Careers

Shelver

Do you have a passion for keeping books organized? Do you want to be part of an all-star team that is providing a valuable resource to the community?    We have an opening for two part-time Shelver at the Cuyahoga Falls Library.   The part-time position is scheduled approximately 20 hours per week plus some benefits.   The pay is $9.07 hour.

Our Shelvers provides an important function in the library by organizing books and other library materials.    Other responsibilities include: empties book drop, sorts and shelves returned materials, maintains conditions of shelves and ensure materials are in proper order on shelves and other duties as assigned.

Some of the requirements are:

  • Ability to work competently, courteously and cheerfully with the public
  • Ability to sort and organize materials quickly and accurately by alphabet and Dewey Decimal System
  • Must be able to stoop, stretch, and stand for entire shift
  • Lift objects up to 25 pounds and carry them, perform repetitive hand, arm and body movement
  • Ability to push a cart with books on it
  • Familiarity with Windows and other basic computer software
  • Detail-oriented, flexible, enthusiastic
  • Dependable, conscientious, self-motivated
  • Clears walkways of snow and ice as needed
  • High School graduate or equivalent experience and training

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity email: ewuest@cuyahogafallslibrary.org or mail to Cuyahoga Falls Library, 2015 Third Street, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 with a cover letter and application.

Teen Librarian

Do you enjoy providing top rated customer service? Are you enthusiastic to help teens and adults?  Do you want to be part of an all-star team that is providing a valuable resource to the community?    We have an opening for a Full-time Teen Librarian at Cuyahoga Falls Library.

The Cuyahoga Falls Library mission is to connect people with the world of ideas, information, and imagination by providing access and professional guidance to resources that inform, entertain and enrich.

This position assists in accomplishing that mission by:

  • Providing information and reader’s advisory service in person, over the telephone, by email and by chat.
  • Plans and conducts teen programs and displays.
  • Assists and instructs the public in the use of the library’s collection and equipment, including the use of the catalog  and the Internet/
  • Assists with the development of the teen collection and outreach.
  • May serve as Person In Charge (PIC).

Education/Experience

  • A Master’s of Library Science degree from an accredited college or university, basic computer skills, and knowledge, or an equivalent combination of knowledge and experience.

Essential Functions/Knowledge of the Position

  • Enthusiastic about excellent customer service for internal and external customers
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally, and in writing
  • Cooperative, flexible, reliable, and positive attitude
  • Works well independently and as a team member
  • Plans, implements, and evaluates appropriate teen programming that is responsive to service area demographics and community demand; for and with teens so that programming educates, informs, and inspires
  • Assists in developing the teen collection for and with teen patrons based on teen needs and interests
  • Works with community partners to provide outreach service to teens
  • Provides information and reader’s advisory service in person, over the telephone, by email, and by chat to adults and teens
  • Advises and assists adults and teens in their use and evaluation of library materials and information sources
  • Actively promotes and markets the use of the Library and library resources/programs
  • Confidence, experience, and ability to instruct in the use of various forms of technology, including digital devices and MakerSpace equipment
  • Willingness to explore and research solutions to software and hardware problems as they arise
  • Participates in library committees
  • Assists departmental staff with various tasks and projects as directed
  • Collaborates with other departments as necessary
  • Participates in staff meetings and attends training as required

Skills and Abilities

  • Interpret and apply the Library’s regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Organize and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Carry out instructions in written and oral form
  • Define problems and work within the chain of authority and with available resources
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Skill in operating a personal computer, PC applications, and use of electronic resources as used in libraries
  • Ability to maintain awareness of ongoing technological advances and how they apply to the public
  • Search the Internet and electronic databases
  • Respond to the needs of various departments and staff members
  • Communicate effectively in written and oral form
  • Present a professional image
  • Develop and maintain an effective working relationship with supervisor and co-workers
  • Continue obtaining new skills and knowledge
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Demonstrate physical strength and flexibility necessary for the job
  • Exercise independent judgment and discretion
  • Prepare accurate documentation and reports
  • Maintain regular and reliable attendance, observing a flexible schedule as needed

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position 37.5 hours a week.   Days and hours of work vary by schedule.   Evening and weekend work will be required.  The pay is $18.11/hr.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity email: ewuest@cuyahogafallslibrary.org or mail to Cuyahoga Falls Library, 2015 Third Street, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221 with a cover letter and application.

Administrative Assistant/Deputy Fiscal Officer

37.5 hours a week full-time, non-bargaining unit

  • The Administrative Assistant/Deputy Fiscal Officer provides administrative, technical and clerical support for the Library Director and Library’s leadership administrative team. The position requires broad knowledge of library strategy, operations, and policy. The Administrative Assistant/Deputy Fiscal Officer exercises considerable independent judgment, discretion with handling confidential and sensitive information and is innovative and resilient.
  • Supports the Library Director and administrative team in documentation, communications, and reports.
  • Creates positive experiences for library patrons and internal customers.
  • Presents a positive image of the library in attitude, communications and appearance.
  • Develops familiarity and professional working knowledge of library policy and procedures.
  • Works with the Library Director to craft, edit and maintain library policies and procedures.
  • Acts as a liaison and facilitator for internal meetings and strategy sessions.
  • Maintain office supply inventory, equipment maintenance schedules, Library calendar.
  • Supports and facilitates the creation of strategic plans, annual tactical plans, and outcome measures.
  • Performs special projects as directed by the Library Director.
  • Attend staff and community meetings as required, occasionally outside of regular working hours.
  • Manages accounts payable functions, including auditing of requisitions and invoices; processes invoices and checks for payment; resolves issues with vendors; maintains files of accounts payable records.
  • Coordinate and perform daily cash collections, counts, reports and make deposits.
  • Serves as back-up to the Fiscal Officer in his/her absence to assure the continued day-to-day fiscal operations of the library.
  • Provides assistance during state audits.
  • Assembles, mails, and emails monthly packets to the Board of Trustees.
  • Mails checks for payment of bills and orders.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, use tact and diplomacy and professionalism.
  • Ability to work independently. Strong organizational skills. Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with the Board of Trustees, leadership team, staff and public.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including both written and verbal communication, ability to proofread the work of self and others with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Must be able to perform basic accounting and mathematic computations with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Must be familiar with standard office equipment including personal computers and word processing, spreadsheet, and database software and be able to learn and implement Library specialty software systems and procedures.
  • Expert knowledge of MS products (word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation applications) social networking and emerging technologies.
  • Must qualify to be bonded.

Experience:
Minimum three to five years’ experience holding a senior level office administrative position responsible office, account, customer service, and problem solving.

Physical:
Ability to occasionally lift, carry and put away parcels weighing up to 30 pounds.
Ability to sit, stand and use computer workstations, including keyboard.

Tools and Equipment
Computer, adding machine, paper cutter, fax, copier, telephone, mobile devices and other office equipment.

 

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