LIBRARIAN

Recruitment #21-119-2266

Introduction

Just 45 minutes west of Washington, D.C., Loudoun County Public Library is a dynamic, forward-thinking organization that enjoys great community support and has an excellent reputation.

Job Description

Loudoun County Public Library (LCPL) is looking to fill several full-time Librarian positions. The ideal candidates are enthusiastic, service-minded, community-oriented, and collaborative life-long learners who embrace the public library's primary role of promoting the joy of reading and learning in the society.

As a member of an enthusiastic team, 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. Librarians plan and lead programs for children, teen and adult audiences. Librarians 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. Librarians serve a variety of roles within LCPL and there are opportunities to work as an Adult, Children's or Teen Librarian. All staff work in a collaborative environment with other staff to complete daily tasks, conduct programs and coordinate outreach.

LCPL provides services seven (7) days a week including Friday and Saturday evenings. Work schedules vary and include weekends, evenings and holidays. Since there are several positions available at various branches throughout the Loudoun County Public Library system, please make sure to complete the supplemental questionnaire when finalizing your application. Location is subject to change based on the Library system's operational needs.

This job recruitment may also be used to fill future vacancies.

HIRING RANGE: $25.54-$34.48

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Job Requirements

  • Requires completion of a Master's degree from an American Library Association accredited school and six (6) months prior experience providing direct customer service to the public
  • Some supervisory experience 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. Passport Acceptance Agent certification and Notary Public License may be required within one year of hire date.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

Successful candidate will undergo criminal background check.

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