DATE ENTERED: July 15, 2022
POSITION: Cataloger/Reference Librarian
LOCATION: Thomas Balch Library, Town of Leesburg, VA
APPLY BY: Open Until Filled


Cataloger/Reference Librarian
Town of Leesburg
Thomas Balch Library
$52,446-$95,178 DOQ
Open Until Filled

Do you want to apply your expertise for a cause you can feel good about? Do you want to work for an organization that wants you to grow with it and offers tuition reimbursement, certification training, and a chance to learn about multiple industries? Come work for the Town of Leesburg, hometown of the 21st century! Located 35 miles west of the nation's capital in the heart of DC's Wine Country, you'll enjoy a vibrant and authentic community with "big city" amenities. The Town of Leesburg strongly encourages innovation, promotes career development, and offers excellent benefits to employees. Benefits include membership to the Town's full-service recreation center, enrollment into the Virginia Retirement System, excellent healthcare insurance, and other fringe benefits.

Who We're Looking For
If you identify with the following descriptions, then you may be perfect for the Town of Leesburg:

  • Creative problem solver
  • Proactive self-starter
  • Life-long learner
  • Strong team player
  • Passionate about excellent customer service
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Effective communicator
  • Desire to impart knowledge to others
  • "Early adopter" of new technologies

What You'll Be Doing
This position located within Thomas Balch Library will oversee cataloging operations and work collaboratively to develop workflows and procedures for cataloging. Additional responsibilities include processing and maintaining published materials, assisting with reference and research services, training, programming, and exhibits. Weekend and evening hours may be required.

For more detailed job descriptions, please visit the Town's Job Descriptions page.

Minimum Qualifications:
Masters in Library Science (MLS, MLIS or equivalent) degree from an ALA accredited program; minimum of three (3) years of experience cataloging a variety of library materials in a special collection setting; minimum of three (3) years special collections experience; possession of a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.

TO APPLY: A Town of Leesburg online application for employment is required for each position. Please go to www.leesburgva.gov/jobs to apply online. Resumes may be submitted as supplemental only. EOE/ADA.