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Job Openings

Job Openings

Johnson City Public Library Youth Services Department

Children’s Librarian. Under general supervision, the Children’s Librarian provides reference and programming services to children and their families and assists with the development and maintenance of the library’s children’s collection. We are seeking a motivated, flexible and creative person to become a part of a team dedicated to outstanding customer service.

The ideal candidate must—

  • Successfully relate to children of all ages
  • Possess excellent knowledge of children’s and young adult literature
  • Have strong customer service and technology skills
  • Be able to present a variety of children’s programs in-house as well as through outreach in the community
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of the library’s children’s collection

This is a full time position with fringe benefits. This position requires a Masters Degree in Library Science or equivalent degree. Starting pay in this classification is $17.18 per hour. The typical schedule will be 40 hours per week including nights and weekends. Tasks involve some physical effort including frequent lifting, pushing, pulling of 5 to 40 pounds.

Anyone interested in applying for this position should submit their resume to Cathy Griffith, Assistant Director for Administrative Services, Johnson City Public Library, 100 West Millard Street, Johnson City, TN 37604. The deadline for submitting applications is 5:00 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015.

The Johnson City Public Library is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action

The Johnson City Public Library is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  Applications for employment are accepted when there are job openings and remain on file for six months.  Anyone interested in employment at JCPL is encouraged to apply. Applications are available at the library’s Administration Office.

Title VI Disclosure

The Johnson City Public Library does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in the provision of Library services or employment opportunities and benefits.

The Library does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex or disability in its services, programs and activities pursuant to the requirements of the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

Inquiries and charges of violations concerning Title VI, Section 504, ADA, or Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of any other of the above referenced policies should be directed to the Johnson City Public Library Human Resources Department, 100 West Millard Street, Johnson City, TN 37604 (423) 434-4463.