Adult Services/Emerging Technologies Librarian

Hours: 
Deadline: 
The position will remain open until filled.
Location: 
Expires: 
03/01/2019

Organization: 

Hudson Library & Historical Society

Requirements: 

  • Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science accredited by the American Library Association.
  • Must be knowledgeable about emerging technologies and their application in a library setting.
  • Skilled in assisting customers with a wide variety of hardware and software (in both MAC and PC environments) including MS Office products; the ability to effectively troubleshoot basic printer, computer, mobile device, and software issues.
  • Experience with updating web pages preferred (knowledge of HTML/CSS and WordPress a plus).
  • Experience and background in communications and/or graphic art and design with knowledge of associated software a plus.
  • Possess strong customer service skills, and excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as required.
  • Previous library experience preferred.

 

This is a full-time (38 hours/week) position with full benefits and starting salary of $33,000.

 

Duties: 

The Hudson Library & Historical Society, a 5-Star Library, is seeking an energetic, creative, customer service-oriented professional to join the Adult Services team. The ideal candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and experience with online media, services and software, and a strong commitment to customer service. 

  • Collection Development—Assist in selection and weeding of library resources.
  • Marketing—Promote library activities and services through social media tools, e-mail newsletters, the library’s website, as well as brochures and other print media.
  • Programming—Develop, promote, and execute innovative educational, cultural, and technology-based programs.
  • Reference Assistance—Answer customer questions; assist with readers’ advisory, catalog and computer use, downloadable eMedia and mobile device use, databases, and local history and genealogy.
  • Technology— Conduct technology training, provide technology support, troubleshoot printers, computers, mobile devices and software issues, update and help maintain the library’s Adult Services web pages.
  • Assist with special projects as needed.

 

Contact Information: 

Please submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to:

Polly Reynolds
Head of Adult Services & Archives
Hudson Library & Historical Society
96 Library Street
Hudson, OH  44236
polly.reynolds@hudson.lib.oh.us

No phone calls, please.

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