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Employment Opportunity – Adult Services Librarian, Farmington Public Library


The City of Farmington is hiring an Adult Services Librarian for Farmington Public Library.

SALARY RANGE: $42,000 – $48,000 Annually

TYPE OF POSITION: Regular, Full-time

DAYS WORKED: Varies, includes weekends

HOURS WORKED: Varies, includes evenings


REQUIRES: Master of Library Science Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

For Full Details and to apply:


  • Works under the guidance and direction of the Adult Services Coordinator.
  • May monitor the work of Adult Services staff for specific projects, as assigned.
  • Provides general and in-depth reference assistance and reader advisory, using a variety of print and online resources.
  • Analyzes and interprets data and reports related to various department functions and makes recommendations to the Adult Services Coordinator.
  • Participates in the development and maintenance of library collections including, but not limited to, books, periodicals, online databases, and media.
  • Maintains and applies a current knowledge of books, authors, and trends in library services and programs.
  • Maintains and develops special collections and facilitates their use.
  • Participates in the development of the library’s web pages.
  • Manages the library’s book groups including the Book Group Kits to Go program.
  • Manages interlibrary loan operations.
  • Manages Government Documents collections.
  • Plans, coordinates, implements and evaluates library programs to meet the objectives identified in library planning documents, and community needs, expressed or perceived.
  • Participates in the development of marketing materials for promoting library programs, materials, and services.
  • Participates in the development of policies and standards with regard to collection development and adult services operations.
  • Participates in professional organizations and activities to keep informed of current and emerging trends in public libraries.
  • Plans and provides instruction and training to library staff and patrons, including library outreach programs.
  • May assist with evaluating the work performance of Library Associate and Reference Technicians.
  • Interprets and enforces library policies and procedures to library staff and the general public.
  • May make recommendations and assist with cataloging materials according to accepted standards.
  • May serve as a member of employee committees, as required and assigned.
  • Represents the library on various community or professional bodies, as required or assigned.
  • Attendance at work is an essential function of this position.
  • Understands and follows written and/or verbal instructions.
  • Must be available to work a varied schedule, including evenings, weekends, and some holidays.
  • Participates and attends staff trainings, daily shows, programs, and other training sessions of the library.
  • Operates a motor vehicle to assist in carrying out the business of the department and the city.
  • Complies with Adult Services department and library procedures and policies, and the City’s guidelines, rules, regulations, procedures, and policies.
  • The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

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