Programming Librarian Position

Newman Regional Library District

Newman Regional Library District serves the residents of Newman and southern Murdock Townships and surrounding areas by providing friendly service and access to information for all visitors. Newman Regional Library hosts over 10,000 physical items with many more digital items available via our online services.

Position Description

Job Summary

The Programming Librarian will be primarily responsible for organizing fun and educational events for patrons of all ages with a focus on youth events. In addition, the Programming Librarian will provide excellent customer service and assist the librarian in the smooth running of the library during all open hours, including performing responsible and varied clerical work in circulation, interlibrary loan, materials processing and shelf maintenance, and assisting patrons in finding information and using library services and facilities.

Principle Responsibilities and Duties

Additional Duties

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications

A high school education or equivalent. Experience with customer service is a plus. Proficiency with modern technology including, but not limited, to popular modern operating systems (Windows, iOS, Android), office software, web browsers and the internet. Keyboarding proficiency. Physical requirements: lift and carry 40 lbs., pulling, pushing, alternate standing and sitting, crouching, kneeling, stooping and reaching overhead.

Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate is a self-starter with natural curiosity and a creative problem solver who has a passion for community service and connecting people with information.

Work Schedule and Benefits

Hours per week: 20 (with flexibility in scheduling, within the hours of the Library open schedule, and will include Saturdays.)

Wages: $16/hour.

Paid sick and vacation time at the percentage of the appointment.

No health insurance or retirement fund.

How to apply:

You may submit a resume with cover letter to the librarian during business hours of the library or by email at Position is open until filled.

For further information:

Contact Matthew Hales,

The Newman Regional Library District is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates.