Library Employment

Current Openings

Technical Services and Acquisitions Manager

The Paris-Bourbon County Library seeks a professional, energetic, creative, and patron-focused individual to join our team as Technical Services and Acquisitions Manager.

As part of a team of eight full-time and ten part-time staff, the Technical Services and Acquisitions Manager is responsible for providing responsive service and an appealing, diverse collection to library patrons throughout the county. Responsibilities include ordering, processing, and cataloging of library materials; materials selection; interlibrary loan; development of the Bourbon County Digital Library; implementation of new technologies; website development; serving library patrons; and other duties as assigned.

An ALA-accredited MLS, current program enrollment, or equivalent library/data management experience is required. PBCL staff strive to work as a true team, and we are seeking a friendly, positive, proactive colleague to make the library even better. Some evenings and weekends are required, and the position requires regular lifting of books and other library materials up to 35 pounds. WordPress experience is a plus!

Employment is full time (37.5 hours per week), with starting MLS-level pay of $19 per hour. Benefits include 100% employer-paid individual medical and dental insurance; CERS retirement; ten paid holidays per year; and accrual of 7.5 sick and 7.5 vacation hours per month.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts for all college or graduate level work, and contact information for three professional references. Electronic submissions may be sent to Mark Adler, Director, at Physical submissions may be mailed to Mark Adler, Director, Paris-Bourbon County Library, 701 High Street, Paris, KY 40361.

Direct phone inquiries to Mark Adler at (859)987-4419, extension 103. Send e-mail inquiries to Mark Adler at

Applications will be accepted until 5 pm on Friday, September 22.


How to find out about job openings at the Library:

When openings occur, we always post on our web site and in-house. For full-time jobs, we will post in the local newspaper and on the Kentucky Department for Library and Archives website. We may opt to post in additional locations as well.

For part-time employment, feel free to fill out at application at any time. Your application will be kept on file for six months. If a position becomes available during this time, your application will be added to the pool. You can obtain a job application from the Library circulation desk or by clicking here.

For full-time employment, application packets are only accepted during the submission phase which is defined in the position advertisement.


701 High Street
Paris, Kentucky 40361
Phone: 859-987-4419
Fax: 859-987-2421