Monday, April 10, 2017

Young Adult Librarian, Pelham Public Library

Young Adult Librarian
Pelham Public Library, Pelham, NH

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The Pelham Public Library in Pelham, NH (pop. 12, 897) seeks a full time Young Adult Librarian.  This position, recently funded to full time with benefits, shows our commitment to the teens in our community.

A Masters in Library Science and a minimum of one year public library experience is required.  Experience working with young adults is crucial.  This can be in a library setting, a school, an
afterschool program or a summer program. 

Specialized education, training or experience “may” be substituted for part of the educational requirement.

Position overview:
  • Manage young adult print and non-print collections from selection through weeding.
  • Manage busy after school environment in the library’s Young Adult Area 
  • Plan, organize, promote and implement young adult programs year-round
  • Monitors trends and implementation of appropriate resources and apps for YA patrons
  • Experience with content management systems such as WordPress 
  • Facilitates social media outreach via various channels including Instagram and Facebook 
  • Provides direct patron support - predominantly to teens and children 
  • Facilitates school outreach and visits within local middle school and high school 
  • Recruits, trains and supervises young adult volunteers
  • Maintains a creative and engaging space for teens by creating interactive bulletin boards and book displays
Salary contingent upon experience: $40,000 - $43,000 with excellent Town benefits package.

Open until filled but application review will begin April 28, 2017.

Please submit a resumé and a writing sample promoting a Young Adult program to Irja Finn, Director at ifinn@pelhamweb.com