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march, 2024

09mar(mar 9)12:00 am29(mar 29)4:59 pmEMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY IN THE LCD | Librarian | Mahon Library

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Librarian II | Mahon Library | Job Number: L254-5214


Closing Date: 3/29/2024 @ 5pm


Supervises and administers the Material Management Services department for the Lubbock Public Libraries.

Essential Functions


  • Select, train, evaluate, and supervise employees providing MMS services;
  • Establish and maintain employee performance standards, work priorities, goals, objectives, and schedules;
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of MMS operations;
  • Manage MMS supply budget expenditures;
  • Manage and coordinate budgets for library books, e-books, magazines, newspapers, and digital databases;
  • Coordinate vendor contracts and invoices;
  • Evaluate library collections at all libraries in conjunction with branch managers and recommend items to be redistributed, deselected, and replaced;
  • Coordinate collection development orders with management team/librarians from other departments/branches;
  • Catalog original items, including genealogical materials;
  • Assist other departments and branches with backup coverage of service desks as needed;
  • Perform related duties as required.



Completion of a master’s degree in library science with an additional two years of professional library experience or any combination of relevant education and experience which provides the following:

Valid TX Drivers License

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Principles and practices of library science;
  • Collection development;
  • Cataloging basics;
  • SIRSIDYNIX, Integrated Library System;
  • Book and library supplies vendors;
  • OCLC database basics;
  • Interlibrary loan practices;
  • Budget management;
  • Management and leadership best practices;
  • Library organization, procedures, and policies.

Ability to:

  • Evaluate, acquire, and catalog library materials;
  • Develop, coordinate, and implement procedures in conjunction with library director and library management team;
  • Operate computer and relevant software;
  • Successfully manage and lead a library department;
  • Manage multiple budgets;
  • Help develop the library’s collections, digital and physical.

Physical Requirements 

  • Occasionally lift and carry up to 25 pounds;
  • Frequently walk and stand during a shift;
  • Occasionally kneel;
  • Frequently push and pull objects;
  • Frequently rotate upper trunk to the right or left while sitting or standing;
  • Reach above, at or below shoulder height;
  • Frequently handle objects; Occasionally crouch or stoop.


9 (Saturday) 12:00 am - 29 (Friday) 4:59 pm


Mahon Library

1306 9th Street, Lubbock, TX 79401