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Head of Youth Services, Ventress Memorial Library (Marshfield)

The Ventress Memorial Library in the beautiful seaside town of Marshfield, Massachusetts has an opening for a Youth Services Librarian.

We are looking for a dynamic, creative and energetic individual to meet the needs of the community.  If you are passionate about providing library services to children, then you might be the successful candidate for this position. Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Youth Services Librarian is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating children’s services.

The successful candidate will be creative, energetic, and dedicated individual. This individual will bring the ability to create a positive environment for enjoyable and productive library experiences to the children, parents and caregivers.  The ideal candidate will be a strongly collaborative, flexible, team player.  The Youth Services Librarian is responsible for ordering pertinent materials in a variety of formats and maintaining a relevant collection. Planning and executing programs for children (through sixth grade), day care providers and parents. Providing assistance to children and adult patrons in use of all library resources including: online catalog, databases, Internet, Hoopla, Overdrive, personal tablets, e-readers, and phones. Collaborating with the Young Adult Librarian especially with transitioning the children from Children’s Services to Young Adult Services is a crucial element of this position. Working closely with the school department to meet the needs of teachers and students supporting the curriculum and summer reading. 

Qualifications

MLS from an ALA accredited library school with extensive coursework in children’s services, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

$28.73 per hour

Closing Date

January 30, 2020

How to Apply

Interested candidates may email a cover letter, resume and the names of three references to cmarcoux@ocln.org or mail to Cyndee Marcoux, Library Director, Ventress Memorial Library, 15 Library Plaza, Marshfield, MA 02050

Posted

2020-01-09 |  Quick link to this job