LOCATION: ODOM BRANCH
HOURS: Full-time (37.5 hours) including evening and weekend hours, not job-share eligible
SALARY: Grade 15, $26.51/hour
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manages all branch operations, including interviewing, scheduling, evaluating, and training of branch employees; manages the branch facility, including overseeing the general building maintenance; maintains positive public relations with the community by promoting library services, working closely with The Friends group and developing rapport with customers, key community leaders and organizations; develops library programs for children, young adults or adults; oversees children, young adult and adult materials collections, and branch book inventory; provides general reference services to customers, including readers’ advisory and book talks, and performs other tasks as necessary.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Proven aptitude in professional library science, preferably in a public library setting, including a comprehensive knowledge of reference sources, reader interest levels, books and authors; demonstrated supervisory skills; ability to assess community interests and needs and develop programs and services accordingly; excellent customer service skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; professional presentation skills and sound professional judgment. A Master of Library and Information Science degree issued by an ALA-accredited school of library and information science and extensive professional librarian experience are required.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 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: library-HR@akronlibrary.org or should be mailed to: Human Resources, Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 South High Street, Akron, OH 44326-0001. For more information about the Akron-Summit County Public Library system, please visit our website at www.akronlibrary.org
THE AKRON-SUMMIT COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.