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Full-time, 40-hour per week Public Services Librarian II in Readers' Services at the Main Library. RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide professional reference librarianship, bibliographic instruction and readersí advisory in a busy department of a large central public library. Master electronic and print resources covering history, literature, sports, education, sociology, political science, religion, philosophy, psychology, computer science, biographies, and fiction. Participate in collection development by selecting, de-selecting and processing materials as required. Ability to plan and implement programs for the public, and training for the staff, in accordance with departmental needs and goals. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited master of library science degree. Strong interpersonal communication skills and dedication to public service. Ability to listen analytically to patrons and interpret their questions carefully. Ability to tactfully conduct a reference interview. Ability to interact positively with a wide variety of patrons in a culturally diverse environment. Ability to bring your unique skills and perspective into a cohesive team. Proficiency with commonly used software, hardware, internet and social media tools. Ability and willingness to learn new technologies. Commitment to professional development and the maintenance of current skills. Flexibility. Cooperative spirit, reliability, enthusiasm, friendliness, energy, resourcefulness, initiative, tact, good judgment, and a sense of humor are essential. Ability to work a variety of day, evening and weekend hours. If job is accepted, must apply for and maintain Indiana Librarian Certification, earning 50 LEU (Library Education Units) within five years.PREFERRED SKILLS & ABILITIES: Bilingual ability in Spanish or an Asian language is desirable but not required. COMPENSATION: Salary range minimum is $37,710. Health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability plans. Cumulative sick leave. Library-paid retirement fund. Personal business leave. Four weeks vacation. Deferred compensation plan (457). Federal credit union. Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Variety of voluntary insurance plans. Flexible spending account. Free parking. Relocation allowance. Click here to apply for this position. Please apply by 5:00 p.m. on 4/16/14 (posted 4/2/14)

Part-time, 24 hour per week Maker Space Guide at the Main Library. RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist the department manager and staff with developing, planning and carrying out of programs and educational activities that support the libraryís mission and the Maker Space at Main. Provide group and individual instruction in the use of 3D printers & scanners, Adobe Creative Cloud software, Arduino Programing, and other electronic projects and equipment. Keep track of and order consumable supplies for the Maker Space equipment and monitor its appropriate use. Provide Maker Space tours to visiting groups and classes. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelorís degree preferred. Knowledge of some of the following and ability and willingness to learn the rest: 3D printing, Adobe Creative Cloud, CAD, video recording and editing, vinyl cutter & heat press technology, sewing machines, Adruino, and other new Maker technologies as they develop. Excellent presentation skills. A mature work ethic which demonstrates punctuality, an orientation towards service, and a high degree of dedication to the mission of the library and maker space. Knowledge of and enthusiasm for technology and maker culture, and ability to communicate the value and excitement of mastering STEM/STEAM technologies. Strong interpersonal skills for working with patrons of all ages. Cooperative spirit, reliability, promptness, enthusiasm, friendliness, energy, resourcefulness, initiative, tact, good judgment, flexibility, patience, and a sense of humor are essential. Ability and willingness to work Monday through Thursday evenings and most Saturdays. PREFERRED SKILLS & ABILITIES: Bilingual ability in Spanish or an Asian language is desirable but not required. COMPENSATION: Hourly pay rate of $12.04 Two weeks vacation and pro-rated holiday pay. Federal credit union. Employee assistance plan. Voluntary term life. Flexible spending account. Long term care insurance. Accident insurance plan. Free parking.Click here to apply for this position. Please apply by 5:00 p.m. on 4/24/14 (posted 4/10/14)


Last Updated: April 7, 2014

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* You must be at least 16 years of age to be considered for employment.

* You may apply for as many open positions as you like, but please make sure you meet the minimum requirements and are able to work the schedule as posted. Please note that most housekeeping, maintenance and security positions require a valid driver's license.

* If the position requires a skills test, you must pass the skills test in order to be considered for that position. A link to the skills test study guide is available on the upper left hand corner of this page. The Dewey Decimal skills test may be taken during regular business hours in the Human Resources office or at any of our library branches.

* Applications and skills test scores are held from January 1st through December 31st of each year. If you apply for a position after January 1st that requires a skills test, you will need to take the skills test again for the new year. If you have applied for a position that is not filled before December 31st, your application for that position only will carry over until that position is closed.

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