Full Time

Children Services Librarian

Location: 
Organization: 
Dayton Metro Library
Hours: 
Duties: 
  • Demonstrates excellent internal and external customer service. Creates a welcoming atmosphere in the Children’s area through personal presence and area’s design.
  • Provides all library users with assistance in reference, readers’ advisory, information literacy, and in the use of library materials and reference resources (all formats).  Serves at the Ask Me Desk and in a roaming capacity.
  • Assists patrons in finding and selecting library materials and in the use of the public computers, personal electronic devices, and library virtual materials.
  • Provides work guidance in the absence of the Manager and/or appointed person in charge.
  • Designs, promotes, presents, and evaluates children’s programs and activities that address community needs and incorporates library resources.
  • Provides service and maintains liaisons with schools, community organizations, (e.g. preschools, daycare centers, head starts, etc.), government agencies, and other groups as appropriate. Provides library outreach programs and school visits that meet community needs.
  • Maintains attractive appearance of the Children’s area in accordance with safety and ADA requirements.  Creates displays to promote library use.
  • Evaluates and suggests titles for purchase or replacement.  Reevaluates and deselects materials which need to be cancelled, repaired, replaced, or redistributed.
  • Submits required reports and budget requests. May serve on library committees. Attends applicable department meetings. Assists with system-wide programs, activities, and initiatives.
  • Assists with the daily operations of the service desks, including opening and closing duties.

 

Requirements: 
  • Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (preferred) or its equivalent in education and experience is required. 
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license, acceptable motor vehicle record, and continuous insurability required.
  • Knowledge of professional library principles, methods, techniques and procedures. 
  • Knowledge and appreciation of children’s literature, periodicals, audio-visual materials, web sites, social media and other electronic media, and materials. Knowledge of available children’s materials and readers’ interests.
  • Ability to plan and implement programs and services to support early childhood learning initiatives.
  • Ability to determine patron information needs.  Ability to construct a competent and complete search strategy using both print and non-print information resources.
  • Knowledge of available and emerging technologies and their application to children’s services.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret reference resources, general business periodicals, professional journals, policy and procedure manuals and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, book reviews, readers’ advisory materials and business correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from children, parents, teachers, patrons, managers, coworkers and members of the community. Ability to apply active listening skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with confrontational individuals and/or challenging situations.
  • Schedule includes day time, evening and Saturday hours.

The Dayton Metro Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Optional Info: 

The Dayton Metro Library is seeking an additional full-time Children Services Librarian for our busy Northmont Branch!  The ideal candidate will be prepared to offer creative programming (which may include story times) for children in grades K-6 as well as outreach to local schools, day care centers, the YMCA, etc. The Northmont Branch is scheduled to get a brand new building in 2021 on a site yet to be determined.  If you are customer-service focused, enjoy recommending books, music and movies to youth, and are eager to make a difference in the lives of our community members, we want to hear from you!  Join our team today!

 

Contact Info: 

For first consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three employment references to Jennifer Kadel at careers@daytonmetrolibrary.org by March 26, 2019.

 

Expires: 
March 29, 2019
Job Type: 

Executive Director

Location: 
Columbus, OH
Organization: 
Hours: 
Duties: 

On behalf of our client, the Ohio Library Council [OLC], we are seeking exceptional candidates for a new Executive Director opening. The Executive Director leads the statewide professional association which represents the interests of Ohio’s public libraries, their trustees, associates, and staff.

The Executive Director serves as the organization’s chief administrator by providing management and oversight for all OLC’s programs and initiatives. S/he acts as the key spokesperson and the face of the organization. As such, the Executive Director is the primary liaison to all internal and external partners/stakeholders, government officials, and the larger community of library-oriented organizations, professionals, and associates. Additionally, as a principle advisor and strategic partner to the Board of Directors, s/he also ensures that strategic action plans are successfully implemented and that outcomes are thoroughly reported.

