Librarian II – City of Reading

Deadline: Friday, March 10, 2023

THE POSITION OF: Librarian II
DEPARTMENT OF: Library
CLASSIFICATION: AFSCME 2763 – Professional
PAY RATE: $54,746.95 Annually, 37.5 hours/week

Position Summary

The primary function of this position is meeting the information and instruction needs of library customers by answering questions, assisting with computer use and digital content, developing collections in a variety of formats, and collecting and maintaining reference statistics.  Works closely with library administration to deliver adult programs and outreach services.  

Typical job duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Performs reference services
  • Participates in all phases of collection development in a variety of formats
  • Provides instructional classes for customers and staff
  • Creates reports as needed and recommends policy changes
  • Plans and provides adult programs
  • Participates in the activities of professional and community organizations
  • Advises in budget recommendations
  • Provides outreach to the community
  • Other duties as assigned

    Minimum Qualifications

    Educational Requirements

    • Master’s Degree in Library Science or Information Science from an ALA-accredited library school is required

    Experience

    • Three years professional library experience, or an equivalent of experience indicating ability to assume responsibilities involved

    Checks and Clearances

    • Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal Background Check
    • Mandated Reporting on Child Abuse
    • Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance
    • Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check

      How to Apply

      Qualified candidates must submit an application and resume at www.readingpa.gov under Employment Opportunities.  Questions – Please email jobs@readingpa.gov