Chesterfield County Librarian - Collection Management in Chesterfield, Virginia

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in library science from a graduate program accredited by the American Library Association; possess, or ability to obtain, a Librarian's Professional Certificate by the State of Virginia; one year of professional experience in a public library to include experience with standard library information technology tools and resources related to librarianship such as operating relevant PC hardware/software, searching the Internet and information databases, and using social media applications; 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 emerging library technologies; to operate a personal computer and related software and other standard office equipment; to communicate effectively orally and in writing; to interact with a variety of people from different cultures and backgrounds and of varying ages; to develop and maintain effective working with internal and external customers. Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required.


Evaluates, selects, maintains and develops assigned areas of the collection system-wide in multiple formats while maintaining the balance, relevance, and appeal of the collection; exercise professional judgment to anticipate collection demand; address member and staff requests and to analyze, identify and respond to collection needs; uses statistical data and reports to monitor use patterns, training needs and collection gaps; provides information and reader's advisory to the public by answering queries related to collection management and development; contributes to library work committees and partnerships; develops guidelines for projects and procedures in all areas of subject responsibility; acts as the system-wide resource person in all subjects assigned for materials and services which includes the development of collection weeding guidelines. Perform other work as required.


Monday - Friday; 8:30a.m. - 5:00p.m.

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Job Title: Librarian - Collection Management

Closing Date/Time: Thu. 06/29/17 5:00 PM Eastern Time

Salary: $48,169.00 Annually

Job Type: Full-Time

Requisition #: 18-00032

Position #: LIBRAR0007

Department: Library