[Michlib-l] Early Literacy Librarian posting GLADL

Lise Mitchell gladldirector at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 17:50:42 EDT 2018

Do you have a passion for getting little ones reading and making tired
parents smile?  Do you want to spend as much time outside of the library as
in the library meeting people and helping us motivate readers of all ages?
Are you tired of boring websites and want to be a part of making something
new and easier to use?

We would love to meet you!

*Early Literacy Librarian (Part-Time)*

The Grand Ledge Area District Library is a Class IV library in a thriving
suburb west of Lansing with a service population of 16,000 people and
annual operating budget of $750,000.  We want your ideas on how to enhance
our collections (90K items), draw new users to the library (70K annual
visitors), and create new readers (98K annual circulation).  Lots to do in
Grand Ledge and the greater Lansing area (music, plays, arts, river, parks)
and we love a parade!

*Major duties* include promoting early literacy to children and adults
throughout the library’s entire service area (on-site and off-site) through
programming, collection development, and digital services.   Also
responsible for assisting with website development and innovation to meet
patron’s changing informational needs.  See
http://grandledge.lib.mi.us/about-us/jobs for complete job description.

*QUALIFICATIONS:* Candidates should be innovative and enthusiastic; be able
to communicate effectively; know how to adapt to a fast-paced work
environment; enjoy collaboration; and be able to serve the public

·         Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited
institution, as well as experience in a public library environment.

*SALARY:*   $18.00 per hour  (negotiable based upon experience)

*HOURS:   24 hours per week*—schedule includes some evening hours.  In
addition, participate in weekend desk coverage on a monthly rotation.

*BENEFITS:* Limited benefits include annual paid personal time, life
insurance/disability package, holidays, and 1% matching 457 retirement plan

*SUBMIT:* Letter of interest, completed job application, contact
information for three professional references and resume.

*APPLY TO:*   Lise Mitchell, Library Director, Grand Ledge Area District
Library, 131 E. Jefferson, Grand Ledge, MI 48837,
grandledgelibrary.adm at gmail.com

*APPLICATION DEADLINE:*   Position open until filled

Lise Mitchell, Director
Grand Ledge Area District Library
131 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

gladldirector at gmail.com
517-622-3550 direct
517-627-7014 Library
517-627-6276 fax
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