Children's Librarian, Knight Memorial Library, Providence RI
posted October 15, 2013 7:43 PM
Children's Librarian L-1, Knight Memorial Library
Providence Community Library
Salary: $19.19 - $24.72 per hour (L-1 Range)
Hours: Full-time 37 ½ hrs per week w/Benefits
Posted: October 15, 2013
Deadline: Internal applications accepted through Tuesday, October 29. Outside applications accepted until the position is filled.
Providence Community Library is searching for a Children's Librarian to work in a busy, regional library. The Children's Librarian plans and implements a comprehensive program of service to young library users, and may provide professional support to two neighborhood libraries.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: selecting and purchasing library materials aimed at children and youth, planning, developing, coordinating and executing programs designed to serve children from toddlers to teens; providing reader's advisory and reference assistance to parents, teachers and caregivers to develop pre-literacy and literacy skills to children; assisting patrons, particularly children and youth, in researching information on a wide variety of subjects, acting as liaison with other agencies in the community serving children to promote the library; creating an environment in the children's area which provides for enjoyable and productive use of library resources.
MLS from an ALA accredited school. A student within a semester of graduating will also be considered. Demonstrated experience working with children is essential. Spanish speaking is a plus.
Send resume, cover letter, and three references to: