Friday, February 28, 2014

Head of Children’s Services - Booth & Dimock Memorial Library, Coventry

Head of Children’s Services - Booth & Dimock Memorial Library in Coventry is seeking a creative, energetic and self-motivated individual to lead visionary Children’s Services Department. Responsibilities include developing children’s collections, programming, maintaining website, online resources and web 2.0 interactions, promoting children’s services within the community, providing reference and reader’s advisory services to children and families, collaborating with schools and other youth service organizations--including town early literacy committees, seeking external funding sources and grant opportunities, and supervising children’s department staff and volunteers. Programming responsibilities include weekly story-times offerings for children birth through grade 6 and their parents, and summer reading. This is a full time (40-hour) position that includes at least one evening per week and occasional weekend hours. The successful candidate would be service-oriented, work well with children and their parents, possess excellent technology skills and substantial knowledge of child development and early literacy. An MLS from ALA accredited institution is preferred, or at the discretion of the search committee, an MS/MA or BS/BA and relevant experience. More details available at: Send cover letter and resume to Amy Dexter & Kristi Sadowski, Co-Directors at Position is available March 31st—application process is rolling.