Employment Opportunity

Perry County District Library Job Posting

 (Internal/External)  January 25, 2019

Position: Teen & Adult Services Coordinator/Reference Librarian

Position Status:    Full-time

Immediate Supervisor: Director

Pay Range: Starting at $32,000, commensurate with qualifications & experience.  Complete benefits package including health insurance, life insurance, membership fees for ALA and OLC, retirement plan, and opportunities for continuing education and attendance of professional conferences.

Job Qualifications:     

  • Master’s Degree from an ALA accredited library school
  • Knowledge of standard library procedures and techniques
  • Knowledge of automated circulation and information systems
  • Extensive knowledge of library reference service, information literacy, reading, listening and viewing guidance, and information resources
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions
  • Ability to demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to supervise others effectively             

Position Description: The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to develop and implement services and programs for adults and teens throughout the Perry County District Library system. As part of the management team under the supervision of the Director this person will be responsible for various administrative duties, reference service, and programming. 

The principle duties and responsibilities of this position include:

  • Overseeing the management & development of the reference collection, adult collection, and teen collection
  • Supervising paraprofessionals
  • Providing reference service, readers’ advisory, and programs for library customers
  • Working in cooperation with branch staff to provide service to branch customers
  • Coordinating reference services between the main library and branches
  • Developing and implementing reference training workshops/materials
  • Assisting in public relations and the development of publications
  • Representing the library to community and professional organizations
  • Assisting with grant proposals
  • Planning and presenting programs for adults and teens
  • Performing additional duties as assigned     

A complete job description is available upon request.  Perry County District Library is an equal opportunity employer. Please submit a resume to Melissa Marolt, Director, mmarolt@pcdl.org, 117 S. Jackson St., New Lexington, OH  43764.