at City of Wichita in Wichita, Kansas, United States
Distinguishing Features of Work
The Wichita Public Library has an immediate opening for an innovative, dynamic, and enthusiastic person to join our team as a children’s and teen materials selector. This position will be part of the Collection Development team at the Advanced Learning Library in Wichita’s Delano neighborhood.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to working with the public and providing an in depth and well-rounded print and digital children’s and teen collection to meet the diverse needs of our community. This position will assist and oversee maintenance of all children’s and teen collections system-wide. Candidates must have strong reader’s advisory skills and be prepared to provide both education on best practices to staff and direct reader’s advisory service to customers. Candidates should have outstanding communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, strong research capabilities, experience managing budgets, and competency with technologies including personal computer applications and devices. This position provides direct reference service to customers one evening a week and on rotating weekends.
This is an exempt position. Below is a typical work schedule. The successful candidate will demonstrate flexibility should schedule changes be needed to meet the demands of the workgroup.