Jobs & Volunteering

We are always looking for talented and engaged people to join us! View our current job openings below to see if any opportunities match your skills and interests.

For questions about open positions or concerns about the hiring process, contact Rhonda Kinser at 543-7675 ext. 2004 or e-mail [email protected]. Bullitt County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Openings

Facilities Manager

Deadline: Monday, June 13th, 9:00 AM
Location: All locations, with emphasis on Central Library

Salary range: $41,537–$64,064, depending on applicable experience. Full time (40 hrs./wk.) with comprehensive benefits.
Schedule: Typically Monday–Friday, 5:00 AM–1:00 PM with some flexibility required.

The Facilities Manager oversees the maintenance and repair needs for a five-location library system and is responsible for ensuring that all buildings, maintenance equipment, and grounds are accessible, provide excellent patron experiences, and are operating efficiently and safely.

Key duties include:

  • Coordinating with Library Administration and Branch Managers to provide support for day-to-day operations and performing safety audits at all facilities.
  • Preparing maintenance schedules, including maintaining a document library for each location to support preventative maintenance.
  • Managing the employees of the Custodial Department, including recruitment, selection, training, scheduling, coaching, and conducting performance reviews.
  • Scheduling and working with contractors performing repair and/or maintenance work.
  • Writing RFPs and overseeing the process of awarding bids, following all state requirements for public agencies; managing awarded contracts in collaboration with Library Administration and responding to contractor and consultant inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Controlling annual and project-based costs to ensure that project goals are met within allocated budgets.
  • Overseeing the distribution of maintenance supplies and purchasing supplies as needed.
  • Managing the Library’s internal delivery process, including scheduling preventive maintenance for library vehicles.

Interested applicants should provide a résumé and a cover letter outlining relevant experience. Any supporting documentation, including certification documents, is welcome.

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Public Relations & Marketing Assistant

Deadline: Monday, May 16th, 9:00 AM
Location: Ridgway Memorial Library/Central Library

40 hrs./wk. with comprehensive benefits. $17.00/hr.

The PR Assistant works under the direction of the Public Relations Coordinator to support and facilitate efforts to market and actively promote the Library and its services, programs, and materials. The ideal candidate will be familiar with library services, self-motivated, and able to work effectively in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment. Key tasks include content creation, including assisting with graphic design and marketing copy; proofreading; performing website updates; creating e-mail blasts; and communicating successfully with both internal and external customers. Proficiency with WordPress and Adobe software, including Photoshop and Acrobat DC, is strongly preferred.

Although some schedule flexibility will be required to accommodate special events or circumstances, the successful candidate will work the following regular schedule:

  • Monday–Thursday, 11:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Friday, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM

Applicants should submit the following materials:

  1. A polished résumé.
  2. A cover letter highlighting your interest and any unique qualifications for the position.
  3. At least 3 original marketing pieces designed to support a future Library Card Sign-up Month campaign. Samples may include any of the following: sample social media post (image and copy), e-mail blast mock-up, press release, print collateral, video, website content, etc.

Marketing samples should be e-mailed directly to Tracy Weikel no later than 9:00 AM on Monday, May 16th. Applicants will be prompted to submit these work samples separately in a confirmation e-mail after the job application is submitted. Please also include the original work files (Publisher, Photoshop, InDesign, etc.) with your submission if relevant.

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Library Director

Deadline: Sunday, May 29th
Location: Ridgway Memorial Library/Central Library

Full-time with an attractive benefits package. Salary range of $90,000-$122,000 based on experience.

The Library Director oversees and guides the activities of the library by acting as Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the provision of exceptional public service delivery. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in board development, government relations, budgeting, reporting, planning, marketing, and advocacy efforts. Additional functions include evaluation of long- and short-term projects to keep services current with community needs; review of library operations with decision-making on complex problems; preparation of annual and special reports, agendas, and budgets; oversight of the library’s public relations and fund development activities; and review of overall staffing patterns, work schedules, staff evaluations, and professional development.

Applicants should submit the following materials:

  1. A résumé.
  2. A meaningful cover letter.

For further information, contact Bradbury Miller Associates. Apply by e-mail with a meaningful cover letter and your résumé as Word or PDF attachments to Brian Hare at [email protected].

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How to Submit Your Application & Résumé

  • To apply for an advertised position, please complete the online application included above with the job listing.
  • If you would like to submit an application but no positions are open, please complete the General Application.

Applications and résumés are accepted at all times and will be retained for a period of at least ninety days. Resumés are encouraged but not required. All applications on file will be reviewed for job openings and considered with respect to the requirements of the open position(s). View the full Recruitment & Hiring Policy »

Volunteer Opportunities

Not looking for a job or looking for something to do until a job opens up? Volunteering at the Library is a great way to build your skills and give back to the community. We have various opportunities depending on your needs and interests.

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