Libraries are an integral part of our communities. They are a place to learn, imagine and grow. As such, librarians are role models and educators that maintain the spirit of the library, keep order and guide visitors to the answers they seek. If you love working with the public and have a reverence for the written word, working in the library industry may be an excellent fit.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics tells us that while librarians are experiencing slower than average job growth, they still represent 11,000 new jobs in the next eight years. Work is generally full time, with an average salary of around $55,000 per year. For those with a passion for books, being surrounded by them in the peaceful sanctuary of a library is immensely rewarding.
Librarians have a strong grasp of the English language, which means your library resume must be grammatically correct, with proper punctuation and spelling. A master’s degree is usually required, so let your education take the top spot of your resume. Volunteer work can be helpful to replace paid work experience, so be sure to include that as well. For expert tips on writing the perfect library resume, visit LiveCareer’s library section and see how to make your resume stand out.
LiveCareer has 4585 searchable Library resumes in its Resume Directory database. These are real resumes created by LiveCareer subscribers using LiveCareer’s Resume Builder. Search Library resumes by specific job title to find more resumes that are relevant to your career path.
Manager, Interim Facility & Statewide Shared Collection
University of Florida Gainesville,Florida
Summary Over seven years of academic library experience with over five years experience managing a shared...include : Coordinated the move of the Digital Library Center & Preservation departments off campus including...new Statewide Shared Collection at the Interim Library Facility . Established & developed a brand
in libraries) . The second Library Camp I organized with a group of library science students . Skills...Member of National Library Workgroup Institutional Repositories . Member of National Library Workgroup In...looking for new developments in Information and Library Sciences . I strive to share this knowledge with
Customer Service Representative
ACE Cash Express Tampa,Florida
Summary To obtain a position in customer service in a professional setting to optimize my problem - ...
Customer Service Representative
RTCA (Radon Test Corporation of America) Yonkers,New York
Skills MS Word , Outlook ; Proficient on Windows and Mac OSThorough researching skills on the inte...
West Georgia Regional Library Carrollton,Georgia
Georgia Regional Library Carrollton , GA Office Manager for Regional Library Headquarters Handled...Answered the phone and answered many questions about library services . Cost Accountant 09/2007 to 08/2009
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