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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

[LIBJOBS] Open Position - Readers' Services Librarian II - Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, IN

The Allen County Public Library has an opening for a Librarian II.  This position will be located in our very busy Readers’ Services Department of our downtown Main Library.



Provide professional reference librarianship, bibliographic instruction and readers’ 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. Manage a portion of the materials budget, maintain and enhance subject-specific collections. Develop training materials and conduct workshops for staff and the public in accordance with departmental needs and goals.


Required Qualifications: 

ALA-accredited Master of Library Science degree is required. 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 cooperatively and 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. 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. Must apply for and maintain Indiana Librarian Certification, earning 50 LEUs(Library education Units) within five years.


Preferred Skills & Abilities: 

1 year of experience in a public library setting preferred.



Salary range minimum is $37,710.40 and up based on experience. 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. Relocation allowance. Free parking.


Physical Demands: 

Ability to constantly stand, and speak, frequently walk, reach outward and above, squat or kneel, bend, and grasp. Frequently lift up to 20 lbs.


Apply using this link:  Applications will be accepted through October 31, 2016.  Please submit email addresses for three references.




Danielle Gleason

Human Resources Assistant






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