Thursday, May 26, 2016

Children’s Assistant

Stonington Free Library seeks a creative, dedicated and enthusiastic customer-oriented individual for a Children’s Assistant position. Hourly rate is $14.00 for 20-25 hrs. per week. Benefits include sick, holiday and vacation days. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assisting with planning, promoting and implementing programs for children, teens, parents and caregivers. Conducting story times. Providing reference services and reader’s advisory. Helping maintain and promote use of a responsive collection. Technology support and troubleshooting. Updating website, social media and community calendars. Assisting with collection development. Delivery of excellent customer service.  Covering information desk as needed.Keeping current with emerging trends in library technology, programming and services.Successful candidate must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills, enjoy working with children and teens, self-motivated, well organized, reliable, and attentive to detail. This is a year round position, requiring Wednesday evenings and Saturday rotations. Bachelor’s degree required with recent experience with children and library services. Please send cover letter, resume and three professional references to by June 30.