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Employment

MRCPL looks for people who are passionate about the mission of our library and eager to serve our customers and the community.

As a Cataloging Clerk you will spend your day working on the computer entering new library materials into our system. We are looking for someone who is detail oriented, has strong computer skills, enjoys being productive, and strives for a high level of accuracy in their work. The department is an open office environment where enthusiastic and productive coworkers are appreciated. This position works weekdays only, with some scheduling flexibility. Best of all, you will be among the first to see all of the new library materials. Read more here.  

Are you looking for a summer job and love the library?  We are looking for a temporary Collection Aide to help at our Lexington Branch during the summer.  As a Collection Aide, your primary focus will be on correctly shelving materials and pulling holds for customers.  You’ll help to prepare for and clean up after Summer Library Programs, too.  If this sounds like a fun summer job for you, read more here.  

Do you have experience working with children and love the library?  We are looking for a Children’s Associate to join the children’s team at our Main Library.  The ideal candidate will be energetic, creative and truly enjoy sharing library services with children and their families.  This candidate should have a strong understanding of children’s development and interests in order to present interesting, age-appropriate and engaging programs and services.  This position will interact with children, families and caregivers, schools and daycares, and other community partners to share library services and build relationships. Read more here.  

Are you a librarian who enjoys working with children and families?  We are looking for an energetic and creative Children’s Librarian to join our children’s team. This position will provide relevant, interactive programming for children and families,  provide and promote age-appropriate library services and materials, interact with local schools to represent the library to teachers and students, and provide direct customer service to people of all ages at the library and at community events. The ideal candidate will be creative, flexible, and have a strong understanding of children’s development and interests in order to provide appropriate and appealing services and build strong relationships. Read more here.  

Applicants Have Rights Under Federal Employment Laws

The Library only considers applications received during the posting period for each vacancy. If you wish to be considered for a vacancy, you must submit an application during the posting period for that vacancy.

Why should you work at MRCPL?

Well, for starters, we think our team of employees is pretty great to work with and the Library is a fun place to be. But, if you need more reasons, here are a few:

  • Competitive wages
  • Clean, safe, and friendly team-working environment
  • Relaxed business casual dress code
  • Work schedules provided in advance and comp time
  • 12 paid holidays each year
  • Paid term life insurance
  • Paid time off (part-time staff) & paid sick and vacation time (full-time staff)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Ohio Public Employee Retirement
  • Voluntary supplemental benefits
  • Our hours are great!
  • MRCPL is eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program

Volunteer Opportunities

We are committed to the development of volunteer positions that are satisfying to the individual and beneficial to the overall mission of the Library. Our success depends on the teamwork involving the coordinator, the volunteer, and the staff, working together in pursuit of a common goal. Find out more about becoming an MRCPL Volunteer here.