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  • Collection Development Librarian

    PermaBound Books (Hertzberg-New Method, Inc.)

  • Library/Organization Address

    617 E Vandalia Road
    Jacksonville, Illinois 62650
  • Employment Type


  • Hourly Wage/Salary Range

    Salary based on experience and qualifications

  • About the Organization

  • Job Description and Responsibilities

    Perma-Bound Books is seeking a Collection Development Librarian.

    This positions involves but is not limited to:
    Act as a reliable library resource for customers, Perma-Bound sales reps, and peers with questions regarding Library Collections.
    Develop and maintain basic, balanced opening day collections for Elementary, Middle, & High School Levels for our website. There are four cumulative collections for each level to address four different budgets.
    Work directly with customers and Perma-Bound sales reps to build custom Library & Classroom collections.
    Manage Collections Work Queue program (CVD)
    Build various types of collections: Balanced Opening Day Collections, CAP Collections, Leveled Collections, Genre Collections, Subject Collections, Specialized Collections, Etc.
    Interface with peers to collaborate resources and manage time sensitive marketing projects that require our assistance in building collections. (Catalogs, Brochures, Web Facing Materials)
    Stay current with trends in Libraries and Curriculum through approved Webinars and Conferences, and online training.
    Perform all other duties as assigned
    MLS Certification
    Teaching Certificate with experience in Library Services
    Professional Organization Memberships preferred
    Peer Organizations related to Library Services preferred
    Job Requirements:
    This is not a remote position; relocation or commute is required.
    Excellent Soft Skills expectations in Communication, Collaboration, and Interpersonal Skills
    Excellent Written, Verbal Communication, and Time Management Skills
    Library Skills & Knowledge
    Phone etiquette
    Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel)
    Web Based Search Skills
    AS400 Knowledge and Experience would be a bonus
    Job Type: Full-time
    Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
    Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
    Paid Time Off (including 9 paid holidays!)
    401(k) 3% employer contribution; 1% match on top of that
    Weekly Pay
    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion. We offer employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, sex, marital status, veteran status disability status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
  • Minimum Requirements to Apply

  • Benefits Offered

    Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Life insurance, Retirement plan, Paid time off

  • Position Start Date

  • How to Apply

    Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume to
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