Date: January 13, 2020
Culture/Audio Visual Services (Main Library) 
Hours: Full-Time (37.5 hours), including evenings and Saturday and Sunday hours, not job-share eligible
Salary: Grade 11, $20.36 hour, Non-Exempt


Advises and assists customers in the selection, organization, and interpretation of library materials; researches and answers questions and provides guidance in the use of the internet and Library databases; provides library service to customers through programming and community engagement; maintains budgets for programs and supplies; may serve as in-charge person for the division;  performs and trains in collection maintenance duties; compiles bibliographies and locates hard-to-find reference materials; maintains special files or services; prepares text for program publicity; communicates and collaborates with centralized Collection Development staff regarding customer and community trends and interests; plans programs and directs tours;  and performs other tasks as assigned.    

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of professional library science, including familiarity with reference, bibliographic and multimedia resources in the Culture/Audio Visual Services subject areas; knowledge of readers interest levels; knowledge of publishers and their practices; 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 a Public Service Assistant III, Grade 10, Step 1 ($19.81/hour) and upon confirmation of completion of the M.L.I.S. degree will be moved to Librarian, Grade 11, Step 1, ($20.36/hour).              

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled

For consideration, applicants 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



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