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Date:          Fri, 13 Feb 1998 11:53:52 GMT
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From:   WPALMB::EDGERTONS    13-FEB-1998 11:42:15.05
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Subj:   Job Vacancies

PALM BEACH COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM.  Practice your commitment
to quality customer service amidst balmy tropical breezes,
countless cultural and recreational activities and diverse
demographics.  We are a busy, fully automated southeastern
Florida library system serving a population of 640,000 with
a central library. 13 branches, outreach services and 370
employees.

LIBRARIAN II, HEAD OF REFERENCE, SOUTHWEST COUNTY REGIONAL
LIBRARY:  Looking for a reference librarian with a positive
customer service attitude to lead a team of six professional
librarians in a busy regional library in west Boca Raton, FL.
The Southwest County Regional Library is a 24,000 sq. ft.
building with a collection of over 135,000 volumes.  The duties
include planning and providing reference and adult services in
a growing regional library with an annual circulation of 783,000.
Oversees the collection development of adult and electronic
materials.  Selects, trains and supervises six professional
employees.  Oversees a materials budget of over $200,000.  Requires
ALA accredited MLS; two years of professional public library
experience, including one year of professional public library
reference experience.  Preference given to applicants who have
supervisory experience and public library reference and collection
development experience.  Salary Range:  $30,881 to $46,835 annually
plus generous benefits.  For more information call Alan Kornblau at
561-482-4554.

LIBRARIAN II, YOUTH SERVICES, CENTRAL LIBRARY:  Plans, provides and
supervises the delivery of library service to children and young
adults at the Central Library (annual juvenile circulation 100,000+).
Prepares and presents children's story times and other programs
(annual attendance 16,800).  Provides collection development, reference
and readers' advisory services to children, young adults, parents and
care givers.  Directly supervises one professional and 2.5 parapro-
fessionals.  Works closely with the System Youth Services Section on
system wide projects.  Requires ALA accredited MLS and two years of
professional library work.  Preference given to applicants who have
experience in supervision and/or public library children's services.
Salary Range:  $30,881 to $46,835 annually plus generous benefits.
For more information call Sharon Hill at 561-233-2600.

LIBRARIAN I, REFERENCE/PROGRAMMING LIBRARIAN, CENTRAL LIBRARY:
Performs public reference service using knowledge of traditional
and computer-based reference resources to answer reference questions
in person, by telephone and by mail.  Duties will include collection
development.  Creates and conducts training programs for staff/public
in use of computer-based reference resources and develops staff/public
instructional materials.  Assists with outreach programs and service
to Hispanic community.  Requires ALA accredited MLS.  Preference given
to applicants who have experience working with electronic library
resources; experience presenting programs or instruction to groups,
Spanish language fluency.  Strong written and oral communication
skills required.  Also desirable:  PC experience.  Starting salary:
$27,439 annually plus generous benefits.  For more information call
Jane Craig at 561-233-2600.

TO APPLY FOR THESE POSITIONS, SEND APPLICATION/RESUME TO PALM BEACH
COUNTY PERSONNEL, 50 SOUTH MILITARY TRAIL, SUITE 210, WEST PALM BEACH,
FL 33415.  (PHONE 561-233-4601, FAX 561-233-4604)  EO/AA EMPLOYER,
M/F/D/V.  PALM BEACH COUNTY IS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE; ALL SELECTED
APPLICANTS WILL BE SUBJECT TO PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TESTING.

Applications/resumes for these positions must be received by 5PM,
March 13, 1998.



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