[Michlib-l] Job Posting at Grand Rapids Public Library

John Baar jbaar at grpl.org
Fri Feb 27 16:59:44 EST 2015

TITLE:  Librarian I – Branch Manager
DEPARTMENT:  Van Belkum Branch
RATE OF PAY:  $24.6278 to $30.8861 per hr.
POSTING DATE:  February 12, 2015
CLOSING DATE:  Until filled
HOURS:  40 hours per week; weekend & evening work is required.

Grand Rapids Public Library, a nationally recognized and innovative 
leader in library service, seeks a forward-thinking, creative leader for 
the position of Librarian I.  Located in the heart of Grand Rapids, 
Michigan's second largest city and the urban center of a growing region 
of more than 1 million people, the Grand Rapids Public Library is known 
for its outstanding collections, unique programs, community 
partnerships, and excellent service. Grand Rapids is full of creative 
energy—dazzling art and culture, amazing dining and nightlife, inspiring 
natural beauty and exhilarating community spirit. It is a remarkable 
place to live and work.

This is a full-time professional Librarian position. The work includes 
providing reference and readers advisory to patrons in a busy urban 
library. The position will also include program development and outreach.

The successful candidate will be committed and skilled at providing a 
phenomenal customer experience via one-on-one interactions, programming, 
and outreach. The person hired for this position will be 
service-focused, flexible in a quickly changing environment, and an 
innovator. This outstanding hire will be excited about growing, 
learning, and sharing their knowledge and understanding with both peers 
and patrons. The candidate must have the ability to use computers for 
various functions and the ability to teach these skills to others.

MINIMUM TRAINING: Masters Degree in Library Science or any equivalent 
combination of training and experience.

     Apply in writing, with relevant information regarding your 
experience and qualifications, to John E. Baar in the Human Resources 
Office by 5:00 pm on the closing date.
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