Requirements: 

Position Qualifications:

• 10 or more years of relevant career experience (including supervisory experience) is required.
• Experience as a leader in a small- to medium-size professional association or not-for-profit organization is required.
• Experience with the principles and practices of association management is required.
• Experience interacting with donors, grantors, senior level executives, community stakeholders, and high-profile individuals is required.
• Experience collaborating with and influencing board members or trustees is required.
• Experience developing and executing strategic plans is required.
• Experience working as part of a senior management team is required.
• Experience in media relations and as an organization spokesperson is required.
• Bachelor’s degree in business administration, library science, or a related field is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
• A CAE [Certified Association Executive] credential via the American Society of Association Executives [ASAE] is preferred.
• Experience with the purposes and function of libraries is preferred.
• Experience in a member-based organization is preferred.

Position Benefits Include:
• Comprehensive healthcare benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, and more.
• Generous paid time off benefits.

Optional Info: 

About Our Client:

The Ohio Library Council is the singular statewide professional association which represents the interests of Ohio’s public libraries. The membership of the OLC is composed of public library systems, library trustees, Friends of the Library groups, library staff members, other library institutions, and library-related commercial vendors. The OLC’s mission is to be the forum by which Ohio’s public library community is strengthened through advocacy, education, collaboration, and innovation. To learn more, visit: www.http://olc.org/

Contact Info: 

To Apply:

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter (including salary requirements) via email to: ryansheehan@oahumanresources.com.

Expires: 
April 30, 2019

Children Services Librarian

Location: 
Dayton, Ohio
Organization: 
Dayton Metro Library
Hours: 
Duties: 
  • Demonstrates excellent internal and external customer service. Creates a welcoming atmosphere in the Children’s area through personal presence and area’s design.
  • Provides all library users with assistance in reference, readers’ advisory, information literacy, and in the use of library materials and reference resources (all formats).  Serves at the Ask Me Desk and in a roaming capacity.
  • Assists patrons in finding and selecting library materials and in the use of the public computers, personal electronic devices, and library virtual materials.
  • Provides work guidance in the absence of the Manager and/or appointed person in charge.
  • Designs, promotes, presents, and evaluates children’s programs and activities that address community needs and incorporates library resources.
  • Provides service and maintains liaisons with schools, community organizations, (e.g. preschools, daycare centers, head starts, etc.), government agencies, and other groups as appropriate. Provides library outreach programs and school visits that meet community needs.
  • Maintains attractive appearance of the Children’s area in accordance with safety and ADA requirements.  Creates displays to promote library use.
  • Evaluates and suggests titles for purchase or replacement.  Reevaluates and deselects materials which need to be cancelled, repaired, replaced, or redistributed.
  • Submits required reports and budget requests. May serve on library committees. Attends applicable department meetings. Assists with system-wide programs, activities, and initiatives.
  • Assists with the daily operations of the service desks, including opening and closing duties.
Requirements: 
  • Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (preferred) or its equivalent in education and experience is required. 
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license, acceptable motor vehicle record, and continuous insurability required.
  • Knowledge of professional library principles, methods, techniques and procedures. 
  • Knowledge and appreciation of children’s literature, periodicals, audio-visual materials, web sites, social media and other electronic media, and materials. Knowledge of available children’s materials and readers’ interests.
  • Ability to plan and implement programs and services to support early childhood learning initiatives.
  • Ability to determine patron information needs.  Ability to construct a competent and complete search strategy using both print and non-print information resources.
  • Knowledge of available and emerging technologies and their application to children’s services.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret reference resources, general business periodicals, professional journals, policy and procedure manuals and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, book reviews, readers’ advisory materials and business correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from children, parents, teachers, patrons, managers, coworkers and members of the community. Ability to apply active listening skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with confrontational individuals and/or challenging situations.
  • Schedule includes day time, evening and Saturday hours.

