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Head of Children's Services, Winchester Public Library (Winchester)

Under the supervision of the Director, responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing children's services to children, ages birth through fifth grade, their parents, caregivers and teachers.  Responsibilities include scheduling children's staff, providing Children's Information Desk coverage, story-times for a variety of ages and special events.  Other responsibilities include collection maintenance and development, acting as the liaison to the schools, and recommending capital improvements when necessary.  This position is an important part of the library's management team.  Sound judgement and experience is essential.

Qualifications

A proven track record of engaging in outreach through social media, support in STEAM programming, as well as being comfortable instructing staff and patrons on library trends as well as current and emerging technologies.  Minimum 3 years experience (post MLS), preferably in a public library's childen's department.  Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills essential.  Ability to deal with all members of the public in a courteous and tactful manner.  Excellent reference skills for print, non-print and electronic devices are required.  Physical requirements are in the full job description available at winchester.us.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

Full salary range $61,103 - $86,189. Starting salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.

Closing Date

December 28, 2020

How to Apply

A full job description and application is available at www.winchester.us.  Apply online at winchester.us AND send a cover letter and resume to Ann Wirtanen, Director at awirtanen@minlib.net.  The Town of Winchester is an EEO/AA employer.

Posted

2020-12-15 |  Quick link to this job