Full-time/non-exempt

Collection Development Librarian

Location: 
12701 Ravenwood Drive, Chardon, OH 44024
Organization: 
Geauga County Public Library
Hours: 
40
Duties: 

Position Summary: Under limited supervision, acts as the system-wide selector in assigned areas. Participates in system collection development including selection, classification, replacement and weeding of library materials. Regularly works at eight branches to maintain awareness of community needs.
Essential job functions: This list is not exhaustive. Additional duties may be added at any time at management discretion
• Selects new and replacement library materials in all formats and determines the number of copies to distribute to each branch using various selection resources including, but not limited to reviews, publishers’ lists, branch profiles, and patron requests. Develops the collection to meet and support various library priorities and initiatives.
• Makes recommendations and assists in monitoring of the system Collection Development budget. Adheres to assigned budget.
• Maintains close contact with branches, including regular onsite branch visits consisting of working at the reference desk and providing reference service to public, consulting with staff about branch profiles, providing weeding and merchandising suggestions if required. Updates branch profiles in assigned areas.
• Verifies branch librarian selections for addition to the collection
• Assigns Dewey Decimal Classification number and genres to titles in ordering cart
• May request original cataloging and overlays of existing bib records
• Collaborates with Marketing team to create and maintain content for the library’s intranet, internet and social media sites to promote newly selected materials
• Compiles and analyzes collection development related statistics.

Requirements: 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics:
• Willingness and adaptability to work in a changing work environment
• Understand Library policies and procedures, Library science and information technology, Budget Planning and Administration, Cost analysis, Dewey Decimal Classification System
• Knowledge and familiarity with a wide range of books, audiovisual materials, authors and literary trends. Library material processing methods and procedures, Automation systems, Electronic information resources, Major library materials vendors.
• Excellent communications skills; ability to write concise and coherent reports with keen listening and strong verbal skills.
• Experience working with budgets and using Microsoft Excel to prepare budget reports.
• Ability to use office technology systems including personal computer, software programs (i.e., word processing, email) and other job related equipment, software and hardware. Job related software includes integrated materials purchasing and inventory system and financial software system.
• Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with leadership, peers and customers.
Minimum education, experience and Licensing Requirements:
• ALA accredited MLS degree.
• Two (2) years of public library experience with selection experience.
• A valid driver’s license is required to operate library-owned vehicles and a clean driving record must be maintained at all times.
Physical Requirements:
• Able to use hands and fingers to grasp, feel or operate objects, tools, machinery, or controls; including computers, phones and office equipment.
• Ability to lift 40 pounds unassisted. Ability to push full book carts.
• Able to read printed materials and computer screen for near-continual computer terminal use.

Optional Info: 
Contact Info: 

If interested provide: Resume, work references and Geauga County Public Library application.
Application available online at: http://divi.geaugalibrary.net/28458-2/career-opportunities/
Apply Online: GCPL.recruiting@geaugalibrary.net
Geauga County Public Library – Administrative Center
12701 Ravenwood Drive, Chardon, OH 44024

Expires: 
November 22, 2018

Librarian, Adult and Multimedia Services

Location: 
132 Broad St Wadsworth, OH 44281
Organization: 
Wadsworth Public Library
Hours: 
Hours vary Sunday through Monday. Must be available to work evenings and weekends.
Duties: 

The Wadsworth Public Library is seeking a customer and team-oriented Librarian to serve in our Adult & Multimedia Services department. The Librarian works to enrich our community by providing information, readers’ advisory, and general library service which, in combination with quality collections and programming, are tailored to our community’s evolving library needs.

We are looking for a professional librarian capable of navigating library catalogs and databases; operating and instructing the public in general computer and application operation; and providing consistently high quality customer service. General knowledge of literature, library resources, web resources and relevant technologies.

Requirements: 

Master’s in Library and Information Systems (MLIS) and one to two (2) years of library experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience, strong work ethic, ability to work well with others, evening and weekend availability.

Optional Info: 

Full application instructions and job description available at our digital career portal located at www.wadsworthlibrary.com/careers. To be considered, interested applicants must download and submit a completed application, a cover letter, resume and references through the career portal on the Library’s website. Paper applications are no longer accepted by mail or in person. Partial or incomplete employment applications will not be considered.

Contact Info: 

While we appreciate your interest in this opportunity we do not take calls about open positions. Instead, we encourage interested parties to read the application instructions carefully and submit their materials accordingly.

