Thursday, November 06, 2014

Librarian II - New Haven Free Public Library

Librarian II - New Haven Free Public Library. Assignment of Young Minds & Youth Services. Salary: $43,748 annualized. Posted Until: December 5, 2014. Nature of Work: This is professional library work beyond entry level. Incumbents are expected to have acquired the basic knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the full range of tasks required at a fully capable level of competence. Duties are performed within the framework of established library policy under the general supervision and review of a higher level librarian. The assignment for the current vacancy entails maintaining the teen collection throughout the system, developing programs for teens in New Haven, designing special services for the new Teen Center in Ives and providing a variety of information services to meet the diverse needs of teens. Position will report to the manager of the Young Minds department. Minimum Requirements: Masters degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited library school. Minimum of two years experience as a professional librarian and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills, in addition to those from Librarian I, as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Ability to organize and maintain a specialized library collection or service within a department; experience with a variety of on-line databases and the ability to apply this knowledge in planning and implementation of research or catalog work; Ability to evaluate and advise on the disposition of reference questions, or on matters of cataloging practice; Ability to instruct and train Librarian I and support staff. Instructions: In order to be considered for this title, you must submit an application during the posting period. Learn how to apply at