Reference Librarian – Wayne County Public Library, Goldsboro, NC

TITLE:  Reference Librarian (Emphasis on programming)
LIBRARY:  Wayne County Public Library
LOCATION:  Goldsboro, NC
SALARY RANGE:   $37,187- $57,984

Explore, Discover, Connect!
Do you want to connect people and communities, and encourage exploration and discovery?

Wayne County Public Library is seeking a creative and energetic librarian who is committed to expanding and enhancing library programs.  The Library’s newly adopted strategic plan will focus on strengthening our services in lifelong learning and community engagement.


While providing a full range of library services, including reference, reader’s advisory and instructional services in individual and group settings, this position will assist in planning, developing, and implementing culturally and intellectually diverse learning opportunities for teens and adults.  This position will engage in outreach and build relationships with other agencies and organizations to build a community presence and raise awareness of the library’s essential role in lifelong learning and economic revitalization.

This position will facilitate a welcoming library experience for patrons by creating displays and providing programs and services that are accurate, convenient, and meet community needs.  The library encourages collaboration, customer service, and continual improvement, and this position will allow you to put your skills and talents to use for the good of the community.


The ideal candidate must:

  • Be flexible, patient, and possess excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Have excellent written, public speaking, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Be able to work collaboratively with colleagues in the library and with community partners
  • Be proficient in the use of digital devices and desktop computers


Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association-accredited institution. Must maintain a valid N.C. Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.

APPLY BY:  Review of applications will begin on August 16, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

TO APPLY:  Online application forms are available on the website:  Wayne County Human Resources,  under Employment Opportunities.

QUESTIONS:  Maegen Wilson, Supervisor of Reference Services, (919) 735-1824 ext. 5106.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:   For additional information about Wayne County Public Library, visit


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