Monday, January 11, 2016

Children's Library Assistant II

The Babcock Library in Ashford, CT is looking for an innovative and charismatic Children’s Library Assistant II to join its excellent staff. Job Responsibilities: In charge of and responsible for all aspects of Children’s Services such as but not limited to: program planning and implementation, reference, reader’s advisory, outreach visits, grant writing, donation requests, budget allocation, promotion and advertising, collection development, establishing community liaisons, attending professional workshops, training of new staff, staying current in library services, implementing new ideas, working Circulation Desk when needed, among other responsibilities. Required Job Tasks: Facilitate at least 1 Story-time gathering per week for young children. Coordinate the Summer Reading Program. Facilitate at least one unique Children’s Program/Activity every month. Coordinate Children’s activities during school breaks. Facilitate a monthly Pre-Teen Book Club. Make periodical visits to local school to promote Children’s library programs/activities. Salary & Hours: Part-time, Starting at $13.70 an hour. 19 hours per week, spread throughout work week. Paid when scheduled on holidays. Accrued monthly paid sick time. 1 paid personal day a year. 1 week paid vacation. No benefits. 3 month probationary period. Work at least one Saturday per month.Qualifications: At least a Bachelor’s Degree. MLS strongly preferred. At least 1 year experience working with children in a library or other children’s setting. Please send resume, cover letter and 3 references via USPS or email no later thanThursday, January 28th 2016 to: Mr. Shadd Jamison, Town Library Director, Babcock Library, 25 Pompey Hollow Road, Ashford, CT  06278