Recruitment #20-S2-0231


Just 45 minutes west of Washington, D.C., Loudoun County Public Library is a dynamic, forward-thinking organization that enjoys great support and has an excellent reputation. Ten branches serve a diverse community with innovative and inspiring collections, programs, and services that promote the joy of reading and learning in people’s lives and communities.

Job Description

Loudoun County Public Library (LCPL) is offering collaborative, energetic, community-oriented candidates the opportunity to become a full-time Children’s Librarian at the Brambleton Library. Location is subject to change based on operational needs. This job recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies. As a member of an enthusiastic team, Children’s Librarians provide direct customer service in reference, reader’s advisory, programming and circulation functions, as well as assist customers in the use of library resources and technologies. Children’s Librarians work in a collaborative environment with other staff to complete daily tasks, conduct programs and coordinate outreach.

  • Children’s Librarians plan and lead programs for children and families
  • Conduct outreach and create partnerships with schools and other community organizations
  • Successful candidates will be passionate, creative team players with excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Must possess strong multi-tasking, organizational and technology skills

LCPL provides services seven (7) days a week including Friday and Saturday evening. Work schedules vary and include weekends, evenings and holidays.

Job Requirements

  • Requires completion of a Master’s degree from an American Library Association accredited school
  • One (1) year prior experience providing direct customer service to the public strongly preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products preferred

Special Requirements

  • Requires ability to push or pull wheeled carts weighing up to 200 pounds
  • Some bending, reaching, walking and standing required
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds required
  • Spanish/English bilingual skills preferred

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

  • Successful candidate will undergo a criminal background check