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.


Current Openings - Application for Employment - Job Descriptions

Career & Job Search Resources


Current Openings


Library Associates, Goochland Branch Library; approximately 12-14 hours a week. Pay rate: $10.54/hour.


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.


Children's Programmer, Goochland Branch Library; approximately 4-6 hours a week. Pay rate: $10.54/hour.


The Pamunkey Regional Library is looking for someone who can bring their creative energy to the Goochland branch in planning and conducting programs for children and teens. Duties of the position include special programs 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.


Candidates may apply for both positions. Please indicate interest in both positions on the application.


See full job description for Library Associate or Children's Programmer.


Please send a resume and a Pamunkey Regional Library application, to Christy Farmer, Administrative Assistant, P.O. Box 119, Hanover, VA 23069 or email to or fax to 804-365-6389. Deadline is 5:00 p.m., April 24, 2015. TDD #730-6140 EOE/MFH.



POSITION: Librarian


LOCATION: Pamunkey Regional Library -- Hanover, VA


DESCRIPTION: Help us chart the course for Reference and Training at Pamunkey Regional Library. PRL is a suburban/rural four-county regional public library system with ten branches in Central Virginia. If you’re an enthusiastic Librarian with fresh ideas for incorporating new information technologies into reference services, and patron and staff workshops we’d like to talk with you about joining our team.


RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties include providing reference and readers’ advisory services; developing, coordinating and delivering staff training and patron workshops; preparing and maintaining bibliographies and finding aids; promoting library resources through community outreach; performs other duties as required. Two evenings a week and one Saturday a month are required of this full time position.


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


REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree from an ALA accredited library school. Recent or prospective graduates, and those with innovative ideas about the intersection between libraries and technology, are encouraged to apply. Presentation or performance skills are highly desirable. Certification as a professional librarian by the Library of Virginia is required within 6 months of employment. Must have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record.


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


See full Librarian job description.


TO APPLY: Email PRL application, letter and resume to or fax same to 804-365-6389 by 5:00 p.m., Monday, May 11, 2015. TDD #730-6140 EOE/MFH.


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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

If you are looking for assistance in finding a job or jumpstarting you career, you may find the following resources helpful.

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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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