[Michlib-l] Full-Time Teen Librarian Position

Tracy Bedford tracylouisebedford at gmail.com
Mon Apr 10 08:46:48 EDT 2017

Are you looking for a full-time job?  Are you interested in becoming part
of a fun-filled, enthusiastic, creative team?  Then look no further!  The
Clarkston Independence District Library is looking for a Full-Time Teen
Librarian!  Please check out the job description below and respond with a
resume and cover letter to bedfordt at cidlibrary.org before 5 pm on April
21st.  Thank you!

*Full-time Youth and Teen Services Librarian*

The Clarkston Independence District Library seeks a creative, enthusiastic
librarian to join a positive, team-oriented work environment to help meet
the needs of the young people, specifically teens, in the Clarkston

*Hours:*                 40 hours per week, includes some weekends and

*Salary:*                 $37,000 to $48,000 depending on qualifications
and experience

*Benefits:*             Health, dental, optical insurance; disability and
life insurance; vacation, sick and personal days; retirement plan.

*Primary Duties and Responsibilities*

•      Develop collections for teens

•      Collaborate with community organizations to promote library services

•      Design a variety of activities to promote the use of the library by
tweens and teens

•      Maintain and cultivate relationships with the public schools,
private schools and local teachers

•      Work with Head of Children’s and Teens services to update the Teen
Services portion of the website

•      Provide library outreach services to the local public and private

•      Assist with Youth Services Department programs for younger patrons
as needed

•      Assist patrons of all ages in obtaining information in a variety of

•      Provide readers’ advisory services to patrons of all ages

•      Instruct patrons individually and in small groups in the use of
library resources and equipment

*Required Qualifications*

•      MLIS from an ALA accredited institution

•      At least one year of experience working with teens and enthusiastic
commitment to teen services

•      Desire and ability to provide excellent customer service inside and
outside of the library

•      Strong organizational and planning skills with the ability to work
independently or as a team leader

•      Public library/information desk experience

•      Experience working with ILS, Polaris preferred

•      Collection development experience

•      Knowledge of popular print and audio-visual materials for teens

*Reports to:*        Head of Children’s and Teen Services

Please email resume and cover letter to bedfordt at indelib.org by April 21st
at 5 pm.  Thank you.

Tracy Bedford

Head of Children's and Teen Services

Clarkston Independence District Library

bedfordt at indelib.org
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