Friday, October 13, 2017

Youth Services Coordinator - Trumbull Library System

Youth Services Coordinator - Full Time Position. $32.16/hr., 35 hrs. per week, full benefits. The Trumbull Library System seeks a librarian that loves working with children, relishes connecting with teens, and understands that encouraging youth literacy means emphasizing the fun. If your idea of a good day is having packed story times, designing colorful advertising and decorations, hiring fabulous presenters, and matching a child with just the right book then we encourage you to apply. We need an inventive, enthusiastic visionary to join our team to make the Trumbull Library the best experience young people need to become life-long readers and supporters of public libraries.
     About us: We are a cooperative work environment. Staff are supportive of one another in pursuit of our mission to serve the town of Trumbull through vibrant collections, engaging programming, and excellent patron experiences. Change and new initiatives are encouraged.
     The job: The Youth Services Coordinator has overall responsibility for the Youth Services Department (0-18 yrs.)--managing a seasonally busy service desk and supervising part-time staff in the operation and maintenance of the department. The position is responsible for the collection development and cataloging of youth materials and for development of early literacy programs. They will work both independently and collaboratively with other library staff to provide youth and family programming.
     Qualified candidate must possess highly effective interpersonal skills, be self-motivated and energetic. Excellent computer, organizational, and communication skills a must.
     Minimum Requirements: ALA accredited MLS. Three years of library experience, one of which must be in Youth Services (0-18 yrs.).
     For more information and to apply, go to: Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm on Friday, November 5, 2017.