Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Children’s Librarian - Darien Library

Children’s Librarian - Darien Library. Darien Library (CT) seeks a creative, energetic, and enthusiastic candidate to join a dedicated Children’s Department as a full-time Children’s Librarian. This librarian will serve as the Early Literacy and Outreach Coordinator, planning and managing programming for the First Five Years, coordinating well-established outreach to community organizations, and managing the Children’s Services Public Relations. The highly-motivated candidate will have a passion for public service, knowledge of children’s literature, experience working with youth, a desire to thrive in a fast-paced environment, and will join a tight-knit and very collaborative team in providing extraordinary services to children. MLIS degree, or degree in progress, from an ALA-accredited library and information sciences graduate program, is required. 1-3 years of experience in a children’s library setting, or equivalent event planning experience, is preferred. Salary begins at $52,650 annually for a 37.5 hour week, and is commensurate with experience. Compensation includes generous vacation, sick, and personal leave. Ample opportunities for professional development available. Health benefits and town pension are included with this position. Full job description available at this link. Send a resume and cover letter to Elisabeth Marrocolla, Head of Children’s and Teen Services, via, by Wednesday, June 7th.