Services

Public Service Assistant II

Date: November 27, 2017
Location:
  Northwest Akron Branch
Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours), including weekend and weekend hours
Salary: Grade 7, $13.65/hour

Responsibilities:

Assists customers in the routine selection and location of library materials and in utilizing library technology; answers routine reference questions; registers borrowers; performs routine circulation duties; maintains circulation records; collects fines and charges for payment of lost materials; monitors floating collections; performs collection maintenance and merchandising tasks; performs opening and closing routines; performs a variety of clerical tasks and other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

An interest in and aptitude for library work; willingness to learn professional library techniques; good customer relation skills, including a pleasing personality and ability to work well with others; record-keeping ability; ability to perform simple typing/PC tasks with reasonable speed and accuracy; ability to handle delivery bags and crates and push book carts loaded with materials, with or without reasonable accommodation; customer service experience and completion of two years of college required; previous library work experience and possession of a bachelor’s degree preferred. 

Application Deadline

December 11, 2017

For consideration, applicants for this position 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: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or should be mailed to:

Human Resources
Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street
Akron, OH 44326-0001

THE AKRON-SUMMIT COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Job Listings Hotline: 330-643-9105 | TTY:330-643-9005


Librarian - Early Childhood

Date: November 27, 2017
Location:
  Northwest Akron Branch
Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours), including weekend and weekend hours
Salary: Grade 11, $19.76/hour

Responsibilities:

Provides services to the age group of infants through age eight, including: collection maintenance and marketing; planning and conducting programs; actively representing the Library through visits to schools, pre-schools, day care centers, and Head Start programs; establishing sustained community engagement relationships with local  organizations and agencies; 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.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of professional library science including familiarity with reference and bibliographic resources in the early childhood areas; good knowledge of reader interest levels, publishers and their practices and child development; ability to develop programs; 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 Public Service Assistant III, Grade 10, Step 1 ($19.04/hr), and upon confirmation of completion of the MLIS degree will be moved to Librarian, Grade 11, Step 1 ($19.56/hr).          

Application Deadline

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

For consideration, applicants for this position 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: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or should be mailed to:

Human Resources
Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street
Akron, OH 44326-0001

THE AKRON-SUMMIT COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Job Listings Hotline: 330-643-9105 | TTY:330-643-9005


Librarian - Teen

Date: September 25, 2017
Location:
  Northwest Akron Branch
Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours), including weekend and weekend hours
Salary: Grade 11, $19.76/hour

Responsibilities:

Provides services to customers in fourth through twelfth grades, including: collection maintenance and merchandising; planning and conducting programs; actively representing the Library in the community through visits to schools; cooperating with area teachers in the selection of appropriate materials; establishing sustained community engagement relationships with local organizations and agencies; providing reference and readers’ advisory; creating an attractive and appealing young adult area; cooperating closely with the Early Childhood Librarian in providing family and multi-age programming; performing daily circulation routines; and performing other tasks as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of professional library science, including familiarity with reference and bibliographic resources in the intermediate/young adult services areas; good knowledge of reader interest levels; good knowledge of intermediate/young adult 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; 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 within 6 credit hours or less toward completion of an M.L.I.S. degree will also be considered under certain conditions.  Individuals hired under these conditions will begin as a Public Service Assistant lll, Grade 10, Step 1, ($19.23/hr), and upon confirmation of completion of the M.L.I.S. degree will be moved to Librarian, Grade 11, Step 1, ($19.76/hr).              

Application Deadline

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

For consideration, applicants for this position 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: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or should be mailed to:

Human Resources
Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street
Akron, OH 44326-0001

THE AKRON-SUMMIT COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Job Listings Hotline: 330-643-9105 | TTY:330-643-9005


 

Digital Marketing Specialist

Date: October 2, 2017
Location:
  Main Library - Marketing & Communications
Hours: Full-Time (37.5 hours) including evening and weekend hours as needed; not job-share eligible
Salary: Grade 12, $21.87/hr.

Responsibilities:

Maintains all aspects of the Library's social media presence, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Creates (e.g. writes and photographs) and distributes content across social media platforms to support the Library’s mission and goals; promotes and advocates for the Library by engaging with social media users to increase public awareness and interest in Library programs and services;  develops strategies to increase the Library‘s presence, following and engagement on social media; facilitates the Library’s social media advisory team;  assists the marketing department in related marketing tasks, including writing emails, electronic newsletters and other digital marketing tools. Performs other tasks as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Demonstrated experience with the following: writing on social media platforms, including creating dynamic and engaging content; developing and implementing social media strategies and researching trends; posting with social media management platforms and formatting for desktop and mobile devices; and using social media management software. Proven editing skills including the knowledge of grammatical rules and the ability to proofread own writing. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, journalism, or related field or equivalent combination of related coursework and work experience. Three to five years of work experience using social media platforms preferred. Previous customer service experience a plus.

Application Deadline

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

For consideration, applicants for this position 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: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or should be mailed to:

Human Resources
Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street
Akron, OH 44326-0001

 

THE AKRON-SUMMIT COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Job Listings Hotline: 330-643-9105 | TTY:330-643-9005