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Current Employment Opportunities:


Outreach Librarian - Full Time

The Speedway Public Library is looking for an energetic and experienced Librarian to head our fledgling outreach program. The position is full time (40 hours a week) with a salary of $38,000 to $40,000 annually. Job benefits include health insurance and life insurance, generous sick time and four paid vacation weeks a year.

Job requirements include:

  • MLS (Master of Library Science) degree
  • Three years librarian experience
  • Some managerial experience or life experience that would demonstrate emotional maturity
  • Effectiveness with difficult situations
  • Empathizing with people
  • Strong communication skills
  • A driver’s license and car in good working order are also requirements

Position Description:

The Outreach Librarian will be responsible for creating and operating outreach services to the homebound residents of Speedway, Indiana. Outreach duties would also include informing the town civic organizations and groups of library services and helping with already established outreach activities for children and adults. Captaining a small group of library volunteers by training, and scheduling to create a mutually beneficial experience would be a portion of the new Outreach Librarian’s responsibilities. The Outreach Librarian would also help manage when the director is absent, provide informational reference, and help maintain the adult collection by being part of the selecting, deselecting, and cataloging team.

The Town of Speedway Indiana is a tiny independent town adjacent to the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It includes its own town government and award winning schools. Speedway has the rewards of small town life in addition to the benefits of being surrounded by Indianapolis.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Darsi Bohr, Director, at dbohr@speedway.lib.in.us.

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Other Available Positions

We do not have any additional openings at this time. If you would like to be considered for any possible future openings, feel free to submit an application below. We keep all applications on file for up to 1 year.