Date: September 25, 2017
Location: Northwest Akron Branch
Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours), including weekend and weekend hours
Salary: Grade 11, $19.76/hour
Provides services to customers in fourth through twelfth grades, including: collection maintenance and merchandising; planning and conducting programs; actively representing the Library in the community through visits to schools; cooperating with area teachers in the selection of appropriate materials; establishing sustained community engagement relationships with local organizations and agencies; providing reference and readers’ advisory; creating an attractive and appealing young adult area; cooperating closely with the Early Childhood Librarian in providing family and multi-age programming; performing daily circulation routines; and performing other tasks as assigned.
Knowledge of professional library science, including familiarity with reference and bibliographic resources in the intermediate/young adult services areas; good knowledge of reader interest levels; good knowledge of intermediate/young adult publishers and their practices; 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 within 6 credit hours or less toward completion of an M.L.I.S. degree will also be considered under certain conditions. Individuals hired under these conditions will begin as a Public Service Assistant lll, Grade 10, Step 1, ($19.23/hr), and upon confirmation of completion of the M.L.I.S. degree will be moved to Librarian, Grade 11, Step 1, ($19.76/hr).
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Akron-Summit County Public Library
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Akron, OH 44326-0001
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