Monday, January 29, 2018

Teen Services / Reference Librarian - Booth & Dimock Memorial Library, Coventry

Teen Services / Reference Librarian - Booth & Dimock Memorial Library in Coventry, CT. The Booth & Dimock Memorial Library, serving a suburban community of 12,000+, is seeking an enthusiastic, technology oriented individual for a full-time (40 hours) Teen Services and Reference Librarian. Responsibilities will include collection development and management for the Teen Zone (grades 6-12); teen program preparation and execution; collaboration with the Children's department for burgeoning Tween programming; collaboration with schools and other youth services organizations for Teen Zone and outreach to the Senior Center for reference and technology assistance; providing individual technology assistance, including but not limited to assistance with library computers, personal devices, and using/accessing the Library's digital resources; maintaining aspects of the website, online resources and social media; providing reference and reader's advisory services; seeking external funding sources. There will also be opportunities to work with the makerspace and 3d printer, if interested.
     This is a full time (40-hour) position that includes two evenings per week and at least one Saturday per month. The successful candidate will have a history of superb customer service, possess excellent technology skills, experience working with teens, and must be capable of being both self-motivated and a team player. An MLS from ALA accredited institution is preferred, or at the discretion of the search committee, an MS/MA or BS/BA and relevant experience. Send cover letter and resume to Kristi Sadowski, Library Director, at by February 19, 2018.