Public Services Coordinator

Application Deadline: Monday, November 28, 2022, 4:30pm Central Time. (2 days remain) Time is running out Expires soon!

Scott County is accepting online applications for the following position.

Job Title: Public Services Coordinator

Closing Date/Time: Monday, 11/28/2022, 4:30 pm

Salary: $51,500.00 per year

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Eldridge, Iowa

Job Summary

This position is responsible for the management and oversight of the Scott County Library System?s public service operations.

Job Responsibilities

Oversees information services and schedules staff at the Information Desk

Oversees circulation operations

Mediates and resolves complicated patron issues

Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates designated employees

Coordinates training of all new hires

Collaborates with other library staff to assign and coordinate work duties

Provides reference and reader?s advisory services

Responsible for selection of library materials within specified collections

Responsible for database selection and maintenance

Works collaboratively with other members of the library team to generate, plan and implement programming at Scott County Library locations and out in the community

Assists patrons with library services

Represents the library on consortium committees and at public events

Periodically serves as supervisor on duty

Other duties as assigned

Standards for Initial Consideration


Requires a Master?s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school

Work Experience:

At least two years of experience working in public library setting

Essential Skills:

Experience in supervising staff

Excellent problem-solving skills

Ability to pay close attention to detail

Proficiency with computers

Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and prioritize to meet deadlines

Ability to effectively convey information to members of the public and other members of the library team

Ability to work independently but also as a critical member of the library team

Knowledge of and experience with reference services

Excellent customer service skills.

Supplemental Information

This is a full time position. The schedule will include days, nights and rotating weekend hours. Work is performed under the direction of the Library Director.


The following is a summary of benefits provided to non-union County employees. Benefits for employees covered under a collective bargaining agreement may vary somewhat depending on specific contract provisions.