Full Time

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 an urban 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 May 29, 2019.

 

Expires: 
May 31, 2019
Job Type: 

Human Resources Coordinator

Location: 
715 Market Ave N, Canton OH
Organization: 
Stark County District Library
Hours: 
40 hours a week
Duties: 

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Administers the hiring process by helping assess staffing needs, procuring and managing vendors, posting/advertising positions, collecting and evaluating applications, prescreening applicants, checking references, interviewing candidates with supervisors, and hiring successful candidates.
2. Coordinates and administers the employee orientation and on-boarding process, including both individual and system-wide initiatives.
3. Administers compensation and benefits plans. Develops communication tools to enhance understanding of the organization’s compensation programs and benefits package, including wellness. Works with vendors and third-party administrators as appropriate.
4. Assists with the maintenance of the job classification system and job descriptions.
5. Coordinates and administers the employee training and development process, including both individual and system-wide development initiatives.
6. Assists with the administration of the library’s leave and worker’s compensation programs.
7. Serves as a key contact for HRIS-related matters, including new implementations/updates and on-going maintenance and troubleshooting.
8. Coordinates the workflow and regular processing of employee data and benefits updates. Oversees maintenance of and ensures compliance with applicable policies and laws regarding employee paper and electronic files.
9. Assists with the administration of performance management processes.
10. Administers other programs, as needed, and advises the Human Resources Director on current Human Resource issues.
11. Assists the Human Resources Director in establishing personnel budgets including salaries and benefits, and oversees the Library’s conference, training, staff appreciation and HR Department budgets.
12. Counsels employees regarding career development, transfers, promotions and retirement. Confers with Library management staff and meets with other Library employees on a wide range of Human Resources issues. Escalates issues to the Human Resources Director as appropriate.
13. Assists with the development and administration of personnel policies and procedures and employee handbooks, advises supervisors regarding personnel policies and procedures, and provides support ensuring compliance with employment laws, court decisions, and trends affecting personnel policies and procedures, such as FLSA, FMLA, and ADA.
14. Provides support to labor relations efforts such as compiling information and data to assist with labor relations, contract negotiations, and other matters related to labor relations.
15. Participates in various committees that foster Library employee relations and where appropriate plays a role as a key leader on these committees.
16. Other duties as required.

Core Competencies
1. Adaptability
2. Communication
3. Customer Service
4. Dependability
5. Ethics & Integrity
6. Initiative
7. Job Knowledge
8. Quality of Work
9. Teamwork
Technical / Functional Skills
1. Proven understanding of general human resources policies and procedures is required.
2. Strong knowledge of employment/labor laws is required.
3. Excellent communication and people skills are required.
4. Ability to problem-solve and develop sustainable solutions is preferred.
5. Strong appreciation for and ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters is required.
6. Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required. Relevant business management systems such as general ledger, HRIS [ADP], CRM, etc. is preferred.

Requirements: 

Working conditions and physical requirements
• The library environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of offices, which includes the need for general safe workplace practices with office equipment and computers, avoidance of trips and falls, and observance of fire regulations.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
• This position is performed in an office setting although some off-site meetings in various settings occur.
• Work is generally completed on weekdays and during traditional office hours (e.g., 8am-5pm). There will be the occasional need to attend meetings or events and/or respond to critical situations outside of this schedule, including before or after normal Library days and hours of operation.
• Employees must be able to lift light objects [less than 20 pounds] and carry them short distances [20 feet or less].
• Employees must be able to remain in a seated position for extended periods of time while performing a variety of tasks.
• Employees must be able to perform repetitive hand, arm, and body movements, including typing and/or lifting books, on a continuous basis.
• Some travel by personal automobile and a valid State of Ohio driver’s license along with the ability to maintain a driving record that is satisfactory to the Library’s liability insurance carrier is required. Occasional overnight travel may also be required.

Optional Info: 

Education and Experience
• Education: High School diploma or GED equivalency is required. Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
• Certifications or licensure: HR Certification [PHR, SHRM-CP, CEBS, CCP, etc.] is preferred. Ohio drivers’ license and ability to maintain a driving record that is satisfactory to the Library’s liability insurance carrier is required.
• Years of relevant experience: 5 to 7 years is preferred.
• Previous experience in Human Resources is required.
• Experience in public library or public-sector organizations is preferred.
• Experience working in a union environment is preferred.
• Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.
• Years of experience supervising: None.

Contact Info: 

https://starklibrary.org/job/view/200 website www.starklibrary.org "contact" employment, job description, blue apply now button.

