The Blue Hill Public Library seeks a Youth Services Librarian.
Do you love connecting young people, from babies to teens, with the world of ideas? Do you have a background in children’s literature, library services, and teen crowd control? Can you inspire children, teens and their caregivers to take advantage of everything that the Blue Hill Public Library has to offer to our youngest patrons, from board books to telescopes, storytimes to teen programming, museum passes to digital library services? Then you should apply to be our Youth Services Librarian.
The BHPL Youth Services Librarian is a year-round, full-time, salaried, exempt position that has overall responsibility for implementing outstanding youth services at the Blue Hill Public Library. Regular weekend shifts plus occasional evenings are required. Salary range is $34,000 to $37,000 annually plus benefits as described in the BHPL Employee Handbook.
To apply send a single PDF attachment that includes:
- A brief introductory letter telling us about you, your interest in and qualifications for the position. Feel free to be creative!
- a resumé
- contact information for three professional references
or send a hard copy to:
Rich Boulet, Library Director
Blue Hill Public Library
5 Parker Point Rd.
Blue Hill, ME 04614
Review of applicants will start July 9th and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is during August at a date TBD.
The Blue Hill Public Library is a 501(c)3 public library that employs a staff equivalent to 7 full time employees, serves 6,500 patrons, is open 55 hours weekly, and lends from a collection of 44,000 items. The library is a busy community hub, recording 130,000 annual visits and 110,000 annual circulation and digital transactions. Last year the library hosted over 400 library-sponsored cultural programs for various ages. The library also served as a venue for 481 additional community-sponsored events.
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The Blue Hill Public Library is an equal opportunity employer and its management intends to fulfill, to the letter of the law, all provisions under federal, state, and local employment regulations which prohibit discrimination with respect to employment.