Monday, March 17, 2014

Part-time Bookmobile (Outreach) Youth Librarian - Ferguson Library, Stamford

Part-time Bookmobile (Outreach) Youth Librarian - Ferguson Library, Stamford, is currently seeking qualified applicants for a part-time outreach position on the Library’s Bookmobile. With private funding the Library is initiating an outreach day on the Bookmobile to target Pre-schools, Community Centers, and under-served Neighborhoods in Stamford, CT. Are you enthusiastic, creative, and adventurous; do you enjoy working with all ages from preschoolers to teens, including teachers and counselors? We are looking for that special service-oriented librarian or educator who is passionate about reaching out into Stamford’s diverse community and promoting the joy of reading through programming such as storytimes, reader’s advisory, and homework assistance. The successful candidate will have experience working with youth, and a strong knowledge of children’s and teen materials. Flexibility and a sense of humor are essential. Hours: Part-time, 8-9 hours, one day per week witha potential for more hours as a substitute in one of the branches. Hourly rate of pay: Commensurate with degree and experience. Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 1 year experience working in a library or educational setting. Relevant experience working with young people is required. Spanish Language is an asset. MLS students are encouraged to apply. Contact Information: Persons interested in being considered for appointment to this position should apply, in writing, to George Nichols, Director of Human Resources & General Counsel (