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Liberty

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Library on Wheels

Librarian, Full Time
Middletown, Ohio

The MidPointe bookmobile and outreach services is one way we fulfill our vision and mission of connecting a curious community and enriching our community through access and experiences.

Based out of our Library on Wheels depot in Middletown, as a librarian you'll create programs, story times, and events, and connect with our community in a number of ways. You'll get such satisfaction driving the bookmobile and seeing the children's faces light up as they see you driving up.

Hours:  40 hours a week. Generally Monday - Friday 8:00 - 5:00, may work evenings and weekends and holidays for programming events and outreach as needed.

Salary: Starts at $17.00 with MLS degree, more depending on experience
Starts at $15.57 without MLS degree, more depending on experience 

Benefits: Our excellent benefits package includes enrollment in the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS); medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; accrued vacation, sick time, and short-term disability; paid holidays, personal days, professional development, tuition reimbursement, and more.

As a youth Librarian you'll:
Provide excellent customer service demonstrating a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude towards all external and internal customers.
• Travel to different stops in the community, to schools and agencies to present everything the bookmobile has to offer.
• Drive/ride a 30' bookmobile in a safe and effective manner following traffic laws and practices; identify routes, secure, and assist customers on and off the bookmobile.
• Work with others to maintain the material collection to meet the needs of the community.
• Have responsibilities common in a brick and mortar building such as answering questions, giving reading recommendations, checking items in and out, issuing library cards and giving computer assistance.
• Create and present educational, cultural, or library-oriented programs that are lively, entertaining, and engage the participant.
• Assist with bookmobile maintenance, such as fuel, fluids, filters, washing, and removal of snow and ice.
• Resolve customer issues in an effective, pleasant, and timely manner.
• Branch responsibilities when management is unavailable such as crisis management, set alarm, and general go-to person, as applicable.
• Explain library policies and procedures.
• Other duties as requested or assigned.

To be successful you:
• Must have a bachelor's college degree. Masters degree in library science from an ALA accredited institution, or in the process of obtaining a MLS, is highly desired.
• Must have a valid drivers' license, be insurable and eligible for the Library's insurance coverage.
• Must be able to drive, ride, and work in a bookmobile as well as operate all controls of the vehicle.
• Must have excellent customer service experience that includes the desire and ability to serve the public with friendliness, tact, and diplomacy.
• Excellent problem solving, computer, and communication skills are needed.
• Need the ability to maintain composure when responding to a variety of library problems and unpredictable circumstances.
• Need excellent knowledge of all literature, particularly youth literature.
• Must be able to problem solve, be organized, efficient, creative and demonstrate leadership skills.
• Need presentation and training skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Must be able to work in areas that may contain dust or other possible allergens.
• Must be able to regularly move up to 30 pounds of library materials up and down vehicle steps, as well as move loaded book crates that could weigh up to 50 pounds when full, and move loaded book carts that could weigh up to 200 pounds when full, on and off bookmobile vehicles and into the inside of the library building.

To Apply: Click HERE to fill out an application. A resume and cover letter may be uploaded to your application. 

Middletown

Library Aide

Description:  
• Provide excellent customer service to all patrons in a positive, helpful, and friendly manner.
• Shelve library materials in the proper location according to the Dewey Decimal system or alphabetically.
• Maintain the shelves by shifting materials and evaluate the condition of materials.
• Using a list, pull books from shelves for holds and discards.
• Check materials in using the automated sorting machine.
• Sort book drop materials. 
• Answer directional questions.
• Clerical duties and other duties as assigned. 

Hours: 20 hours per week with a varying schedule, primarily morning and afternoon shifts

Benefits: Include required Ohio Public Employees Retirement System retirement plan and direct deposit; eligibility for dental and vision insurance; paid time off; paid holidays; employee assistance plan, and more.   

Salary: $8.70 - 9.42 per hour, pay depends on experience.

Qualifications: 
• As part of the aide team you'll need to: 
• Must be at least 16 years of age.
• Have computer experience.
• Be comfortable and able to use library equipment such as computers, printers, and conveyor belt machinery.
• File by the Dewey Decimal System and alphabetically.
• Have attention to detail, be accurate, organized, able to prioritize, multi-task, positively handle and adapt to change, and have good time management skills.
• Work independently and with others.
• Be able to reach the top and bottom book shelves and safely move items on and off the shelves.
• Must be able to learn and carry out the essential responsibilities of the assigned position.
• Must be able to use conveyor belt machinery.
• Move book crates that could weigh up to 50 pounds when full, as well as move carts or bins weighing up to 200 pounds when full.
• Be able to work in areas that may contain dust or other possible allergens.
• Be able to hear, read (including cursive), write, speak, and understand English effectively as well as have sufficient dexterity and visual acuity to meet the job requirements.
• Must have regular and predictable physical attendance.   