Expires: 
September 26, 2018

Adult Services (Reference) Librarian

Location: 
Westerville, Ohio
Organization: 
Westerville Public Library
Hours: 
Duties: 
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Manager of the Adult Services Department, an Adult Services Librarian is primarily responsible for providing outstanding reference service and helping customers use technology.  He/she will apply the principles and practices of the library profession to meet the educational, cultural and informational needs of the Westerville community in accordance with the goals and objectives established by the library board.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES  TO THE PUBLIC
  • Answers reference questions in print and online.
  • Performs interlibrary loan duties.
  • Conducts class visits.
  • Instructs customers in use of technology.
  • Performs database searches.
  • Keeps machines and equipment operational.
  • Responds to customer needs and deals with them in a pleasant, friendly and professional manner.
  • Proctors exams.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE MANAGER
  • Assist in training department volunteers.
  • Recommends policy, procedure and signage.
  • Keeps tally of statistics for various reports.
  • Participates in monthly department meeting and individual conferences.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements: 
  • MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • Two years of experience in a public library setting.
  • A positive attitude, willingness to accept change and commitment to quality customer service.
  • General knowledge of library principles, practices, technology and procedures.
  • Ability to deal effectively and courteously with the public.
  • Ability to learn and operate complex computer applications and programs.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting.
  • Ability to stoop, bend, lift and accompany customers throughout the library.

 

Optional Info: 

Full-time (40 hrs/week); Non-exempt. Schedule involves a four week rotating schedule with at least one evening per week and one weekend out of four.

 

Expires: 
April 27, 2018

Youth Services Librarian

Location: 
Westerville, Ohio
Organization: 
Westerville Public Library
Hours: 
Duties: 
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES
A Librarian in the Youth Services Department has the responsibility of executing and
maintaining the operation of the Youth Services Department, providing services and resources to
children and young adults.
RESPONSIBILITIES
 Works with patrons to provide appropriate resources to satisfy their informational,
educational, and recreational needs by means of reference interviews or reader's advisory
services
 Assists in the development of a year-round programming schedule and participates in the
execution of programs for the toddler through high school levels
 Assists department manager in long range departmental planning and program
development
 Responds to customer needs and deals with them in a pleasant, friendly and professional
manner
 Recommends policies and procedures to the department manager on the operations of the
Youth Services department
 Prepares reports and collects data on departmental operations for the department manager
 Assists in the acquisition of juvenile and young adult print materials to meet user demand
and to provide informational resources
 Assists in maintaining contact with and providing services to local organizations and
educational groups serving children and young adults
 Assists in the provision of programming and bibliographic data to the Marketing
department for media releases and promotional materials
 Keeps current on technological advances, innovative services and procedures, and current
resources through professional readings
 May be asked to act in the Manager's absence
Requirements: 
 MLS Degree from an ALA accredited institution.
 Two years’ experience in a public library setting.
 General knowledge of library principles, practices, technology, and procedures.
 Ability to deal effectively and courteously with the public.
 Ability to use innovative, creative and artistic talents in developing programming and
outreach.
 Excellent oral and written communication skills.
 Ability to work effectively in a participative management setting.
 Must possess a positive attitude and be committed to quality customer service.
 Must demonstrate an interest in and a genuine desire to serve children and young people.
 Must possess physical stamina to lift, bend, stand and walk.
Optional Info: 

Full-time (40 hrs/week); Non-exempt. Schedule is a four week rotating schedule with at least one evening per week and one weekend out of four.

Expires: 
April 27, 2018

Youth Services Librarian

Location: 
Westerville, Ohio
Organization: 
Westerville Public Library
Hours: 
Four week rotating schedule, at least one evening a week and one weekend out of the four. Full-time, 40 hrs/week.
Duties: 

A Librarian in the Youth Services Department has the responsibility of executing and maintaining the operation of the Youth Services Department, providing services and resources to children and young adults.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

· Works with patrons to provide appropriate resources to satisfy their informational, educational, and recreational needs by means of reference interviews or reader's advisory services

· Assists in the development of a year-round programming schedule and participates in the execution of programs for the toddler through high school levels

· Assists department manager in long range departmental planning and program development

· Responds to customer needs and deals with them in a pleasant, friendly and professional manner

· Recommends policies and procedures to the department manager on the operations of the Youth Services department

· Prepares reports and collects data on departmental operations for the department manager

· Assists in the acquisition of juvenile and young adult print materials to meet user demand and to provide informational resources

· Assists in maintaining contact with and providing services to local organizations and educational groups serving children and young adults

· Assists in the provision of programming and bibliographic data to the Marketing department for media releases and promotional materials

· Keeps current on technological advances, innovative services and procedures, and current resources through professional readings

· May be asked to act in the Manager's absence 

Requirements: 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

· MLS Degree from an ALA accredited institution.

· Two years’ experience in a public library setting.

· General knowledge of library principle, practices, technology, and procedures.

