Wichita Public Library has an immediate opening for a customer service-minded Reference Librarian with strong interpersonal skills. Candidates for this position must have a thorough knowledge of current reference resources with emphasis on fine arts subjects. This position is assigned to the Art, Music and Video Section within the Reference Division and reports to the Art, Music and Video Section Manager.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Reference services in art, music, and video subjects; media collection development for the Wichita Public Library system; and participation in system projects and teams. The successful candidate must be able to communicate clearly and concisely with diverse customers and provide prompt, accurate reference service.
Some evening and weekend hours are required.
Requires: MLS from an ALA accredited institution.
Preferred Qualifications: Subject expertise in art, music or film subjects, and experience working with library automation, electronic resources and the Internet are strongly preferred. Residency within thirty minutes lawful driving time of the corporate limits of the City of Wichita will be required of the successful applicant.
Salary range: $34,326 – $59,254. Offers of employment will be made contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug screening and the satisfactory evaluation of a police records check.
The Wichita Public Library is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, which actively seeks and encourages applications from minority candidates.
Application Information:Applications must be submitted through the City of Wichita. Apply online at www.wichita.gov. Applications received before January 14, 2008 will receive first consideration.