Youth Services Librarian

Pascoag Public Library

57 Church St., Pascoag, RI

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled

Wages

$21.00 per Hour   Calculate

Location

Pascoag, RI

Hours

19.00

MLS

Required

Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience

Preferred

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library

Public

Job Description

The Youth Services Librarian is responsible for all aspects of services for children, their caregivers, tweens and teens:

  • Plans, organizes, and publicizes children and young adult programs, including but not limited to story times, reading challenges, Summer Reading Programs, special events, school and community outreach.
  • Plans, organizes, and maintains the library’s children and YA collections with guidance from the director. Knowledge of DDC classification a plus.
  • Must be technologically savvy/comfortable with a knowledge of social media, especially FB, Zoom, & Microsoft Teams.  If not familiar with any of these, must be receptive to learning new things.  Familiarity with Canva & Beanstack is a plus!
  • Compiles, reviews, and interprets statistical data regarding use of youth services, primarily the Summer Reading Program whose stats are part of the Annual Survey which is compiled by the director.
  • Attends professional meetings, conferences, and training/continuing education as it applies to this position.
  • Must adopt a teamwork mindset as we will be working as a team.

Additional Info & Requirements

Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program required or near completion of said master’s degree.  Will consider second-year graduate students.

Experience working with children and teens highly preferred.

The Community

Small rural community in NW RI.

HR Info

Gretchen Hanley, Library Director.  Call library @ 401-568-6226 or my cell @401-369-4571.  Email:  ghanley@pascoaglibrary.org

Posted Apr 30, 2021