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    Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.

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    Responsible for oversight of the professional functions of the library system; children's services, reference, and/or technical services.  Accomplished through performance and/or supervision of the professional staff.  Responsible for developing new library mission to support academic, education and professional military education of Marines.  Responsible for assisting with planning and conducting base-wide library services programming for adults, children and teens.  Selects new and replacement resources for adult or children's collections in order to develop libraries that meet the needs of all patrons, including children and their parents.  Maintains effective working partnerships with other adult or children's librarians in the area, and selecting resources for providing technical support to a librarian by performing a wide variety of tasks, which furnish direct services to the public as well as indirect technical services.  Checks library materials in and out at the main circulation desk.  Verifies that customers are authorized to use the facility.  Registers new customers, issues library cards, and files applications.  Explains library rules, regulations, circulation procedures, and entitlements to library customers.  Accepts payments for lost or damaged materials and makes appropriate entries in accountability log, and prepares receipts.  Takes requests for reserves and inter/intra library loans, and periodically checks to see that requests are filled.  Keeps current record of overdue materials in either a manual or automated system and may contact borrowers by telephoning or by issuing overdue notices.  Accurately compiles and records statistics on library usage such as book circulation, attendance, computer searches, reference questions, etc.  Assists customers in locating and utilizing library departments, catalogs, directories, indexes, files, and standard reference materials.  Locates items through the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) system and requests materials for library customers.

    Incumbent serves as the head of technical services and is additionally responsible for collection development of the adult collections at five branches.  Responsible for leading the transition from Dewey Decimal classification to a word-based classification system, as required by Marine Corps Order.  Performs original or modified descriptive cataloging, subject analysis, and classification of a wide variety of specialized information in all formats.  Performs technical services functions including acquisitions, procurement, cataloging/classification, physical processing, and accountability of materials.  Responsible for training and supervision of staff work as it relates to technical services operations.  Maintains statistics of technical services operations and prepares narrative and statistical reports. 

    Assists Library Program Manager in overall management of the library. The incumbent acts in the absence of the Library Program Manager to approve leave of all Branch employees and attend meetings on behalf of the manager.  Performs a variety of general office and clerical tasks in support of library operation.  Types reports, overdue notices, letters, bills, book orders, in accordance with specific instructions.  Arranges and files items in subject and chronological order where file coding is readily clear.  Picks up, sorts, and distributes mail accurately and within established time frames.

    Plan, organizes work, and manages internal procedures and resources to ensure maximum productivity and economies.  Prepares internal office financial plans and related records and reports, and exercises authority on approved budget.  Monitors programs on a regular basis, and initiates corrective action to ensure support of operating programs of MCCS.  Manages new property resources and may provide direction on facility renovations and improvements.  Develops long range plans in conjunction with internal operating directives.  Must be alert to substance abuse and take appropriate action.  Effectively supports the Marine Corps Equal Employment Opportunity and Sexual Harassment policies, and ensures compliance with fire, safety, and other environmental issues and programs.  Maintains and enforces security of funds, merchandise, supplies and equipment to preclude or minimize the potential for fraud, waste and abuse.

    Performs other related duties as assigned. 

    Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner.  Takes action to solve problems quickly.  Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise.  Adheres to safety regulations and standards.  Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor.  Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Varies

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1410 Librarian

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