DATE ENTERED: October 4, 2018
POSITION: Librarian, Partnership & Programs
LOCATION: Arlington County's Central Library, VA
APPLY BY: October 11, 2018

SALARY: $56,243.20 - $90,001.60

Arlington County's Central Library is seeking a Librarian with a passion for programming and exemplary customer service, to help shape the future of the Library's public programming and partnerships.

Specific duties include:

  • Overseeing programming for the new library bookmobile in coordination with programming staff county-wide;
  • Working with a system-wide team to plan and deliver programming;
  • Working with internal and county partners to create new initiatives and building partnerships with area organizations and businesses;
  • Managing the library's volunteer program and coordinating with branch volunteer coordinators;
  • Collecting, collating, and organizing statistics for presentations and reports; and
  • Operating the library's bookmobile.

The ideal candidate will be creative, community-focused, energetic, possess strong collaboration, leadership, and communication skills and be knowledgeable about current and emerging trends in programming and creating partnerships in public libraries.

Minimum: Master's Degree in Library Science or Information Science from an ALA accredited college or university and up to three years of experience serving in a Librarian role that included developing, implementing, coordinating and promoting library programs and services.
Applicants may be hired up to the senior level which requires 3 years, or may be hired at lower levels with 1 year required at entry level and two years required at the journey level.

Desirable experience: Preference will be given to applicants with one or more of the following:

  • Coordinating volunteers and staff members work;
  • Delivering innovative programing; and
  • Providing customer service, with a strong background in doing outreach to the community.


  1. Possession of, or ability to obtain by the time of appointment, a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the applicant's place of residence and the applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record.
  2. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds.

Work hours: Full time, 40 hours per week. Schedule includes some evening and weekend work. Actual work schedule is determined by the needs of the work location.

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