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Children's Librarian

Altoona (IA) Public Library

Altoona, Iowa

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$26.00 to $34.00 per Hour   Calculate


Altoona, IA





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience


Type of Library


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Job Description

Work with wiggles, giggles, and squiggles in Altoona! We're seeking a children's librarian to lead programs, manage the children's collections, and work with a team to deliver the best and most inspiring library services to children possible. Position has one FT direct report (programming assistant). State certification required, MLS ensures immediate acceptance at the highest certification.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

State retirement (one of the best in the country!), generous health plan options, dental, vision, PTO, 3 "flex" days per year, holidays.

Additional Info & Requirements

We believe in continuing education! To maintain your state certification level, we provide funds and travel for more than enough annual opportunities to meet the requirement and more. We have a relatively new "Makers Hub" that needs program and engagement development for all ages. We are looking for someone who can bring new energy, ideas, and passion to our loyal patrons and help us reach new patrons. 

The Community

Altoona is a growing community with a census population around 19,000. Current estimates have placed us at 21,000+. Altoona remains a mix of small town friendly with big city amenities. We're 20 minutes from world class art, theater, headliner concerts, symphony orchestra, sports (2 minor league teams - hockey and baseball, plus indoor football and NBA G league), an award winning arts festival, and so much more! 


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Posted Aug 31, 2023