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Library JobsThe Dayton Metro Library is an Equal Opportunity employer dedicated to promoting a culturally diverse work force.  We recruit and hire the most qualified applicant without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Letters of applications and resumes may be emailed to Jennifer Kadel at careers@daytonmetrolibrary.org, or they can be mailed to the Main Library at:

Attn: Jennifer Kadel, Recruitment and Retention Manager
Dayton Metro Library
215 East Third Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402

You may also apply in person at the Ask Me Desk at the Temporary Main Library (located at 120 S. Patterson Boulevard) or any branch library location during standard business hours, or you may fax your resume to 937.496.4302.

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Information Services Assistant with a Youth Emphasis


Full-time – Brookville Branch

The Dayton Metro Library is seeking an Information Services Assistant (Youth Emphasis) for our Brookville Branch.  The selected candidate will deliver 4 story times each week—one for babies, one for toddlers, and two for pre-school age children.  While the successful applicant will possess experience offering story times to young children, he or she should also be comfortable assisting tweens and teens.  If you are excited to deliver excellent customer service to our patrons, we want to hear from you!

Essential Job Duties

  • Demonstrates excellent internal and external customer service. Proactively provides assistance at all service points as needed.
  • Provides library users with assistance in reference, readers’ advisory, and in the use of public computers, personal electronic devices and library virtual materials.
  • Under the direction of the manager(s)/librarian(s), plans, develops, and promotes programs and services to meet the informational and recreational needs of the community.
  • Provides service and maintains liaisons with schools and community agencies.
  • Performs circulation responsibilities and related activities as needed.
  • Under the direction of a manager, may assist with collection development activities such as redistribution, purchase suggestions or preliminary de-selection.
  • May create displays to promote library use.

Job Qualifications

  • Ability to determine patron information needs and construct a competent and complete search strategy.
  • Ability to develop programs and services to meet community needs.
  • General knowledge of PC equipment required.
  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university preferred; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Schedule includes day, evening, and Saturday hours.

Compensation and Benefits:  Starting hourly wage is $16.70 with an exceptional benefits package.

Application Process:  For first consideration, please send your cover letter, resume, and three references to Jennifer Kadel at careers@daytonmetrolibrary.org by May 2, 2017.

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