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Children's Specialist - Freeport Library

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$16.68/hourly
  • Posted Date:01/23/2018 8:00 AM

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university, and at least three years library experience is preferred in the areas of supervision, reference, collection development, community relations and children’s literature. JOB DESCRIPTION: Selects and maintains materials for children’s collection; weeds collection and monitors expenditures. Plans and coordinates children’s services and programs; presents multiple weekly programs. Plans and implements special summer reading program. Provides reference and reader’s advisory service including Internet searching

Develops a highly-visible public relations program for children’s services in the community, including schools and other organizations. Works with the Branch Librarian to develop budget request

Organizes and coordinates summer youth volunteer programs, attends bi-monthly children’s meetings. Maintains a current awareness of children’s literature and services. Identifies curriculum needs in the community; plans and provides services to meet these needs. Interprets and implements library policies and procedures for library users and staff; assumes supervisory responsibilities when assigned. Attends and participates in professional activities, conferences and committees. Maintains awareness in professional trends, methods and ethics. Performs other work as needed. HOURS: 40 hours per week (Saturdays and evenings as scheduled). SALARY: $34,685 annually. BENEFITS: The following standard County benefits apply: Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation & Sick Leave, Insurance & Retirement Programs. Opened until filled.

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