualifications* -

A *Part-Time Adult Librarian*, *upon application*, shall have the following
training and experience:


   - Master’s Degree in Library Science or equivalent from ALA Accredited
   - Experience in a facility with online reference information and
   database tools


   - Two years professional public library experience

Physical Requirements

*The physical demands described here are representative of those that must
be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.*

   - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently
   required to walk, sit and talk or hear.
   - The employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or
   operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
   - The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel,
   crouch, or crawl.
   - The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
   - Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
   distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the
   ability to adjust focus to both print and electronic text.

Job Advertisement

The City of Royal Oak is located in southeast Oakland County, Michigan. The
city’s 11.83 square miles has a population of approximately 57,236
according to the 2010 US census. Flanked by I-75 on the east border, I-696
on the south and Woodward Avenue (M-1) on the west side, the city has
excellent highway access for residents and visitors alike. Approximately 15
to 20 miles northwest of downtown Detroit, businesses and residents have
easy access to the Ambassador Bridge and the Detroit-Windsor tunnel, the
busiest international crossings between the United States and Canada.

**For a new hire, where based on the facts and circumstances at their start
date, it cannot be determined that the employee is (a) reasonably expected
to be employed on average at least 30 hours per week (or 130 hours per
month), or (b) the employee is expected to work at least 30 hours per week
(or 130 hours per month) initially, but the period of employment at more
than 30 hours per week (or 130 hours per month) is reasonably expected to
be limited, and the employer cannot determine that the employee will work
on average at least 30 hours per week (or 130 hours per month) over the
initial measurement period City of Royal Oak will use the adopted Initial
Measurement Period to determine full-time status for the subsequent
Stability Period.*  *Employees in this position are not reasonably expected
to work over 30 hours per week over the Initial Measurement Period.*
Application Special Instructions

Submitting an online application through this site is strongly preferred. (
*Only*) if you are unable to complete an online application, you may obtain
an application packet in the Human Resources Office at City Hall, 211 S
Williams St, Royal Oak, MI 48067, or you may download an old application
packet by clicking here

Adrienne Breznau
Head of Support Services
Royal Oak Public Library
222 E. Eleven Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Tel: 248-246-3714 <(248)%20246-3714>
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