Friday, May 29, 2015

Children’s Librarian - Public Library of New London

The position of children’s librarian is now open at the Public Library of New London.  This position will work primarily with the birth to 5 population and there is a large component of outreach.

The ideal candidate has experience working with young children and their families and in applying early and pre-literacy concepts (such as the skills and practices in  Every Child Reading to Read).  Strong  second  language skills (English/Spanish) a plus

If the above job description fits you, come  and be part of an exciting  team  that is going to make a difference in New London. Currently the city has an AENGLC rank of 163/169 and is designated as a distressed municipality. But the transition to an all-magnet school district is creating an emphasis on the culture of  learning through partnerships . The library, as an important community partner, received a 20% increase in the budget for FY 2016.

This is a full-time position with benefits and the starting salary is CLA minimum $48,230 for a 35 hour week. MLS/MLIS degree required. 

A car and valid CT driver’s license is required.

If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to Suzanne Maryeski, Executive Director, Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320 by June 30, 2015.