The Dayton Metro Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Optional Info: 

The Dayton Metro Library is seeking a second, full-time Children Services Librarian for our Youth Services area of the Main Library in downtown Dayton, Ohio.  Open since August 2017, the Main Library boasts a beautiful and engaging children's area complete with a fairy tale bridge and free play area. Technology offerings include the latest children's gaming consoles, AWE game computers and tablets, and 23 PCs for homework or internet browsing. The enclosed programming room has its own sink, projector and screen, and sound system, not to mention plenty of storage space. Its amenities and large collection make the Main Children's Department a popular weekend destination for families. This librarian will report to the Youth Services Manager and will be part of the Main Library’s Youth Services’ Team.  The successful candidate will be experienced in developing age-appropriate programming as well as offering exceptional customer service to our patrons.  We especially want to hear from you if you work well in a team setting, enjoy collaboration, and would love to spend every day working alongside a group of supportive, dedicated youth services professionals.  Join our team today!

 

Contact Info: 

For first consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three employment references to Jennifer Kadel at careers@daytonmetrolibrary.org by March 19, 2019.

 

Expires: 
March 22, 2019
Job Type: 

Teen Services Librarian

Location: 
Dayton, Ohio
Organization: 
Dayton Metro Library
Hours: 
Duties: 
  • Demonstrates excellent internal and external customer service. Creates a welcoming atmosphere in the Teen area through personal presence and area’s design.
  • Provides all library users with assistance in reference, readers’ advisory, information literacy, and in the use of library materials and reference resources (all formats).  Serves at the Ask Me Desk and in a roaming capacity.
  • Assists patrons in finding and selecting library materials and in the use of the public computers, personal electronic devices, and library virtual materials.
  • Provides work guidance in the absence of the Manager and/or appointed person in charge.
  • Designs, promotes, presents, and evaluates teen programs and activities that address community needs and incorporates library resources.
  • Provides service and maintains liaisons with schools, community organizations, government agencies, and other groups as appropriate. Provides library outreach programs and school visits that meet community needs.
  • Maintains attractive appearance of the Teen area in accordance with safety and ADA requirements.  Creates displays to promote library use.
  • Evaluates and suggests titles for purchase or replacement.  Reevaluates and deselects materials which need to be cancelled, repaired, replaced, or redistributed.
  • Submits required reports and budget requests. May serve on library committees. Attends applicable department meetings. Assists with system-wide programs, activities, and initiatives.
  • Assists with the daily operations of the service desks, including opening and closing duties.

 

Requirements: 
  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (preferred) or its equivalent in education and experience is required. 
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license, acceptable motor vehicle record, and continuous insurability required.
  • Knowledge of professional library principles, methods, techniques and procedures. 
  • Knowledge and appreciation of teen literature, periodicals, audio-visual materials, web sites, social media and other electronic media, and materials. Knowledge of available teen materials and readers’ interests.
  • Ability to plan and implement programs for teens at the Kettering-Moraine Branch.
  • General knowledge of PC equipment required. Fluency with personal electronic devices and library virtual materials required. 
  • Knowledge of available and emerging technologies and their application to teen services.
  • Schedule includes day, evening and Saturday hours.

The Dayton Metro Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

Optional Info: 

The Dayton Metro Library is recruiting a second, full-time Teen Services Librarian for our Main Library in downtown Dayton.  This librarian will report to the Youth Services Manager and will work closely with the other Teen Services Librarian to deliver creative and engaging programming for our teens.  We are looking for a fun, energetic, and passionate individual who works well as part of a team.  Successful candidates will naturally provide exceptional customer service.  Join our team today!

 

Contact Info: 

Application Process:  For first consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three employment references to Jennifer Kadel at careers@daytonmetrolibrary.org by March 19, 2019.

