Jobs at the Library

Employment Opportunities
at the Pamunkey Regional Library


Thank you for your interest in working at the Pamunkey Regional Library!  Below you will find job descriptions, an application for employment, and open positions listed as they become available.  For links to job searching and other local information, please visit our Recommended Web Sites page or our Career and Job Searching Information pathfinder.


Current Openings - Application for Employment - Job Descriptions

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Current Openings


POSITIONS: Children's Programmers


LOCATIONS: King & Queen Branch Library (4-6 hours a week) & Montpelier Branch Library (4-6 hours a week) 


PAY RATE: $10.54/hour.


DESCRIPTION: The Pamunkey Regional Library is looking for someone to bring their creative energy to the above branches in planning and conducting programs for children and teens. Duties of the position include providing storytimes and special programs for children plus attending meetings, workshops, and community events. Candidates should enjoy working with youth, have experience using Microsoft Word, Out­look and Excel, and a flexible schedule. Work hours may include days, evenings and/or Saturdays. High school graduate or equivalent required; some college preferred.


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TO APPLY: Please send a resume and a Pamunkey Regional Library application, to Pamunkey Regional Library Administrative Office, RE: Children's Programmer, P.O. Box 119, Hanover, VA 23069 or fax to 804-537-6389.


DEADLINE: August 31, 2017. TDD #730-6140 EOE/MFH.



POSITION: Librarian


LOCATION: Pamunkey Regional Library -- Hanover, VA


DESCRIPTION: Pamunkey Regional Library is a suburban/rural four-county regional public library system with ten branches serving the counties of Goochland, Hanover, King and Queen, and King William. If you’re an enthusiastic Librarian with fresh ideas for incorporating new information technologies into public programming and library staff training we’d like to talk with you about joining our team.


RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties include developing and delivering system-wide public and staff workshops; guiding customers in the use of physical and digital collections; providing information and readers’ advisory services to library users; contributing content for online publication and social media; and promoting library resources through community outreach. Two evenings a week and one Saturday a month are required of this full time position.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of information technologies and library information resources. Ability to develop and deliver a variety of training programs to the public and staff; provide reference services to all ages in all formats; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and to work independently and in a team environment. A successful candidate must possess a strong work ethic and have a willingness to embrace change.


REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree from an ALA accredited library school. Recent or prospective graduates are encouraged to apply. Certification from the Virginia Board for the Certification of Librarians is required within 6 months of employment.


SALARY: Starting salary is $37,486.00 with competitive benefits, including the Library’s exceptional commitment to supporting professional development.


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TO APPLY: Email PRL Job Application, letter and resume to or fax same to 804-365-6389 by 5:00 p.m., Tuesday August 22, 2017. TDD #730-6140 EOE/MFH.



POSITION: Administrative Assistant


 LOCATION: PRL Administrative Office at the Hanover Branch Library; approximately 16 hours per week.


PAY RATE: $16.16/hour.


DESCRIPTION: This is a part-time position. This job includes handling library finances, personnel administration and library correspondence. A high school diploma or equivalent is required; college degree preferred. Candidate must have a solid working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.


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TO APPLY: Please send a resume and a Pamunkey Regional Library application to Stephanie Krehbiel, Budget Management Analyst, P. O. Box 119, Hanover, VA 23069 or email to or fax to 804-365-6389.


DEADLINE: 5:00 p.m., August 18, 2017. TDD #730-6140 EOE/MFH.



POSITION: Library Associate


LOCATION: Ashland Branch Library, approximately 12-16 hours a week


PAY RATE: $10.54/hour.


DESCRIPTION: The ability to be flexible and available to work days, evenings, and some Saturdays is necessary. These are part-time positions. These jobs include circulation duties, public service, clerical tasks, and assisting with programming. A high school diploma or equivalent is required; some library or other customer service experience is preferred. Candidate must have a solid working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook.


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TO APPLY: Please send a resume and a Pamunkey Regional Library application in person at a branch location or email to or fax to 804-798-6276.


DEADLINE: 5:00 p.m., August 15, 2017. TDD #730-6140 EOE/MFH.


Application for Employment

The application is available in three formats.  Please print and mail to Pamunkey Regional Library, P.O. Box 119, Hanover, VA 23069 or fax to 804-365-6389 or contact the branch library with the open position.   If no positions are currently open, your application will be kept on file for 1 (one) year.  If you are unable to access any of these files, please e-mail and an alternate version will be sent to you.


Pamunkey Regional Library Application for Employment (.doc)

Pamunkey Regional Library Application for Employment (.pdf)

Pamunkey Regional Library Application for Employment (.rtf)


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Job Descriptions

These descriptions correspond to each of the position titles currently in use by the Pamunkey Regional Library.  You will need access to Microsoft Word to view the files.  If you have questions about any of the descriptions, please call 804-365-6211 or e-mail

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Career and Job Search Resources

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Branch Libraries


Richard S. Gillis, Jr.
Ashland Branch Library

201 S. Railroad Avenue



Atlee Branch Library
9161 Atlee Road



Goochland Branch Library
3075 River Road West



Hanover Branch Library
7527 Library Drive



King & Queen Branch Library
396 Newtown Road



Mechanicsville Branch Library
7461 Sherwood Crossing Place



Lois Wickham Jones
Montpelier Branch Library

17205 Sycamore Tavern Lane



Cochrane Rockville Branch Library
16600 Pouncey Tract Road



Upper King William Branch Library
694-J Sharon Road



West Point Branch Library
721 Main Street



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