The Rodgers Memorial Library is seeking a full-time Teen Services & Reference Librarian to continue our active engagement with teens and tweens. Located next door to Alvirne High School, we’ve intentionally become an extension of the Alvirne campus, offering content, programs, and a place to hang out. The Teen Services & Reference Librarian works hand in hand with our Adult Services and Children’s Librarians.
Duties: Supports and provides creative and engaging library programs for young people in grades 6 through 12. Duties include programming, collection development and outreach activities to our community’s middle and high school. Also responsible for maintaining a strong social media presence, including regular blog posts on our Teen blog and library Facebook page, and on other social media. The Teen Services Librarian oversees and coordinates Reference Services with the Adult Services Librarian and is responsible for identifying and interpreting user needs, providing reference services, readers’ advisory, and digital literacy and computer assistance to library patrons. The Reference & Teen Services Librarian also assists with the library’s non-fiction collection development and reports to the Library Director.
Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science or a Bachelor’s Degree with appropriate coursework is required, along with a minimum of two years experience working directly with young people. Facility with library computer applications, social media and Microsoft Office required, along with excellent organizational and communication skills and attentiveness to detail. Must have excellent customer service skills, be willing to work a flexible schedule including evening and weekend rotations at a public service desk, and enjoy working with people in a collaborative environment. Must be able to push or pull carts, do a moderate amount of bending, squatting, lifting (up to 40 lbs.), stretching and standing for extended periods of time.
Closing Date: September 15, 2017 or until filled.
Salary: $18.00 to start DOE, 40 hours per week.
To Apply: Send resume, letter of interest, 3 references to:
Rodgers Memorial Library
194 Derry Road
Hudson, NH 03051
Attention: Charlie Matthews, Library Director
Or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org