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Library Assistant, Children's Services

Otis Library

Norwich, CT

Application Deadline

Apply By May 1st, 2022


Not Specified


Norwich, CT




Not Required

Minimum Education

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Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


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Job Description

Otis Library in Norwich, Connecticut is seeking a Library Assistant to work in our Children’s Department.  The successful candidate will enjoy working with a diverse population of children and their families, both in house and out in the community, and will be comfortable working in an urban setting.  They will have strong technology skills and experience providing reference and readers advisory services and developing creative programming for children.  The ability to work independently as well as part of a team is essential.  This position reports to the Head of Children’s Services.  Candidates with a demonstrated talent for marketing children’s programming will be given extra consideration.  Bilingual abilities are desirable but not required.  This is a 20-hour per week, year-round position with eligibility for retirement and life insurance benefits.  Experience in a library or school setting is preferred.  Days, evenings and Saturday rotations are required.  The position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.  Please email a thoughtful cover letter, résumé, and letters or contact information for three professional references to cspecial@otislibrarynorwich.org.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

This position is eligible for paid sick, vacation, and personal time.  Life insurance at twice the annual salary is provided by the library.  The library will match up to 6% of 401k contributions.

Additional Info & Requirements

Bilingual abilities, children's programming experience, marketing experience particularly appreciated.

The Community

Otis Library is located in Norwich, CT, an economically and culturally diverse city of approximately 40,000.

HR Info


Posted Apr 19, 2022