Thursday, August 24, 2017

Children's Librarian Assistant - Pequot Library, Southport

Children's Librarian Assistant - Pequot Library, Southport. Part-time hourly, non-exempt. JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Children’s Librarian, the Children’s Librarian Assistant will support the Children’s Librarian and the Chief Librarian to ensure that children’s programs are running smoothly and efficiently. The right candidate will be passionate about children’s library services and enthusiastic about Pequot Library and its vibrant community programs. They will be a flexible team-player who enjoys working in a dynamic environment. Occasional evening and weekend hours as needed. Work schedule: Wednesday to Sunday.
     PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Work closely with and support Children’s Librarian to provide stellar programs and library services to community children. Assist with set-up and support for family and children’s events. Attendance at most major family events to provide adequate support. Staff public or private events as needed. Create flyers for upcoming children’s programs. Help with children’s and circulation projects as needed, including weeding. Occasional paging. Act as substitute when needed. Facilitate monthly Catch a Classic and a Slice program. Other duties as needed.
     MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS: Bachelor’s Degree and at least 3 years library experience required. High overall level of computer proficiency. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability and desire to serve the public of all ages. Knowledge of current/popular books for children’s Readers’ Advisory. Ability to work as a team member. Flexibility and enthusiasm.
     Pequot Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please submit a letter of interest and résumé to the Children’s Librarian ( by September 15, 2017.