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Library Assistant to the Children’s Librarian, Falmouth Public Library (Falmouth)

The Falmouth Public Library is looking for a creative and energetic full-time Assistant to the Children's Librarian. Working in cooperation with the Children's Librarian, this position is responsible for programming for children from ages 0-12. Candidates should be flexible and energetic, and have a positive attitude and welcoming demeanor. The position requires good judgment, tact, and patience, as well as experience with social media and devices of all kinds. This position oversees the work of the department in the absence of the Children's Librarian. This full time position is 37.5 hours a week including one evening and rotating Fridays and Saturdays.

The Falmouth Public Library has an active Children’s Room, with a large and diverse book collection and dedicated programming budget. Familiarity with child development, the principles of early literacy and children's literature is desired.  Previous experience in providing programs to school-aged children and work in a public library strongly desired. Devises, prepares and conducts library programs and community outreach with the approval of the Children’s Librarian; assists in training staff; coordinates daily volunteer tasks; works with the department supervisor planning and problem solving; assists, communicates and visits with children and staff at local schools; assists with collection management; demonstrates library techniques to parents and caregivers; creates printed materials for promotion of library events; maintains online calendar of programs; maintains display case and bulletin boards; selects and maintains an inventory of program materials.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE - Minimum two (2) years of college and two (2) years of experience in library or related children’s service work; or any equivalent combination of education and experience; Para-librarian certificate desirable.

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

NA

Salary Range

$21.34 - $27.00  / hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

Apply online at https://www.falmouthma.gov/723/Current-Job-Openings

Posted

2022-07-21 |  Quick link to this job