Employment Opportunities

Preble County District Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our library subscribes to the democratic American Library Association Bill of Rights which emphasizes serving all people and all viewpoints.

Preble County is on the Ohio/Indiana Border. It is a county of predominantly small businesses and farms. The cost of living is low and the atmosphere is small town. It is a beautiful county with Hueston Woods State Park in the southern corner. Eaton is the county seat and has a population of about 8000. Richmond, Indiana, is about 20 minutes away; Dayton is about 30 minutes away; and Cincinnati is about 50 miles from Eaton.

Preble County District Library has seven branches and an administrative office which is also home to our genealogical research center. Our library catalog serves four of the county school systems as well as one of the independent public libraries in our county. Our focus is community service through outreach and cooperation.

Preble County District Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. American Libraries subscribe to the democratic American Library Association Bill of Rights which emphasizes serving all people and all viewpoints equally.

Current Openings: 

Library Assistant - West Alexandria Branch 

Starting Salary: $10/hour

Hours: 12 hrs per week

Benefits: Paid professional training, educational reimbursement, vacation and sick time, mileage reimbursement.

Supervisor: Branch Manager

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Library Work
  • Outgoing personality
  • Good computer/technology skills (computers, tablets)
  • Familiarity with Preble County
  • Ability to work as a team with Supervisor
  • Work well with children, tweens, and teens
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs.

Position Description:

  • Provide consistently excellent customer service
  • Circulation functions (checking materials in and out for patrons) and other general library work
  • Assist in maintenance of bulletin boards and displays
  • Assist in library programming
  • Assist Branch Librarian with other duties as assigned
  • Assists other branches/departments, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Preble County District Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. American Libraries subscribe to the democratic American Library Association Bill of Rights which emphasizes serving all people and all viewpoints.

Please send application to Director Lauren Robinson, laurenr@preblelibrary.org.

If you are interested in a position, please fill out our Job Application form you can email this to pcdl@preblelibrary.org or you can print this off and send it to:

Director, Lauren Robinson
Administration and Resource Center
450 S. Barron Street, Eaton, Ohio 45320
No Phone Calls, Please. Fax: 937-456-6092

Criminal Background Check Policy
The Preble County District Library does a background check on all employees and volunteers who work in our library system.

If a candidate's background check reveals any sexual misconduct and any felony criminal conduct they will be disqualified for employment.

Hiring Policy
Providing false or incomplete information at any step during the hiring process may result in the candidate’s disqualification for employment, withdrawal of the job offer, or termination.


Volunteer Positions Available
The Preble County District Library is always looking for reliable and courteous volunteers. Let us know what special skills can you bring to help serve with us!

Please contact your local branch or fill out the form below to find out how you can make a difference in your community! At Eaton Branch the minimum age for volunteers is 14 years.

Contact
Camden: 937-452-3142
Eaton: 937-456-4331
Eldorado: 937-273-4933
New Paris: 937-437-7242
West Alexandria: 937-533-4095
West Elkton: 937-787-4873
West Manchester: 937-678-8503
Preble County Room: 937-456-4870
Or fill out our online application and you will be contacted by our Volunteer Coordinator.