Title: Librarian
Organization: Akron-Summit County Public Library
Location: Business and Government Division
Hours: Full-time (37.5) hours per week including evenings and weekends
Salary: Grade 6, $1146.70 biweekly
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 with reference and bibliographic resources in the B&G subject areas; knowledge of reader 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 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 MLS will also be considered under certain conditions. Individuals hired under these conditions will begin as a Sr. Public Service Assistant, Grade 5, Step 1, ($12.38/hr) and upon confirmation of completion of the MLS degree will be moved to Librarian, Grade 6, Step 1, ($15.2893 per hour).
Contact: Human Resources, Akron-Summit County Public Library, 55 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44326-0001
Submit: For application information, please call the Job Hotline at 330/643-9105
Deadline: 5:00 p.m. Monday,July 23, 2001

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