The Hooksett Library seeks an energetic, innovative, and motivated individual who is interested in joining our team. We seek a leader who loves children and is passionate about providing library services to youth. We are looking for an organized professional to deliver quality programs for youth ages newborn to teen, and to maintain an outstanding youth collection.
The Youth Services Librarian will act as the department head of the Youth Services Department working closely with our two part-time Youth Services assistants to plan, execute and evaluate programming, such as the Summer Reading Program, ongoing storytimes, school vacation week programs and much more. Hooksett Library is proud to be a Family Place Library and continue our work in growing our support of all families.
The Youth Services Librarian will also work cooperatively with the Library Director and all other library staff to ensure the delivery of consistent and quality library services to the Hooksett community as an active member of the library management team.
Considerable professional experience serving children, young adults, and families, including materials selection, reference and reader’s advisory, planning and producing programs, and publicity materials, is required.
Training, Skills and Experience Requirements:
An MLS or MLIS are preferred, but not required. Equivalent combination of education and experience, which demonstrates the required knowledge, skills, and abilities including but not limited to a basic knowledge of modern library organizations, methods of early literacy implementation and child through teen development will be considered
Beginning salary $42,000 – $48,000 commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package. Full job description available at www.hooksettlibrary.org To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to Heather Rainier, Library Director, Hooksett Library, 31 Mt. St. Mary’s Way, Hooksett, NH 03106 [email protected]. Review of applications will take place beginning August 8, 2018. Position open until filled. EOE