The Elyria Public Library System is currently hiring for:

Outreach Specialist – 40 hours

ELYRIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
EXTERNAL POSITION POSTING
Department: Various locations
Initial Assignment: All system facilities
Immediate Supervisor: Outreach Coordinator
Positions Supervised: None
Position effective: 1/2/2019
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs a variety of advanced and complex professional library services in conjunction with fulfilling the educational, recreational and informational needs of the community. Promotes library services to the community through outreach education while demonstrating excellent presentation skills.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • • Under the direction of the Outreach Coordinator, create, implement and present programs for use in the library and in the community, including but not limited to the homebound, assisted living, day care centers, schools, community centers, gathering places, restaurants, special events, fairs and festivals.
  • • Excellent customer service skills.
  • • Establish relationships with various organizations within the community in order to promote library services and facilitate programming and service delivery.
  • • Embrace innovation and experimentation. Recommend and implement thoughtful change to help EPLS remain relevant and vital.
  • • Frequent formal presentations to groups are a major part of the job responsibilities.
  • • This position has a frequent responsibility for creation development, design or problem solving of new programs
  • • Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited school or a Bachelor’s Degree with demonstrated work experience utilizing similar skills. Work attendance will be considered.
Hours:40 hours per week, including evenings & weekends
Pay rate: $16.37 per hour
Apply to HR Coordinator at: apply@elyrialibrary.org
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Library Technician II – 20 hours

ELYRIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
EXTERNAL POSITION POSTING
Job Title: Library Technician II
Initial Assignment: West River
Immediate Supervisor: Circulation 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:
  • • 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: $9.80 per hour
Current rate applies for a lateral move.
Apply to HR Coordinator at apply@elyrialibrary.org
No phone calls please.
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Assistant Librarian – 20 hours

ELYRIA PUBLIC LIBRARY
EXTERNAL POSITION POSTING
Initial Assignment: West River - Adult Services
Immediate Supervisor: Adult Services Manager
Positions Supervised: None
Position effective: Immediately
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs a variety of paraprofessional library services in conjunction with fulfilling the educational, recreational and informational needs of the community. Promotes library services to the community.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • • Advocate for STEM resources.
  • • Answer a variety of routine and complex reference questions by phone, in person, by written or electronic communication.
  • • Assist patrons on the selection, organization and interpretation of library materials
  • • Excellent customer service skills.
  • • Interpersonal skills and ability to communicate properly with the patrons, co-workers and the managers of the library.
  • • Answer a variety of routine and complex reference questions by phone, in person, by written or electronic communication.
  • • Assist patrons on the selection, organization and interpretation of library materials.
  • • Assist in the implementation of programs both in the library and in the community under the direction of the System Coordinator or Department Manager.
  • • Assist in creating and distributing appropriate promotional materials.
  • • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • • Work attendance will be considered.
Hours: 20 hours per week, including evenings & weekends
Pay rate: $13.58 per hour
Submit current resume and cover letter to apply@elyrialibrary.org
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No phone calls please.
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