Thursday, June 8, 2017

Librarian Assistant - Children's, Limited Part-time, Wadleigh Memorial Library, Milford

Librarian Assistant – Children’s LPT

The Wadleigh Memorial Library of Milford, NH is currently recruiting for a Librarian Assistant (Limited Part/Time).

The Librarian Assistant-Children’s is a dynamic and dedicated individual with a genuine passion for and commitment to working with, engaging & inspiring children of all ages and their caregivers. In consultation with the Children’s Librarian, s/he plans and implements programs and administers children’s services in the absence of the Children’s Librarian. Must be energetic, organized, self-motivated and able to work with limited supervision in a busy environment. This position begins the week of August 20th.

Normal hours of duty: Range from 10-14 hours a week.

September-May: Sunday afternoons 12:45-5:15, Thursday evenings 2-7:30, 4 hours flexible between Children’s and Circulation departments.

June-August: Two Saturdays each month 8:45-1:15, Thursday evenings 2-7:30, other hours flexible between Children’s and Circulation.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and three to five years of recent experience in children’s library services or a related field. Possess excellent computer literacy, communications and customer service skills. Have knowledge of Children’s literature and programming. Demonstrated skills in storytelling and relating to children, especially pre-school children, and their parents. Must be able to communicate especially well with children and their caregivers, making them feel comfortable and welcome in the library. Should be self-motivated and able to work with limited supervision. Some artistic ability preferred.

Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis until the position is filled. A complete job description and application are available on the library’s website, Please forward applications and any supporting materials to:

Wadleigh Memorial Library
Attn: Betsy Solon, Director
49 Nashua Street
Milford, NH 03055

The Town of Milford’s Wadleigh Memorial Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer