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Youth Services Librarian (Part-Time), Pascoag Public Library (Pascoag, RI)

Youth Services Librarian
The Youth Services Librarian is responsible for all aspects of services for children, their caregivers, tweens and teens.  Must be very comfortable with all ages – from newborn through 18.  Must be friendly and approachable with a solid commitment to patron services and meeting the needs of the community.  Must adopt a teamwork mindset as we will be working as a team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
·       Plans, organizes, and publicizes children and young adult programs, including but not limited to story times, reading challenges, Summer Reading Programs, special events, school and community outreach.  

·       Plans, organizes, and maintains the library’s children and YA collections with guidance from the director.  Knowledge of DDC classification is a plus!

·       Must be technologically savvy/comfortable with a knowledge of social media, especially FB, Zoom, & Microsoft Teams.  If not familiar with any of these, must be receptive to learning new things.  Familiarity with Canva & Beanstack is a plus!

·       Compiles, reviews, and interprets statistical data regarding use of youth services, primarily the Summer Reading Program whose stats are part of the Annual Survey which is compiled by the director.  (OLIS will assist.)  Monthly stats which include programs & CE attendance are needed for the monthly Director’s report for the Trustees.

·       Attends professional meetings, conferences, and training/Continuing Education (CE) as it applies to this position.  

·       Assists youth and families in the use of the library and its resources.  Assists parents and other adults in selection of appropriate children and young adult material.

·       Participates in the formulation of policy and develops procedures related to youth services.  Interprets policy and explains procedure to the public.

·       Keep in mind that many library & CE programs are virtual/hybrid.

Qualifications

Education and Experience
·       Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program required or near completion of said master’s degree.

·       Experience working with children and teens highly preferred!

Full/Part Time

Part Time

Education

MLS/Masters

Salary

$21.00  / hour

Salary Notes

Plus holidays & vacation time. No health benefits.

Closing Date

Until filled.

How to Apply

Email the Director:  ghanley@pascoaglibrary.org

GOOD OPPORTUNITY FOR RECENT GRADUATES OR FINAL YEAR STUDENTS WITH NO LIBRARY EXPERIENCE!

Posted

2022-08-26 |  Quick link to this job