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Children's Librarian, Belmont Public Library (Belmont)

The Belmont Public Library is seeking a friendly and enthusiastic Children’s Librarian to join our Children’s Room team. Candidates must be committed to providing a high level of public service, be comfortable working in a busy environment, and enjoy working with children of all ages. This position has been made available by an internal promotion. 

The position will be working at a public service desk that offers both circulation and reference services simultaneously. The Children’s Librarian will assist patrons with readers’ advisory and reference questions, present story times, and help with collection development. Other responsibilities include receiving and evaluating requests for information, searching databases and advising readers regarding appropriate material. The Children’s Librarian maintains current knowledge of children’s literature and related library programs and services as well as technology development and general library automation and electronic services provided through the library networks.

This position is part time, 19 hours per week, with a starting hourly rate of $29.25

The schedule for this position is as follows: 

Tuesdays 12:00pm to 6:30pm 

Wednesdays 9:00am to 3:30pm 

Thursdays 12:30pm to 8:00pm 

Part of the monthly Sunday rotation 

Qualifications

Qualifications include a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school with one year of public library and children’s programming experience. Knowledge of children’s literature, automated library systems, principles and practices of library work and information technology required. Strong customer services skills, experience with children’s programming, and flexibility, excellent communication skills, and a positive attitude are highly desired. 

Full/Part Time

Part Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

$29.25  / hour

Closing Date

August 1st 2022

How to Apply

Resumes, Cover Letters and the Required Town of Belmont Application accepted at the HR Department, 455 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA 02478 or humanresources@belmont-ma.gov or fax 617-993-2741 by the closing date of August 1st, 2022. 

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2022-07-12 |  Quick link to this job