Fort Bend County

Library Paraprofessional - Youth Services - First Colony Branch Library

US-TX-Sugar Land
2 weeks ago
Job Code
# of Openings
Min Start Salary
USD $1,263.20/Bi.
Max Start Salary
USD $1,487.20/Bi.


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.  Develops, performs and/or manages 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 holdings 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, $1,263.20 - $1,487.20 biweekly based on qualifications

AVAILABLE:  Monday, November 6, 2017

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 that does not discriminate

on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability or national

origin, or any other reason protected by law.


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






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