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Current Job Openings

Head of Adult Services/Assistant Director

The Ohio County Public Library is seeking a Head of Adult Services to manage the Reference and Circulation Departments.  This position is responsible for the planning, management, and implementation of all library services for adults under the general supervision and direction of the library director.  Duties include supervising six full-time and five part-time employees, coordinating collection development, overseeing technical services and cataloging operations, maintaining relationships with vendors, overseeing selection and acquisition of resources for the Ohio County Schools Purchasing Program, and developing and executing special projects and programs that will promote the library and its services.  Requirements include a four-year college degree with an emphasis in Liberal Arts preferred, an MLIS from an ALA-accredited program, strong communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to handle diverse tasks and detail-oriented work.  Previous supervisory experience a plus.  Position is full-time with 40 hours weekly and includes full benefits. 

Send resume, cover letter, and three professional references to:

Amy Kastigar, Director
Ohio County Public Library
52 – 16th St.
Wheeling, WV  26003
[email protected]

Applications accepted until February 12, 2022.

Part-Time Library Clerk Opening:

The Ohio County Public Library is currently accepting applications for a part-time Library Clerk position at 25-33 hours per week. Library clerks work circulation, shelve library materials, and perform other duties as assigned. 

  • Scheduled hours are: Monday 9 am - 5 pm; Tuesday 10 am - 6 pm; Wednesday 10 am - 6 pm; Friday 9 am - 5 pm; and Saturday 10 am – 3 pm.

  • Position pays $10 hourly with paid sick leave, vacation leave, and Public Employee Retirement benefits.

  • Individual must be a high school graduate with excellent typing and computer skills.

Those interested should apply by filling out this downloadable application form (.pdf file).

Application forms may be filled out digitally, or they may be printed and filled out in pen. Note: To digitally fill out an application, the form will need to be downloaded to a device (computer/laptop/tablet) and opened with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software. Once all of the fields have been filled in the digital application, you must save the file before sending it.

  • Digitally filled applications may be emailed to [email protected].
  • Printed and completed applications may be mailed to:
    Ohio County Public Library
    C/O Amy Kastigar
    52 - 16th Street
    Wheeling, WV  26003

The position is immediately available. Applications will be accepted until these positions are filled.

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