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Due to the holidays, all Dayton Metro Library locations will be closed on: Wednesday, Dec. 24, Thursday, Dec. 25, Wednesday, Dec. 31 and Thursday, January 1st.

Library JobsThe Dayton Metro Library is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to promoting a culturally diverse work force.

We recruit and hire the most qualified applicant without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

For information on what positions are currently available, visit current employment opportunities.

Letters of applications and resumes may be emailed to or can be sent to the Main Library at:

Attn: Cindi Chibis, Human Resources Manager
Dayton Metro Library
215 East Third Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402

You may also apply in person at the Community Relations Department at the Main Library or any branch library location during standard business hours or you may fax your resume to (937) 496-4302.

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Teen Specialist

Dayton Metro Library is seeking an experienced Teen Librarian to provide leadership on Teen Services as we continue through an exciting five year library construction & renovation project funded through a successful 2012, $187 million dollar bond issue.

Job Duties: Responsible for the system wide planning and support of service to teens, their parents, care givers, teachers, and agencies that work with teens. Also serves as Teen Librarian for the Main Library. Plans, implements and evaluates teen programs. Provides service and maintains liaisons with schools and community agencies. Develops recommendations for teen services and provides input into policies affecting teens. At the Main Library, conducts class visits along with programs for teens, creates displays to promote use of teen materials collections. Responsible for re-evaluating, de-selection, and replacement of materials in that collection. Serves on the teen materials selection advisory committee. Displays knowledge of the psychology of adolescents and keeps up with current trends. Provides system wide training which increases awareness and understanding of, and sensitivity to, the needs of adolescents.

Job Qualifications: A minimum of three years' experience working a medium to large library system. Knowledge of professional library principles, methods, techniques and procedures. Knowledge and appreciation of teen literature, periodicals, audiovisual materials, Web sites and other electronic media, and materials. Knowledge of available teen materials and reader's interests. Ability to plan and implement programs to support teens. Ability to determine patron information needs. Ability to construct a competent and complete search strategy using both print and non-print information resources. Knowledge of available and emerging technologies and their application to teen services. Ability to develop and deliver programs. Knowledge and understanding of the psychology of teens.

Valid Ohio driver's license, acceptable motor vehicle record, and continuous insurability required. MLS (preferred) or its equivalent in education and experience is required.

Salary and Benefits: Starting salary $42,473 - $47,299 with exceptional fringe benefits.

Application Process: Send resume to

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