 

Expires: 
March 22, 2019
Job Type: 

Public Policy Archivist

Location: 
The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio
Organization: 
The Ohio State University Libraries
Hours: 
Duties: 

The Ohio State University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Public Policy Archivist to join a dynamic, responsive, and high-impact archival program, which strongly supports teaching and research at the university. The Public Policy Archivist leads engagement and teaching efforts with archival collections in public policy to advance discovery and learning. The Public Policy Archivist is responsible for promoting archival holdings through outreach, instruction, collection development, research and reference services, and cultivating partnerships that connect the Libraries’ expertise, resources, and services with the varying needs of a diverse constituency. The Public Policy Archivist will work collaboratively with the Librarian for History, Public Affairs, and Philosophy to provide liaison support to the faculty and students of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs. The Public Policy Archivist is a crucial partner in the development and provision of teaching and research programs in public policy, governmental affairs, and related subjects. Working with the university’s Office of Government Affairs, the Public Policy Archivist will advise members of the Ohio delegation to the U.S. Congress on access and preservation of their records.

 

The Archives at the Libraries is home to the Ohio Congressional Archives (OCA), founded with the acquisition of the papers of Senator John Glenn. Faculty, students, and an international community regularly utilize the OCA collections to create new knowledge and for education and scholarship.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Actively engages and communicates effectively with faculty, students, and staff, developing strong working relationships and serving as an authoritative resource for those seeking teaching and research support with archival collections dealing with the United States Congress and public policy at the state and national level.
  • Provides research and teaching support to faculty and students of the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, in collaboration with the Librarian for History, Public Affairs, and Philosophy.
  • Supports and engages in fundraising, grant writing, marketing, and outreach that strengthen the Archives’ programs, in partnership with the Libraries’ Development Officer, the university’s Office of Advancement, and the Glenn College.
  • Works closely with the university’s Office of Government Affairs in Columbus and Washington, DC to advise members of the U.S. Congress and other elected officials on access and preservation of their records in multiple formats.
  • Seeks opportunities to collaborate with other academic departments to create meaningful and impactful strategies that incorporate archival holdings related to public policy into the university’s teaching and research programs.
  • Serves as subject expert to external scholars and advances connections to museums, archives, and public history institutions.

 

 

 

  • Advances collaborative relationships with Special Collections Description and Access, Digital Initiatives, and Preservation and Reformatting to increase discovery, access, and innovative uses of the OCA holdings.
  • Actively develops local, regional, national, and international partnerships and collaborations to advance the strategic directions of the Libraries.
  • Participates proactively on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams to integrate archival holdings into the Libraries’ wider strategic initiatives.
  • Collaborates with other curators and subject librarians to develop interdisciplinary solutions to integrating distinctive intellectual content and services into the university’s wider academic environment.
  • Contributes actively to scholarship in the archival field and other fields related to public policy through active professional engagement and research, presenting at professional and scholarly conferences, and publishing in appropriate venues.
  • Is knowledgeable about and able to speak to a range of archival issues, including electronic records, digital initiatives, and the pedagogical importance of archival collections in undergraduate and graduate education.
  • Is knowledgeable about and able to speak to handling and providing appropriate guidance and access to sensitive, restricted, or classified material.
  • Participates in the Libraries’ exhibition program by curating gallery exhibitions focusing on public policy.

 

Requirements: 

Required qualifications:

  • An ALA-accredited master’s degree, a graduate degree with specialization in archives or a comparable graduate degree in one of the above fields from a non-U.S. university, reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the fields of archival studies, governmental archives, or public policy.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to activate archival materials for a diverse range of audiences, including students, faculty/researchers, and the general public, through oral presentations, publications, and exhibitions.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of concepts for arranging, describing, and providing access to born digital collections.
  • Ability to work in archival storage conditions where the stacks are 30 feet high and temperatures are approximately 62 degrees F; must be able to lift 40 lbs. and push a cart weighing up to 80 lbs.

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • 1-3 years’ experience working in an archival environment.
  • Evidence of ongoing/progressive scholarship in a field related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Graduate degree in a field associated with American government, history, or public policy.
  • Demonstrated experience with the scholarly research process.
  • Experience with electronic records in an archival environment.

