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ADULT SERVICES LIBRARIAN - FULL TIME

Do you love the library and our community? We are here each day to inspire and are ready to work together to create a place of reading, learning, creativity, and fun! The Cuyahoga Falls Library have two openings for an Adult Services Librarians. The positions are full-time, 37.5 per week, and is non-exempt.

The Cuyahoga Falls Library’s mission is to connect people with the world of ideas, information, and imagination to inspire and empower our community.

This positions assists in accomplishing that mission by:

  • Providing information and reader’s advisory service in person, over the telephone, by email, and by chat.
  • Plans and conducts adult programs and outreach.
  • Assists and instructs the public in using the library’s collection and equipment, including the catalog and the Internet.
  • Assists with collection development and merchandising displays.
  • May serve as Person in Charge (PIC).

Education/Experience

A Master of Library Science degree from an accredited college or university, basic computer skills, and knowledge, or an equivalent combination of knowledge and experience and applicant with seven or less towards completion of MLIS may be considered.

Essential Functions/Knowledge of the Positions

  • Enthusiastic about excellent customer service for internal and external customers
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally, and in writing
  • Cooperative, flexible, reliable, and positive attitude
  • Works well independently and as a team member
  • Plans, implements, and evaluates appropriate adult programming that is responsive to service area demographics and community demand
  • Advises and assists adults and teens in their use and evaluation of library materials and information sources
  • Actively promotes and markets the use of the Library and library resources/programs
  • Confident, experienced, and the ability to instruct in the use of various forms of technology, including digital devices and MakerSpace equipment
  • Willingness to explore and research solutions to software and hardware problems as they arise
  • Collaborates and assists staff with various tasks and projects as directed
  • Participates in staff meetings & library committees and attends training as required

Skills and Abilities

  • Interpret and apply the Library’s regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Organize and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Skill in operating a personal computer, PC applications, and use of electronic resources as used in libraries
  • Ability to maintain awareness of ongoing technological advances and how they apply to the public
  • Present a professional image
  • Develop and maintain an effective working relationship with supervisor and co-workers
  • Continue obtaining new skills and knowledge
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Collaborates and participates in community partnerships through outreach and community engagement events.
  • Demonstrate physical strength and flexibility necessary for the job
  • Exercise independent judgment and discretion
  • Prepare accurate documentation and reports
  • Maintain regular and reliable attendance, observing a flexible schedule as needed

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

These are full-time position, 37.5 hours a week. Days and hours of work vary by schedule. Evening and weekend work will be required. The pay is $18.91/hr.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity email employment@fallslibrary.org or mail to Cuyahoga Falls Library, 2015 Third Street, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 with a cover letter and application. 

Employee Benefits

The Cuyahoga Falls Library offers benefits packages for both full and part-time employees. 

Full-time Benefits

This comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Paid vacation
  • Ten paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Personal leave
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Library-provided life insurance
  • Retirement through the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)
  • Ohio Deferred Compensation plan
  • Paid OLC membership and a solid commitment to continued professional development. 

Part-time Benefits

This benefits package includes:

  • Paid vacation
  • Ten paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Personal leave
  • Retirement through the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)
  • Ohio Deferred Compensation plan
  • Optional medical reimbursement up to $350/year

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