Current Openings

Librarian - Children's

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

Responsibilities:

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. 

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

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).             

Application Deadline

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

For consideration, applicants for this position must either submit a resume including salary history and a cover letter indicating previous applicable experience and training or complete an Employment Application in the Human Resources Department at Main Library. Resumes should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or should be mailed to:

Human Resources
Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street
Akron, OH 44326-0001

 

THE AKRON-SUMMIT COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Job Listings Hotline: 330-643-9105 | TTY:330-643-9005

 


Accounting Assistant

Date: February 12, 2018
Location:
Main Library - Business Office
Hours: Full-Time (37.5 hours)
Salary: Grade 7, $13.79/hour

Responsibilities:

Performs a variety of general accounting support and clerical duties, recordkeeping, and PC related routines, including but not limited to: inputs vendor invoices; generates and mails account payable checks; handles vendor phone calls and researches vendor questions/payments; posts and reviews accounts payable journal entries; assists with processing payment requisitions and purchase orders; works closely with internal departments to resolve purchasing and accounts payable questions; generates and verifies a variety of fiscal expense and budget reports; assists with maintaining the vendor master file; assists with payroll processing; filing and recordkeeping; collects and deposits monies; answers departmental phones; processes and distributes departmental mail; operates a variety of standard office machinery; orders and maintains office supplies; assists departmental visitors; completes other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

PC experience with Windows operating system; experience with Microsoft Office suite especially Excel and Word; proficient with a 10-key adding machine; ability to work well with others; ability to handle confidential information; ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks; excellent verbal and written communication skills; experience with business writing and correspondence; strong attention to detail; ability to organize and maintain records and files with a high level of accuracy; ability to think independently and make decisions; knowledge of standard office procedures and business practices; two years college with business coursework or equivalent accounting/ accounts payable experience preferred; previous customer service experience required; experience with accounting and payroll software is a plus.

Application Deadline:

February 26, 2018

For consideration, applicants for this position must either submit a resume including salary history and a cover letter indicating previous applicable experience and training or complete an Employment Application in the Human Resources Department at Main Library. Resumes should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or should be mailed to:

Human Resources
Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street
Akron, OH 44326-0001

THE AKRON-SUMMIT COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Job Listings Hotline: 330-643-9105


Public Services Assistant II

Date: February 12, 2018
Location:
Main Library - Science & Technology Division
Hours: Part-Time (22.5 hours), including evening and weekend hours
Salary: Grade 7, $13.79/hour

Responsibilities:

Assists customers in the routine selection and location of library materials and in utilizing library technology; answers routine reference questions; performs opening and closing routines; performs a variety of clerical tasks and other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

An interest in and aptitude for library work; willingness to learn professional library techniques; good customer-relation skills, including experience with difficult and demanding customers; record-keeping ability; ability to perform simple typing/PC tasks with reasonable speed and accuracy; ability to handle delivery bags and push book carts loaded with materials with or without reasonable accommodation; customer service experience, high school diploma or equivalent, and completion of two years of college required; previous library work experience, an affinity for science and technology area subjects; and possession of a bachelor’s degree preferred.

Application Deadline:

February 26, 2018

For consideration, applicants must either submit a resume or complete an Employment Application in the Human Resources Department at Main Library. Resumes should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or should be mailed to:

Human Resources
Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street
Akron, OH 44326-0001

 

THE AKRON-SUMMIT COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Job Listings Hotline: 330-643-9105


Substitute Public Service Assistant

The Akron-Summit County Public Library is seeking qualified applicants to substitute in the branches and Main Library for Public Service Assistant positions. Qualified candidates must have recent library experience (preferably in a public library setting). Applicants must have completed at least two years of college to work as a PSA. Former ASCPL employees will be considered, as well as current employees of other library systems. Hours may also include evenings and weekends and are not set or guaranteed as substitutes will be called on an “as-needed” basis. Candidates with the flexibility to report to work within two hours of being called and those with reliable transportation are desired. Training will be provided.

Responsibilities:

Assists customers in the routine selection and location of library materials and in utilizing library technology; answers routine reference questions; registers borrowers; performs routine circulation duties; maintains circulation records; collects fines and charges for payment of lost materials; performs opening and closing routines; performs a variety of clerical tasks and other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

An interest in and aptitude for library work; willingness to learn professional library techniques; good customer-relation skills, including a pleasing personality and ability to work well with others; record-keeping ability; ability to perform simple typing/PC tasks with reasonable speed and accuracy; ability to handle delivery bags weighing 25 lbs. and push book carts loaded with materials with or without reasonable accommodation; customer service experience, recent library experience, and completion of two years of college required; and possession of a bachelor’s degree preferred.

For application information, please call the Job Hotline at 330-643-9105

THE AKRON-SUMMIT COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Job Listings Hotline: 330-643-9105