 

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and creatively in a collaborative and complex environment.
  • Evidence of both professional initiative and flexibility.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially with diverse user constituencies.
  • Experience in developing and delivering innovative instruction and research support services.

 

Optional Info: 

About the Ohio Congressional Archives:

Prior to his retirement from the United States Senate in January 1999, John Glenn donated his papers and memorabilia to The Ohio State University in conjunction with the formation of the John Glenn Institute for Public Service and Public Policy. Senator Glenn’s donation established the John Glenn Archives, creating a foundation for collecting other congressional papers. In 2004, the Archives was renamed the Ohio Congressional Archives with a goal to preserve and make accessible unique material documenting the impact of Ohio members of the U.S. Congress.  Today, the Archives holds ten collections and continues to seek additional material and provide support to current members of Congress.  The Archives remains a collaborative effort of the Libraries and the John Glenn College of Public Affairs. https://library.osu.edu/oca

 

Discover Ohio State:

For 147 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State also includes a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

 

About The Ohio State University Libraries:

The Libraries promotes innovative research and creative expression, advances effective teaching, curates and preserves information essential for scholarship and learning at Ohio State, and shares knowledge and culture with the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world. Libraries faculty and staff live these values in all that we do: Discovery, Connection, Equity, Integrity, and Stewardship.  Learn about our strategic directions here https://library.osu.edu/strategic-directions.

 

The Libraries’ greatest resource is our faculty and staff. Their expertise produces value beyond the collections and their commitment to continual improvement and innovation is one of the most significant ways the Libraries meets the diverse and evolving information needs of university students, faculty, staff, alongside scholars throughout Ohio and the world.

 

As a global leader, the Libraries is actively engaged in local, statewide, national, and international initiatives to help shape the future of academic research libraries. These activities and the innovations that result enhance our ability to acquire, manage, and preserve emerging information resources, support knowledge creation, and enable its effective transmission to future learners. Information about the Libraries is available at https://library.osu.edu.

 

The Libraries strives to provide welcoming, supportive environments for all to pursue and share knowledge. The Libraries is guided by our strategic priorities that facilitate, celebrate and honor diversity, inclusion, access and social justice. All positions are expected to contribute to building and advancing this environment, and we encourage candidates to apply who share these values.

 

Rank/Salary:

The position is a full-time, permanent, 12-month tenure-track faculty appointment and reports to the University Archivist and Head of Archives. Salary and faculty rank are dependent on qualifications and experience.

 

Benefits:

The university offers competitive benefits in the form of 22 days’ vacation, 15 days’ sick leave, 10 holidays, hospitalization, major medical, surgical-medical, dental, vision, long-term disability insurance, and life insurance at 2.5 times one’s annual salary. State and alternative retirement choices are also available. For a summary of benefits, see: https://hr.osu.edu/new-employees/benefits-overview.

 

Contact Info: 

Application: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by March 31, 2019. Please send cover letter, CV, references, and salary requirements to Brittany Steingass at steingass.14@osu.edu. Please include “Public Policy Archivist” in the subject field. For more information please visit: http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/93103.

 

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.  The Ohio State University is a member of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Diversity Alliance.

 

 

Expires: 
March 31, 2019
Job Type: 

