Teen Library Connection Coordinator
Part Time (103)
June 12th - June 23rd: Monday-Friday 9AM-1PM; June 26th - August 4th: Monday-Friday 9AM-2PM; August 9th-August 12th: 9AM-1PM
Coordinating and running of the Teen Library Connection, a community service volunteer program for EB teens, entering 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grades, which allows them to support programming at the library for the summer of 2017. Collaborating with the Teen Librarian and the Youth Services Department to supervise teen volunteers and teen assistants in the creation and implementation of unique children and teen programs and a large, end of summer celebration. Examples of previous years' programs include a life-sized board game, indoor mini-golf, shooting a music video, a Mad Scientist lab, a community play date and a super hero training academy.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Ability:
The TLC Coordinator must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library staff and teen TLC assistants, work independently supervising teens to implement creative programming for youth, use knowledge of current trends in youth programming to create new program ideas for youth and teens, demonstrate an interest in working with youth, and communicate ideas effectively both orally and in writing.
Minimum Training and Experience:
The TLC Coordinator must have any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university. College students will be considered. Library school students in an ALA-accredited Masters of Library Science program are preferred.
$21.09 per hour
June 12, 2017
Jessica Schneider, Teen Services Librarian
Children and Tween Librarian
Youth Services Department
Hourly Part Time (102)
24 hours per week. Flexible but it will include one fixed evening shift and one weekend shift a week.
East Brunswick Public Library is looking for an innovative and engaging Children and Tween Librarian to join our department. This librarian will support the education and informational needs of the full range of children and parents who use our department, from providing storytimes to toddlers to creating STEAM programs for middle school children. This position will have a special emphasis in working with and programming for school age children and Tweens, coordinating with district schools, media specialists, and ESL teachers to ensure that the library is an active partner in providing a rich learning environment for the community. This librarian will participate in collection development for these ages, including books, apps, emerging technology and lendable nontraditional collections. Like every member of the department, this librarian will be expected to have a passion to advocate for the information needs of youth and families, a knowledge of children’s literature, and an enthusiasm for developing creative programming.
A Youth Services Librarian must have a Master's degree in library science from or be in the last semester of this program at an ALA accredited library school.
$28.45 per hour (with MLS)
As soon as position is filled
Aaron Picket, Manager of Youth Services
By Wednesday March 22nd, 2017. This position may be filled prior to the application deadline. Applications are available on the Library web site page. Send resume, letter and applications to firstname.lastname@example.org