The Louisville Public Library seeks a warm, enthusiastic, customer service oriented and technologically savvy individual to work in our busy Adult Services Department. The Adult Services Librarian is committed to and offers excellent customer service, always putting the patron first. This includes understanding and using popular technology while helping patrons with basic tech questions, recommending materials to read or listen to, locating library materials and assisting with patron accounts. The ideal candidate has extensive adult and family programming experience, is comfortable managing a portion of the collection and has experience managing budgets; reads voraciously and loves to recommend books; has passion and an eye for attractive merchandising and display; confidently takes on new tasks, and projects and thrives in a collaborative environment.
The Louisville Public Library celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment, where all employees are valued for their unique contributions.
Under the general direction of the Adult Services Supervisor, performs professional duties in the Adult Services Department. Provides timely information services and reader's advisory, innovative programming and event planning, timely and relevant collection development and regular outreach to the community. Services will primarily be focused on adult patrons, but may also be provided for children and teens. Performs other work as required. Schedule includes evenings and rotating weekend hours. This position is 40 hours per week.
Our ideal candidate will embrace our strategic goals to Engage Community, Champion Literacy, and Spark Imagination and Learning. We inform, involve and inspire to enhance the quality of life in our community.
Hiring Range: $50,939.20 - $58,572.80.
Salary Range: $50,939.20 - $67,371.20.
Additional Info & Requirements
Education, Training & Experience:
Required: ALA-accredited Master's Degree in Library Science or Information Science or completion of this program within 6 months of hire.
Preferred:One year of experience as a professional librarian in a public library with strong experience working with adults. Experience creating and executing successful programs and events is a plus. Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred.