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Children's/Young Adult Librarian, Town of Medway/Medway Public Library (Medway)

The Town of Medway’s Public Library seeks qualified candidates for the full time (40 hour per 
week) position of Children’s/Young Adult Librarian. This union position reports directly to the Library Director.

Duties: Manages the Children’s and Young Adult Departments under the general direction of the Library Director.  Plans and conducts children’s story times, book clubs, special events and other programs for children and teens. Works with the Makerspace Coordinator and library volunteers to plan and conduct STEAM programs for children and teens.  Provides readers’ advisory, reference, early literacy, outreach, and other library services to children, families, educators, and other patrons.  Develops and maintains collection of children’s and young adult materials to meet community needs.  Coordinates activities with schools, preschools, day care centers, and community groups both at the library and at the schools and day care centers.  Prepares and manages Cultural Council and other grants for children's and young adult programming.  Performs circulation desk responsibilities and other duties as assigned.  This position will require some nights and Saturdays. 



The Town of Medway is an AA/EEO Employer

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:  Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution.  Experience working with and providing programming to children and teens. Knowledge of contemporary children’s and young adult literature.  Enthusiasm, creativity, and excellent written and oral communication skills.  Familiarity with electronic technology and social media. Ability to communicate tactfully and courteously with all ages.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

$22.00/hr - 28.93/hr

Closing Date

open until filled

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to Human Resource Coordinator, kbird@townofmedway.org or Town Hall, 155 Village Street, Medway, MA 02053.

Posted

2019-11-14 |  Quick link to this job