Thursday, June 20, 2013

Children’s Services Branch Supervisor - Fairfield Public Library

Children’s Services Branch Supervisor - Fairfield Public Library. Working closely with the Head of Children’s Services and the Branch Librarian will develop and implement a program of 21st services for children, tweens and adults. You will apply your experience and enthusiasm for children’s services and seize the opportunity to realize your ideas, dreams and visions for young patrons and their caretakers. As a proactive and supportive member of the neighborhood you will find ways to become an integral part of the community contributing services and resources. Must have experience with new technologies and social media and be technologically fluent with Macs, PC’s and digital media creation software. Must have a minimum two years working full time-time as a professional children’s librarian. Must have demonstrated knowledge of children’s collections including emerging trends. Must have demonstrated record of effectively managing collection and staffing budgets. Must have experience supervising library staff including mentoring and providing ongoing training as needed. As a creative and optimistic problem solver you will enhance the children’s space to be uplifting and inspirational for the children who visit. Fairfield, Ct. is a beautiful town of 59,000 easily accessible by train to NYC and Boston. MLS required with at least two years children’s librarian experience. Salary: $65,726. Benefit package included. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Karen Ronald, Town Librarian, by July 8th, 2013.