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 rkinser@bcplib.org. Bullitt County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Openings

Branch Manager

Deadline: Monday, May 3rd @9:00 AM
Location: Lebanon Junction Branch Library

40 hrs./wk.; hourly wage not posted. Benefits include health, vision, dental, life, PTO.

Branch managers are responsible for the overall administration of a community library including planning and oversight of the library’s operations, staff, facility, and grounds. This includes communicating clear performance expectations along with routine scheduling, training, and evaluation tasks. Branch managers are expected to provide excellent customer service for library patrons and work with other departments to monitor community trends, develop relevant programming, and establish standards and goals.

Knowledge of library materials, resources, and policies; excellent communication and problem-solving skills; and the ability to remain calm and effective under pressure are key qualities we are looking for in the successful candidate. Final weekly schedule will take into account the branch location’s open hours and will include alternating Saturdays. Attendance at occasional outreach events will be expected.

A minimum of  two years’ library experience and one year management or supervisory experience are required; some preference may be given to those who have or are willing to work toward a college degree or Masters in Library Science.

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Reference Clerk

Deadline: Monday, May 3rd @9:00 AM
Location: Ridgway Memorial Library

40 hrs./wk.; $15.00/hr. plus benefits including health, vision, dental, life, PTO. Reference clerks provide specialized services to patrons in person, by phone, and online. This may include but is not limited to providing computer training, planning and facilitating educational and cultural programs for adults, assisting patrons with research projects or advanced computer problems, providing reader advisory services, and evaluating and explaining library resources and services. Some college and at least one year of library experience are preferred.

The final schedule is expected to be Tuesday–Saturday, with a combination of 9:00 AM–5:00 PM and 12:00–8:00 PM shifts.

Applicants should include each of the following with their online applications:

  • Professional letter of interest.
  • Résumé.
  • Link to an original video, no longer than five minutes, explaining how to use one of BCPL’s digital resources. (If you prefer not to upload your video to an online hosting or cloud-storage site, you may also e-mail directly to Jennifer Nippert at jnippert@bcplib.org.)
  • An informational takeaway document, created in the Microsoft application of your choice, to go with the video.

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Technical Services Assistant

Deadline: Monday, April 26th @9:00 AM
Location: Dorothea Stottman Annex (Hillview)

40 hrs./wk.; $15.00/hr. plus benefits including health, vision, dental, life, PTO. Technical Services assistants work with their team to get materials from vendors and ready for checkout—including receiving and tracking shipments, labeling materials and applying book covers, sorting and distributing deliveries, and using library software to manage and fill hold requests. The current schedule for this position is:

  • Monday–Friday, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM

A final job description will be made available to candidates during the interview. Interested candidates should include a letter of interest and résumé with their online applications. Candidates should also be prepared to complete a skills assessment, which will be distributed via e-mail before an interview will be scheduled.

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Library Page

Deadline: Open until filled
Location: Ridgway Memorial Library

12 hrs./week; $8.20/hr. Library Page responsibilities include accurately shelving library materials and keeping library shelves neat and ordered at their home locations. The successful applicant will work the following weekly schedule:

  • Monday & Wednesday,  4:00–8:00 PM | Friday,  1:00–5:00 PM

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Circulation Clerk

Deadline: Open until filled (previously April 7th)
Location: Lebanon Junction Branch Library

32 hrs./two-week pay period; $12.50/hr. Circulation clerks are responsible for providing excellent customer service and must accurately perform all aspects of library circulation, including checking materials in and out and processing payments. In addition, they should be able to provide basic computer and reader advisory assistance. The successful candidate will work the following biweekly schedule:

  • Week 1: Thursday,  4:00–8:00 PM | Friday,  9:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Week 2: Tuesday,  12:00–8:00 PM | Thursday,  4:00–8:00 PM | Saturday,  9:00 AM–5:00 PM

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How to Submit Your Application & Resumé

  • 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 resumés 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. To learn more, please contact Jennifer Nippert at 543-7675 ext. 2005 or e-mail jnippert@bcplib.org.


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