Digital Librarian

Bellville, Ohio
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Created: June 18, 2019


The Ohio Genealogical Society is excited to announce that we are now taking applications for a Digital Librarian which will be a full-time position within the organization. The Ohio Genealogical Society is focused on protecting and sharing Ohio’s family history resources, developing engaging educational opportunities, and connecting genealogists.

Purpose of the Job: Under the general guidance of the OGS Library Director, this position is responsible for leading and supervising a team of staff and volunteers.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Responsibilities will include: 

  • Working with the OGS Library Director in orienting, coaching, managing and evaluating assigned team.
  • Work with professional web development vendor in the creation of a new website design for OGS
  • Maintain the Ohio Genealogical Society website
  • Manage digital projects.
  • Assumes responsibility for the operation of the OGS Library in the absence of the director
  • Trains staff, volunteers, board members, and customers/researchers onsite at the OGS Library and remotely.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters of Library Science Degree from an ALA accredited institution or equivalent education/training in digital imaging, hardware and software, web site maintenance, including familiarity with content management software and metadata standards.
  • Ability to express self effectively and concisely both orally and in writing. 
  • Ability to operate and troubleshoot OGS library technology systems including personal computer software programs and other job related equipment. 
  • Must be able to perform duties offsite. Valid driver’s license and personal vehicle required.
  • Act with the customers/researchers in mind using information gained from interacting with customers/researchers.

Interested parties should send a cover letter along with their resume and references to Thomas S. Neel, Library Director ( by July 15, 2019.

The Ohio Genealogical Society uniquely creates a network of Ohio expertise that lets genealogists discover their families, so they feel personally enriched and confident in their results.

How to apply


Tom Neel MLIS/CPL, Library Director
Samuel D. Isaly Library
Ohio Genealogical Society
611 SR 97 W
Bellville OH 44813-8813

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Published: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 17:37 UTC

Last updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 17:37 UTC