Part Time Youth Services Librarian - Bronxville Public Library
Posted on February 14, 2018
The Bronxville Library is seeking an energetic youth services librarian for a part-time position in our bustling children’s room. This position reports to the Head of Youth Services and includes weekends and evenings as required.
Provides reference and reader’s advisory services and instruction to children and teenagers.
Plans, publicizes, and implements creative, fun, and educational children’s and teen programming.
Possesses an in-depth knowledge of teen and children’s literature.
Engages children and teens, lead groups, and communicate effectively to a variety of audiences and age levels.
Collection development, including ordering procedures, weeding, cataloging, classification, and record editing.
Possesses strong computer skills with the ability to use a variety of digital devices and e-resources.
Performs on-line database searches and search training.
Designs and produces public relations and library instruction materials.
Serves as a liaison in library services to area schools, libraries, and community organizations.
Maintains awareness of new developments and trends in the field through professional journals, workshops, conferences, and seminars.
Prepares statistical and/or narrative reports, memoranda, and correspondence.
Supervises the work of clerical, paraprofessional, and volunteer personnel in assigned tasks.
Enforces library rules and regulations, maintains a calm and pleasant room atmosphere.
Performs related duties as required.
Master’s Degree in Librarianship from an American Library Association accredited school, with a concentration in Children’s and/or Youth Services a plus.
Must be on the Westchester Civil Service List for Librarian I.
Demonstrated commitment to excellence in public service; experience with programming preferred.
Familiarity with SirsiDynix, Wordpress, MS Office, iOS, Kindle, or Android a plus.
Must submit to and successfully pass a criminal background investigation.