Teen Services Librarian

Location: 
Dayton, Ohio
Organization: 
Dayton Metro Library
Hours: 
Duties: 
  • Demonstrates excellent internal and external customer service. Creates a welcoming atmosphere in the Teen area through personal presence and area’s design.
  • Provides all library users with assistance in reference, readers’ advisory, information literacy, and in the use of library materials and reference resources (all formats).  Serves at the Ask Me Desk and in a roaming capacity.
  • Assists patrons in finding and selecting library materials and in the use of the public computers, personal electronic devices, and library virtual materials.
  • Provides work guidance in the absence of the Manager and/or appointed person in charge.
  • Designs, promotes, presents, and evaluates teen programs and activities that address community needs and incorporates library resources.
  • Provides service and maintains liaisons with schools, community organizations, government agencies, and other groups as appropriate. Provides library outreach programs and school visits that meet community needs.
  • Maintains attractive appearance of the Teen area in accordance with safety and ADA requirements.  Creates displays to promote library use.
  • Evaluates and suggests titles for purchase or replacement.  Reevaluates and deselects materials which need to be cancelled, repaired, replaced, or redistributed.
  • Submits required reports and budget requests. May serve on library committees. Attends applicable department meetings. Assists with system-wide programs, activities, and initiatives.
  • Assists with the daily operations of the service desks, including opening and closing duties.

 

Requirements: 
  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science (preferred) or its equivalent in education and experience is required. 
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license, acceptable motor vehicle record, and continuous insurability required.  Ability to drive vehicle.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret reference resources, general business periodicals, professional journals, policy and procedure manuals and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, book reviews, readers’ advisory materials and business correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from teens, parents, teachers, patrons, managers, coworkers and members of the community. Ability to apply active listening skills.  Ability to deal effectively with confrontational individuals and/or challenging situations.
  • Knowledge of professional library principles, methods, techniques and procedures.  Knowledge and appreciation of teen literature, periodicals, audiovisual materials, web sites, social media and other electronic media which constitute a diverse, current and relevant teen collection.  Knowledge of available teen library materials and reader’s interests. Ability to determine patron information needs.
  • Ability to construct a competent and complete search strategy using both print and non-print information resources.  Knowledge of available and emerging technologies and their application to reference work.
  • Ability to plan and implement programs and services to meet community needs. 
  • Ability to use Internet and other electronic reference resources. Ability to use e-mail, spreadsheet, and word processing software.  Ability to learn integrated library system functions used in carrying out job duties.  Ability to operate in a network environment.
  • General knowledge of PC equipment required. Fluency with personal electronic devices and library virtual materials required. 
  • Schedule includes day time, evening and Saturday hours.

The Dayton Metro Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Optional Info: 

The Dayton Metro Library is seeking a full-time, flexible, and highly self-motivated Teen Services Librarian for our Madden Hills Branch Library.  The staff of the Madden Hills Branch will be joining forces with the staff at our Westwood Branch to form the new West Branch Library.  The West Branch Library will be a 24,000 square foot community hub situated at Route 35 and Abbey Road in Dayton.  This new facility is projected to open in late spring of 2021.  We are looking for a Teen Services Librarian who is comfortable serving patrons in an urban setting and one who will establish a connection with the local schools.  In addition to offering programs for youth in grades 7-12, the successful candidate will also be committed to delivering customer service that is second to none.  Join our team today!

 

Contact Info: 

For first consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three employment references to Jennifer Kadel at careers@daytonmetrolibrary.org by March 5, 2019.

 

Expires: 
March 15, 2019
Job Type: 

