Employment

CURRENT AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Associate Manager (Property), Level I
The Weber County Library is seeking committed, energetic individuals to join our talented maintenance team, who help provide a clean, safe library experience for the community.

As a member of the Library’s supervisory team, under the supervision of the branch manager and System property managers, this employee creates a safe, clean, comfortable environment for employees and the public by cleaning and maintaining Library facilities and grounds; maintains building systems and Library equipment; performs seasonal care including snow removal and landscape maintenance.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee regularly works both indoors in a library environment, and outdoors on library grounds, year-round. Environment may be hot, cold, noisy and dusty, and near fumes and odors; use of environmentally-friendly, industrial grade cleaning products will be required. Some travel between library buildings will be necessary.

Maintenance employees must be able to work rotating shifts (seven days a week) and flexible hours (early mornings with occasional evening and holiday hours, and when needed for life safety issues associated with inclement weather) when the Library is open. Employees will alternate weekend shifts with other maintenance employees in their division, and will also work holiday hours of equal proportion to those of other employees in their division.

May be filled part (20-29 hours per week) or full time. $17.29/hr – $27.18/hr based on qualifications. Benefits: State retirement, sick, vacation, and holiday leave.

 

Assistant Specialist (Public), Adult Services, Level I
The Weber County Library is seeking motivated, customer service-oriented, technology-savvy individuals who can guide patrons to Library materials and services, plan and present family and adult programs, and contribute to a welcoming, lifelong learning-focused environment. If this sounds like you, we invite you to apply today.

Position Summary:
As a member of the Library’s program implementation team, under the supervision of the branch manager and adult services librarian, this employee works regularly at a service desk providing ready reference, readers’ advisory, and referral services to the public in person and over the telephone; participates in planning and presenting adult programs that support lifelong learning; performs support-level collection development tasks; provides occasional customer service at the circulation desk; sets up meeting venues; provides technology instruction; promotes the Library at outreach events.

Essential Position Duties:
Work regularly at the adult services desk providing ready reference, readers’ advisory, and referral to patrons in person and over the telephone; will be expected to work at other service points in the building as necessary for coverage and cross-training. Instruct patrons in use of the Library’s print and electronic resources, equipment, and technology. Develop and present diverse and enriching educational classes and activities for adults, incorporating the Library’s physical and digital collections in accordance with the Board Policy on adult programming. Actively promote Library resources, programs, and services during patron interactions. Contribute to the evaluation and maintenance of the adult fiction and nonfiction collections. Promote the Library at community events. Preserve safety, appearance, and condition of Library facilities and property.

General Position Qualifications:
Associate’s degree from an accredited university, or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities for the position. At least two years’ library or retail customer service experience required. Ability to communicate in more than one language preferred.

Position Requirements:
Excellent customer service skills. Familiarity with reading genres for adults and teens and/or nonfiction subjects and a dedication to reinforcing the Library’s commitment to the promotion of books, reading, and transliteracy through programming and readers’ advisory. Familiarity with standard software used in business applications such as Microsoft products, especially Word and Excel. Familiarity with current Web applications such as search engines, email interfaces, social media, and eBook and eAudio applications/commonly used devices. Strong organizational and planning skills, including the ability to perform multiple projects or tasks with frequent interruption. A commitment to public service and the ability to work effectively with a diverse patron base. Ability to implement Library Board policies and procedures. Understanding of the relationships and responsibilities of Library divisions and buildings. Understanding of Library mission and roles, and the general role of public libraries within a community.

Physical Demands:
These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, sit, talk, hear, crouch, crawl, balance, reach, stoop, and kneel. Must use hands and fingers to operate a computer. The employee is regularly required to lift up to twenty-five pounds, and occasionally up to fifty pounds. The employee must be able to remove library materials from shelves at a maximum height of six feet and push library carts weighing up to 175 pounds. Must be able to move about the work area, talk clearly with customers, and hear customer responses. Must have excellent close vision and good distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment and Schedule:
While performing the duties of this position, the employee regularly works indoors in a library public service environment. Employees must be able to work rotating shifts (seven days a week) and flexible hours (morning, afternoon, evening, and holiday hours) when the Library is open. All employees will work up to two evenings per week and will alternate weekend shifts with the other employees in their division. Employees will also work holiday hours of equal proportion to those of other employees in their division.

 

Web Site and Marketing Services Manager (Professional Business Manager (Support Services), Level I
The Weber County Library is seeking a motivated and talented person to lead our marketing team forward. If you are passionate about the Library and its mission, have specific experience with. Web site management and marketing to a diverse community, and want to join an energetic, results-driven organization, please apply today!