Expires: 
May 31, 2019
Job Type: 

Library Specialist - Youth Services

Location: 
715 Market Ave N, Canton OH 44702
Organization: 
Stark County District Library
Hours: 
40 hours a week
Duties: 

Duties and Responsibilities
Customer Assistance
1. Assists patrons with and demonstrates all library service and collection platforms, and is an advanced user of platforms.
2. Proactively promotes library services and offerings to patrons.
3. Provides instruction on platforms in area of specialization.
4. Provides intermediate reference assistance, and helps develop access tools in area of specialization.
5. Is aware of and can direct patrons to print and online reference tools, including Reader’s Advisory resources.
6. Assists patrons in accessing and using document machines, library computers and library-supported software, and troubleshoots intermediate technical problems. Provides advanced assistance in area of specialization.
7. Performs transactional services (e.g., notary, passport) that have defined rules, limited or specific answers, and/or detailed process guidelines.
8. Facilitates special support and services that include open-ended interactions requiring analysis, additional data gathering, independent judgment/decision-making and may have multiple “right” answers or possible outcomes (e.g., Book an Expert).
Circulation
1. Performs all direct patron circulation functions.
2. May have responsibility for regularly implementing record maintenance tasks.
3. May have in-depth understanding of ILS Circulation Module, and may troubleshoot ILS issues.
Collection
1. May assist in shelving as needed.
2. Plans and assists with the merchandising of materials. May have responsibility over a specific display area.
3. May make collection decisions over a portion of a collection area, under direction of the Manager or Librarian.
4. Creates Educator Units as needed.
Group Services: Internal and External
1. Plans and presents internal and external programs in focus area.
2. Leads or assists other staff with internal and external group program set up.
3. Assists or acts as back-up for other Library Specialist or Librarian staff in providing internal or external events outside of focus area.
4. May lead or participate in promotional activities outside the library.
5. Develops content and materials for both active and passive delivery to groups. May sometimes involve other staff, as needed.

Partnerships
1. May establish partnerships, develop content for, and/or implement joint services with outside agencies on behalf of his/her department or location in consultation with Manager.
General
1. Mentors and trains other staff, including Library Associates and Library Specialists in other locations.
2. Contributes to, and sometimes leads, system-wide planning, development and training initiatives.
3. Coordinates with Manager and Librarian(s) to guide other staff regarding services, programs, and collections within area(s) of expertise.
4. Serves on library committees as needed.
5. Performs other duties as required.
Core Competencies
1. Adaptability
2. Communication
3. Customer Service
4. Dependability
5. Ethics & Integrity
6. Initiative
7. Job Knowledge
8. Quality of Work
9. Teamwork

Technical / Functional Skills
• Ability to plan, develop, implement and promote library-related programs.
• Ability to provide specialized, open-ended customer service support in one or more areas without assistance from other staff.
• Ability to create Educator Units.
• Advanced familiarity with library services and operations.
• Ability to perform intermediate to advanced functions using the library circulation system, service platforms, and following current procedures.
• Advanced knowledge of collection platforms.
• Ability to learn and obtain certification in passport processing.
• Demonstrates intermediate to advanced level literacy with respect to standard computer and office software.
• Ability to sort and file alphabetically and numerically.
• Ability to communicate effectively in the English language by phone or in person in a one-to-one setting.
• Ability to make simple arithmetic calculations with speed and accuracy.
• Ability to assist with the training of other staff.

Requirements: 

• The library environment involves everyday risks or discomforts that require normal safety precautions typical of offices, which includes the need for general safe workplace practices with office equipment and computers, avoidance of trips and falls, and observance of fire regulations. When this position is within the Mobiles Services department work performed on vehicles (e.g., bookmobiles) is done in close quarters that, at times, may be in motion as teams travel from stop to stop. Additionally, this work is done year-round in vehicles furnished with heat and air conditioning.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
• This position is performed mainly in the public and office areas of the Library although some off-site meetings in various other locations may occur (e.g., school visits, etc.). When this position is within the Mobile Services department it is performed mainly in the mobile services vehicles as well as public and office areas of the Library although some off-site meetings in various other locations may occur.
• Work is generally completed during Library days and hours of operations which may vary by location and time of year. There may be the occasional need to attend meetings or events and/or respond to critical situations outside of this schedule, including before or after normal Library days and hours of operation.
• Work requires the ability to lift light objects [less than 20 pounds] and carry them short distances [20 feet or less] and, within Mobile Services particularly, load/unload materials and equipment in all weather conditions.
• Work requires the ability to push a fully loaded book cart (typically weighing at least 20lbs or more) for distances of at least 20 feet.
• This position may require an employee to remain in a standing or seated position for extended periods of time while performing a variety of tasks.
• Employees must be able to perform repetitive hand, arm, and body movements, including typing and/or lifting books, on a continuous basis.
• Work requires reaching overhead and bending/kneeling to shelve books weighing up to three pounds.
• Travel by personal automobile or, in the case of Mobile Services positions a Library-owned automobile or truck, and a valid State of Ohio driver’s license along with the ability to maintain a driving record that is satisfactory to the Library’s liability insurance carrier may be required, depending on the position’s specific duties. Some travel by personal vehicle and/or occasional overnight travel may also be required.

