DATE ENTERED: June 19, 2020
POSITION:  Multiple listings
LOCATION:  Pamunkey Regional Library, Hanover, Virginia
APPLY BY:  July 13

Come join us!  Pamunkey Regional Library is seeking enthusiastic and energetic individuals interested in helping us expand our services to our customers through innovative programming and community partnerships.  PRL serves over 154,000 residents in the central Virginia counties of Goochland, Hanover, King and Queen, and King William with ten branch libraries.  Over the next two years we’ll open two new facilities to replace smaller branches. Now is a great time to grow along with Pamunkey Regional Library!

Public Services Librarian
Adult - Position available at the Mechanicsville branch.
Youth - Positions available at the Ashland and Mechanicsville branches.

DESCRIPTION:  The Public Services Librarian provides service to library users in an assigned customer service area.  This position supervises or delegates supervision of all employees and volunteers assigned to the area.  The Librarian is an integral part of the branch library management team and the position is supervised by the Branch Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Duties include developing and delivering programs, fostering community partnerships, providing staff training, customer workshops, and promoting library resources within the branch and through outreach.  Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:  Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited library school.  Relevant previous experience preferred.  Certification as a professional librarian by the Library of Virginia is required within 6 months of employment.  Must have a valid Virginia driver's license or reliable transportation.  Must work evening and weekend hours on a regular basis.

SALARY:  Starting rate for this full-time, 40 hour per week position is $40,144 per year with benefits.

Deadline for these position is 9 a.m. on July 13, 2020.  Email a PRL application, cover letter, and resume with the position title in the subject line to [email protected]

LIBRARY BRANCH MANAGER I- King and Queen Branch

DESCRIPTION:  The Branch Manager oversees and is responsible for ensuring high quality library service for library users in all operations of a Branch Library.  The Branch Manager provides direct service to library users and supervises or delegates supervision of all paid employees and volunteers assigned to the branch. This position is supervised by a Supervising Librarian.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Branch Manager is responsible for creating and providing innovative library services and programs; working with the public providing excellent customer service; supervising staff including scheduling, hiring, training and evaluating; maintaining statistics and working with other managers on special projects.  The branch manager represents the library system in the community and implements library policies. Must work evening and weekend hours on a regular basis.

REQUIREMENTS: Four year college degree; Experience in working with the public, with management/supervisory experience required. Relevant previous library experience preferred. Excellent communication and organizational skills are desirable and the ability to multi-task in a rapidly changing library environment. Must have a valid Virginia driver's license or reliable transportation.

SALARY: Starting rate for this full-time, 40 hour per week position is $35,672 per year with benefits.

Full job descriptions and the Pamunkey Regional Library (PRL) application are available at https://tinyurl.com/prljobs.

Deadline for this position is 9 a.m. on July 13, 2020.  Email a PRL application, cover letter, and resume with the position title in the subject line to [email protected].  

TDD #730-6140.