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Youth Services Librarian-Children's Services, Sharon Public Library (Sharon)

Looking for a dynamic, engaging upbeat person who loves working with children. This professional position is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of a wide range of innovative services for youth of all ages but primarily for young children as directed by the Library Director.  The candidate will provide collection development, training, and library services using makerspace and other emerging technologies as requested.  Collection development duties, technology updates, and other duties as required. Has frequent contact with children, caregivers, other patrons, town employees, vendors, various organizations, and human service agencies. Must be able to convey information and discuss complex and technical matters articulately. Maintains control over youth as needed to provide a safe and comfortable environment for all. 

Qualifications

An MLS (Master’s degree in Library Science) from an American Library Association accredited college/university required.  Coursework in children’s, middle school, and young adult literature required. Candidate must have knowledge of current trends in makerspace technology, performing basic computer and library services for youth. 

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

$25.70 to $31.41 in 10 steps prior to approval of union contract

Closing Date

Open until filled

How to Apply

Full job description posted at www.sharonpubliclibrary.org                                                                                                                                                       Please send a cover letter, list of three references, and resume to Library Director, Lee Ann Amend at Lamend@ocln.org 

Posted

2020-10-30 |  Quick link to this job