Job is Expired Librarian

City of Unalaska / Unalaska

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary $62,806.97 to $78,508.71 per year   Job type of library Public   This job is located in Alaska Alaska

Job Description

General Description:  This position under direct supervision from the Director of Parks, Culture and Recreation performs a variety of administrative and supervisory work and complex clerical work in planning, organizing and implementing the programs and services of the library.. 


Examples of Work:  Manages and supervises library operations to achieve goals within available resources; plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments; trains motivates and evaluates assigned staff; reviews progress and directs changes as needed.  Oversees the selection and general collection of books and other items contained in the library; reviews books, periodicals and collections which are outdated or not used, and coordinates removal and disposition.  Provides professional advice on library issues and provides leadership and direction in the development of short and long range library plans.  Gathers, interprets, and prepares data for studies, reports and recommendations.  Develops and implements policies, procedures and standards for efficient and effective operation and maintenance of library operations and assures compliance with established policies and procedures.  Schedules and runs various special library activities throughout the year.  Reviews program areas, implements changes or new programs to meet library needs of the community; develops, maintains and implements a library master plan.  Promotes interest in library programs.  Coordinates library development and fund raising; solicits and accepts gifts for the library.  Assures library facilities and equipment are maintained properly and coordinates maintenance and repair functions.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Description of Community

The City of Unalaska is a well-established City in the number one commercial fishing port in the United States, the International Port of Dutch Harbor. Unalaska is a coastal community located in the Eastern Aleutian Islands with a multi-cultural population of approximately 4,300 full-time residents with seasonal influxes from multiple commercial fishery operations.

Required Education

  • Master's Degree

Other Education Credentials

Education and Experience:  Master's degree in Library Sciences from a school accredited by the American Library Association.  Five years of progressively responsible experience in library operations, including two years in a supervisory capacity.  Because the Library is housed under the Parks and Recreation Department, experience with recreation and cultural/community organizations is a preferred qualification for this position.  Other combination of education and experience which could provide the knowledge, skills and ability listed will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor 2 -
Professional 5 -
Library - -

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required
  • Tagalog/Filipino is Not Required

Application Requirements

To Apply: Please submit a City of Unalaska application and a reference release form. Job description and necessary forms are available at City Hall, by calling HR at 907-581-1251, or by downloading at . Return completed forms to: HR in City Hall; by mailing to P.O. Box 610, Unalaska, AK 99685, Attn: HR; e-mail to ; or fax to 907-581-4469.  Please note:  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a formal City application.

HR Contact Information

Kelly Stiles

Human Resources Manager

907-581-1251 x1302


City Website:

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science


Salary Wage Calculator $62,806.97 to $78,508.71 per year

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Date Posted

July 16th, 2014

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