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Employment Opportunities with OPPL


Join our team. The Ouachita Parish Public Library is located in the beautiful twin cities of Monroe/West Monroe in northeast Louisiana. The library system consists of 10 branches plus a bookmobile. Ouachita Parish Public Library serves a population of 156,325 and is proud to be one of the top libraries in the state.

The library offers liberal benefits, including an excellent retirement system, vacations, sick leave and health insurance. Employees may advance to higher positions according to their abilities, qualifications, education, based on the needs of the library. A criminal background check and drug screening are part of the pre-hire process. The screening will be done by an independent laboratory with the cost to be covered by the library. Ouachita Parish Public Library is an At-Will, equal opportunity employer.

Current library employees are given three days priority in applying for the vacant position before outside applicants will be considered. Library employees may still apply after the designated deadline but priority will not be given.

Applications and resume may be submitted in person or by email to the OPPL Administrative Office at the Main Branch, 1800 Stubbs Avenue. The official form may be picked one up at the office or by following this Link. Submit the form by emailing the completed application to (cchatham@oplib.org). For more information call (318) 327-1490 or email (cchatham@oplib.org ). Applications may be returned online or in person Monday through Friday between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to:       

Ouachita Parish Public Library
Office of Operations Coordinator
1800 Stubbs Avenue
Monroe, LA 71201
Fax: 318-329-4057

Current employment opportunities  - August 16, 2018

Library Assistant I - Floater  - Part Time - Beginning hourly rate $9.039

Page - Circulation - Part Time - Sterlington Branch, and Carver-McDonald Branch (two openings)- Beginning hourly rate $7.8132

Marketing/Public Relations Coordinator - Main Branch - Full Time - Minimum starting salary: $17.5565 hourly; $36,517.46 annual or higher, depending on qualifications and experience. 

Library Associate I - Young Adult/Reference - Full Time - Louise Williams Branch. Entry level: $11.3047 hourly. 

Library Associate I - Technical Services (Cataloging) - Purchasing - Full Time - Main Branch - Beginning hourly rate: $11.3047.

Library Associate I - Children's Department - Full Time - Louise Williams Branch - Begging hourly rate: $11.3047. 

Library Associate II - Computer Instructor - Full Time - Anna Meyer Family Learning Center - Beginning hourly rate: $12.2917. 

Library Assistant I - Circulation - Part Time - Ouachita Valley Branch - Beginning hourly rate: $9.0390. 

Library Associate II - Reference - Full Time - Ouachita Valley Branch - Beginning hourly rate: $12.2917.

 

Our Mission

The Ouachita Parish Public Library is dedicated to the concept of service to everyone. This encompasses individuals and groups of every age, education, philosophy, occupation, economic level, ethnic origin and the human condition. Fulfilling the educational, informational, recreational, and spiritual needs of these people is the Ouachita Parish Public Library's broad purpose. 

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