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Youth Services-Assistant Librarian, Milford Town Library (Milford)

Assists the Youth Services Supervisor in the planning, implementation, and promotion of programs, resources, and services to meet the needs of youth from birth to Grade 12, their caregivers, and local youth serving agencies. Serves as an advocate for all youths, caregivers, parents and faculty. Collaborates with library staff to develop and foster a welcoming and safe environment all library patrons. Coordinates with the Youth Services Supervisor to provide outreach services and to build partnerships with daycares, local schools, and other local youth serving agencies.

Full job position Youth Services -Assistant Librarian

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree and prior experience working with youth is required.  

Demonstrated ability to communicate in a positive manner with youths of all ages, caregivers, and community partners. Creativity and self-motivation, independent thinking, strong communication skills both verbally and in writing, flexibility, and the ability to clarify and resolve problems efficiently. Familiarity with current technologies including but not limited to Microsoft Office, social media platforms, and Canva. 
 

A desire to learn emerging technologies and share that knowledge with others through staff trainings or programming. Comfort in troubleshooting problems with software, apps, tablets, smartphones, PCs, Wi-Fi, copiers, printers, and other library-related technology. 

A broad knowledge and appreciation of youth literature, media, and social trends, including a thorough knowledge of classic and contemporary youth literature from preschool through high school. A broad knowledge of digital and multimedia materials and electronic resources, including social media and communication tools.  

 Fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese is an additional skill.           

Full/Part Time

Full Time

Education

BA/BS

Salary Range

$26.70 - $30.58  / hour

Salary Notes

Five annual steps.

Closing Date

February 13, 2023

How to Apply

Send/Email: Resume and Cover letter to:

Susan Edmonds, Director 

Milford Town Library, 80 Spruce St, Milford, MA 01757

Email: sedmonds@milfordtownlibrary.org           

Posted

2023-01-25 |  Quick link to this job