Employment Opportunities

Full-Time Adult Reference Manager

The Adult Reference Manager oversees the operations and scheduling of the reference desk, adult collections, adult programs and services under the general direction of the Library director. This position requires considerable knowledge of the full scope of professional library principles, methods, materials and practices, excellent communication skills and the ability to supervise staff and volunteers. At least one year of public or academic library work required. Prior supervisory experience preferred. Technical Services experience preferred. Must obtain a MLIS or MLS degree and Librarian’s Professional Certificate from the Commonwealth of Virginia within 3 months of hire.

Email your resume with cover letter to Erin Rooney at erooney@samuelslibrary.net, electronic submissions only please.

Part-Time (25 Hours) Administrative Assistant

Occasional evening and weekend hours.


  • Support annual fundraising appeals and events
  • Prepare and create flyers, newsletters and materials for distribution
  • Organize and update donor software and donor recognition milestones
  • Ensure gifts are acknowledged and recorded in a timely manner
  • Support Committee activities as required
  • Cross train with Library Staff

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Must be detail oriented and possess excellent writing, people and time-management skills. Comfortable with Microsoft Office programs including advanced skills using Excel, Canva and database management software. Prefer associate or undergraduate college degree but will consider experience equivalent to education and abilities. Hourly rate: $15.00 to $18.00 per hour depending on experience.

To apply send cover letter and resume to: egrady@samuelslibrary.net

Electronic submissions only, and no phone calls please.

Samuels Library is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) located in Front Royal, Virginia.