To Apply: Click HERE to fill out an application. A resume and cover letter may be uploaded to your application. 

Monroe

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Trenton

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West Chester

Library Associate: Job LT

Do you find satisfaction in helping others find joy in literature, or discovering answers for others? If so, you should join our library family as an associate!
This job has primarily afternoon/evenings and weekend shifts, perfect for those who need their daytime hours free. 


Hours: 20 hours per week with a 2-week rotating schedule of:
Week One: Monday 4:00 - 9:00 pm, Tuesday 4:00 - 9:00 pm, Wednesday 3:00 - 7:00 pm, Saturday 11:00 - 5:00 pm
Week Two: Sunday 12:30 - 5:15 pm, Monday 4:00 - 9:00 pm, Tuesday 3:00 - 9:00 pm, Friday 3:00 - 7:15 pm

Benefits: Include required Ohio Public Employees Retirement System retirement plan; required direct deposit; paid time off; eligibility for dental and vision insurance; holiday pay; tuition reimbursement; attendance to webinars and workshops; and more.  


Salary:
Starts at $10.02 per hour and is more depending on your experience

Job Summary:

As a library associate you would:

•     Have a high level of professionalism, courtesy, and a positive outlook in order to provide excellent customer service
      to our community and patrons

•     Answer information and reference questions in-person and over the phone, using print and electronic resources
•     Provide directional information, give reading recommendations for primarily adult and teen material, accept passport applications,
      assist patrons with check in/out, create library cards, and give instruction on how to use the online card catalog, the Internet,
       print station, e-reader tablets, and library research databases
•     Create and present several monthly creative library programs for adults

To be successful you:

Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
Must provide evidence of U.S. citizenship for passport duties
Must be friendly and approachable and provide a positive library experience to all
Must have excellent customer service, a strong service ethic, sound judgement, reliability, and excellent problem solving skills
Need computer experience that would include MS Office, the Internet, and ideally the library catalog and research databases
Must be able to quickly and favorably respond to new or changed responsibilities and/or situations and be able to multi-task, prioritize,
        work independently, and handle confidential information
Should be able to plan and present programs for adults
Should have a knowledge of literature, particularly for adults and teens
Must be able to learn and carry out the essential responsibilities of the position
Must be able to effectively read (including cursive), write, speak, and understand English. 
Must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate library equipment and visual acuity to distinguish letters, words, and numbers as needed.
Must be able to work in areas that may contain dust or other possible allergens.
Must have the ability to move book crates that could weigh up to 75 pounds when full, and move book carts that could weigh
        up to 200 pounds when full. 
Regular and predictable attendance is required.

To Apply: Click HERE to fill out an application. A resume and cover letter may be uploaded to your application. 


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Library Aide: Job RC
 

Hours: 20 hours per week, rotating schedule
Week One:Tuesday 12 noon-5 pm, Wednesday 12 noon-5 pm, Friday 11 am-4 pm, Saturday 12 noon-5 pm.
Week Two: Sunday 12 noon-5 pm, Tuesday 12 noon-5 pm, Wednesday 12 noon-5 pm, Friday 11 am-4 pm.

Benefits:
Includes required Ohio Public Employees Retirement System retirement plan; required direct deposit; eligibility for dental and vision; holiday pay; accrued paid time off, and more.  

Salary: 
$8.55 - $9.32 per hour, depending on experience

Description:  

  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Shelve library materials in the proper location according to the Dewey Decimal system or alphabetically.
  • Maintain shelves by shifting materials.
  • Evaluate the condition of materials.
  • Check materials in using the automated sorting machine. Reach into bins and place items on carts.
  • Sort book drop materials.
  • Pull discards, holds, and materials from lists.
  • Answer directional questions.
  • Clerical duties and other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Prior computer experience is necessary.
  • Must be able to use library equipment such as computers and printers.
  • Must be able to use conveyor belt machinery.
  • Must be able to file by the Dewey Decimal System and alphabetically.
  • Must have attention to detail, be accurate, organized, able to prioritize, multi-task, and have good time management skills.
  • Must be able to work independently and with others.
  • Must have the ability to move book crates that could weigh up to 75 pounds when full, and move book carts that could weigh up to 200 pounds when full.
  • Must have regular and predictable attendance 

To Apply: Click HERE to fill out an application. A resume and cover letter may be uploaded to your application. 


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Library Associate: JOB BH

Do you find satisfaction in helping others find joy in literature, or discovering answers for others? If so, you should join our library family as an associate!
This job has a mix of day, afternoon, and weekend shifts, great for those who need a regular perpetual schedule.


