Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Children's Librarian - North Haven Memorial Library

Children's Librarian - North Haven Memorial Library. This position performs professional and supervisory work in planning, organizing,implementing and managing our very successful Children's Department. This is a 35hr/week position and part of a collective bargaining unit. The successful candidate will be expected to work two evenings a week and Saturdays in rotation without exception. Salary $61,152. Will supervise a staff of one full time and six part time employees. Candidate must have a thorough knowledge of children's and young adult literature. Responsible for the selection of materials for the entire Children's Department. Must have an excellent rapport with children and the ability to deal tactfully and effectively with library patrons. Ability to resolve situations of conflict in a calm manner. Basic knowledge of child development. Aibility to set priorities and work with frequent interruption. Masters Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university plus three to five years experience in a public library Children's Department including one to two years in a supervisory capacity. Full job description can be found at www.town.north-haven.ct.us. Apply in person or by mail to Finance Department, Memorial Town Hall, 18 Church Street, North Haven, CT 06473, Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.