Full Time

Librarian with Youth Services Emphasis

Location: 
Canton Ohio
Organization: 
Stark County District Library
Hours: 
40 hours a week
Duties: 

Duties and Responsibilities
Customer Assistance
1. Demonstrates and assists patrons with all library service and collection platforms, and is an advanced user of platforms.
2. Provides instruction on platforms in area of specialization.
3. Performs advanced searches through both public and ILS interfaces. Contributes to improving access for other staff in area of specialization.
4. Demonstrates and assists patrons with print and online reference tools, including Reader’s Advisory resources.
5. 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.
6. Provides advanced reference assistance, and helps develop access tools in area of specialization.
Individual Services
1. Performs transactional services (e.g., notary, passport)
2. 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.
4. May troubleshoot and resolve complex patron account issues, in consultation with Manager.
Collection
1. May assist in shelving as needed.
2. Plans merchandising and organization of designated collections area(s).
3. Manages assigned collection areas and works in coordination with Manager and other staff in all aspects of collection merchandising and maintenance.
4. Creates Educator Units as needed and may provide direction to other staff who assist with creating Educator Units.
Group Services: Internal and External
1. Leads or assists other staff with internal and external group program set up.
2. Plans and/or presents internal and external programs.
3. Participates in and may lead promotional activities outside the library.
4. Develops content and materials for both active and passive delivery to groups. May sometimes involve other staff, as needed.
5. Plans and provides guidance to other staff on the general direction of services/programs for given focus area(s).
Partnerships
1. Establishes partnerships, develops content for, and implements joint services with outside agencies on behalf of his/her department, location, and the system.
General
1. Mentors and trains other staff, including Specialists and Librarians in other locations.
2. Leads, system-wide planning, development and training initiatives.
3. Provides functional guidance to 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: 

Education and Experience
• Education: MLIS degree required.
• 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.
• In-depth knowledge of collection materials and professional resources related to focus age group is required.
• Experience working with focus age group 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 required.
• Experience in public library or public-sector organizations is required.
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 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.).
• 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].
• 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 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: 

The Stark Library is seeking an outgoing, customer service oriented professional to fill an opportunity as a Librarian with Youth Services Emphasis at Perry Sippo Branch.
Successful candidates will have proven knowledge of and experience with youth (infant to 17 years of age) collection materials, outreach services, and literacy-based programming, including early literacy tools and resources.
Successful candidates will enjoy working with the public, especially children and youth, and be able to demonstrate a strong customer orientation that supports our mission and service to the diversity of the communities in which we operate.
If you want to work for a mission-driven organization and believe you may be a good fit for this position (detailed job description, below), please go to Stark Library website - www.starklibrary.org - for more information and to complete an employment application. Go to “Contact” and then “Employment” for access to our on-line application.

Contact Info: 

Visit www.starklibrary.org, "contact", employment, for complete job description and online application.
https://starklibrary.org/job/view/244

Expires: 
March 15, 2020
Job Type: 

Acquisitions Clerk

Location: 
Organization: 
Dayton Metro Library
Hours: 
Duties: 
  • Orders materials. Procedures for making order lists and purchase orders are followed.   Transmits orders to vendors.
  • Checks in new materials upon arrival.  Correct editions and number of copies are verified. Procedures for invoicing are followed.
  • Coordinates and executes the renewal of serials for all audiences. Pays invoices and checks in serials standing orders. Maintains related Access files.
  • Processes direct orders, special orders and demand orders.
  • Reviews statements monthly to verify accounts are correct and up-to-date. Applies credits, reports and cancellations from vendors as needed.
  • Adds new supplier records to ILS as needed and notifies Finance. 
  • Sorts system-wide mail delivery daily.
  • Orders office supplies.
  • Supports selectors by preparing reinstatement items, contacting patrons with requests about the purchase decisions and obtaining gift items for placement of bookplates.
  • Cancels materials and aids with collection right-sizing.
  • Processes items for special collections according to procedure and uses item record sets to change and track coding.
  • Works as a team with co-workers and supports system-wide initiatives. Backs up other staff as assigned.
  • Typical work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:00 to 5:00.

 

Requirements: 
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of accounting practices and procedures preferred.  Data entry skills required.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively and clearly when addressing individuals and apply active listening skills.
  • Ability to frequently use computer equipment, 10 key adding machine and standard office equipment.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts and percentages.
  • Ability to use e-mail 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, personal electronic devices, and library virtual materials required. 
  • Physical Requirements: Ability to periodically pull and push book trucks weighing up to 250 pounds. Ability to occasionally lift, reach, stoop, sit, and turn.  Ability to frequently grasp, carry, hold, stand, walk, and use keyboard.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision, and the ability to distinguish colors.  Ability to speak and hear required.