Position Summary:
As a member of the Library’s management team, under the supervision of the Library Director, this employee manages the user experience, appearance, content, and overall site operations while adhering to the Library's branding; manages a team of graphic designers who produce both print and digital content to effectively market the Library to a diverse customer base; oversees the application of current social media networking strategies to enhance the Library’s community relevance.

Essential Position Duties:
Manage the Library’s Web site, including user experience, appearance, content, and overall site operations while adhering to the Library’s branding. Manage a team of 2-4 graphic design associates in the timely production of print and digital content that effectively markets the Library to a diverse customer base. Oversee the Library’s social media presence to enhance community relevance and ensure a strong online presence. Analyze the Library’s patron user experience, providing customer service and specialized resources and assistance to employees and the public to improve daily interface and customer satisfaction; all output will include a commitment to diversity and anti-bias through images that reflect real-world users and avoid stereotyping. Oversee the curation of gallery and display exhibits: contact potential artists, supervise the coordination of exhibition schedules, installation, signage, sales, and advertising; propose traveling exhibits to enhance Library events. Collaborate with building and program managers to provide necessary publicity and wayfinding resources across the Library system. Develop and manage annual division budget. Supervise and guide employee projects while providing a creative problem-solving environment; encourage training and collaboration to improve job-related skills. Supervise creation and distribution of organizational support materials (in-house forms, policy brochures, etc.) Supervise employee proficiency with high-end output devices and modern print shop technology and equipment. In accordance with personnel management procedures, establish performance goals and conduct quarterly and annual reviews. Develop employee work schedules that comply with federal law, County policy, and the Library’s administrative procedure on scheduling. Evaluate and recommend procedures and policies. Preserve the safety, appearance, and condition of Library facilities and property.

General Position Qualifications:
Master's degree from an accredited university in visual communication, multimedia design, graphic design, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; additional emphasis in communications (marketing, UX design, or related studies) preferred. Competency using a content management system such as Drupal (preferred) or Wordpress and digital media editing software such as Adobe Creative Suite (preferred). Two years’ professional marketing/Web site management/graphic production experience working for an organization or business with multiple distribution outlets preferred. Ability to communicate in more than one language preferred. Portfolio required; please be prepared to share print or digital copy with the interview board.

Position Requirements:
Substantial knowledge of content management system such as Drupal. Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop). Proficiency in OS X. Proficiency in current graphic design techniques and trends. Excellent customer service, collaboration, and communication skills. Knowledge of modern print shop technology and equipment. Ability to coordinate an array of complex production tasks, set priorities, and complete work on time. Budget development and management experience. Familiarity with standard software used in business applications such as Microsoft products, especially Word and Excel. Familiarity with current Web applications such as search engines, email interfaces, social media, and eBook and eAudio applications/commonly used devices. Ability to assign, supervise, and evaluate employee work to obtain established results. Strong organizational and planning skills, including the ability to perform multiple projects or tasks with frequent interruption. A commitment to public service and the ability to work effectively with a diverse patron base. Ability to resolve conflict rather than create it, and implement change rather than block it. Ability to implement Library Board policies and administrative procedures. Understanding of the relationships and responsibilities of Library divisions and buildings. Understanding of Library mission and roles, and the general role of public libraries within a community.

Physical Demands:
These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, sit, talk, hear, crouch, crawl, balance, reach, stoop, and kneel. Must use hands and fingers to operate a computer. The employee is regularly required to lift up to thirty pounds. The employee must be able to remove library materials from shelves at a maximum height of six feet and push library carts weighing up to 175 pounds. Must be able to move about the work area, talk clearly with customers, and hear customer responses. Must have excellent close vision and good distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment and Schedule:
While performing the duties of this position, the employee regularly works indoors in an office environment or in the library print shop with standard equipment and associated low-level noise. Occasional travel among Library buildings will be necessary for art installations, display and event setup, and quality control of publicity material display space. Employees must be able to work rotating shifts (seven days a week) and flexible hours (morning, afternoon, evening, and holiday hours) when the Library is open. All employees will work up to two evenings per week and will alternate weekend shifts with the other employees in their division. Employees will also work holiday hours of equal proportion to those of other employees in their division.

Professional employees (Administrators, Business Managers, Librarians, and Specialists) are exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act. They may be required to adjust their work schedules and responsibilities to accommodate emergencies, special projects, etc.; and to cover for those employees who may be on vacation, sick leave, etc.

 

Librarian (Technical Services), Level I
The Weber County Library is seeking a motivated, energetic Technical Services professional to join our dynamic team. If you are eager to make a difference in an organization committed to lifelong learning, and have a passion for cataloging services and enhancing the discovery of Library materials, please apply.

