The Elyria Public Library System is currently hiring for:

Librarian – 20 hours

ELYRIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
EXTERNAL POSITION POSTING
Job Title: Librarian – 20 hours
Department: West River Branch-YS
Immediate Supervisor: Department Manager
Positions Supervised: None
Position effective: 7/28/2017
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs a variety of advanced and complex professional library services and programming for children, teens, adults, seniors and families in conjunction with fulfilling the educational, recreational and informational needs of the community. Promotes library services to the community through outreach and education. Engage patrons in STEM learning experiences.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • • Experience incorporating STEM materials in library programs.
  • • Advocate for STEM resources.
  • • Answer a variety of routine and complex reference questions by phone, in person, by written or electronic communication.
  • • Assist patrons in the use of library collections through reference interviews, literature searches and instruction in the use of appropriate reference materials in print and online.
  • • Design and implement programs both in the library and in the community under the direction of the Department Manager.
  • • Create and distribute appropriate promotional materials.
  • • Selection and weeding of library materials; evaluate collections, allocate and control materials budgets as assigned; collection development.
  • • Perform simple repair of materials as needed.
  • • Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited school.
  • • Work attendance will be considered.
Hours: 20 hours per week, including evenings & weekends
Pay rate: $16.13 per hour
Send Resume and Cover Letter via: apply@elyrialibrary.org
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EOE

Maintenance I – 20 hours (2 positions opened)

ELYRIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
EXTERNAL POSITION POSTING
Job Title: Maintenance I
Immediate Supervisor: Facilities Manager
Positions Supervised: None
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under general supervision, this position is responsible for the cleaning, custodial, and grounds maintenance as well as building maintenance for the library facilities.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Ensure the library is cleaned daily: restrooms, sinks, mirrors, halls, floors, carpets.
  • Operate power equipment.
  • Assist with minor repairs to building systems such as plumbing fixtures.
  • Assist with maintaining equipment such as mowers, snow blowers, etc.
  • Repair desks, chairs, cabinets, furniture and other items as needed.
  • Move furniture, shelves, materials and equipment.
  • Empty trash and prepare for pickup.
  • Clear sidewalks of snow; spread salt.
  • Assist with maintaining the grounds: pick up trash, water and cut grass, weed beds, rake leaves, trim trees, shrubs and hedges.
  • High school diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record and proof of insurance are required. An individual who poses a direct threat to the health and safety of himself/herself or others in the workplace will be deemed not qualified for this position.
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned.
  • Hours: 20 hours per week, including evenings & weekends
    Pay rate: $9.53 per hour Current rate for a lateral move.
    Apply to HR Coordinator at apply@elyrialibrary.org
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    EOE Drug Free Workplace


    Library Technician II – 20 hours

    ELYRIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
    EXTERNAL POSITION POSTING
    Job Title: Library Technician II
    Department: South Library
    Immediate Supervisor: Small Branch Manager
    Positions Supervised: None
    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provides necessary clerical support for department and may provide training and assistance to lower level technicians.
  • Check-in and check-out library materials to patrons.
  • Provide information to patrons and collect fines for overdue/lost materials.
  • Assist patrons in locating material and placing patron holds in the small branches.
  • Process patron holds.
  • Shelve library materials.
  • Answer phones and provide requested information or direct calls to appropriate source.
  • QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Provides necessary clerical support for department and may provide training and assistance to lower level technicians.
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • One to two years of related work experience.
  • Effective verbal and written communication with a variety of individuals.
  • The use of computer hardware and software.
  • Establishing and maintaining good customer relations with internal and/or external “customers”.
  • Use of general office equipment.
  • Work attendance will be considered
  • Hours: 20 hours per week, including evenings & weekends
    Pay rate: $9.66 per hour, Current rate applies for a lateral move.
    Submit current resume and cover letter to apply@elyrialibrary.org
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    No phone calls please.
    EOE Drug Free Workplace