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Librarian Job Description

Librarian Job Description

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Librarian Job Description

We are looking for an experienced librarian with a passion for learning and books to join our team.

You’ll ensure that the library runs smoothly on a daily basis, and all patrons are happy with our services. Also, some important librarian tasks you’ll undertake include developing, organizing, and updating library records.

Librarian Responsibilities:

  • Collect and catalog library resources including books, films, and publications.
  • Help people locate reference and leisure reading materials.
  • Maintain library records and ensure it is updated.
  • Perform regular audits of the information and inventory on file.
  • Educate patrons on how to properly search for information using the library databases.
  • Manage budgeting, planning, and employee activities.
  • Oversee the check-out process for books and other resource materials.
  • Organize and host book sales, author signings, and other reading events.
  • Clarify the use of library amenities and provide information about library policies.
  • Make sure the library meet the needs of precise groups of users including postgraduate students and disabled students.

Librarian Requirements:

  • Previous experience as a librarian
  • Experience using computers and working with electronic databases
  • Familiarity with information management systems
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Effective communication
  • Ability to multitask
  • A patient and friendly personality
  • A degree in Library Science; a Master’s in Library Science or Information Management is a plus