Outreach Services Manager

Location: 
Dayton, Ohio
Organization: 
Dayton Metro Library
Hours: 
Duties: 
  • Establishes and implements goals and objectives for services to selected populations which support the Library’s mission.
  • Directs all department activities, including early literacy initiatives for at-risk families, library services to older adults age 55+, people with disabilities, and service to other emerging populations.
  • Coordinates system-wide library services to specific target populations.
  • Directly hires, manages, evaluates, and schedules Outreach Services employees. Oversees department volunteers. Serves as liaison between Administration and Outreach.  Communicates with administrative team on policy, patron, and staffing issues.
  • Creates and maintains the department collection profile. Collaborates with Collection Development to ensure the collection is responsive to the informational, educational and recreational needs of the target populations. Advises Collection Development on specific needs for older adult, disabled, or immigrant populations.  Arranges for repair, cancellation, or redistribution of materials as needed.  
  • Promotes community awareness of the Library, with emphasis on special and at-risk populations. Establishes effective communication with community groups, organizations, and individuals.
  • Prepares annual budget requests and submits quarterly, topical, and other reports as requested.
  • Provides direct public service for both early childhood and older adult activities. Coordinates and participates in system-wide public events.
  • Ensures Outreach motor vehicle fleet is operating properly. Monitors Outreach facility needs, initiates maintenance and repair of the building, equipment, and grounds in cooperation with the Facilities Manager and the building’s owners.   
  • Ensures safe and careful operation of Outreach motor vehicles for both staff and patrons.  Ensures that all staff are fully trained in vehicle operational and safety procedures.  Establishes clear safety protocols for staff at Outreach locations. 
  • Implements library policies and procedures at the department level. Participates in policy revision and in the formulation of policies and procedures. Interprets Library policies to staff and patrons with a patron-responsive management perspective.
  • Assists with system-wide decision making through consistent information sharing, regular attendance at Managers’ and Public Services Managers’ meetings and service on at least one DML committee.

 

Requirements: 
  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an A.L.A. accredited program, minimum of three to five years of increasingly responsible experience in a public library setting at a professional level, and supervisory experience preferred. 
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license, acceptable motor vehicle record, and continuous insurability required. Ability to periodically drive all department vehicles. Ability to perform minimal troubleshooting and maintenance activities for the department vehicles.  Knowledgeably discuss maintenance concerns with vendors.
  • Ability to plan, schedule, and oversee division operations and personnel.  Ability to prepare and administer budgets. Ability to maintain effective relationships with community officials, leaders, organizations, the public, and the staff. 
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, policy and procedure manuals, and governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and business correspondence clearly and informatively. 
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from staff, patrons, and members of the community individually and in a group setting. 
  • Ability to deal effectively with confrontational individuals and/or challenging situations.
  • Knowledge of professional library principles, theories, concepts, policies and procedures.  Knowledge and appreciation of literature, periodicals, web sites, social media, and other electronic media which constitute a diverse, current, and relevant collection.
  • Ability to develop programs and services to meet community needs. Ability to model a competent and complete search strategy using both print and non-print information resources. Knowledge of available and emerging technologies and their application to library services.
  • Typical hours for this position are Monday through Friday, 8:00AM – 4:00PM; occasional evenings and weekends required.

The Dayton Metro Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Optional Info: 

The Dayton Metro Library is recruiting a full-time Outreach Services Manager for our Outreach Services department.  This individual is required to be a licensed driver in good standing.  Our Outreach department offers three separate services in our community.  We provide the bookmobile at early literacy centers, such as daycares and preschools.  We also have a homebound service which entails delivering library items to patrons at home who cannot come to their local library.  The last service we offer is our lobby stops at older adult living facilities.  We provide browsing collections to them in the lobbies of where they live and assist them in checking these items out.  The successful candidate will manage each of these lines of service while ensuring that each department vehicle remains in good working condition.  If you enjoy being out and about in the community, visiting different neighborhoods every day, then consider joining our team! 

 

Contact Info: 

For first consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three employment references to Jennifer Kadel at careers@daytonmetrolibrary.org by March 5, 2019.

 

Expires: 
March 15, 2019
Job Type: 

Information Services Assistant

Location: 
Dayton, Ohio
Organization: 
Dayton Metro Library
Duties: 
  • Demonstrates excellent internal and external customer service.  Proactively provides assistance at all service points as needed.
  • Provides library users with assistance in reference, readers’ advisory, and in the use of public computers, personal electronic devices and library virtual materials.
  • Under the direction of the manager(s)/librarian(s), plans, develops and promotes programs and services to meet the informational and recreational needs of the community.
  • Provides service and maintains liaisons with schools and community agencies.
  • May serve with one or more specialty emphasis such as teen, children’s or adult services.  
  • Performs circulation responsibilities and related activities as needed.
  • Assists with opening and closing duties.
  • Under the direction of a manager, may assist with collection development activities such as redistribution, purchase suggestions or preliminary de-selection.
  • May create displays to promote library use.
  • Submits required reports and budget requests. May serve on library committees.

