Youth Services Librarian, Newbury Town Library, Byfield MA

Duties/Description:

We are looking for a dynamic, creative and energetic individual to meet the needs of a geographically diverse community. Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Youth Services Librarian is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating all children's and young adult services. The successful candidate will bring the ability to create a positive environment for enjoyable and productive library experiences to the children, parents, and caregivers. The ideal candidate will be a strongly collaborative, flexible, team player. The Youth Services Librarian is responsible for ordering pertinent materials in a variety of formats, maintaining a relevant collection and creating programming for all ages and areas of the community. Strong customer service skills and knowledge of children's and young adult literature, as well as internet and technology literacy is required.

Qualification:

Experience working with children and/or teens in a public or school library setting.

 

Education:

MLS preferred from an ALA accredited library school with coursework in children's services and experience working with children, or, a degree in a related field.

 

Salary:

$19.00 per hour - 25 hours per week. Includes evenings and 1 Saturday per month. Benefits included.

Closing Date: 

2/21/14 or until filled

 

To Apply:

 Interested candidates may email a cover letter, resume and names of three references to asadkin@mvlc.org or mail to Amy Sadkin, Director, Newbury Town Library, 0 Lunt Street, Byfield, MA 01922

 

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