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Outreach Youth Services Librarian

  • Mansfield Richland County Public Library
  • Mansfield, OH
  • Entry-Level
  • Full-Time

About this Job

Under the supervision of the Outreach Services Coordinator and with oversight from the Youth Services Coordinator, the Outreach Youth Services Librarian is responsible for providing and promoting library resources and services to persons of all ages, with a focus on children ages birth through teens, and performs a variety of duties including actively assisting in collection development and planning and implementing programming for children and teens.

Wage

23.56

Required Qualifications

MLS or MLIS from ALA-accredited university is required. Consideration will be given to candidates actively enrolled in the MLS/MLIS program with proof of current enrollment.
Coursework emphasis on children’s and teen literature and development as well as programming for youth is preferred.
Experience working in a public library setting is preferred.
Favorable results of pre-employment background check.
Reliable transportation in order to meet work requirements.
Valid vehicle operator’s license is required, with acceptable driving record and current vehicle insurance. Ohio Driver’s License required within 90 days of date of hire.
16. Must be able to drive in all weather conditions.
17. Required at time of hire: proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Desired Qualifications

12. Physical requirements: Engage in extended periods of sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting/turning and stretching to shelve materials throughout the library on shelves of varying heights from above shoulders to below knees. Engage in intermittent periods of climbing stairs, typing and viewing computer monitors, lifting and carrying equipment and materials occasionally weighing 40 – 60 pounds and pushing loaded book trucks weighing 75 - 100 pounds or more on tile or carpet. Must be able to use hands and fingers to grasp, handle and manipulate materials and operate tools and controls, including computers, phones and office equipment. Occasionally required to get on hands and knees to look for materials that have fallen under the shelves or stand on step stool 14 ½ inches high to reach upper shelves. May need to sweep or vacuum after programs or shovel snow, as needed. Must be able to drive the Outreach vehicles including Bookmobile.

Employer Statement

You can read the full job description and find our employment application on the MRCPL employment page: mrcpl.org/about/employment

How to Apply

Apply to this opportunity using the contact method(s) below

Additional Instructions:

MRCPL offers a rich benefit package, including health insurance with employer contribution to HSA, dental, vision, term life, 12 paid holidays, paid sick and vacation, and several optional supplemental policies, too.
Please submit an application, letter of interest and current resume by 5:00 p.m on Monday, February 26, 2026, to be considered for this opportunity. Applications are available on our website or at an MRCPL location.

Posted On: Feb 5, 2024 / This posting expires: Feb 27, 2024