Title: Librarian
Organization: Akron-Summit County Public Library
Location: Science and Technology (Main Library)
Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours) including evening and weekends
Salary: Grade 6, $1,252.94/bi-weekly
Principal Duties: Advises and assists patrons in the selection , organization, and interpretation of library materials; helps patrons locate research materials; answers reference questions in person or by telephone using a variety of print and automated resources; compiles bibliographies and locates hard-to-find reference materials; conducts database searches; participates in book selection in assigned subject areas; maintains assigned special files or services; gives talks to community groups; directs tours of the library; and performs other tasks as assigned.
Knowledge of professional library science including familiarity and bibliographic resources in the Science and Technology subject areas; knowledge of reader interest levels; d 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 Sr. Public Service Assistant, Grade 5, Step 1, ($13.5269 per hour) and upon confirmation of completion of the MLIS degree will be moved to Librarian, Grade 6, Step 1, ($16.7059 per hour).
Contact: Human Resources, Akron-Summit County Public Library, 60 South High Street, Akron, OH 44326-0001. For application information, please call the Job Hotline at 330.693.9105.
Submit: For consideration, applicants may submit a resume and cover letter citing the position via e-mail to [email protected] or through the U.S. mail to 60 S. High Street, Akron, OH 44326
Deadline: 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 7,