Thursday, August 13, 2015

Teen Services Librarian (full-time, 35 hours/week) – The E.C. Scranton Memorial Library

The E.C. Scranton Memorial Library, located in the beautiful coastal town of Madison, CT (population 18,000) seeks a dynamic, team-oriented Teen Services Librarian. Duties include developing print and digital collections for teens, providing reference and reader’s advisory services to teens, parents, and teachers, collaborating with the Madison Public Schools and other local youth services agencies, updating and maintaining the teen page on the website, and working regular shifts at the adult information desk. This position is also responsible for planning, publicizing and implementing library programs for teens as well as collaborating with the Children and Adult Services Librarians to provide multi-age, library-wide programs. Qualified candidates must have an MLS from an ALA-accredited institution, knowledge of current trends and best practices in teen library service, familiarity with the developmental, recreational and educational needs of teens, the ability to learn and stay current with emerging technologies, excellent customer service skills, and strong written and verbal communication skills. Public library experience and a working knowledge of the Millennium iii integrated library system a plus. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Starting salary is $48,230 with generous health, vacation, and retirement benefits. Schedule includes evenings and rotating Saturday and Sunday hours. Please send cover letter and resume to: Beth Crowley, Library Director, E.C. Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT 06443 or by email to Closing date: September 14, 2015.