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Branch Librarian - SMYRNA, TN

Linebaugh Public Library System seeks a full-time Branch Librarian to manage the Smyrna library. This is a mid/upper-level management position; this position actively participates on the library management team and may oversee library operations in the Director's absence. Duties include, but are not limited to: responsible for daily operation of library branch; assists in selecting, training, and supervising personnel at library branch; supervises maintenance of building and grounds; prepares and submits various statistical reports to Linebaugh Library Board and Stones River Regional Library; assists in developing operating budget; assesses community needs to determine library service responses; coordinates system-wide programs and projects; oversees planning, scheduling, advertising, and delivering programs for adults; conducts community analysis activities; prepares and implements grants; and plans, conducts, teaches, trains and/or attends various departmental meetings. The employee will be directly responsible to the Director. This position is classified as Exempt for the purpose of the Fair Labor Standards Act. For more information, please read the job description (PDF).

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree, Master of Library and Information Science (or equivalent) degree, and at least five years of progressively responsible library management experience required; or, any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position.

Salary: $43,257 per year (negotiable based on experience), plus benefits.

Application Packet: To submit, please fill out our application, print, scan and email as an attachment (the PDF will not save once filled out). Or, you may install a free PDF writer to save the form and re-submit via email. Here is the link to the free download; CutePDF Writer. Simply install the PDF Writer, open & fill out application, print using CutePDF Writer, this then allows you to save the PDF document under your own file name. Applications may be submitted to David Coutcher, Human Resources Administrator, 105 W. Vine Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37130 or electronically to

You cannot submit a resume alone in place of the application. In addition, please note that all sections of the application form must be completed in their entirety. Do not use phrases such as "see resume"; simply referring to the attached resume is not sufficient. Linebaugh Public Library System will only accept applications for posted vacancies.

This position will remain open until filled. Posted 4/28/2015.

Volunteer (General)

Linebaugh Public Library System welcomes volunteers for each of its branches. You must be age 16 or older. Volunteers are needed to assist with: shelf reading, straightening books, phone calls, data entry, searching for books, filing, grant writing, assisting with programs, and other tasks. Volunteers should complete a volunteer application and return it to the Circulation Desk at your branch library. Volunteer orientations are held at 4 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of each month at Linebaugh.

Volunteer through Friends of Linebaugh

The Friends of Linebaugh Library has a community outreach volunteer program. Persons interested in volunteering for events should fill out the Friends of the Library Volunteer Form.

Computer Class Instructors (Volunteer)

Linebaugh Public Library System is seeking volunteers to teach computer classes at our Murfreesboro and Smyrna branches. For more information about Murfreesboro classes, please contact Pete Wood at (615) 893-4131 or For more information about Smyrna classes, please call Stephanie Jones at (615) 459-4884 or


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