· Prefer knowledge of early literacy concepts and ECRRII a plus.

· Ability to deal effectively and courteously with the public.

· Excellent oral and written communication skills.

· Ability to work effectively in a participative management setting.

· Must possess a positive attitude and be committed to quality customer service.

· Must demonstrate an interest in and a genuine desire to serve children and young people.

· Must possess physical stamina to lift, bend, stand and walk. 

Optional Info: 
Expires: 
August 23, 2017

Executive Assistant - full-time

Location: 
2800 Tremont Road Columbus, OH 43221
Organization: 
Upper Arlington Public Library
Hours: 
Monday-Friday business hours with the ability to attend early evening Board and committee meetings and occasional weekend events.
Duties: 

The Upper Arlington Pubic Library is seeking a jack-of-all-trades who is adaptive and versatile to work full-time with our Administrative team! Our ideal candidate will have excellent customer service skills as well as strong verbal and written communication ability and organizational skills. Your will interact with library staff, Board members, patrons and vendors performing a variety of administrative and fiscal tasks. We are seeking a candidate that is proficient in Microsoft office applications and has the ability to multi-task in a busy office setting. Candidates with Microsoft Office certification and/or library experience will be given primary consideration.

Job Summary:

Provides administrative and clerical support to administrative staff, library departments, and the Board of Trustees.  Serves as initial administrative contact for vendors, patrons, and staff members. Researches and initiates purchases and tracks correlating budgets.  Plans and organizes meetings, prepares correspondence, manages office supplies and office equipment repairs and maintains administrative records.

Essential Functions:

·         Performs administrative support functions of a diverse and confidential nature for the Director, Board of Trustees, Administrative office staff, and library departments.

·         Serves as a Passport Agent, including processing and checking applications for mailing.

·         Processes incoming and outgoing mail, including managing the postage software system.

·         Prepares and monitors several budgets including all supplies, travel and training, employee memberships, Friends of the Library, mileage, passport, and other budgets, as needed.

·         Prepares purchase orders, invoices for payment, verifies and mails checks, and prepares banking for deposit.

·         Serves as liaison between Library staff and Friends of the Library in researching, budgeting, and processing Friends of the Library funding requests.

·         Maintains, orders, tracks and distributes office supplies, equipment and furniture for all Library departments.  Assists with researching purchases. 

·         Assists in recruitment including tracking applicants, scheduling interviews, responding to employment inquiries and working within the recruitment software.

·         Acts as a receptionist for Library Administration by greeting visitors, responding to questions, answering phone and directing and routing phone calls. 

·         Files and maintains administrative records including weekly staff schedules.

·         Manages the daily, weekly and annual schedule of the Director.  Responsible for updating and rearranging appointments as needed.

·         Coordinates staff training registration and travel arrangements.

·         Collects and compiles monthly and annual library statistics and reports as assigned.

·         Takes official Board and other meeting minutes and prepares and distributes Board packets.

·         Prepares for Board, committee meetings and other special events.

·         Composes and edits correspondence and reports for Administrative Staff and Library Board.

·         Independently prepares and responds to general correspondence of a routine nature. 

·         Performs clerical duties such as filing, word processing, preparing spreadsheets and photocopying.

·         Establishes and maintains a comprehensive record-keeping system and office procedures.

·         Distributes security fobs and assists managing permissions within the security software system.

·         Processes annual eRate application.

·         Serves on Library committees as assigned.

·         Performs process assessment and development as needed.

·         Assists with the writing and budgeting of grants.

·         Coordinates annual events and special events, as needed.

·         Manages the donor database and initial processing of donations.

·         Receives and coordinates public information requests. 

·         Follows library safety and emergency procedures.

Requirements: 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

·         Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate verbally and in writing in English.

·         Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, intranet and internet usage, especially Microsoft Word and Excel. 

·         Knowledge of office practices, procedures and equipment.

·         Correct use of grammar, punctuation and spelling.

·         Ability to maintain confidentiality.

·         Valid Ohio driver’s license and proof of insurance required.

·         Excellent planning and time-management skills.

·         Easily adapts to change.

·         Able to quickly learn and implement new software and processes.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

·         Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

·         Two years of increasingly responsible secretarial experience preferred.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

·         Considerable mobility including, but not limited to, extensive periods of walking, bending, sitting, lifting weights up to 20 pounds. 

·         Manual dexterity sufficient to perform general typing and computer skills.

·         Calm and focused handling of interruptions and distractions.

·         Periodic intense concentration and sustained viewing of a computer monitor.

Optional Info: 
Contact Info: 

To apply, visit our website at www.ualibrary.org.  

Expires: 
September 1, 2017