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Youth Services Librarian, Mansfield Public Library (Mansfield)

The Youth Services Librarian is responsible for providing excellent library service to children of all ages and their caregivers. This position is responsible for planning and implementing children’s programs, collection development, supporting local school curriculum, providing reference and circulation services to children and caregivers, and assisting patrons with technology.


36 hours per week, including one weeknight and one Saturday per month.

Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school with a concentration in Children’s Services. Current enrollees in an MLS-granting program may be considered as well.
A minimum of three years’ library experience, or any equivalent experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 
Must be able to prioritize and focus in a busy environment while being able to work cooperatively with the public, volunteers, staff, and other departments, on approaches to service. Excellent customer service and oral/written communication skills.  Should have a thorough knowledge of children’s literature and a high level of skill in creating, developing, executing, and evaluating compelling programs for children to communicate and inspire young readers. The ability to integrate emerging technologies into traditional children’s services, along with marketing skills and grant writing skills, is highly desirable.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

$25.80  / hour

Salary Notes

Starting salary begins at $25.80. July 1st starting salary will begin at $26.32 with budget approval at town meeting.

Closing Date

May 20, 2022. Applications reviewed upon receipt.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, transcript and resume to Catherine Coyne, Library Director, ccoyne@sailsinc.org.   The Town of Mansfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted

2022-05-04 |  Quick link to this job