Librarian Positions!

Worthington (OH) Libraries – Multiple Positions Open!

Great Opportunities at a Great Library

Worthington (OH) Libraries seeks innovative and collaborative professionals for several newly-created positions. Those candidates who ‘connect people to a world of ideas and each other’ and support the Library’s core values: Service, Innovation, Collaboration, Leadership, and Fun will find an opportunity to grow as part of Worthington’s innovative, dynamic team.

Worthington Libraries has much to be proud of: it was recently named a Library Journal“All-Time All-Star Library,” denoting that the Library has been a Five-Star Library for 10 years in a row and is one of 13 public libraries in the nation to have earned this distinction. Serving the Worthington school district (population: 59,689) through three locations, the Library has strong community support, circulating 3.8 million items to over 78,000 cardholders through 113 FTE staff and an annual $9 million-dollar operating budget. Additional information on the Library, Worthington, and the available positions listed can be found at Worthington Links.

Lead Librarian Positions (2): Worthington Libraries is looking for an Atticus Finch. You know the type: smart, caring, encouraging. The kind of leader that can make everyone around them better. Can you relate? Then this might be the perfect next step for you! As a lead librarian, you’ll be part of a hard-working, fun-loving group that follows the unofficial motto: “Teamwork makes the dream work!” It’s in this team environment that you’ll play a vital role in developing staff and creating innovative programs and services. Your flexibility, creativity and ability to lead change are critical to this position.

Adult Services Lead Librarian. Supervises employees in the Adult Services department; develops the collection; assists patrons with resources and materials in a variety of formats; trains patrons in the use of resources; and prepares/conducts programs designed to encourage library use. Minimum qualifications include: a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program and one year of customer service experience. A minimum of one year of professional library experience and one year of supervisory experience are preferred. Hiring salary range: $51,390-$64,223.

Youth Services Lead Librarian. Supervises employees in the Youth Services department; develops the collection; assists patrons with resources and materials in a variety of formats; trains patrons in the use of resources; and prepares/conducts programs designed to encourage library use. Minimum qualifications include: a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program and one year of customer service experience. A minimum of one year of professional library experience and one year of supervisory experience are preferred. Hiring salary range: $51,390-$64,223.

Librarian Positions (3): The Worthington Libraries staff loves superheroes, honeybees and BuzzFeed DIY videos. Why? They help people. If you enjoy helping people too, this might be the perfect next step in your career! As a librarian, you’ll be part of a hard-working, fun-loving group that follows the unofficial motto: “Teamwork makes the dream work!” It’s in this team environment that you’ll play a vital role in developing innovative programs and services. Your flexibility, creativity and enthusiasm are just what is needed to create quality experiences and share with patrons – let’s be honest – amazing library resources!

Adult Services Librarian. Under direction, this position assists patrons to identify and locate appropriate materials in a variety of formats; trains patrons in the use of resources; develops the collection and prepares/conducts programs designed to encourage library use. Minimum qualifications include: a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program and one year of customer service experience. Previous library experience, programming experience, collection development and training experience are preferred. Hiring salary range: $43,983-$54,969.

Youth Librarian (2 positions available). Under direction, this position assists patrons to identify and locate appropriate materials in a variety of formats; trains patrons in the use of resources; develops the collection and prepares/conducts programs designed to encourage library use. Minimum qualifications include: a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program and one year of customer service experience. Previous library experience, programming experience, collection development and training experience are preferred. Hiring salary range: $43,983-$54,969.

For more information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates. To apply for any of these positions, send a cover letter and resume as Word or PDF attachments to Karen Miller on or before the closing date of November 18, 2018.

BRADBURY MILLER ASSOCIATES
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