Hours: 20 hours per week with a 2-week rotating schedule of:
Week One:Sunday 12:15 - 5:15 pm, Wednesday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Thursday 5:00 - 9:15 pm, Friday 1:30 - 7:15 pm
Week Two:Wednesday 2:00 - 7:00 pm, Thursday 5:00 - 9:15 pm, Friday 1:30 - 7:15 pm, Saturday 9:00 - 2:00 pm

Benefits: include required Ohio Public Employees Retirement System retirement plan; required direct deposit; accrued paid time off; eligibility for dental and vision insurance; holiday pay; tuition reimbursement; attendance to webinars and workshops; and more.   

Salary: Starts at $10.02 per hour and is more depending on your experience

Job Summary:
As a library associate you would:
• Have a high level of professionalism, courtesy, and a positive outlook in order to provide excellent customer service to our community and patrons
• Answer information and reference questions in-person and over the phone, using print and electronic resources
• Provide directional information, give reading recommendations for primarily adult and teen material, accept passport applications, assist patrons with check in/out, create library cards, and give instruction on how to use the online card catalog, the Internet, print station, e-reader tablets, and library research databases
• Create and present several monthly creative library programs for adults
• Create new library card accounts
• Assist patrons with check-in/ and check-out of library materials 

To be successful you:
• Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
• Must provide evidence of U.S. citizenship for passport duties
• Must be friendly, approachable, and provide a positive library experience to all patrons
• Must have excellent customer service, a strong service ethic, sound judgement, reliability, good research skills, and excellent problem solving skills
• Need computer experience that would include MS Office, the Internet, and ideally the library catalog and research databases
• Must be able to independently (and with others), quickly and favorably respond to new or changed responsibilities and/or situations and be able to multi-task, prioritize, and handle confidential information
• Should be able to plan and present programs for adults
• Should have a knowledge of literature, particularly for adults and teens
• Must be able to learn and carry out the essential responsibilities of the position
• Must be able to effectively read (including cursive), write, speak, and understand English
• Must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate library equipment and visual acuity to distinguish letters, words, and numbers as needed
• Must be able to work in areas that may contain dust or other possible allergens
• Must have the ability to move book crates that could weigh up to 75 pounds when full, and move book carts that could weigh up to 200 pounds when full. 
• Regular and predictable attendance is required. 

To Apply: Click HERE to fill out an application. A resume and cover letter may be uploaded to your application. 

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Library Associate: Job EK

Do you find satisfaction in helping others find joy in literature, or discovering answers for others? If so, you should join our library family as an associate!
This job has primarily afternoon/evenings and weekend shifts, perfect for those who need their daytime hours free.


Hours: 20 hours per week with a 2-week rotating schedule of:
Week One:Sunday 1:00 - 5:15, Monday 5:15 - 9:15 pm, Tuesday 5:00 - 9:15 pm, Wednesday 4:00 - 9:15 pm, Friday 1:00 - 7:15 pm
Week Two:Monday 3:15 - 9:15 pm, Tuesday 1:15 - 7:00 pm, Wednesday 3:15 - 9:15 pm, Saturday 11:00 - 5:15 pm

Benefits: Include required Ohio Public Employees Retirement System retirement plan; required direct deposit; accrued paid time off; eligibility for dental and vision insurance; holiday pay; tuition reimbursement; attendance to webinars and workshops; and more.   

Salary: Starts at $10.02 per hour and is more depending on your experience

Job Summary:
• As a library associate you would:
• Have a high level of professionalism, courtesy, and a positive outlook in order to provide excellent customer service to our community and patrons
• Answer information and reference questions in-person and over the phone, using print and electronic resources
• Provide directional information, give reading recommendations for primarily adult and teen material, accept passport applications, assist patrons with check in/out, create library cards, and give instruction on how to use the online card catalog, the Internet, print station, e-reader tablets, and library research databases
• Create and present several monthly creative library programs for adults
• Create new library card accounts
• Assist patrons with check-in and check-out of library materials

To be successful you:
• Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
• Must provide evidence of U.S. citizenship for passport duties
• Must be friendly, approachable, and provide a positive library experience to all patrons
• Must have excellent customer service, a strong service ethic, sound judgement, reliability, good research skills, and excellent problem solving skills
• Need computer experience that would include MS Office, the Internet, and ideally the library catalog and research databases
• Must be able to independently (and with others), quickly and favorably respond to new or changed responsibilities and/or situations and be able to multi-task, prioritize, and handle confidential information
• Should be able to plan and present programs for adults
• Should have a knowledge of literature, particularly for adults and teens
• Must be able to learn and carry out the essential responsibilities of the position
• Must be able to effectively read (including cursive), write, speak, and understand English. 
• Must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate library equipment and visual acuity to distinguish letters, words, and numbers as needed.
• Must be able to work in areas that may contain dust or other possible allergens.
• Must have the ability to move book crates that could weigh up to 75 pounds when full, and move book carts that could weigh up to 200 pounds when full. 
• Regular and predictable attendance is required.

To Apply: Click HERE to fill out an application. A resume and cover letter may be uploaded to your application. 

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