Optional Info: 

Education and Experience
• Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required. Bachelor degree preferred.
• Years of relevant experience: 3 or more years of related experience is preferred.
• Certifications or licensure: Ohio drivers’ license and ability to maintain a driving record that is satisfactory to the Library’s liability insurance carrier is required.
• Experience presenting and implementing programs to groups is required.
• Experience developing programs for individuals and groups is preferred.
• Experience coordinating with external partners is preferred.
• Experience with the principles and practices of customer service is required.
• Experience with library circulation systems and procedures is preferred.
• Experience in public library or public-sector organizations is preferred.
• Experience working with focus age group is required.

Contact Info: 

www.starklibrary.org "Contact", employment, click on job description and blue apply now button. https://starklibrary.org/job/view/201

Expires: 
May 24, 2019
Job Type: 

Teen Services Librarian

Location: 
Trotwood, 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 Teen Services Librarian for our Trotwood Branch.  This is a new position at this branch; therefore, we are looking for a librarian who is skilled in making connections with local schools and community organizations.  The ideal candidate will also be energetic and experienced at creating engaging programming for teens (grades 7-12).  This branch will be replaced by a brand new facility just down the street from the current one.  Slated to open in early 2020, the new building will feature various meeting rooms to suit community needs, a quiet reading room with a fireplace, dedicated spaces for children and teens.  The teen area will also have a gaming system and iMacs for teen use. The Teen Services Librarian reports to the Branch Library Manager and may also serve as the person in charge on occasion.  It is an exciting time to join our Trotwood 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 May 21, 2019.

 

Expires: 
May 24, 2019
Job Type: 

Information Services Librarian

Location: 
Dayton, Ohio
Organization: 
Dayton Metro Library
Hours: 
Duties: 
  • Demonstrates excellent internal and external customer service. Creates a welcoming atmosphere in the public service areas 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, the Ask Me Line, 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 adult programs and activities that address community needs and incorporates library resources.
  • Provides service and maintains liaisons with community organizations, government agencies, and other groups as appropriate. Provides library outreach programs that meet community needs.
  • Maintains attractive appearance of the adult public service areas 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.
  • Performs special duties as assigned. Such duties may include, but are not limited to, indexing, compiling bibliographies, and assisting with 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 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 adult literature, periodicals, audiovisual materials, web sites, social media and other electronic media which constitute a diverse, current and relevant adult collection.
  • 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 Information Services Librarian who will join the rest of the Information Services team at the Main Library in downtown Dayton.  Our Main Library, which re-opened in August 2017 after significant renovation, serves as the flagship branch in the Dayton Metro Library system.  It boasts numerous meeting spaces designed to meet the needs of our community.  It has a quiet reading room, two technology labs, a green screen room, and dedicated spaces for children and teen visitors.  The ideal candidate will be experienced in providing enhanced customer service to patrons.  If you are an energetic and team-oriented librarian who enjoys working in an urban setting, join our team today!   

 

Contact Info: 

For first consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and three employment references to Jennifer Kadel at careers@daytonmetrolibrary.org by May 21, 2019.

 

Expires: 
May 24, 2019
Job Type: 

Teen Services Librarian

Location: 
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 an additional Teen Services Librarian for our busy Vandalia Branch, which serves Vandalia, Ohio and its surrounding diverse communities.  This branch is situated next to the local high school and serves as a hub of activity each day after school with our small group study rooms, programming for teens, and a gaming system in the teen area. The Teen Services Librarian reports to the Branch Library Manager and may also serve as the person in charge on occasion. Be a part of a passionate, patron-centric team of librarians and support staff serving a community that loves its library!  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 April 30, 2019.

