Monday, March 30, 2015

Children's Librarian (part-time) - Windsor Public Library

Excellent opportunity for a part-time ALA accredited MLS Librarian with experience in public library operations.
To become a successful member of our busy Kidspace team, the ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to serving children and their caregivers through programming, collection development and outreach.  He/she will assist the Head of Children’s Services in the essential functions of our Kidspace and work closely with the other members of the Kidspace team.  The candidate will provide reference assistance and reader’s advisory to children and adults.  Additional duties may include writing both in-house and local publicity for Kidspace programs, conducting community/school outreach, developing and running Kidspace programs, providing computer assistance to children/adults, and working at the Kidspace desk. 
Our ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, team-spirited, motivated, and organized; communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse customers and coworkers; have the ability to manage changing priorities and meet deadlines; and be able to work in a fast paced, customer service environment with patience, flexibility and attention to detail.
Minimum requirements: Master’s Degree in Library Science; one (1) or more years library experience working with children; be comfortable working with computers, technology and social media; be proficient with MS Office Suite, Internet, and other programs as needed; be familiar with specific applications (e.g., Innovative Interfaces ILS, Excel, and Publisher), a plus.   25 hour work week including rotating Saturdays and evenings.  Salary is $18-$22/hr., depending on qualifications and experience.   
To apply: Please complete an on-line application at  and attach a cover letter and resume by Friday, April 17, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.  The Town of Windsor is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce. EOE/AA.