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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.

For information on what positions are currently available, visit current employment opportunities.

Letters of applications and resumes may be emailed to cchibis@daytonmetrolibrary.org or can be sent to the Main Library at:

Attn: Cindi Chibis, Human Resources Manager
Dayton Metro Library
215 East Third Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402

You may also apply in person at the Community Relations Department at the Main Library or any branch library location during standard business hours or you may fax your resume to (937) 496-4302.

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Teen Specialist

 

Dayton Metro Library is seeking an experienced Teen Librarian to provide system-wide leadership on Teen Services as we continue through an exciting five year library construction & renovation project funded through a successful 2012, $187 million dollar bond issue.

Job Duties: Responsible for the system wide planning and support of service to teens, their parents, care givers, teachers, and agencies that work with teens. Also serves as Teen Librarian for the Main Library. Plans, implements and evaluates teen programs. Provides service and maintains liaisons with schools and community agencies. Develops recommendations for teen services and provides input into policies affecting teens. At the Main Library, conducts class visits along with programs for teens, creates displays to promote use of teen materials collections. Responsible for re-evaluating, de-selection, and replacement of materials in that collection. Serves on the teen materials selection advisory committee. Displays knowledge of the psychology of adolescents and keeps up with current trends. Provides system wide training which increases awareness and understanding of, and sensitivity to, the needs of adolescents.

Job Qualifications: A minimum of three years' experience working a medium to large library system. Knowledge of professional library principles, methods, techniques and procedures. Knowledge and appreciation of teen literature, periodicals, audiovisual materials, Web sites and other electronic media, and materials. Knowledge of available teen materials and reader's interests. Ability to plan and implement programs to support teens. Ability to determine patron information needs. Ability to construct a competent and complete search strategy using both print and non-print information resources. Knowledge of available and emerging technologies and their application to teen services. Ability to develop and deliver programs. Knowledge and understanding of the psychology of teens.

Valid Ohio driver's license, acceptable motor vehicle record, and continuous insurability required. MLS (preferred) or its equivalent in education and experience is required.

Salary and Benefits: Starting salary $42,473 - $47,299 with exceptional fringe benefits.

Application Process: Send resume to cchibis@daytonmetrolibrary.org.

Outreach Services Manager


The Dayton Metro Library is inviting dynamic, customer focused librarians to apply for the position of Outreach Services Manager.

Job Responsibilities: Coordinates system-wide outreach to selected populations. Directs department activities, including early literacy initiatives for at-risk families, library services to older adults age 55+, people with disabilities and service to other emerging populations. Coordinates system-wide library services to specific target populations. Hires, manages, evaluates, and schedules Outreach Services employees. Ensures the collection is responsive to the informational, educational and recreational needs of the target populations. Promotes community awareness of the Library throughout the service area, with emphasis on special and at-risk populations. Establishes effective communication with community groups, organizations and individuals. Provides direct public service for both early childhood and older adult activities. Coordinates and participates in system-wide public events. Ensures Outreach motor vehicle fleet is operating properly. Ensures safe and careful operation of Outreach motor vehicles for both staff and patrons. Establishes clear safety protocols for staff at Outreach locations.

Job Qualifications: Ability to oversee division operations and personnel. Knowledge of professional library principles, theories, concepts, policies and procedures. Knowledge and appreciation of literature, periodicals, web sites, social media, and other electronic media which constitute a diverse, current and relevant collection. Ability to develop programs and services to meet community needs. Ability to prepare and administer budgets. Knowledge of available and emerging technologies and their application to library services. Valid Ohio driver's license, acceptable motor vehicle record, and continuous insurability required. MLS from an A.L.A. accredited program, minimum of three to five years of increasingly responsible experience in a public library setting at a professional level, and supervisory experience.

Salary & Benefits: Starting salary $61,500 with exceptional fringe benefits.

Application Process: Send resume to cchibis@daytonmetrolibrary.org.

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