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MIDDLETOWN

Position:  Cataloger - Librarian, Technical Services Full-time, 40 hours per week  

Description:  Provide excellent customer service by quickly and accurately doing original and copy cataloging of print and non-print materials according to cataloging standards. Assist with local database management. Assist with acquisitions. Will do some processing with RFID tags. Assist with cataloging statistics. Other duties as requested or assigned.  

Qualifications:  Must have an ALA accredited MLS degree. Prior original cataloging and copy cataloging experience is required. Must have excellent working knowledge of cataloging standards and principles. Must have excellent computer skills including ILS, the Internet, word processing, spreadsheets, google drive, and able to troubleshoot printers. Must have excellent proofreading skills and be able to multi-task, prioritize, problem solve, and have good organization skills. Must be able to quickly and favorably respond to new or changed responsibilities and/or situations. Must be able to hear, read, write, speak, and understand English effectively. Must have manual dexterity and visual acuity to meet job requirements. The above position requires standing and moving, bending, lifting, sitting, and crouching. Carrying full book crates and moving fully loaded book carts that could weigh up to 75 pounds is required.  Regular and predictable physical attendance is required.  

Salary:  $16.46 per hour, more depending on experience  

Hours:  generally Monday – Friday, 8:00 – 5:00 




Position: Library Specialist,
Accounting, Full-time, 40 hours per week  

Due to a retirement, we have a full-time opening for an individual in our finance office.
 
You would process accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, cash receipts, and invoices. Assist in receipting all library income, and posting expenses. Prepare purchase orders, monitoring open purchase order’s until closed. Assist with the budget process, the bidding process, record retention, the auditing process, and the preparation of month and year end closings. Assist employees with finance-type problems. All positions provide excellent customer service demonstrating a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude towards all internal and external customers.  

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or business is required. Experience in public sector accounting is highly desired. Must be able to demonstrate experience with AP/AR, PO procedures, and payroll processes. Must have knowledge of fund accounting and GAAP. Must have a high proficiency level with MS Office, accounting software, google, and have advanced Excel skills. Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy is required. Must be able to work independently and with others, be organized, efficient, able to prioritize, collaborate, be self-motivated, adapt to changing needs, problem solve, and handle confidential information. Must have above average math skills. Must have excellent interpersonal skills, customer service skills, as well as verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to effectively hear, read, write, speak, and understand English as well as sufficient dexterity and visual acuity to meet the job requirements. Sitting, standing, walking, lifting, and moving up to 50 pounds is required. Must have regular and predictable on-site attendance as required.  

Benefits: Full-time benefits include eligibility for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, HSA, and Section 125 plans. Vacation, sick time, and short-term disability are on an accrued basis, while personal days and holidays are granted. Other benefits include membership in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System, direct deposit, travel reimbursement, professional development, tuition reimbursement, and more.  

Salary:  $12.73 per hour; more depending on experience  

Hours:  The hours are generally Monday – Friday from 8:00 – 5:00.  An occasional evening or weekend day is needed.  

To Apply: Complete a required MidPointe employment application found on our website at www.MidPointeLibrary.org, click on About The Library -> Job Openings -> Fill Out Job Application Form.  A resume can be attached to the MidPointe application.



Position: Library Specialist, Information/Reference, Full-time, 40 hours per week

Description:
Provide excellent customer service while helping patrons at the information/reference desk, while roving, or on the telephone. Develop, create, prepare, schedule, promote, and implement regular weekly educational, cultural, or library-oriented programs and events for adults. Fill-in for co-workers programs and events as necessary. Answer information and reference questions using print and electronic resources.  Desk and roving responsibilities include providing computer assistance, reading recommendations, and giving instruction on how to use the online card catalog, the Internet, print station, e-reader tablets, and library databases.  Explain library policies and procedures.

Qualifications: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. A college degree is highly desired. Must have excellent customer service, problem solving, and communication skills. Must have prior experience developing a variety of successful programs and events. Need prior experience working with all age groups as well as having a strong knowledge of literature, activities, and programs appropriate for adults. Must have excellent experience using Word, Excel, the Internet, e-reader tablets, and library databases. Will need to be able to give instruction on the online card catalog, the Internet, databases, and library equipment. Must be organized and efficient. Bending, lifting, sitting, crouching, stooping, and other similar movements are required. Moving book carts that could weigh up to 75 pounds is needed. Must have manual dexterity and visual acuity to meet job requirements. Must have regular and predictable physical attendance as required.

