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Readers' Advisory Librarian II

  • Post Date:March 5, 2020
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  • Employer Name EBSCO Information Services
Job Description

NoveList, a division of EBSCO Information Services (EIS), is looking for a Readers’ Advisory Librarian.  


Are you passionate about books, libraries, and matching people to their next great read? We invite you to apply to be part of the NoveList team of dedicated librarians who create articles, newsletters, book discussion guides, reading lists, read-alike suggestions, collection development tools, and more.   

We are looking for someone who:  

  • Is enthusiastic about books, talking about books, and all things readers’ advisory.  

  • Is interested in trends, popular culture, and innovative library services.  

  • Enjoys working with librarians from all over the world and helping to shape their ideas into compelling content.  

  • Loves to write and edit their own and others’ work.  

  • Is comfortable presenting information to a group, both in person and virtually.  

  • Wants to explore what is new and exciting in libraries and readers’ advisory.  

  • Wants to work in vibrant Durham, North Carolina.  


If this sounds like you, we want you on our team!  


Want to know more about NoveList? Read all about us at



We offer a competitive salary and benefits including:  

  • Awesome coworkers.  

  • Access to free books.  

  • Flexible work schedules.  

  • Paid maternity and paternity leave.  

  • Adoption assistance benefits.  

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance.  

  • Opportunities for professional development.  

  • Tuition reimbursement program.  

  • Scholarship opportunities for dependent children.  

  • Gym membership.  



  • Plan, create or coordinate, and deliver customized content for librarians and readers who use NoveList products via multiple channels.   

  • Create theme-based content in response to popular culture, seasonal events, and reader trends in order to present interesting groups of related books.  

  • Edit content (including recommendations) submitted by internal and external contributors for accuracy and to meet defined standards of style, tone, and grammar.   

  • Work with other NoveList staff on a variety of team projects that are designed to improve the book search and discovery experiences for librarians, school media coordinators, teachers, parents, as well as adult and juvenile readers.  

  • Assist in collection development efforts for NoveList products.  


Required Qualifications:   

  • Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program.  

  • Experience working in a public or school library.  


Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Knowledge of readers’ advisory principles and practice.  

  • Demonstrated writing and editing experience.  

  • Understanding of and enthusiasm for current and popular fiction and nonfiction.  

  • Experience selecting and weeding materials for a library collection. 

If you’re interested, please Apply Here!