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Young Adult Librarian, Nevins Library (Methuen)

The Nevins Library seeks an enthusiastic, energetic person to coordinate library services to teens (grades 7-12) in the community.  The Young Adult Librarian works under the direction of the Head of Reader Services.  The YA Librarian plans and implements teen programming, assists in the ordering of young adult materials (DVDs, books, etc), and partners with local schools and community organizations to promote and provide teen services in the community.  Other duties include preparing book lists, book talks, providing other teen services as necessary as well as assisting patrons of all ages and performing normal circulation duties at the main service desk regularly.  Oversees teen program and resource budget provided by the library and the Friends of the Library.  Promotes the young adult collection with displays, reader’s advisory materials, and other media.  Work schedule is 35 hours a week and includes daytime, evening, and rotating Saturday hours as scheduled. 

Qualifications

MLS or MLS Candidate from an ALA-Accredited institution strongly preferred.

The successful candidate should: 

·         Be a self-starter, flexible, and possess a “team first” attitude

·         Display a love of working with young adults

·         Be familiar with young adult materials and literature

·         Have experience partnering with schools and other community organizations

·         Have some knowledge of budgetary process and funding resources

·         Have a positive attitude and an ability to communicate effectively with the public in person, on the phone, and in writing

·         Have strong computer skills and knowledge of basic office equipment, including phone system, copier, fax, etc.

Grant writing experience a plus, but not required.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

BA/BS

Salary

$22/hour

Closing Date

open untill filled

How to Apply

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

Sarah Sullivan

ssullivan@nevinslibrary.org

Nevins Memorial Library 

305 Broadway 

Methuen, MA 01844  

Posted

2020-01-13 |  Quick link to this job