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 Check, PA Criminal Record Check and PA Child Abuse History Clearance and a 10 year Driving record are required upon offer of employment.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Candidates of interest will be contacted to schedule an interview. No phone calls please.