DATE ENTERED: June 25, 2024
POSITION: Adult Services Librarian, Full-time
LOCATION: Waynesboro Public Library, Waynesboro, VA
APPLY BY: Open until Filled

The Waynesboro Public Library (WPL) is currently seeking an Adult Services Librarian to support WPL in its mission of connecting our community with information, resources, entertainment, and each other. Waynesboro Public Library is located in the vibrant and growing city of Waynesboro Virginia in the heart of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley.

Waynesboro Public Library is a one branch system that provides quality services, resources, and lifelong learning opportunities; through print and digital resources as well as programs and facilities that reflect the ever-changing needs of the communities we serve. WPL values teamwork and the contributions of its employees.

This position under, the limited supervision of the Library Director, performs professional work in the public library. This work includes managing the adult services collection, assisting with outreach, developing, scheduling, and presenting classes and events for adults. Assists with in-person and virtual reference and research assistance to patrons and collection development and maintenance. This position also oversees the Local History Collection as well as our Hiker’s Corner. Occasional evening and weekend events.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of modern library operation; thorough knowledge of reader interest levels; thorough knowledge of research methods, techniques, and procedures; thorough knowledge of reference materials and resources and digital databases; ability to evaluate collections and services and recommend and implement new systems or improvements; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to proficiently operate a wide range of library technology; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library patrons and associates.

Minimum Education Requirements: A Master’s Degree from an ALA accredited program in Library Science or equivalent.

Experience Required: Minimum 3 years of professional library experience. Bilingual candidates desired.

Salary: $48,791

Please upload a cover letter and resume along with your application via our website. Click here to apply. 

Background check and drug test required.

Waynesboro Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Join us in making a difference in the Waynesboro community! Apply now and become a vital part of our team at Waynesboro Public Library.