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Children's Programming Librarian, Flint Public Library (Middleton)

DESCRIPTION: 40 hours per week, including one evening and rotating Sundays; reduced summer hours
during July and August

 Knowledge and Skills
 Considerable knowledge of children's literature, past and present.
 Knowledge of children's developmental stages and the appropriate materials for various age groups
and reading levels.
 Excellent computer skills, with expertise in the use of Windows operating system and knowledge of
Web-based technologies and integrated library systems, preferably Symphony.
 High degree of flexibility.
 Effective time management skills, including management of several tasks simultaneously.
 Excellent oral and written communication skills.
 Good interpersonal skills, friendly manner, and strong service orientation.
 Good organizational skills, attention to detail, procedures, and follow-up capabilities.
 Knowledge of library policies and procedures, including automated circulation systems and
information technology.
 Thorough knowledge of circulation department operations.
 Ability to:
 Work as a team member and independently.
 Understand the Dewey Decimal System.
 Handle a great many details, some simultaneously, with accuracy.
 Work in a busy customer service environment, multi-task, and frequently change focus.
 Treat patrons’ requests with respect and confidentiality. 


QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s Degree in Library Science preferred with an
emphasis on children's services. Previous library experience using automated integrated library network,
personal computers, electronic databases, and the internet preferred. This position calls for a high degree of
initiative and independence. A genuine desire and ability to interact pleasantly, professionally, and effectively
with the public and coworkers in a tactful manner is essential. Must enjoy interacting with and working with

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$22.27 - $25.45  / hour

Salary Notes

Step increases provided at incremental rates based on longevity

Closing Date

How to Apply

CLOSING DATE: The position will be open until filled, with resumes being reviewed on 5/6/22

TO APPLY: Please send resume to Loretta Swift Johnson, Interim Library Director, Flint Public Library, 1
South Main St., Middleton, MA 01949 or by email at Three professional references
will be requested of candidates who are considered for the position.  


2022-04-27 |  Quick link to this job