Friday, February 09, 2018

Part-time Children’s Librarian - Southington Public Library

Part-time Children’s Librarian - Search Extended. The Southington Public Library is looking for a creative, flexible librarian to join our award-winning, collegial team of children’s librarians. The part-time Children’s Librarian provides reference and readers’ advisory services in addition to creating and conducting programs for children and families. Applicants should have experience in public library children’s services as well as a demonstrable knowledge of children’s literature and should be comfortable with new technology and social media. This is a permanent, part-time position that offers full health benefits and vacation time.
     The Southington Public Library’s Children’s Department is known for innovative, forward-thinking programming. Those invited for an interview will be required to present an idea for a 21st century children’s program.
     The position is for 20 to 23 hours per week and includes morning, night, and Saturday hours. Salary is $30.83/hour. A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited college or university is required. Familiarity with Sierra/Encore is a plus.
     Applicants should sent cover letters and resumes to: Susan Smayda, Executive Director, Southington Public Library, 200 North Main St., Southington CT 06489; Closing Date: Until filled.