Monday, March 06, 2017

Children’s Librarian - West Haven Public Library

Children’s Librarian - West Haven Public Library seeks a Full-time (37.5 hours) team-oriented, forward thinking Children’s Librarian for our busy children’s department serving children ages 0 through 12. This position requires working two nights a week and Saturdays in a rotation. Candidate must possess excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. This position requires the candidate to have the ability to develop and conduct a variety of programs including weekly story hours, crafts and other literacy programs. This person will be responsible for collection development, acquisitions, and maintenance of the children’s materials appropriate for ages 0-12. This person will assist patrons with reader’s advisory, reference and technology questions, and coordinate programming amongst peers. May be called to cover in other departments and branches as needed. The qualified candidate will have a strong commitment to children’s services and keep abreast of changing library trends in the services to children. The qualified candidate will have an MLS from an accredited institution, 2-4 years of library experience, preferably in an urban environment; along with experience with a branch system and Sierra a plus. Salary range is $47,000-52,000 dependent on experience. This is a union position with benefits. Resume, cover letter, and 3 references can be emailed to Colleen Bailie, no later than March 19, 2017.