Blackwater Regional Library

Employment Opportunities

Blackwater Regional Library offers benefits to Full-time and Part-Time employees, including, but not limited to, annual leave and medical leave prorated based on the number of hours worked. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Our regional library has nine branches and a bookmobile serving the counties of Isle of Wight, Southampton, Surry, and Sussex, as well as the City of Franklin servicing 1,600 square miles. We provide library materials and the latest technologies that we have available and our motivated staff members provide library service and programming throughout the area.

In accordance with Virginia law, Blackwater Regional Library is an at-will employer. This means that an employee may be terminated at any time, for any reason, or for no reason. Under this system, employees are free to voluntarily sever their employment at any time. The Library prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, handicapped status and any other categories protected by state or local law. The Library will take all necessary steps to comply with existing federal, state, and local fair employment laws and guidelines.

Current Openings:

Collection Development Manager (posted 3/2/17)

Blackwater Regional Library is seeking a Collection Development Manager based at our Central Headquarters in Courtland, Southampton County, VA. This position participates as a key member of the Executive Administration Team to set the direction for library services and initiatives through strategic planning, service and program design, and effective resource development management. Master’s degree from a library science program accredited by the American Library Association and moderate experience in customer service and technology management, or equivalent combination of education experience, required. Expected starting salary for this position is $38,756.03.

Substitute Courier ($8.20/hour) (posted 2/3/15)

Blackwater Regional Library is seeking Substitute Courier based at our Central Headquarters in Courtland, Southampton County, VA. Ability to lift and carry books/supplies/equipment (up to 100 pounds of force) and proof of satisfactory driving record is required. This is an “as needed” position.

How to apply:

Send cover letter and  Virginia State Application (clicking link will open a new tab and download the form) by post or email with the job title in the subject line to:

Administrative Service Coordinator, Amy Fisk
Blackwater Regional Library
22511 Main Street
Courtland, VA 23837

email: afisk@blackwaterlib.org

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    access to innovative technologies 
    and a skilled staff to patrons
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    Isle of Wight, Southampton, Surry
    and Sussex Counties 
    and the City of Franklin

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