Careers

We appreciate your interest in working at the Anderson Public Library (APL). All recruitment and hiring for the library system is handled by our Human Resources Manager. If you have questions about job openings at APL, please call 765-641-2197. Regular office hours are 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

Anderson Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Anderson Public Library will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

Employment applications are accepted only for advertised job openings and all employment applications must be submitted online through this website. Applications must be filled out completely, including title of job you are interested in applying for, and submitted by the application deadline. See current opportunities below; click on a job title to see the full job description. We will select applicants to interview, striving to hire the best applicant for each position. Applications are no longer active after 60 days.

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Current Openings

Job Title: Groundskeeper, Part-time

Description/Responsibilities: Anderson Public Library is looking for an enthusiastic individual to maintain safe, attractive appearance of library grounds and landscaping, in addition to perform carpet cleaning and assigned housekeeping tasks. Maintains equipment and supplies necessary for grounds-keeping duties, primarily for Main and Lapel Library. Valid Driver’s License required

Qualifications: Grounds-keeping and/or landscaping and snow removal work experience; facility cleaning and custodial work experience, including carpet and floor care; light maintenance work experience preferred

Salary: $12.34 hourly

Schedule: 20 hours per week, possibly evening and weekend shifts

Contact person: Tonya Carman, Human Resources Manager, tcarman@andersonlibrary.net, (765) 641-2197.

Posted: June 9, 2022

Deadline: Until Filled

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Job Title: Human Resources Manager, Full-time

Description/Responsibilities: Anderson Public Library is looking for a professional Human Resource Manager to handle system-wide personnel functions which includes employee recruitment and hiring, and orienting employees, performance appraisals, disciplinary action, compliance with state/federal employment laws, employee compensation, benefits and other employment matters. Provides library orientation to new employees, customer service training, and other training to meet staff and library needs.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and/or certification in human resources; Three years human resources work experience, including payroll and benefits along with work experience using automated time-keeping and payroll systems; Work experience developing and presenting group training; Management and supervisory work experience.

Salary: Salary range is $48,860.45-$65,981.76 commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Schedule: 40 hours per week, occasional evening and weekend shifts

Contact person: Tonya Carman, Human Resources Manager, tcarman@andersonlibrary.net, (765) 641-2197.

Posted: February 4, 2022

Deadline: Until Filled

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Job Title: Public Services Librarian, full-time

Description/Responsibilities: Anderson Public Library is looking for an enthusiastic professional librarian to provide reference assistance and readers advisory services to a diverse community. The person in this position will develop, plan and present a variety of reading, educational and diverse programs for adults to encourage library usage and to foster community relations. The ideal candidate will assist library customers in the use of library services, spaces and with equipment.

Qualifications: Anderson Public Library is looking for an enthusiastic professional librarian to provide reference assistance and readers advisory services to a diverse community. Anderson is a continually developing city with a low cost of living, strong sense of community, and a growing multi-cultural atmosphere. The person in this position will develop, plan, and present a variety of reading, educational and diverse programs for adults to encourage library usage and to foster strong community relations. The ideal candidate will assist library customers in the use of library services, spaces, and with equipment, and technology.

Salary: Minimum salary $39,822.43 annually; excellent benefits

Schedule: 40 hours per week, including evening and weekend shifts

Contact person: Tonya Carman, Human Resources Manager, tcarman@andersonlibrary.net, (765) 641-2197.

Posted: April 18, 2022

Deadline: Until Position Filled

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