Smyth Public Library seeking Youth Services Librarian

The Smyth Public Library is looking for an energetic and engaging team player to fill the position of Youth Services Librarian.  

Title: Library Assistant / Youth Services Librarian

Description: Smyth Public Library in Candia, located 10 miles northeast of Manchester, open 36 hours per week with a staff of three, and serving a population of 4,000, offers a part-time position responsible for all youth aspects of a small public library. Duties include development of children’s programming, including storytime and the Summer Reading Program, as well as general children’s services including management of children’s book, audio, and video collections; Creating flyers and other publicity materials for children’s programing; Act as a liaison with local schools.

Qualifications and Skills: Knowledge of children’s literature, Microsoft Office and automated integrated library systems. Good written and verbal communications skills. Ability to interact well with both children and adults in a public library setting.

About 10-15 hours, primarily afternoons and evenings, and alternate Saturdays. Individual to report to the Director. Our library features a large children’s room and unique teen area.

Qualifications: Educated, organized, articulate, open-minded, customer-service inspired, with library work experience. Capable of independent operation of the library in the absence of the director. Avid reader. Some flexibility with regard to work schedule. Genuine desire and ability / experience serving children. Comfortable and familiar with locating appropriate library resources, operating automated library circulation systems, Internet, and other computer applications. Above all, individual to be personable and friendly, and committed to providing a quality library experience each day to each of our patrons.

Closing Date: Until filled.

Salary: Commensurate with education, experience and ability

Address: Send resume and references to Heidi Deacon, Director, (librarian@smythpl.org) Smyth Public Library, 55 High Street, Candia, NH 03034.

Website: www.smythpl.org

Source: Smyth Public Library

Category: Employment/ Volunteer

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