HARRIS COUNTY Adult Services Librarian (Part-Time) in Houston, Texas

Position Description

Harris County Public Library - Clear Lake County Freeman Branch Library

The Adult Services Librarian is part of the adult services team working under the supervision of the Assistant Branch Librarian for Adult Services.

  • Provides reader's advisory and reference services for adults and young adults including on-line computer searching.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining the reference collection.
  • Works with branch librarian and other professional staff to select materials for the collection.
  • Interprets and implements library policies and procedures for library users and staff.
  • May direct the work of the Library Specialist(s).
  • Assumes supervisory responsibilities when assigned.
  • Assists customers with library computers and associated software, such as the library catalog, Internet browsers, databases and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Assists customers with library equipment such as print card dispensers, printers, photocopiers, and reservation computers.
  • Troubleshoots equipment.
  • Identifies the information and educational needs in the community, plans and provides services to meet those needs.
  • Attends professional conferences, activities, and staff meetings and actively serves on committees.
  • Obtains a minimum of 10 training hours per calendar year.
  • Maintains an awareness of professional trends, methods and ethics.
  • Performs other work as needed. Requirements

  • Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited school.

  • Consideration will be given to applicants who will complete degree by May 2018
  • Excellent customer service and good communication skills
  • Ability to organize work priorities, establish and maintain effective working relations in a fast-paced team environment and also works well with the general public. NOTE: Qualifying education, experience, knowledge and skills must be documented on your job application. You may attach a resume to the application as supporting documentation; but* ONLY information stated on the application will be used for consideration.*

General Information

Harris County Public Library - Clear Lake County Freeman Branch Library


  • 20 hours a week.
  • Includes Nights and Saturdays


  • Commensurate With Qualifications
  • Based on 26 Pay Periods

Any persons asked to interview will do so at their own expense.

Due to a high volume of applications positions may close prior to the advertised closing date.

Salary: $1,763.67 Monthly

Location: Houston, TX

Job Type: Regular Part-time

Job Number: 02821

Department: Public Library

Closing: 3/30/2018 11:59 AM Central

Agency: Harris County

Address: 1310 Prairie Street, Ste. 240 Houston, Texas, 77002

Phone: 713-274-5445

Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/harriscountytx