 

Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university preferred; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license, acceptable motor vehicle record, and continuous insurability required. Ability to determine patron information needs and construct a competent and complete search strategy.
  • Ability to develop programs and services to meet community needs.
  • General knowledge of PC equipment required.  Fluency with personal electronic devices and library virtual materials required.
  • Ability to use Internet and other electronic reference resources. Ability to use e-mail, spreadsheet, and word processing software. 
  • Schedule includes day time, evening, and Saturday hours.

The Dayton Metro Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Optional Info: 

The Dayton Metro Library is recruiting a full-time Information Services Assistant to provide outstanding customer service at our East Branch Library.  The staff of the East Branch will join the Belmont Branch staff to form our brand new Southeast Branch Library, which is slated to open later in 2019 adjacent to Belmont High School.  The successful candidate should be prepared to offer support to our Children and Teen Services Librarians, provide assistance to patrons using our technology, and perhaps even offer relevant programs or classes to the public.  We are looking for a staff member who is flexible and very adaptable—a true team player in every sense.  If this describes you, apply today!!

 

Contact Info: 

For first consideration, please send your cover letter, resume, and contact information for three employment references to Jennifer Kadel at careers@daytonmetrolibrary.org by March 5, 2019.

 

Expires: 
March 5, 2019
Job Type: 

OUTREACH AND MARKETING COORDINATOR

Location: 
Ravenna, Ohio
Organization: 
Reed Memorial Library
Hours: 
Duties: 

To serve the public through outreach library services outside the physical facilities of the library.

In support of and in cooperation with the Director, promotes and markets library services to enhance the Library’s usage, visibility and stature in the local and library communities.

 

Requirements: 
Master's degree required
Extensive experience may be substituted in lieu of educational requirement
Library experience preferred
(See job description for other requirements – available on website)
 
Qualified applicants must:
Submit a cover letter, resume & application - available at Circulation Desk and on Library
to the Administration Office at Reed Memorial Library, 167 East Main St. Ravenna, OH 44266 or by
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OPERS retirement, health insurance and leave benefits; $19.19/hour; 40 hours per week.

Hourly; Non-exempt from FLSA overtime provisions

Contact Info: 
Expires: 
March 31, 2019
Job Type: 

Deputy Fiscal Officer

Location: 
Medina, Ohio
Organization: 
Medina County District Library
Hours: 
HOURS: Full-time; 37.5 hours per week. Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm (Schedule subject to change based on the needs of the library)
Duties: 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES TO PERFORM THE FOLLOWING:

Medina County District Library is looking for a Deputy Fiscal Officer to assist the Fiscal Officer in overseeing the finances of MCDL (6 libraries and a Bookmobile) and serve as the assistant financial officer. The library has a $10.6 million operating budget.  Must be able to perform financial functions for the finance department including preparation of purchase orders, receipts and invoices, deposit of funds, and prepare financial reports which include spreadsheets as requested. Candidate will also act as a backup for the payroll function.

 

 

 

Requirements: 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance or related field and minimum of 5 years prior bookkeeping experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Public entity experience preferred.  Proficiency with ADP Workforce Now and Time and Attendance software strongly preferred.

Optional Info: 

BENEFITS: 22 days vacation, sick leave, holidays and group health benefits available; Public Employees Retirement System

Contact Info: 

SUBMIT COVER LETTER, RESUME                             Application available online at www.mcdl.info/employment

  AND APPLICATION TO:                                                Email to:  human.resources@mcdl.info

                                                                                                Human Resources Office

                                                                                                Medina County District Library

                                                                                                210 S. Broadway Street

                                                                                                Medina, OH  44256

                                                                                                FAX:  (330) 722-2855

Expires: 
March 31, 2019
Job Type: 
Ohio