Youth Services Librarian L-1
Providence Community Library
Salary: $19.86 per hour
Hours: Full-time 37 ½ hrs per week w/Benefits
Posted: February 2, 2017
Deadline: Outside applications accepted until the position is filled.
Providence Community Library is searching for a Youth Services Librarian to work in a busy, neighborhood library. The Youth Services Librarian plans and implements a comprehensive program of service especially, emergent literacy, to young library users, and may provide professional support to more than one neighborhood library.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: selecting and purchasing library materials aimed at children and youth, planning, developing, coordinating and executing programs designed to serve children from infants to teens; providing reader’s advisory and reference assistance to parents, teachers and caregivers to develop pre-literacy and literacy skills to children; assisting patrons, particularly children and youth, in researching information on a wide variety of subjects, acting as liaison with other agencies in the community serving children to promote the library; creating a welcoming environment in the children’s area which provides for enjoyable and productive use of library resources.
MLS from an ALA accredited school. Demonstrated experience working with children is essential. Spanish speaking a plus.
Send resume, cover letter, and three references to: