Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Librarian I – Children’s, Full Time - Meriden Public Library

The Meriden Public Library is seeking a dynamic, individual to join our Children’s Services team. This position requires knowledge of children’s literature and reading interests, an understanding of early childhood development and learning, and the ability to relate to children and adults. The core responsibilities include assisting the Head of Children’s Services in collection development, programming, marketing of services to the public, readers’ advisory, and performing outreach through community agencies and schools.  In addition, the Children’s Librarian may represent the Library in collaborative projects with local and regional partners.  Qualifications: Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school or a Bachelor’s Degree supplemented by completed graduate level courses and enrollment in a graduate program which will lead to the Master of Library Science Degree within two years of employment.  Course work or experience related to children’s services a must. Some nights and weekends required.  Current salary starts at $48,297 which increases to $53,580 after a year’s probation.  Includes a full benefit package.  The City of Meriden is an EOE.  General Librarian I job description attached.  Applications are available online at  .  Applications and resumes may be submitted online or sent to Caroline Beitman, Personnel Director, City of Meriden, 142 East Main Street, Meriden, CT 06450 and must be received by April 30, 2015.