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Youth Services Librarian, Rockport Public Library (Rockport)

 ·       Reports to Library Director on department administration, operations, and programs
·       Coordinates acquisitions, technical services, circulation, collection maintenance, and reference functions as well as program planning and implementation
·       Provides a full range of library services to children and young adults 
·       Maintains records and statistics
·       Stays abreast of new procedures in library services
·       Oversees the upkeep and maintenance of the children’s and young adult areas
·       Supervises development and maintenance of children’s and young adult collections
·       Monitors funds budgeted for department acquisitions
·       Classifies new materials
·       Uses all modules of library’s automated system to catalog and process library materials
·       Oversee volunteers, pages, and other library staff workers in the junior and young adult depart­ments
·       Prepares, coordinates, presents, promotes, publicizes, and supervises all children’s and/or young adult programming
·       Applies for programming grants
·       Works with school personnel on resources and activities for the Summer Reading Program
·       Coordinates and schedules monthly exhibits in the library’s two display cases

Qualifications

 ·       MLS from an ALA-accredited library school or M.Ed. degree with two years’ experience in public library service or successful completion of MLS program within one year of hire date.
·       Demonstrated ability to use computer with emphasis on use of library network, electronic resources, the Internet, and software such as word processing
·       Experience with library procedures, facilities, and routines, as they apply to children and/or young adults
·       Interest in promoting services to young people with literacy challenges
·       Knowledge of children’s and/or young adult materials 
·       Strong service orientation reflecting courtesy, tact, discretion and judgment in direct interaction with  children, teens, and adults
·       Multi-tasking skills with good attention to detail and accuracy
·       Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing
·       Dependability and ability to work in a team environment or independently
·       Must successfully pass required CORI/SORI checks

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

27.17

Closing Date

How to Apply

Send letter and resume and three references to:  Cindy Grove, Library Director
Rockport Public Library                                      
17 School Street, Rockport, MA 01966
Email:  cgrove@rockportlibrary.org

Posted

2020-10-26 |  Quick link to this job