Children and Teen Services Librarian – Three-quarter Time

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Northland Public Library<http://www.northlandlibrary.org/>, a busy suburban library is seeking a skilled, enthusiastic and playful applicant for a Children & Teen Services Librarian position. The successful candidate will bring a commitment to fostering literacy in young children, an ability to respectfully engage children and families of all abilities and backgrounds, and a willingness to embrace the happy chaos of service to children & teens.

The candidate we hire will be planning and presenting programs for babies through teens both in-house and as part of our outreach team. Duties include reference desk work, reader’s advisory, collection development, and storytelling. An MLIS degree and a thorough knowledge of children’s literature are required for this position. Experience working in a preschool or elementary school setting is a plus. Ability to work comfortably with a diverse patron base is a necessity. Candidate must be comfortable working independently as well as functioning as part of a team.

This is a ¾ time non-exempt position (26.25 hours per week) with vacation and sick leave benefits. Annual salary starts at $25,266. Candidate must be available to work a flexible schedule that includes daytime, evening and weekend hours. Federal Criminal background Check<https://www.pa.cogentid.com/index_dpw.htm>, PA Criminal Record Check<https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp> and PA Child Abuse History Clearance<https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS> required upon offer of employment.

View full job description<http://www.northlandlibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/CATSLibrarianJobDescription.pdf> on our website<http://www.northlandlibrary.org/opportunities/> at: www.northlandlibrary.org<http://www.northlandlibrary.org>.

Candidates please submit an application<http://www.northlandlibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/EmploymentApp2015.pdf>? and resume to nplhumanresources@einetwork.net<mailto:nplhumanresources@einetwork.net>. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates of interest will be contacted to schedule an interview. No phone calls please.