Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Library Assistant Director/Head of Youth Services

Easton Public Library seeks a highly motivated, energetic team player to fill our Library Assistant Director/Head of Youth Services position.  Candidate must be committed to public service and have a thorough knowledge of principles and practices of public library functions.  Knowledge of reader interest levels, books, including audio and e-books, authors, reference resources and relevant online databases required.  Applicant must exhibit knowledge of children’s literature and experience creating and executing programs for patrons of all ages.  Outreach and community relations experience as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills required.  The ability to stay on task in a busy work environment while being flexible enough to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities is necessary.  Candidate must have the ability to deal harmoniously with others.  Knowledge of the internet, electronic resources, and automated circulation systems a must.  Social networking experience a valued plus.  A minimum of three years’ experience in the library field and three years supervisory experience required.  Candidate should expect to be part of Saturday work rotation and occasionally work evenings. Position requires MLS from accredited library school.  This is a full-time (36 hrs. per week), union, salaried position with benefits.  Starting salary is $27.89 per hour/$52,210 per year.  Send resume to Lynn Zaffino, Library Assistant Director, at PO Box 2, Easton, CT  06612; email to lzaffino@eastonlibrary.org; or fax to 203-261-0708 by August 19, 2016.