Hours:
Includes days, evenings, and weekends

Salary: Starts at $12.73 per hour, more depending on experience

Benefits – We offer an attractive full-time benefits package that includes: Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. Accrued vacation, sick, and short term disability. Paid personal time, holiday’s, tuition assistance, professional development, employee assistance program, Ohio Deferred Compensation Program, optional AFLAC supplemental insurance, and enrollment in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS).


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WEST CHESTER
 

Position:       Librarian, Children’s, full-time, regularly scheduled 40 hours/week  

Description:  As a children’s librarian you would help customers of all ages in the selection and interpretation of materials in a fast paced environment. You’d develop and present various weekly programs for outreach, school age children and family programs, as well as assist the team with the summer reading program. Develop and maintain relationships with schools, day cares, community groups, and agencies. Help customers with basic and complex reference questions at the youth services desk and on the telephone. General desk responsibilities are also part of the job. Represent the library at events such as festivals, fairs, parades, and off-site story times. Other duties as requested or assigned.  

Qualifications:  An accredited Masters of Library Science degree (MLS), or being in the process of obtaining an MLS, is required. Must have a valid driver’s license, be insurable, and have reliable transportation for travel to outreach programs and events. The ability to present and deliver exciting, lively, and animated story times, programs, and events is required. Must have prior experience developing a variety of successful children’s and family programs. Must have excellent knowledge of children’s literature. Must have prior experience using an automated library system and on-line database searching. Strong customer service and interpersonal skills are required as we are a customer oriented and team based library. Sound professional judgment, good research skills, the ability to multi-task, and excellent verbal and  written skills are necessary. Must be able to hear, read, write, speak, and understand English effectively, as well as have sufficient dexterity, mobility, and visual acuity to meet job requirements. Movements such as bending, lifting, sitting, moving, crouching, and moving and lifting full book crates and other materials that weigh up to 75 pounds is required. Regular and predictable attendance is required.  

Hours:  40 hours per week. Week One: Sunday rotation, Monday 8-5, Tuesday 12-9, Wednesday – Friday 8-5, Saturday off.  Week Two: Sunday rotation, Monday 8-5, Tuesday 12-9, Wednesday & Thursday 8-5, Friday off, Saturday 8:15-5:15.  

Salary:  Starts at $16.36 with MLS, more depending on experience. Rate will start at $12.73 without MLS.  

Benefits:  Includes accrued vacation, sick time, personal time, holidays, short-term disability, employee assistance program, and life insurance.  Medical (including a HSA), dental, and vision is offered. Also included is tuition reimbursement, professional development, and some optional benefits. Enrollment in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement system is required.  

Deadline for Applications: Open until filled. A required MidPointe application can be found on our web site at www.midpointelibrary.org, click on About The Library, click on Job Openings, click on Fill Out Job Application Form. A resume can be attached to the online application.


Position:  Library Associate-Circulation, part-time, 20 hours per week  

Description:  Provide excellent customer service while helping patrons at the customer service desk. Desk responsibilities include helping with the check-out  and check-in machines, issuing library cards, collecting overdue fines and lost material costs, helping with the reserve and hold materials, assisting customers with the copier and explaining policies and procedures to customers. Other duties include emptying the bookdrop, checking in materials, inspecting and sorting returned materials, and other duties as requested or assigned.  

Qualifications:  Must have high school diploma or equivalent. Must have excellent customer service, communication skills, and math skills. Experience using computers is needed. Experience using a cash register and credit card machine is helpful. Must be able to multi-task, prioritize, and handle confidential information. Must be able to hear, read, write, speak, and understand English effectively. Must have visual acuity to distinguish letters, words, and numbers, and manual dexterity sufficient to operate library equipment. Standing, bending, lifting, sitting, crouching, pushing, and other similar movements is required.  Carrying full book crates, and moving fully loaded book carts that could weigh up to 75 pounds is required.   

Salary:  Starts at $9.37 per hour, depending on experience  

Hours:  Regularly scheduled 20 hours per week is on a 2-week rotating basis of:  
Week One                                                                            Week Two                                                                  
Sunday Rotation                                                                  Sunday Rotation
Monday 4:00 – 9:00                                                             Monday off 
Tuesday off                                                                          Tuesday off
Wednesday 5:00 – 9:00                                                        Wednesday 4:00 – 9:00
Thursday 3:00 – 9:00                                                            Thursday 2:00 – 7:00
Friday off                                                                              Friday 1:15 – 7:15
Saturday 12:15 – 5:15                                                           Saturday 1:15 – 5:15




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