Date: September 7, 2021
Location: Main Library - Business, Government & Science Division
Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours), including evening and weekend hours
Salary: Grade 11, $20.56/hr, Non-Exempt
Since 1874, the Akron-Summit County Public Library (ASCPL) has been an essential community asset that provides resources for learning and leisure, information services, meeting spaces, and programs for all ages that support, improve, and enrich individual, family, and community life. We’ve been recognized nationally as one of the finest public libraries in the United States due to our excellent customer service, collaborative community involvement, and high level of customer and employee satisfaction.
We seek an Adult Librarian to work collaboratively with the Business, Government and Science Department’s team and with the ASCPL system as a whole while exhibiting the ASCPL Core Values of Excellence, Service, Learning, and Diversity and Inclusion. The position is based in our Main Library location, close to a variety of dining and shopping options.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays, voluntary benefits (health, dental, and vision), ASCPL-provided life insurance, and retirement through the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS).
Required: A Master of Library and Information Science degree from an ALA-accredited School of Library and Information Science. Obtain Consumer Health Information Specialization from the Medical Library Association within one year after start state. Strong customer service skills. Demonstrated knowledge of the principles and practices of library and information science. Demonstrated knowledge of customer interests, Library materials, programs, and services. Ability to plan and conduct programs for Library customers. Demonstrated ability to think and work independently using sound professional judgment. Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills.
Preferred: Previous library experience. Ohio Public Librarian Certification.
Applicants with 7 credit hours or less towards completion of the MLIS will also be considered under certain conditions. Individuals hired under these conditions will begin as a Public Service Assistant III, Grade 10, Step 1 ($20.01/hr), and upon confirmation of completion of the MLIS degree will be moved to Librarian, Grade 11, Step 1 ($20.56/hr).
Open until filled