Youth Services Department
11 hours per week; schedule would either be: Saturdays,9:00am-5:00pm and Tuesdays 5-9pm or Sundays, 1-5pm and Tuesdays, 1-9pm
A Youth Services Librarian provides professional customer service to children and adults; provides reference and readerâ€™s advisory services; plans and produces programs for children ages 0-12; assists with department social media outreach; participates in department collection development; and occasional administrative tasks.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
A Youth Services Librarian must have a thorough knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of modern library operation; reader interest levels; childrenâ€™s and young adult literature; library system computer applications; library reference materials and research techniques; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with library customers and staff; and communicate ideas effectively both orally and in writing.
Education and Experience:
A Youth Services Librarian must have a Masterâ€™s degree in library science from an ALA accredited library school and some public library experience. Current library school students who have completed at least six credit hours in an ALA-accredited Masters in Library Science program with a specialization in youth services and literature may be considered.
With MLS: $28.45 per hour
MLS Student: $21.09 per hour
Aaron Pickett, Youth Services Manager
By Friday, March 21, 2014 . The position may be filled prior to the application deadline. Applications are available in the Administration office and at the Information Services desk at The Library and on The Library web site (HERE). Send resume, letter and applications to Maryann Ralph, The Library, 2 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, NJ 08816.
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