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City of Chicago LIBRARIAN II - Jeffery Manor in Chicago, Illinois

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LIBRARIAN II – JefferyManor

Chicago Public Library

BID/JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

These positions are open to thegeneral public and to all current city employees covered under the terms of theCity's collective bargaining agreement with American Federation of State,County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)- BARGAINING UNIT1, 3, 4 & 5.

IFYOU ARE A CURRENT CITY EMPLOYEE AND WANT TO EXERCISE YOUR CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS TOBID, YOU MUST APPLY ON THE BID ONLY SITE AT: www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS

(Oncethe website opens, scroll down and click on the button titled "BidOpportunities.")

INADDITION, YOU MUST CHECK THE BOX ON THE CAREERS APPLICATION TITLED"ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY", CORRECTLY ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID,AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT.

YOUMUST USE THE EMPLOYEE NUMBER FOUND ON THE UPPER LEFT-HAND CORNER OF YOUR PAYCHECK STUB LABELED "PAYEE/EMPLOYEE NUMBER."

(NOOTHER FORMAT OR SYSTEM CAN BE USED TO OBTAIN YOUR EMPLOYEE NUMBER).

FAILURETO CHECK THE "ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY" BOX, ENTER YOUREMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT WILL RESULT IN A REJECTEDBID APPLICATION.

This position is covered under theCity's collective bargaining agreement with American Federation of State,County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)- BARGAININGUNIT 1, 3, 4 & 5). Only employees in City jobtitles in this bargaining unit are eligible to bid on this position.

Number of Positions: 1

DUTIES: Assists library patrons in using facility resources (e.g., catalog of library materials, indexes, reference materials). Assists in developing and administering library programs and services (e.g., adult book discussion, library orientation, bibliographic instruction, children's programs).Prepares reading lists, bibliographies and annotations for library collections. Responds to questions and requests for information regarding library collections. Oversees library collections and makes recommendations for the acquisition of new materials and collections. Conducts research on bibliographic data using library databases and the Internet .Promotes library programs, services and exhibits (e.g., designing flyers or displays, Summer Learning Challenge) visiting area schools and community organizations). Compiles and maintains records and reports of library activities and inventories. Processes interlibrary loans, reserves and holds. Supervises the work of Library Pages and clerical staff. Assists in writing grants or seeking outside support for library programs. Performs related duties as assigned.

LOCATION: Jeffery Manor 2401 E.100th Street

DAYS OFF: Sunday and one day during the week

SHIFT: Will be required to work some Evenings and Saturdays

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week to be scheduled during normal unit hours

Mon & Wed 10-6, Tues & Thurs 12-8, Fri & Sat 9-5, Sun Closed

THISPOSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE

Qualifications:

Graduation from anaccredited American Library Association college or university with a Master'sdegree in Library Science or an approved foreign credential evaluationsupplemented by one year of professional library experience.

Disclaimer -"Accredited" means any nationally or regionally accredited college,university, or law school where the applicant is enrolled in or hascompleted an Associates, Bachelors, Masters, or Juris Doctorate degree program.

Education & EmploymentVerification- Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you mustprovide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational andemployment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position forwhich you are applying. If you receivedyour degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must beaccompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation.If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extendedto you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.

NOTE: To beconsidered for this position you must provide information about youreducational background and your work experience. You must includejob titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties. (If you are acurrent City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.) If you fail toprovide this information at the time you submit your application, it will beincomplete and you will not be considered for this position. There arethree ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you maypaste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resumefields.

NOTE: You mustprovide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, or trainingcertificates at time of processing, if applicable.

NOTE: Physical day today responsibilities for this title may include the ability to lift and carrylibrary materials. Ability to stand forextended or continuous periods of time.Ability to bend, stretch, twist or reach out with one’s body arms orlegs. Ability to climb staircases,ladders and or step stools.

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS

This position requires applicants to complete an interview. The interviewed candidate(s) possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position will be selected.

  • Planning,publicizing and presenting programs

  • CollectionDevelopment experience

  • Presentationskills

  • Experienceconducting library outreach and community engagement

  • Conductingresearch on bibliographic data using library databases and the internet

  • Experienceworking with interactive websites

  • Experiencecreating digital content for websites

Evaluation: Your initial evaluation will be based oninformation provided on the application form and documents submitted with theapplication. Applications must besubmitted by the individual applicant.No second party applicants will be accepted.

ResidencyRequirement: All employees of the Cityof Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of theCity of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.

If you would like torequest a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order toparticipate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago,Department of Human Resources, at 312-744-4976 (voice) or 312-744-5035(TTY). Please be prepared to provideinformation in support of your reasonable accommodation request.

ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP ORRECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTEDFOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.

The City of Chicago isan Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.

Please note, allpositions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59pm. Applications for this position will beaccepted until 11:59p.m. on November 22, 2019. No exceptions will be made

City of ChicagoDepartment of Human Resources

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor Soo Choi, Commissioner

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