Title: Librarian (Early Childhood)
Organization: Akron-Summit County Public Library
Location: None Given
Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours)
Salary: Grade 6, $1169.65 biweekly
Principal Duties: Provides services to the age group of infants through age eight, including: collection development; weeding materials; planning and conducting programs; actively representing the library in the community through visits to schools; pre-schools, day care centers, and Head Start programs; providing reference and readers'' advisory; creating an attractive and appealing children''s area; cooperating closely with the Intermediate/YA Librarian in providing family and multi-age programming; performing daily circulation routines; supervising the branch in the absence of the Branch Manager, and performing other tasks as assigned.
Knowledge of professional library science, including familiarity with reference and bibliographic resources in the children''s services areas; good knowledge of reader interest levels; good knowledge of children''s publishers and their practices; ability to develop programs; good research skills; ability to speak and write effectively; sound professional judgment; ability to direct the work of others; 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 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, ($12.6280/hour) and upon confirmation of completion of the MLS degree will be moved to Librarian, Grade 6, Step 1, ($15.5953/hour).
Contact: Human Resources, Akron-Summit County Public Library, 55 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44326-0001. For application information, please call the Job Hotline at 330.693.9105.
Submit: Applicants must submit a resume including salary history and a cover letter indicating previous applicable professional experience and training. Resumes may also be faxed to 330/643-9160 with a hard copy to follow by mail
Deadline: Open Until Filled

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