Date: April 23, 2018
Location: Main Library - Collection Development (Children's Materials)
Hours: Full-Time (37.5 hours), possible evenings and weekend hours; not job-share eligible
Salary: Grade 11, $19.96/hour
Performs a variety of professional library duties as related to the centralized selection development, and maintenance of the Library’s collection. Selects appropriate materials in assigned areas. Identifies materials for purchase by reading reviews, reviewing advertisements and publisher/vendor catalogs, and meeting with vendors; monitors best seller lists; assesses customer requests and staff suggestions and analyzes statistical data. Serves as a system-wide expert in specific collection areas and/or formats. Assists customers at public service desks as required. Performs other duties as assigned.
Candidates will possess demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of library science as they apply to collection development and intellectual freedom; excellent customer service skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; ability to think and work independently; ability to speak and write effectively; and sound professional judgment. Experience with public library service and collection development required. A Master of Library and Information Science degree from an ALA-accredited school of Library and Information Science required. Travel between Main Library and branches required. Customer service experience preferred. Ohio Public Library Certification preferred.
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Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street
Akron, OH 44326-0001
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