Monday, December 05, 2016

Library Assistant II – Babcock Library, Ashford

Library Assistant IIBabcock Library, Ashford. Babcock Library in Ashford, Connecticut has an opening for the position of Library Assistant II, Children’s Specialist. Duties include the following: Planning, scheduling, publicizing and hosting children’s programs, story hours and pre-teen book discussions. Conducting outreach to the community including the school and town. Responsible for collection development under the supervision of the Director. Maintaining a cheerful atmosphere in the Children’s area. Preparing publicity and statistics reports. Some circulation desk time. Assuming essential duties of other staff members in the event of their absence. Other duties as assigned. Requirements: Bachelors degree with recent library experience preferred. Enthusiasm for planning and hosting programs for children. Ability to work with minimal supervision and to self-start. Ability to work as a team member and be flexible as circumstances may require. Experience with Bibliomation automated library system preferred. Be willing and able to function as part of a small town library staff. Salary & Hours: Starting at $14.00 an hour, 19 hours per week including some Saturdays and occasional evening hours. Vacation, sick leave and some paid holidays. Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 references via email to Terry Decker, Interim Library Director at no later than Friday, December 30, 2016.