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Children's Librarian, Revere Public Library (Revere)

Performs professional librarian tasks for Library Department. Has responsibility for management of
childrens’ library services. May serve as Director in his or her absence.
The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of
work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them
from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
 Plans, organizes, and publicizes childrens’ programs, including but not limited to story time,
films and special events, reading clubs, school and community outreach
 Plans, organizes, and maintains the library’s childrens’ collection. Continually analyses
collection for development needs. Reads, reviews, and selects books and other material for
 Provides reader’s advisory service for children and families. Assists children in use of library and
its resources. Assists parents and other adults in selection of appropriate children’s material
 Maintains a pleasant, inviting, safe environment for children. Is trained in safety and evacuation
techniques, and able to execute in case of emergencies
 Participates in the formulation of policy and develops procedures related to Childrens’
Services. Interprets policy and explains procedure to the public
 Makes presentations in conjunction with the director to community groups to explain library
programs and services. Receives complaints and/or special requests from patrons and
community groups, providing response or conflict resolution.
 Attends professional library conferences, seminars and network committees; reads professional
literature; attends and participates in staff meeting discussions to ensure that Childrens’ Library
meets and exceeds patron expectations
 Compiles, reviews and interprets statistical data regarding use of children’s services. Prepares
regular management reports for review by Director
 Coordinates and trains volunteers assigned to childrens’ area
 Provides material classification and cataloging services as needed
 May serve as Director during the absence of the incumbent.
 Assists in other areas of the library when needed
 Performs other related duties as required


 Three to five (3-5) years of related experience.
 Bachelor's Degree required, postgraduate coursework preferred.
 Willingness to work a flexible schedule including evenings and Saturdays.
 The ideal candidate is customer-focused, friendly, able to handle situations with discretion and
tact, takes initiative, is resourceful, and practices good judgment, both individually and as part
of a team.
 Must have experience with Integrated Library Systems, Evergreen preferred
 Familiarity with Windows and Mac operating systems
 Respect for the privacy of library patrons and staff
 Must be able to stand for extended periods of time, climb stairs, and lift 45lbs.
 At least one year of supervisory experience preferred.
 Revere residency preferred

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$25.59 - $28.35 per hour 39 hours/week

Closing Date

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2019-12-02 |  Quick link to this job