Date: January 2, 2018
Location: Main Library - Children's
Hours: Job-Share (22.5 hours) including evenings and weekend hours
Salary: Grade 11, $19.96/hour
Provides library service to customers with emphasis on information and reference services, programming, technology support and community engagement; plans and prepares displays; provides services to special populations, i.e. schools, preschools, and daycares, including visits to assigned schools on a regular basis; plans and conducts tours for Library customers and community groups; performs collection maintenance duties; communicates and collaborates with Centralized Collection Development staff regarding trends and interests ;compiles bibliographies and locates hard-to-find reference materials; maintains awareness in changing technology and how it is incorporated into programming and direct customer service; and performs other tasks as assigned.
Knowledge of professional library science, including familiarity with reference and bibliographic resources in the children’s services areas; good knowledge of reader interest levels; ability to develop programs; good research skills; ability to speak and write effectively; sound professional judgment; ability to direct the work of others; and good customer-relation skills, including a pleasing personality and the ability to get along well with others. A Master of Library and Information Science degree issued by an ALA-accredited school of library and information science is required and some previous library experience is preferred. Applicants with 6 credit hours or less towards completion of the MLIS will also be considered under certain conditions. Individuals hired under these conditions will begin as Public Service Assistant III, Grade 10, Step 1 ($19.42/hour) and upon confirmation of completion of the MLIS degree will be moved to Librarian, Grade 11, Step 1, ($19.96/hour).
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Akron-Summit County Public Library
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Akron, OH 44326-0001
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