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

Programmer

Location: Central Library (in Shepherdsville)
Deadline: Open until filled

40 hrs./wk.; $16.22/hr. Benefits include retirement, health insurance, life insurance, and paid sick time and vacation time plus personal time after an initial employment period.

We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated, and creative individual with highly developed interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Library programmers are responsible for planning and implementing programs for their designated location and target audience(s) while maintaining an awareness of programming efforts at other locations and coordinating programs as appropriate. This position will be tasked with providing programs for children and families. Familiarity with children’s literature, early childhood development principles, and early literacy and kindergarten readiness strategies is desired.

The successful applicant will also be responsible for fostering community connections with local schools and organizations, promoting the Library and its resources in coordination with other departments, and representing the Library in a positive and welcoming light at the Library and throughout the community. At least one year of library experience is required, with some college preferred.

Regular hours will include daytime hours with some nights and weekends. The schedule will require a minimum of one (1) Sunday per month, one (1) Saturday per month, and eight (8) evenings per month; some schedule flexibility may be needed within this framework to accommodate special programming and community events.

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Circulation Supervisor/Branch Manager

Location: Central Library (in Shepherdsville)
Deadline: Friday, January 20th @9:00 AM

40 hrs./wk.; minimum $21.63/hr. (some negotiation possible based on experience). Benefits include retirement, health insurance, life insurance, and paid sick time and vacation time plus personal time after an initial employment period.

We are seeking a self-motivated individual with highly developed communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills and the ability to remain calm under pressure. The Circulation Supervisor coordinates the activities of the circulation staff across the system to ensure that the library mission is being met at all five locations across the system. This position requires constant communication with other branch managers to assess, evaluate, and maintain a consistent level of service. 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.

Essential functions of this combined role include but are not limited to:

  • Actively pursuing and refreshing knowledge of library materials, resources, and policies.
  • Communicating any changes in day-to-day circulation duties to branch managers and monitoring the circulation staff’s understanding of these duties on an ongoing basis.
  • Applying policies and using independent judgment within procedural boundaries in order to manage daily operations of the library; assisting branch managers with the same function, as needed.
  • Assisting with the interview process and system-wide staffing assessments, including making recommendations to internal trainers.
  • Utilizing ILS reporting, including monitoring holds and lost items, to identify and address gaps in the collection system-wide.
  • Communicating clear performance expectations along with routine scheduling, training, and evaluation tasks.
  • Providing excellent customer service for library patrons and working with other departments to monitor community trends, develop relevant programming, and establish standards and goals.

Regular hours will be as follows. Some schedule flexibility may be needed to accommodate special circumstances.

  • Monday–Thursday, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Alternating Fridays & Saturdays, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field or 5–10 years supervisory experience in a library setting are preferred. Some preference may be given to those who have or are willing to work toward a Masters in Library Science. Applicants must include a résumé and cover letter with their application for consideration.

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Programmer

Location: Mt. Washington Branch Library
Deadline: Open until filled

40 hrs./wk.; $16.22/hr. Benefits include retirement, health insurance, life insurance, and paid sick time and vacation time plus personal time after an initial employment period.

We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated, and creative individual with highly developed interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Library programmers are responsible for planning and implementing programs for their designated location and target audience(s) while maintaining an awareness of programming efforts at other locations and coordinating programs as appropriate. This position will primarily be tasked with developing and providing programs for middle and high-school aged students and assisting with collection development. Familiarity with young adult literature, STEM technologies, gaming systems, and various crafting skills is desired.

The successful applicant will also be responsible for fostering community connections with local schools and organizations, promoting the Library and its resources in coordination with other departments, and representing the Library in a positive and welcoming light at the Library and throughout the community. At least one year of library experience is required, with some college preferred.

Regular hours will be as follows. Some schedule flexibility may be needed to accommodate special programming and community events.

  • Monday–Thursday, 12:00–8:00 PM
  • Alternating Fridays & Saturdays, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM

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Custodial Assistant

Location: Central Library (in Shepherdsville)
Deadline: Open until filled

17 hrs./wk.; $13.52/hr. Benefits include paid sick time plus personal time after an initial employment period.

Custodial assistants work under the direction of the Facilities Manager to maintain the appearance and good operating condition of library facilities and grounds. Must have reliable transportation, auto insurance, and a safe driving record with the ability to transport materials and work at multiple locations if needed. Please list any special skills such as plumbing, electrical, or carpentry on your application.

The successful candidate will work the following weekly schedule:

  • Sunday, 7:00 AM–12:00 PM
  • Monday, 1:00–5:00 PM
  • Saturday, 9:00 AM–5:00 PM

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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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