[Michlib-l] Part-time Youth Librarian Position available at the Orion Township Public Library

Joyce Becker jbecker at orionlibrary.org
Wed Apr 1 10:34:30 EDT 2015

Position Available
Part-time Youth Services Librarian
Orion Township Public Library

Position:              Youth Librarian Part-time
                                25 hours/wk, includes evening and weekend hours
Department:      Youth Services
Salary:                  $18.70-$24.62/hr.

Primary Job Duties:
Assist the Head of Youth Services in providing service to children and caregivers, including youth reference, programming, readers' advisory and collection development and maintenance

Required Qualifications:

*         MLS from an ALA accredited library school or minimum of 18 credit hours with concentration in youth services

*         Public library experience in youth services preferred

*         Knowledge of library materials, reference service, youth literature, readers' advisory

*         Ability to develop creative learning programs for infants through age 12

*         Demonstrated knowledge of emergent literacy and brain development in children

*         Skills in working with community agencies serving children and their caregivers, including local schools

*         Emphasis in public service with strong ability to speak and write effectively

*         Ability to work independently and take initiative in developing services and programs

*         Ability to effectively use and teach current technology to patrons of all ages

*         Skilled in searching automated catalog, Internet, and library databases

*         Excellent Microsoft Office and other computer skills

*         Ability to promote and maintain effective relationships with other staff and to work in a team environment

*         Strong organizational and time management skills

Dates:   Deadline for applications is Monday, April 20, 2015

Apply To:             Joyce Becker
                                Orion Township Public Library
                                825 Joslyn Road
                                Lake Orion, MI 48362
Electronic submissions accepted, send to: jbecker at orionlibrary.org

Please submit an application, cover letter, and resume. The application is available at: http://orionlibrary.org/library-employment/.
 This is an at-will position.

Orion Township Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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