Northland Public Library – Children & Teen Services Librarian – Half-time

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Northland Public Library, 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, 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/information desk work, reader advisory, collection development, and storytelling. An MLIS degree from an ALA accredited program and a thorough knowledge of children & teen’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 half-time position (17.5 hours per week) with vacation and sick leave benefits. Annual salary starts at $17,808.70.  Candidate must be available to work a flexible schedule that includes daytime, evening and weekend hours. Federal Criminal Background CheckPA Criminal Record Check and PA Child Abuse History Clearance and a 10 year Driving record are required upon offer of employment.

View the full job description. Candidates please submit an application and resume to 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.