Full Time Youth Services Librarian
The Livingston Public Library is seeking a dynamic, creative, and highly motivated individual to be part of the Youth Services department. Our library is a central component of daily life in a diverse, family-oriented community of 29,000 whose schools are rated as among the highest in New Jersey. The purpose of this position is to provide library services to youth, to their families, and to adults working with youth; promote love of literature; encourage engagement in STEAM learning; and to promote information literacy for youth. As a member of the Youth Services’ team in an innovative and conscientious Library, this position requires expertise in forward facing customer service and youth program delivery. The right candidate for this job will be savvy in early literacy, play-based learning, and youth and young adult literature.
Given the current conditions of delivering library services during the COVID-19 public health emergency, the successful candidate will demonstrate flexibility, creativity, and confidence in designing and delivering both virtual and in-person programs and services. We are seeking a flexible Youth Services Librarian who believes in providing excellent customer service to children, teens, parents, caregivers, as well as the Livingston community.
About this role:
An ALA accredited MLS, relevant library experience. Students enrolled in an MLIS program who have completed 50% or more of their coursework will be considered.
Salary scale to commensurate with experience and NJLA recommendations. We offer excellent benefits. Schedule includes a Thursday night and rotating weekend. The successful applicant will complete a background check and drug screening. Must be able to lift and/or push 25 to 40lbs.
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Applications will be accepted until March 8, 2021. Only candidates of interest will be contacted by the Library.
Sharon Rawlins, MLS, she/her/hers
Youth Services Specialist for Lifelong Learning
NJ State Library
185 West State St.
P.O. Box 520
Trenton, NJ 08625-0520
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609-278-2640 ext. 116
609-278-2650 – fax
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