Technical Services Librarian at Anchorage Public Library- Anchorage, AK

DescriptionDo you have a desire to create the most innovative and transformative Technical Services in a Library System of four branches and a main Library?  Looking for adventure and an opportunity to develop and improve library technology in Alaska’s largest city of 300,000?  Join the Anchorage Public Library System to lead staff towards a responsive and user centric model to residents.

This position    Plans, coordinates and oversees the cataloging, acquisition and processing of library materials for the APL; selects materials and maintains the collection in assigned area; hires, trains, supervises and evaluates Technical Services support staff; takes the lead in assigned projects; negotiates supply and vendor contracts; works closely with the Acquisitions Librarian.

Anchorage is rated as one of the “greenest” cities in the US.  Great parks and forests, LOTS of winter sports, wildlife out your backdoor, fishing, boating, kayak opportunities, to say nothing of the moose that wander the streets.  Anchorage is also very diverse, with over 90 languages spoken in the schools.

If you see yourself as creative, good critical thinker and problem solver, a thoughtful communicator, great collaborator and cross disciplinary thinker, apply at MOA Website,


The Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) offers a competitive benefits package to eligible employees that may include:   Health / Medical Benefits:
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Audio
  • Life Insurance
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts – Health and Dependent Care
  • Health Savings Accounts


  • State of Alaska Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) Program
  • 401(k) and 457 Savings Plans

Employer Paid Benefits:

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Leave Plan
  • 11 Paid Holiday

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Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Associa­tion accredited school and one (1) of professional library experience, one (1) year of which is at the supervisory level.

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