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Position:       Librarian, children’s focus, 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. You’d develop and present various weekly programs for school age children and family programs, as well as assist the team with the summer reading program and go on outreach visits. Develop and maintain relationships with schools, community groups, and agencies. Help customers with basic and complex reference questions at the 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 off-site 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.

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

Hours:  40 hours per week including days, evenings, and weekends.




MIDDLETOWN

Position:       Cataloger - Library Specialist, 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 Associate-Circulation, Part-time, regularly scheduled 20 hours per week

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

Qualifications:
  Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.  Must have excellent customer service, communication skills, and math skills. Prior experience using computers, a cash register, and credit card machine is needed.  Must be able to multi-task, prioritize, and handle confidential information.  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 visual acuity to distinguish letters, words, and numbers.  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: 
$9.43 per hour, depending on experience

Hours:
 This is considered a regularly scheduled 20 hour per week job. The hours includes Tuesdays 10-7 Thursdays until 5:00, every other Friday until 5:00, every other Saturday until 5:00, and one Sunday per month (Sunday shift starts at 12:00 noon or after and ends at 5:00).                                                                                                                                                                                                   




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WEST CHESTER

Position:  AMH Monitor (Shelver II), Circulation, 20 hours per week, part-time

Description:
This individual will primarily check-in library materials using the automated materials handling system, sort book drop materials, and monitor the materials handling system. Evaluate returned materials for damage and missing parts & pieces. They may also put items in order on carts and shelve library materials.

Qualifications: Must have high school diploma or equivalent. Must have prior computer experience. Prior experience working with conveyor belt machinery is helpful. Must be able to file quickly and accurately. The ability to effectively communicate with team members and the team leader is essential. Must be able to work in a team environment and work independently. Must be able to stand, bend, lift, stoop, crouch, and move fully loaded book carts or bins that could weigh up to 75 pounds. Must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate library equipment. Must have sufficient visual acuity to distinguish letters, words, and numbers. Must have regular and predictable physical attendance as required.

Hours: Monday 12:00 – 5:00, Tuesday 4:00 – 9:00, Wednesday 8:00 – 1:00, Thursday 12:00 – 5:00, Friday 3:00 – 7:00

Salary: $8.15 per hour, commensurate with experience




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