The Missouri River Regional Library (MRRL) is committed to equal opportunity in recruitment, hiring, promotion and retention principles; community relations and programming efforts; collection development diversity; and non-discriminatory bid practices. The library shall not discriminate in any of its employment practices on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, or any other basis made unlawful by any application of law, ordinance or regulation. Principles of equal opportunity shall also apply to compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, demotions, terminations and other personnel actions.

The Library is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity.

Library Director

The Missouri River Regional Library Board (MRRL) seeks energetic, creative & skilled leader to serve as Director of library serving population of 90,000, annual circulation of 628,000, collection of 243,400 items, staff of 59, annual budget of 3.1 million for Cole & Osage counties in Central Missouri. Director is responsible for overall administration & operation of library system which includes main library in Jefferson City, branch library in Linn, & bookmobile. Requirements: MLS/MLIS degree from ALA accredited institution, 10 years professional public library experience; minimum of 5 years supervisory/managerial experience in a public library. Proven fiscal management experience; ability to effectively plan & use library technology; thorough knowledge of public library service & human resource management. Strong work ethic, integrity & commitment to serve as Library’s advocate in community; ability to inspire community support & possess excellent human relations skills. Experience with library building project and levy proposals preferred. Salary $80,000 negotiable based on experience. Excellent benefit package.  An equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity, M/F/D/V. Interested individual send cover letter which addresses the position requirements, resume & three professional references with contact information  by May 30, 2014 to Search Committee, c/o Elizabeth Beach, Human Resources Officer, Missouri River Regional Library, P. O. Box 89, Jefferson City, MO  65102, or beache@mrrl.org Jefferson City offers a great place to live with a 90.2 cost of living index,  quality education, shopping & recreation. Named America's "Most Beautiful" Small Town by Rand McNally. For more information about Jefferson City, visit the local chamber website at www.jeffersoncitychamber.org or Jefferson City Visitor and Convention Bureau, www.info@visitjeffersoncity.com

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Programming Associate

                               PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATE                                                                                             CHILDREN’S DEPARTMENT

 

Full-time opportunity for creative individual to develop and implement programs for Children’s Department such as Story Time, fun nights, crafts and parties.  Will also work scheduled shifts at public service desks, locate materials for patrons, shelve materials, answer phone and check materials in/out by computer.  Work hours are generally 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday with evening and weekend hours as needed.  Position requires good reading skills, basic computer skills, and excellent customer service skills to work effectively with patrons and staff and attention to detail.  Must be able to bend, lift, reach and stoop to set up and break down for programs, carry program equipment and supplies; shelve and retrieve library materials; and push filled library carts across carpeted floors & through narrow book shelving.  Position to begin work on June 16, 2014.  Applications are available on-line at www.mrrl.org & at Circulation Desk, Main Library, 214 Adams Street, Jefferson City, MO 65102. and Osage County Branch, 1014D Main Street, Linn, MO 65051.  For consideration, submit employment application to Human Resources by 5 p.m., Saturday, May 3, 2014. The Library is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity, M/F/D/V.

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