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Type P
Entered 1/15/2013
Company City of Brownsville-Brownsville, TX
Position Children and Young Adult Librarian
Close Not Specified
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Description
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS: The purpose of the class is to supervise the children's department of the Library. The class is responsible for providing services and programs for children and young adults and for maintaining the juvenile collection. ESSENTIAL TASKS: Provides reference materials for children. Evaluates print and non-print collection.

Reviews and selects material for the juvenile collection. Plans programs for children. Selects, trains, motivates and evaluates subordinate staff. INVOLVEMENT WITH DATA, PEOPLE, AND THINGS DATA INVOLVEMENT: Coordinate or determine time, place or sequence of operations or activities based on analysis of data or information and may implement and report on operations and activities.

PEOPLE INVOLVEMENT: Supervise or lead others by determining work procedures, assigning duties, maintaining harmonies relations, and promoting efficiency. INVOLVEMENT WITH THINGS: Lead or operate or repair complex equipment that requires extended training and experience such as electronic telecommunications equipment, commercial video equipment, software used for programming custom applications; or the application of custom or commercial administrative software or systems, may involve installation and testing. COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS REASONING REQUIREMENTS: Perform supervisory work involving guidelines and rules with constant problem solving. MATHEMATICAL REQUIREMENTS: Use addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, and/or calculate ratios, rates and percents.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: Read professional literature and technical manuals; speak to groups of employees, other public and private groups; write manuals and complex reports. MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Perform professional level work requiring the application of principles and practices in a wide range of administrative, technical or managerial methods in the solution of administrative or technical problems; or the coordination of entry level managerial work; requires general understanding of operating policies and procedures and the ability to apply these to complex administrative problems; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results or frequent exposure to unusual pressures. JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS: Responsible for actions of others requiring development of procedures and constant decisions affecting subordinate workers, crime victims, patients, customers, clients, or others in the general public; works in a very fluid environment with guidelines but significant variation. VOCATIONAL/ EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE PREPARATION VOCATIONAL/ EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION: Requires a Master of Science degree in Library Science.

SPECIAL CERTIFICATION AND LICENSES: Valid Texas Driver's License. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Over one year and up to and including two years. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT REQUIREMENTS PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS: Light work that involves walking or standing most of the time and involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis, or skill, adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs on repetitive operation of mechanical or electronic office or shop machines or tools within moderate tolerances or limits of accuracy. ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: The job risks exposure to no significant environmental hazards.

SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: The job requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing, and speaking. ADA COMPLIANCE: The City of Brownsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the City to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.

BENEFITS: The City of Brownsville offers benefits including a retirement system, sick and annual leave, and health and life insurance. This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification.

This job description is subject to change in response to funding variables, emerging technologies, improved operating procedures, productivity factors, and unforeseen events. This updated job description supersedes prior descriptions for the same position. Management reserves the right to add or change duties at any time. This position is contingent upon continued availability of funds.

HOW TO APPLY: Application and resume may be submitted online at http://cob.applicantpro.com Equal Opportunity, Reasonable Accommodation Employer If you need an accommodation, please call (956) 548-6037 or (TDD) 1-800-RELAY TX Email: hr@cob.us