Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Knowledge and Learning Services Librarian – Darien Library

Knowledge and Learning Services LibrarianDarien Library. The Darien Library (CT) Knowledge and Learning Services Department is looking to add a new member to be an active part of a close-knit, forward-thinking reference team. The ideal candidate is passionate about the future of reference and seeking a position with growth potential. This is a unique opportunity for a librarian who is equally excited about community interaction, parsing data, and creating cutting-edge reference services. The position includes responsibility for knowledge-based electronic resources, planning and presenting technology related classes, and traditional reference services. The successful candidate will have experience working at an active reference desk, be knowledgeable about databases and web-based information resources, and be experienced in digital literacy training and instruction. Effective presentation skills, attention to detail, and strong written and oral communication skills are a must. MLIS degree, or degree in progress, from an ALA-accredited library and information sciences graduate program, is required. 1-3 years of experience with adult reference and technology help is preferred. Salary is $52,650 - $60,000 annually, and is commensurate with experience. Salary includes generous vacation, sick, and personal leave. Ample opportunities for professional development available. Health benefits and town pension are included with this position. This is a full-time position (37.5 hour/week) that will include weekdays, evenings, and up to two weekends per month. Full job description available at this link. Apply with a cover letter and copy of your resume to Sally Ijams, Head of Knowledge and Learning Services, Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, June 7th.