Date: July 7, 2022
Location: Odom Branch
Hours: Full-Time (37.5 hours), including evenings and weekend hours
Salary: Grade 11, $20.77/hour (Non-Exempt)
Since 1874, the Akron-Summit County Public Library (ASCPL) has been an essential community asset. 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 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).
The ASCPL is hiring a Librarian (Intermediate/Teen) to support our Mission Statement to provide resources for learning and leisure, information services, meeting spaces, and programs for all ages that support, improve, and enrich individual, family, and community life. The Intermediate/Teen Librarian:
Required: A Master of Library and Information Science degree issued by an ALA-accredited school of library and information science. Knowledge of professional library science, including familiarity with reference and bibliographic resources in the intermediate/teen services areas; understanding of adolescent development and current trends and their influence on program planning, readers advisory, use of technology, and relationship building; effective research skills; ability to speak and write effectively; sound professional judgment; ability to direct the work of others; and positive customer service skills, including a pleasing personality and the ability to get along well with others; ability to work irregular hours, including evening and weekends; and ability to travel to Main or other branches as needed.
Preferred: Previous library experience. Ohio Public Librarian Certification.
Applicants within 7 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, ($20.21/hr), and upon confirmation of completion of the M.L.I.S. degree will be moved to Librarian, Grade 11, Step 1, ($20.77/hr).
OPEN UNTIL FILLED (preference given to candidates who apply within the first two weeks)
Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street
Akron, OH 44326-0001