 

Expires: 
May 3, 2019
Job Type: 

Cataloging Librarian

Location: 
Mansfield/Richland County Public Library's Main Library in downtown Mansfield, Ohio.
Organization: 
Mansfield/Richland County Public Library
Hours: 
Duties: 

The Cataloging Librarian is responsible for original and copy cataloging of print and non-print materials in a timely manner using standard cataloging tools and authority control practices.  Essential tasks and responsibilities include:

Understand and support the Library's role in providing free and equal access to ideas, information, resources, and services, from all points of view, without restriction, to every individual (Intellectual Freedom)

Identify and prioritize work needs.

Consistently provide superior customer services.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor and other staff members and work collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals and objectives.

Classify and catalog library materials using OCLC cataloging module, interface software and local automated system and equipment in accordance with departmental productivity standards.

Assign call numbers, subject headings and/or cross references using current cataloging codes and practices.

Perform a variety of quality control, problem resolution and other catalog maintenance activities, as required.

Edit, add and delete bibliographic records as required.

Keep daily statistics on cataloged materials.

Correct errors in the library's database as needed.

Recommend procedural changes in department.

Employ online database manipulation.

Perform original cataloging when needed.

Analyze bibliographic records to exercise appropriate authority control and make changes in the local authority control module when necessary.

Handle multiple activities or interruptions at once, sustaining accuracy and productivity.

Learn computer software programs for department needs.

Communicate effectively with other departments and locations explaining the library's cataloging practices and national cataloging standards.

Maintain regular and predictable attendance.

Comply with Ohio Ethics Law and the Code of Ethics and values of the Library.

Promote and support the fundamental purpose of the public library, its mission, vision, culture and structure.

Enter brief title information for browsing items and link items to online system.

With reasonable accommodation, meet the physical requirements and perform essential tasks and responsibilities reliably within 6 months of on-the-job experience and training.

 

Requirements: 

MLIS from and ALA accredited institution is required.

Experience with current cataloging codes, practices and MARC formats desired.

Understanding of and experience with computerized cataloging databases, such as OCLC, is strongly preferred.

Proficiency in basic computer knowledge and demonstrable ability to use applications in Windows environment including Microsoft Office products, internet use and email.

Reliability and above average work attendance with ability to work flexible schedule including day, evening and weekend hours.

Physical requirements: engage in extended periods of sitting while viewing a computer monitor and using a keyboard, and intermittent periods of standing, walking, bending, stooping, stretching, climbing stairs, lifting and carrying equipment and materials occasionally weighing 40-60 pounds and pushing loaded book trucks weighing 75-100 pounds or more.  Must be able to use hands and fingers to grasp, handle and manipulate a variety of materials and operate equipment including computers, phones and office machinery.

Favorable results from pre-employment background check.

Reliable transportation in order to meet work requirements.

Valid Driver's license with acceptable driving record and current vehicle insurance.

Required at time of hire: proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Optional Info: 
Contact Info: 

Applications can be found on our website www.mrcpl.org/jobs or at any MRCPL location.  Please print, complete and submit application along with interest letter and current resume to any MRCPL location or to the Business Office, 43 W Third St, Mansfield OH 44902.

Expires: 
April 25, 2019
Job Type: 

Main Library Services Manager

Location: 
Dayton, Ohio
Organization: 
Dayton Metro Library
Hours: 
Duties: 
  • Assists the Main Library Manager in establishing and implementing goals and objectives for Main Library service which support the Library’s mission.
  • Oversees system-wide resource sharing activities.
  • Directly hires, trains, manages, evaluates, and schedules Library Aides assigned to public service departments of the Main Library. Directly hires, trains, manages, evaluates, and schedules select Patron Service Assistants involved with resource sharing activities at the Main Library. Serves as liaison between Main Library department managers and assigned employees. 
  • Oversees shelving, shelf-reading, and materials shifting activities at the Main Library.  Reviews stacks for needed weeding. Receives donated materials according to guidelines.
  • Serves as back-up to Main Library Manager in the scheduling of staff at public service desks. 
  • Assists with ensuring the efficient, effective, customer service oriented delivery of services to Main Library patrons.  Maintains a current knowledge of Library operations, policies, and procedures.  Demonstrates and models excellent internal and external customer service.  Maintains frequent personal presence in public areas to ensure outstanding service.
  • Assists in promoting community awareness of the Library and establishes effective communication with community groups, organizations, and individuals.
  • Provides input to the Main Library Manager in preparation of annual budget requests, quarterly, topical, and other reports as requested.
  • Answers patrons’ reference questions and assists patrons in selecting and locating materials.  Assists patrons in the use of computers, personal electronic devices, and Library virtual materials. 
  • Assists with monitoring facility needs. Initiates maintenance and repair of Main Library building, equipment, and grounds in cooperation with the Facilities Manager, as directed.  
  • Assists with maintaining a safe and secure facility for staff and patrons in conjunction with the Security Manager.
  • Assists with the implementation of Library policies and procedures.  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.

