Job Posting: Librarian with business focus – Spokane County Library District




Seeking a business-focused library professional who is creative, values collaboration and teamwork, and most importantly, is committed to providing great public library services. Under supervision of a Library Services Manager, this position has a Business and Career Development focus, connecting entrepreneurs in the community with resources to build their businesses, and assisting library members in furthering their career objectives. This position also has a community engagement focus at Cheney and is responsible for developing partnerships on behalf of the library in that community. Provides reference and readers’ advisory, instructs members in use of library resources and services, and identifies customer service and collection needs.


The current work schedule at North Spokane Library is Tuesday through Saturday, 9:00am to 6:00pm.


$4,013.57-$5,016.96 per month in six steps, plus benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance, Employee Assistance Program; 11 paid holidays; paid vacation and sick leave; and participation in the Public Employees Retirement System.


Master of Library & Information Science or equivalent and the Professional Librarian’s Certificate issued by the Washington State Library (or its predecessor) as required by RCW 27.04.055. One (1) year of experience in business and career development support in a public library and/or related experience preferred. Effective communication skills; read and use English and understand numbers; working knowledge of personal computers, office software, database software and the Internet; ILS experience preferred. Or any equivalent combination of education, training, or experience that ensures satisfactory performance of essential job functions.

Refer to the job description for complete details regarding qualifications and illustrative examples of essential duties and responsibilities of the position.


March 18, 2016 at 12:00 noon PDT


Submit a completed SCLD employment application, supplemental questionnaire (Community Profile and Programming Proposal, and Blog submission), resume and signed cover letter addressing your work experiences related to the skills and abilities required for this position to Human Resources, Spokane County Library District, 4322 N. Argonne Road, Spokane, WA 99212.

Completed application materials may be submitted online or through the mail or dropped off at the Administrative Offices. Applications sent by fax or email are not accepted.

The employment applicationcomplete job description and Tips for Applicants are available for downloading as Adobe Acrobat PDFs, via email or you may pick them up in person. If requesting application and accompanying documents via email, please include your name and postal mailing address. Applications and documents are available at the Administrative Offices located at 4322 N Argonne Rd, Spokane, WA 99212, between the hours of 8:00am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday. For further assistance, please call 509.893.8200.

If you experience any difficulty in accessing the application, contact Human Resources.

Please inform us if you need any accommodation to apply or interview for this position.

Spokane County Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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