Monday, August 05, 2013

Children’s Librarian, Part-time - Greenwich Library

Children’s Librarian, Part-time - Greenwich Library. Overview: Part-time non-represented Children's Librarian for Greenwich Library located at the Cos Cob branch. 15-18 hrs/wk. $24.65/hr. Minimum Requirements: Master’s Degree in Library Science. 1 yr experience in library services for children preferred. Job Description: Planning and conducting programs for pre-school and school aged children. Responsible for providing quality patron service to children, their caregivers and other adults working with children. Plan and implement a variety of weekly programs for pre-school and school aged children. Assist in collection development/maintenance. Promote reading through displays, booklists, book talks, and programs. Performs other related duties as assigned. Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong background in children's literature and knowledge of early childhood development. Ability to work a flexible schedule including mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends. Will supervise branch in the absence of Branch Librarian. Ability to perform the physical requirements of the position including, carrying books, light to moderate equipment and moving other equipment. Excellent interpersonal skills and love working with children of all ages. Excellent reader's advisory skills experience and research skills in children's literature for pre school and elementary school children. Demonstrated programming skills and experience. Proficient technology and computer skills to assist patrons. Familiary with Integrated Library System operations, word processing, email and internet searching. Visit for info & to apply. Close date: August 16, 2013. EOE M/F/D/V.