Friday, October 26, 2012

Adult Services Librarian/Adult Programmer - E.C. Scranton Memorial Library, Madison

Adult Services Librarian/Adult Programmer - E.C. Scranton Memorial Library, located in the beautiful coastal town of Madison, CT, seeks a dynamic, forward-thinking librarian to join our Adult Services Department (full-time, 35 hours/week). Duties include collection development, assisting Library members with reference and reader’s advisory questions, and providing instruction in the use of online databases, downloadable e-book and audiobook collections, and electronic devices such as tablets and e-readers. This position is also responsible for planning, publicizing and implementing library programs for adults as well as collaborating with the Children and Teen Services Librarians to provide multi-age, library-wide programs. Qualified candidates must have an MLS from an ALA-accredited institution, familiarity with current trends in library services and programs for adults, excellent customer service skills, knowledge of print and electronic resources, experience with Internet and computer software, strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work across library divisions. Public library experience and a working knowledge of the Millennium iii integrated library system along with basic public relations and marketing experience a plus. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Salary is $48,230 with generous health, vacation, and retirement benefits. Schedule includes evenings and rotating Saturday and Sunday hours. Please send resume to: Beth Crowley, Library Director, E.C. Scranton Memorial Library, P.O. Box 631, Madison, CT 06443 or email to Closing date: November 16th, 2012.