The Dayton Metro Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Optional Info: 

The Dayton Metro Library is seeking a full-time Acquisitions Clerk to join our team!  This position reports to the Acquisitions Manager and works in our Operations Center in downtown Dayton.  The primary responsibility of this position is to order materials via vendor web sites that have been chosen by our Selection Librarians. The successful candidate will use Microsoft Access to coordinate our annual standing order plans for serials.  Other typical activities may include generating and closing out purchase orders, data entry, and using our financial software to ensure that bills are paid correctly and in a timely manner.  This behind-the-scenes position comes with typical office hours, Monday through Friday.  The successful candidate will be adaptive and detail-oriented and be comfortable working at a computer for most of the day.  If this sounds interesting to you, we want to hear from you 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 3, 2020.

 

Expires: 
March 3, 2020
Job Type: 

Outreach Services Manager

Location: 
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 February 25, 2020.

 

Expires: 
February 25, 2020
Job Type: 

Assistant Director

Location: 
Medina, Ohio
Organization: 
Medina County District Library
Hours: 
Full-time; 37.5 hours per week including some evenings and weekends
Duties: 

We are working together in an environment of respect, kindness, and integrity to enrich the quality of life county-wide.  Through innovation, collaboration, and inclusion, we create community connections.  We inspire greatness in each other and the communities we serve.

 

We find joy in our work and our colleagues.  The library is strengthened by our unique personalities, ideas, and experiences.  We recognize the importance of encouraging a healthy work/life balance.

 

We inspire the public and each other to be lifelong learners.   We strive to create an engaging library environment which is welcoming to all.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES TO PERFORM THE FOLLOWING:

Medina County District Library is looking for an energetic, friendly, progressive and dynamic, community minded leader to provide support, leadership and oversight to public services in six library locations, Family History and Learning Center, and Outreach Services. The successful applicant must be enthusiastic, public service-oriented with excellent management skills and a commitment to the core values of librarianship. This position will assist the library director with the management and leadership of the organization, assuming the role and responsibilities of the director in the director’s absence. The Assistant Director is part of a team that establishes and monitors objectives toward the achievement of the library’s vision.

Requirements: 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidate must have a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited American Library Association institution and a minimum of six years public library experience with progressive levels of responsibility and supervision or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

 

Optional Info: 

BENEFITS:   22 days vacation; sick leave, holidays, group health benefits; 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

Expires: 
March 3, 2020
Job Type: 

Assistant Branch Library Manager

Location: 
Organization: 
Dayton Metro Library
Hours: 
Duties: 
  • Assists the Branch Library Manager to establish and implement goals and objectives for branch service which support the Library’s mission.
  • Assists the Branch Library Manager to direct all branch services such as reference assistance, readers’ advisory, outreach, circulation, and programming.
  • Assists the Branch Library Manager with selection, training, scheduling, and evaluating staff in assigned branch.  Assists with overseeing branch volunteers. Serves as liaison between branch employees and the Branch Library Manager.
  • Assists the Branch Library Manager with ensuring the efficient, effective, customer service-oriented delivery of services to branch 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.
  • Provides input and suggestions to the Branch Library Manager regarding the branch collection and donated materials.  Arranges for repair, cancellation, or redistribution of materials as needed. 
  • Assists the Branch Library Manager to promote community awareness of the Library and establishes effective communication with community groups, organizations, and individuals.
  • Provides input to the Branch 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 the Branch Manager to monitor branch facility needs.  In the absence of the Branch Library Manager, initiates maintenance and repair of branch building, equipment, and grounds in cooperation with the Facilities Manager.
  • Assists the Branch Library Manager to maintain a safe and secure facility for staff and patrons in conjunction with the Security Manager.
  • Assists with the implementation of Library policies and procedures at the branch 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.
  • Schedule includes day time, evening, and Saturday hours.

 

Requirements: 
  • Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA 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 branch operations and personnel.
  • 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.
  • General knowledge of PC equipment required. Fluency with personal electronic devices and library virtual materials required. 
  • Ability to develop programs and services to meet community needs.
  • Ability to maintain effective relationships with community officials, leaders, organizations, the public and the staff. 
  • Ability to 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.
  • 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 Assistant Branch Library Manager for our busy Northmont Branch.  Situated in the back of Englewood’s city building, this branch is slated to have a new facility built in the near future.  The Assistant Branch Library Manager reports to the Branch Library Manager.  The ideal candidate will be customer-service focused, promote teamwork and be a progressive thinker.  In addition to helping oversee the daily operations of the branch, the Assistant Branch Library Manager will also provide support to the Branch Library Manager as the staff embrace our dynamic customer service model. This is a great opportunity if you have been thinking of transitioning from a librarian role into library management.  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 February 18, 2020.

