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  • The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County
  • Youngstown, Ohio
  • Entry-Level
  • Full-Time

About this Job

Excellent benefits including pension plan with OPERS


$16.45 - $19.36

Required Qualifications

Masters Degree in Library and Information Science - top of pay scale.
Bachelor's degree - bottom of pay scale.
Commitment to service excellence.
Knowledge of books and authors, movies and music, as well as current library principles, methods and practices.
Ability to use traditional reference sources, and effectively and efficiently search online databases and the Internet.
Analytic and problem solving abilities to determine appropriate responses based on a customer’s age, needs, and education.
For Youth Services librarians: Background in early childhood development and the reading acquisition process; knowledge of children’s literature.
Above average communication skills, both written and verbal, including public speaking skills.
Organizational skills to keep all work current; excellent attention to detail.
Proficiency in the use of Windows and Windows-based software, especially applications used by the Library.

Must be willing to work days, evenings, and Saturdays. Must be willing to work at the various locations throughout our Mahoning County system. We are unable to work around another work or school schedule. Full-time employees work 40 hours per week. Part-time employees generally work 24 hours per week with the option to work additional hours possible.

Nature of work requires an ability to effectively communicate and exchange information, collect, compile and prepare work documents and operate standard business office equipment. Travel throughout the county for programming/outreach is required with varying frequency. Majority of work is performed in a general office / library environment. Availability for extended or nontraditional hours as needed to perform job duties. Participation and attendance at promotional events and off-site meetings required. Able to reach, bend, climb, squat, lift 25lbs, push up to 50lbs and stand for long periods of time.

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Excellent benefits including pension plan with OPERS

Posted On: Dec 13, 2021 / This posting expires: Mar 14, 2022