Position Summary:
As a member of the Library’s management team, under the supervision of the Technical Services manager, this employee performs original and copy cataloging and classification of print and nonprint materials; provides supervision and direction for support staff in the completion of their daily work; supervises the processing and preservation of Library collections; participates in the Library’s collection management process through materials selection and evaluation; transmits all book and material orders to vendor for fulfillment.

Essential Position Duties:
Construct call numbers by implementing current professional cataloging standards, tools, and resources, such as AACR2, RDA, LCSH, LCC, MARC21, in addition to local processing conventions. Classify print and nonprint materials using the Dewey Decimal Classification or other mandated system. Create original Machine-Readable Cataloging (MARC) records and update OCLC records to add to the Library’s online catalog for all formats such as books, periodicals, CD books, DVDs, blu-rays, CDs, toys, and eMedia. Oversee receiving and processing of all materials, including ensuring data integrity of the acquisition module. Contribute to management of Library’s ILS, including record management, public and staff functionality, and software/hardware updates. Contribute to management of the Library’s eMedia and shelf-ready bibliographic records, including demonstrating an understanding of ILS load table functionality. Perform supervisory duties related to daily operations, employees, and activities in the division. Provide feedback/input on employee performance. Develop employee work schedules that comply with federal law, County policy, and the Library’s administrative procedure on scheduling. Develop and present employee training on various topics, including acquisitions and materials conservation. Facilitate the Library’s acquisitions procedures by verifying and transmitting the System’s book and materials orders to vendor; checking cancelled orders list monthly to address nonreceipt of items. Supervise Library’s interlibrary loan services. Train staff to adhere to preservation techniques and mending procedures in order to preserve the Library’s core collections, when items are irreplaceable. Maintain accurate documentation of standing and continuing/open orders. Select, process, and evaluate print and nonprint materials using core collection guides, professional journals, and other industry tools and resources, adhering to the System collection management policies and procedures. Maintain a working knowledge of trends in publishing and literature, educational and developmental needs, and the library profession through webinars, internal training, meetings, conferences, professional literature and organizational memberships.

General Position Qualifications:
Master's degree in Library Science from an American Library Association-accredited program with emphasis in cataloging.At least one year’s professional experience working in original and copy cataloging services, resulting in working knowledge of cataloging, processing, and mending of materials in all formats, books, DVDs, CDs, etc. Ability to communicate in more than one language preferred.

Position Requirements:
Excellent customer service skills. Working knowledge of the latest cataloging standards, tools, and resources, such as AACR2, RDA, LCSH, LCC, MARC21, or other metadata schemes, and Dewey Decimal Classification, as well as Library processing conventions. Working knowledge of library preservation practices and standards. Familiarity with standard software used in business applications such as Microsoft products, especially Word and Excel. Familiarity with current Web applications such as search engines, email interfaces, social media, and eBook and eAudio applications/commonly used devices. Strong organizational and planning skills, including the ability to perform multiple projects or tasks with frequent interruption. Ability to assign, supervise, and evaluate employee work to obtain established results. A commitment to public service and the ability to work well with a diverse patron base. Ability to resolve conflict rather than create it, and implement change rather than block it. Ability to implement Library Board policies and administrative procedures. Understanding of the relationships and responsibilities of Library divisions and buildings. Understanding of Library mission and roles, and the general role of public libraries within a community Understanding of librarianship and its foundational documents, including the Library Bill of Rights, Code of Ethics, and the Freedom to Read Statement.

Physical Demands:
These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, sit, talk, hear, crouch, crawl, balance, reach, stoop, and kneel. Must use hands and fingers to operate a computer. The employee is regularly required to lift up to twenty-five pounds, and occasionally up to fifty pounds. The employee must be able to remove library materials from shelves at a maximum height of six feet and push library carts weighing up to 175 pounds. Must be able to move about the work area, talk clearly with customers, and hear customer responses. Must have excellent close vision and good distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment and Schedule:
While performing the duties of this position, the employee regularly works indoors in an office environment. Occasional public service shifts may be assigned to provide professional coverage. Employees must be able to work rotating shifts (seven days a week) and flexible hours (morning, afternoon, evening, and holiday hours) when the Library is open. All employees will work up to two evenings per week and will alternate weekend shifts with the other employees in their division. Employees will also work holiday hours of equal proportion to those of other employees in their division.

Professional employees (Administrators, Business Managers, Librarians, and Specialists) are exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act. They may be required to adjust their work schedules and responsibilities to accommodate emergencies, special projects, etc.; and to cover for those employees who may be on vacation, sick leave, etc.

 

HOW TO APPLY
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Paper applications are not accepted, you must apply online.

Additional Information: You may only apply for current open positions. We do not keep applications on file.

Questions or comments send an email to: jobinfo@co.weber.ut.us