Children’s Librarian (part-time)
Windsor Public Library has an excellent opportunity for a part-time ALA accredited MLS Librarian with experience in public library operations.
To become a successful member of our busy Kidspace team, the ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to serving children and their caregivers through programming and collection development. He/she will assist the Head of Children’s Services in the essential functions of Kidspace and work closely with the other members of the Kidspace team. The candidate will work regularly at the Kidspace desk providing reference assistance and reader’s advisory to children and adults as well as develop and run a variety of Kidspace programs including preschool storytime and specialty programs for children between the ages of 0 and 11. Additional duties may include writing both in-house and local publicity for Kidspace programs, develop readings lists for children and caregivers, providing computer assistance to children, and additional tasks as needed.
Our ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, team-spirited, motivated, and organized; communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse customers and coworkers; have the ability to manage changing priorities and meet deadlines; and be able to work in a fast paced, customer service environment with patience, flexibility and attention to detail.
Minimum requirements: Master’s Degree in Library Science; one (1) or more years library experience working with children; be comfortable working with computers, technology and social media; be proficient with MS Office Suite, Internet, and other programs as needed; be familiar with specific applications (e.g., Innovative Interfaces ILS, Excel, and Publisher), a plus. Scheduled hours are Tuesday 9:00AM-1:00PM, Wednesday 5:00-9:00PM, Thursday 1:00-5:00PM, and Friday 8:30AM-5:00PM, one Saturday each month for a total of 20 hours per week. Salary is $18-$22/hr., depending on qualifications and experience.
To apply: Please complete an on-line application at https://townofwindsorct.com/human-resources/employment-application/ and attach a cover letter and resume by Friday, September 6, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. The Town of Windsor is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce. EOE/AA.
To apply for this job please visit townofwindsorct.com.