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Young Adult Librarian, Burlington Public Library (Burlington)

The Burlington Public Library seeks an energetic, enthusiastic professional who is a team player and loves working with teens.  This is a full time position, 35 hour per week, which includes evenings and Saturdays in rotation.  Opportunity to work Sundays and summer Saturdays as overtime shifts.
 
This position is responsible for the overall delivery of YA/Teen services.  Responsibilities include:

Development of a comprehensive program that encourages young adults to be active library users.
Purchasing and maintaining the young adult collection.
Developing and presenting programs for young adults, including after school and summer reading programs.
Promoting library services to young adults.
Conducting outreach to the Middle and High School students, teachers and librarians.
Creating and contributing content to the library’s website and social media sites for young adults.
Supervise Youth Services staff, library pages and volunteers in the absence of the department head.

Qualifications

Masters of Library Science degree or an advanced education degree and two or more years of library experience working with young adults; or any combination of related education and experience. Excellent computer skills and flexibility to adapt to constantly changing technology.  Excellent customer service skills. Creativity and imagination to effectively create, publicize and promote programs.  

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

$27.73  / hour

Salary Notes

Position included within the Burlington Municipal Employees Association bargaining unit. Starting salary at Grade 9, Step 1

Closing Date

Open until filled, preference will be given to applications received by Aug 19.

How to Apply

Applications can be submitted at burlington.catsone.com/careers (preferred)

Applications are also available at the library and must be returned to:  Library Director, Burlington Public Library, 22 Sears St., Burlington MA 01803.    

Posted

2022-08-05 |  Quick link to this job