DATE ENTERED: January 3, 2021
POSITION: Librarian I - Reference Services
LOCATION: York County Public Library (VA)
APPLY BY: Open until filled

York County Public Library (VA)
Librarian I - Reference Services

SALARY: $40,133.00 - $46,429.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 12/30/20
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled

Responsible for providing professional library work in the reference and adult services areas of the County Library. Develops and coordinates educational and cooperative programs. Contributes to library outreach efforts. Assists Senior Librarian in the management of reference and adult services. Assists patrons with research and instructs patrons in the use of automated catalog, electronic resources and other reference materials and equipment. Participates in the selection of library materials.


  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited graduate school, and 1-2 years related experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of library principals, practices, and materials.  
  • Comprehensive knowledge of professional library literature, resource and reference materials.
  • Thorough knowledge of books, authors, and reading trends.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Dewey Decimal Classification System and Library of Congress subject headings.
  • General knowledge of library automation systems and technology.


  • Possession of a Professional Library Certificate issued by the State Library Board within 6 months of employment.
  • Requires a valid Virginia driver’s license.

Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including office equipment such as computers, calculators, copiers, etc.   Work involves some lifting of boxes of books and/or periodicals weighing between 10-40 pounds, and pushing, and pulling of a hand cart or other type of cart.

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