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Library Paraprofessional - Youth Services - First Colony Branch Library

Company: Fort Bend County
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the professional staff, provides assistance to patrons in locating library materials and information.  May provide a specialized function in a branch or central library unit.  Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.

Interacts with library patrons to assist them in selecting materials or meeting informational needs.  Explains the use of reference sources such as bibliographic indexes or computer assisted reference tools.  Searches catalog, databases and print sources to answer patron inquiries.  Assists with collection development and maintenance.  Plans and conducts tours and programs.  Assembles and arranges displays and bibliographies of books and other library materials.  Assists and/or instructs other employees with their duties.  Performs database maintenance.  Develop, perform and/or manage youth services programming.  Plan and perform school visits and other outreach activities.  Catalogs and classifies library materials such as books, audiovisual materials, etc.  Provides bibliographic control using MARC Records.  Creates records, changes holding, using an automated system.  Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers. 

Bachelor’s Degree in related field.  One year job related experience.  Computer skills, good verbal and written communication, organizational skills; Interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with the public, other employees and elected officials; Ability to complete assigned projects in a timely manner.  Requires evening and weekend work. 


SALARY RANGE:  Administrative/Clerical Grade 8, $1,326.40 - $1,561.60 biweekly based on qualifications

AVAILABLE:  Monday, June 14, 2021

CLOSING DATE:  Upon filling position


All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.


Fort Bend County is an equal opportunity employer, committed to non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, color, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy status (including childbirth and related medical conditions), national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected military and veteran status, political affiliation or beliefs, or any other classification protected by state, federal  and local  laws, unless  such classification is a bona fide occupational qualification.



To be considered for employment, all interested candidates should complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at


Keywords: Fort Bend County, Sugar Land , Library Paraprofessional - Youth Services - First Colony Branch Library, Other , Sugar Land, Texas

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