Chesterfield County Librarian in Chesterfield, Virginia

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in library science from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association; possession of, or ability to obtain, a Librarian's Professional Certificate issued by the State Library Board; one year of professional experience in a public library; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Working knowledge of the principles and practices of library and information science. Ability to adapt and apply traditional and emerging library technologies to include, but not limited to, mobile technologies, physical and digital information environments; plan and implement creative and educational learning opportunities that align with customer needs; operate a computer and related software, mobile devices, scanners, cash register and other common office equipment; communicate effectively orally and in writing with a diverse audience within and outside of the organization; develop and maintain effective professional relationships with internal and external customers; use good judgment and make sound decisions that support county/department initiatives and values. Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required.


Provide learning, reference and engagement opportunities to library customers by creating an exceptional customer experience (i.e. roving reference, interactive conversations, one-on-one learning sessions, personalized learning plans, etc.). Educate customers and staff about the use and evaluation of various information tools and strategies, including research databases. Assist with planning and executing quarterly programming and annual signature event as needed. Actively participate in system-wide councils/teams to coordinate service delivery and create content for documents and website. Apply knowledge of library collection, publishing and authors to meet the reading and viewing preferences of customers. Meet with community groups, school employees and others outside the system to provide library services and promote learning initiatives. Provide direction and structure to branch volunteers in collaboration with branch management team members. Serve as person in charge in the absence of management team members. Perform other work as required.


20 hours/week; Monday - Friday; shifts vary to include mornings, afternoons, evenings and Saturdays

Work Location:


Job Title: Librarian

Closing Date/Time: Thu. 11/03/16 5:00 PM Eastern Time

Salary: $22.93 Hourly

Job Type: Part-Time

Requisition #: 17-00197

Position #: Various

Department: Library