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Librarian III (Spanish Speaking) Head of Children's Services - Ossining Public Library

Posted on May 15, 2019

Description

Do you have a passion for library services to children? Do you want to work for an award-winning public library serving an engaged, diverse community? We are looking for a community-focused, mission driven Librarian III (Spanish Speaking) to lead our Children’s Services Department. This position reports directly to the Library Director and oversees our busy Children’s Services department.

Responsibilities

Oversees all children’s programming, collection development, readers’ advisory, library technology, reference services, and community engagement. Works collaboratively with other departments, library administration, community groups, schools and other agencies. Manages and oversees the training and development of Children’s Services staff. Plans and evaluates collections, programs, and services for children. Provides leadership in developing new services, collections, and programs for children.

Qualifications

Possession of a Master’s Degree in Library Science from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association or recognized by the New York State Education Department as following acceptable educational practices AND at least four (4) years professional library experience subsequent to the MLS. Successful candidate must take and pass the Spanish oral proficiency exam prior to appointment. Successful candidate must ultimately be reachable on a Westchester County Civil Service Librarian III (Spanish Speaking) list of eligibles or otherwise eligible for appointment. Placement is subject to Westchester County Civil Service approval.

Compensation

$65,586 - $83,472, plus a competitive benefits package.

Location

Ossining, NY, USA

URL

www.ossininglibrary.org

To Apply

Please send an application (available on our website), resume, and cover letter to Karen LaRocca-Fels, Library Director, 53 Croton Ave, Ossining, NY 10562; [email protected]

Contact Information

Karen LaRocca-Fels, Library Director, 914-941-2416 ext. 333