 

Expires: 
February 18, 2020
Job Type: 

Teen Services Librarian - Trotwood Branch

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 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 February 18, 2020.

 

Expires: 
February 18, 2020
Job Type: 

Teen Services Librarian - Northmont Branch

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 a full-time Teen Services Librarian for our Northmont Branch.  We are looking for a librarian who is skilled in making connections with local schools and who is excited about collaborating with the Branch’s two Children Services Librarians to offer innovative tween programming.  The ideal candidate will also be energetic and experienced at offering creative programming that appeals to teens in grades 7 through 12.  The Teen Services Librarian reports to the Branch Library Manager and may also serve as the person in charge on occasion.  Situated in the back of Englewood’s city building, this branch is slated to have a new facility built in the near future.  The new building will feature an area dedicated to teens.  If all of this sounds exciting to you, we want to hear from you—apply 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 February 18, 2020.

 

Expires: 
February 18, 2020
Job Type: 

Audiovisual Librarian

Location: 
Mansfield Richland County Public Library 43 W Third St Mansfield OH 44902
Organization: 
Mansfield Richland County Public Library
Hours: 
Varied including days, evenings and weekends
Duties: 

Actively assist in collection maintenance

Plan and implement programming for audiovisual services

Oversee the Library of Things (power tools, board games, musical instruments, sewing machines, telescopes, etc)

Requirements: 

MLS/MLIS from ALA-accredited university is required.  Consideration will be given to candidates actively enrolled in the MLS/MLIS program with proof of enrollment.

Experience working in a public library setting is preferred.

Intermediate to advanced computer skills using Microsoft Office, internet and email.

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.

Must have advanced facility with a variety of social media and gidital formats along with devices used by customers, like IPads, tablets, eReaders, smart phones and the like.

Optional Info: 

See full job description on our website https://www.mrcpl.org/jobs.  Submit letter of interest, current resume and application by 5:00 p.m. on February 21, 2020.

Contact Info: 

Human Resources

43 W Third St

Mansfield OH 44902

419-521-3147

hr@mrcpl.org

 

Expires: 
February 21, 2020
Job Type: 

Deputy Fiscal Officer

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

We are working together in an environment of respect, kindness, and integrity to enrich the quality of life county-wide.  Through innovation, collaboration, and inclusion, we create community connections.  We inspire greatness in each other and the communities we serve.

 

We find joy in our work and our colleagues.  The library is strengthened by our unique personalities, ideas, and experiences.  We recognize the importance of encouraging a healthy work/life balance.

 

We inspire the public and each other to be lifelong learners.  We strive to create an engaging library environment which is welcoming to all.

 

Medina County District Library is a mid-sized library system renowned for its great customer service, books and e-media, technology, and innovative events for all ages.  We believe in giving back to the communities we serve and being THE place to gather and learn and have fun.

 

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 process payroll.

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

Expires: 
February 24, 2020
Job Type: 

Technology Associate

Location: 
Medina, OH
Organization: 
Medina County District Library
Hours: 
Full-time; 37.5 hours per week; must be able to work a flexible schedule that includes some evenings, Saturdays and occasional Sundays (schedule subject to change based on needs of the library)
Duties: 

We are working together in an environment of respect, kindness, and integrity to enrich the quality of life county-wide.  Through innovation, collaboration, and inclusion, we create community connections.  We inspire greatness in each other and the communities we serve.

 

We find joy in our work and our colleagues.  The library is strengthened by our unique personalities, ideas, and experiences.  We recognize the importance of encouraging a healthy work/life balance.

 

We inspire the public and each other to be lifelong learners.   We strive to create an engaging library environment which is welcoming to all.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES TO PERFORM THE FOLLOWING:

Under general supervision, the Technology Associate installs hardware and software for the library’s computer and phone systems, assists in maintaining and troubleshooting equipment and software, and assists in training employees and members on use of computer hardware/software.  Duties include hardware maintenance, repair, upgrades; software installation, configuration, troubleshooting in a Microsoft environment and maintaining system-wide hardware and software inventory, maintenance logs, and clerical office duties.  Equipment includes network servers, printers, phone systems, network patch bays, switches, and personal computers.

Requirements: 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Network Administration and a minimum of three (3) years IT experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Must have working knowledge of computer hardware repair, hardware maintenance, software configuration; analytical abilities and experience in troubleshooting and help desk support; Knowledge of Active Directory and Group Policy a plus.; good communication skills.  Work involves regular driving to community libraries and frequent lifting, bending, stooping, stretching.  Must possess and maintain a valid Ohio driver’s license with an acceptable driving record and provide own transportation.

Optional Info: 

BENEFITS:  Vacation, sick leave, holidays, group health benefits; 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

Expires: 
February 24, 2020
Job Type: 
Ohio