 

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 plan, schedule and oversee library operations and personnel. 
  • Knowledge of professional library principles, theories, concepts, policies and procedures.  Knowledge and appreciation of literature, periodicals, audiovisual materials, web sites, social media, and other electronic media which constitute a diverse, current and relevant collection.
  • Ability to learn automated system functions used in carrying out job duties. 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 library services.
  • The work schedule includes day, evening and Saturday hours.

The Dayton Metro Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Optional Info: 

Are you a librarian who is looking to move into management?  Then the Dayton Metro Library has the job for you!  This full-time, entry-level manager reports to the Main Library Manager and supervises Library Aides and the two staff members who facilitate our resource sharing.  The successful candidate will be comfortable providing exemplary service to patrons who are using the Main Library.  We are looking for someone who is highly organized, has great attention to detail, and exceptional interpersonal skills.  Experience overseeing Library Aides is a plus!  Join our team today!

 

 

Contact Info: 

For first consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and three references to Jennifer Kadel at careers@daytonmetrolibrary.org by April 9, 2019.

 

Expires: 
April 10, 2019
Job Type: 

Acquisitions Manager

Location: 
Dayton, Ohio
Organization: 
Dayton Metro Library
Hours: 
Duties: 
  • Assists the Collection Development Director in establishing and implementing goals and objectives for the department which support the Library’s mission. 
  • Assists Collection Development Director with acquisitions and serials management.
  • Directly hires, manages, trains, evaluates, and schedules Receiving Clerk, Acquisitions Clerks and Senior Acquisitions Clerk.  Oversees agency volunteers. Serves as liaison between direct reports and Collection Development Director.
  • Reviews, refines, and updates acquisitions procedures and processes.  Trains staff responsible for acquisitions on new and/or updated processes and procedures
  • Serves as a liaison to Finance and ensures proper fiscal control of the acquisitions processes. 
  • Coordinates the review of annual standing orders with Selection Librarians and implements changes with vendors.
  • Oversees serials acquisitions, prediction patterns for periodicals, distribution, and claiming of missing items.  Trains branch staff who perform serials check in at branches. 
  • Oversees application of credits, communication of vendor cancellations, and statement reviews.
  • Updates Collection Development documentation for integrated library system functions as needed.  Coordinates acquisitions functions with Selection Librarians.
  • Implements Library policies and procedures at the agency 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’ meetings and service on committees.

 

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. 
  • One year of experience performing acquisitions or technical services work in a library setting, preferred.
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license, acceptable motor vehicle record, and continuous insurability required. Ability to periodically drive.
  • Knowledge of professional library principles, theories, concepts, policies and procedures. 
  • Ability to plan, schedule, and oversee operations and personnel.  Ability to prepare and administer budgets. Ability to maintain effective relationships with vendors, organizations, the public, and the staff. 
  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with vendors, publishers, organizations, the public and the staff.  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, and policy and procedure manuals. 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.
  • Typical hours for this position are Monday through Friday, 8:00AM – 5:00PM; occasional evenings and weekends required.

The Dayton Metro Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Optional Info: 

The Dayton Metro Library has created a new position, Acquisitions Manager, and we want you to apply!  The Acquisitions Manager reports to our Collection Development Director and will supervise five clerks.  The successful candidate will be eager to learn the current operations of the department and then implement changes that will improve our business model.  This could include introducing EDI in order to make paying our bills easier.  We are looking for an individual who excels at implementing changes and navigating staff through those changes.  Prior experience working in an acquisitions department or technical services area of a library is preferred.  If you enjoy working in a team-oriented environment and relish the idea of improving workflows, then 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 April 9, 2019.

 

Expires: 
April 12, 2019
Job Type: 

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 full-time Children Services Librarian for our busy Northwest Branch Library to replace a long-term employee who is retiring.  The ideal candidate will join the other Children Services Librarian at this location to offer creative programming, including story times, for children in grades K-6 as well as outreach to local schools, day care centers, etc. The ideal candidate will be a customer-service minded individual who is ready to help patrons use our largest, busiest, urban branch and its services.  If you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment 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: 

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 April 2, 2019.

 

Expires: 
April 5, 2019
Job Type: