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Attention: The "Ohio Ghost Hunters" programs scheduled for tonight at the Electra C. Doren and the Northwest Branch Libraries have been CANCELED.

Library Employee Benefits

The Dayton Metro Library offers more than a paycheck. We offer an attractive benefit package that is dependent upon your position classification and the number of hours worked per week.

Regular full-time and part-time employees are eligible for the following:

Bus Passes and Parking Reimbursement

  • 100% of a monthly buss pass
  • Up to fifty dollars ($50.00) per month toward qualifying parking fees

Deferred Compensation Program

  • Employee contributory supplemental retirement investment on a payroll deduction basis
  • Direct payroll deductions available

Employee Assistance Program

  • Confidential short-term counseling or problem solving and referral to appropriate services


  • Eleven annual paid holidays


  • Hospital, and major medical
  • Prescription drug
  • Dental
  • Optical
  • Life insurance

Professional Affiliations

  • 100% of basic membership fee for the Ohio Library Council
  • Minimum of 50% of basic membership fees for the American Library Association
  • Memberships in other job related professional associations as approved

Sick Leave

  • 120 hours of annual sick leave for full-time employees (pro-rated for part-time staff)
  • No maximum sick leave accrual
  • Sick leave bank
  • Sick leave incentives

Tuition Reimbursement

  • Tuition Reimbursement for qualifying job related course work


  • 10-22 vacation days annually depending upon length of service or professional status

In addition to the above listed benefits the following are available to all employees:

Credit Union Membership

  • Eligibility to join the Montgomery County Employees' Credit Union
  • Direct payroll deductions

Direct Deposit of Payroll Checks

  • Direct deposit available for standard bank accounts and investment options


  • Multiple training opportunities
  • Job shadowing
  • Annual paid staff training day

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS)

  • Contributions equal to 14% of each employee's salary are paid to OPERS by the Library.

Unemployment Compensation

  • Unemployment insurance at no cost to library employees

Worker's Compensation

  • Payment for medical and/or lost wages through the Bureau of Workers Compensation
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