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Open Positions

Childrens Librarian

Grant CPL- a big, beautiful county library nestled halfway between Cincinnati and Lexington, and only 15 minutes from Florence- is seeking to hire a full-time Childrens Librarian.

 

The ideal candidate will have a background in library and information literacy instruction, the knowledge and ability to advise patrons on children’s literature across multiple age groups, and educational programming for children and parents/caregivers.

Duties include, but are not limited to

  • Working daily reference desk shifts in the children's area; providing library and information services to patrons- primarily parents and children- on the public floor.

  • Engaging relevant educational and community organizations in Grant County to identify resources or instruction needs for student academic success.

  • Collections maintenance of materials in Children’s and Teen areas.

  • Educational program scheduling, preparation, and implementation with a focus on library, literacy, and information literacy skills.

 

Education:

  • Master’s degree in Library Science. 

 

Experience

  • Minimum one year experience in a public library preferred.

  • Minimum one year experience working with children in a library setting.

 

Salary: $41,000 - $58,500, beginning salary commensurate with education and experience.

Job Type: Full time.

Hours: 37.5 weekly, including some evenings and weekends.

Reports to: Youth Services Manager.

 

Application forms are available at the library or online by clicking here. Completed applications must include a resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references.

 

Send application to:

Angie Gabbard
Grant County Public Library
201 Barnes Rd
Williamstown, KY 41097

or employment@grantlib.org, subject line “Childrens Librarian.”

 

Deadline: Open until filled.

Reference Librarian

Grant County Public Library is seeking to hire a full-time Reference Librarian. 

 

The ideal candidate should have a background in library reference and research, library collections management, and library instruction.

 

Duties include, but are not limited to

  • Daily Reference Desk shifts

  • Phone and online reference and information services

  • Manage Local History and Genealogy services

 

Library instruction and educational focuses:  

  • Research process and citation basics

  • Demonstrations to instruct patrons how to use the library catalog and databases

  • Collaborate with local groups and organizations (high school, homeschool, and college) to promote library and research skills. 

 

Education: Master’s degree in Library Science.

Experience: One (1) year of more in a public or academic library preferred; One (1) or more year of library instruction experience preferred; Experience with technology such as online databases and MS Office products

Salary: $42,900 - $58,500, beginning salary commensurate with work and education 

Job Type: Full time 

Hours: Includes evenings and weekends

Application forms are available at the library or online by clicking here. Completed applications must include a resume, cover letter, and three (3) professional references. 

 

Send application to

Angie Gabbard
Grant County Public Library
201 Barnes Rd
Williamstown, KY 41097 

 

or employment@grantlib.org, subject line: Reference Librarian. 

Deadline: Open until filled​.

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