Monday, November 27, 2017

Teen Librarian, Stevens Memorial Library, North Andover (MA)

Town​ ​Of​ ​North​ ​Andover

Job​ ​Posting:​ ​Teen​ ​Librarian

The​ ​Stevens​ ​Memorial​ ​Library​ ​seeks​ ​to​ ​fill​ ​a​ ​part-time​ ​(18-hours​ ​a​ ​week)​ ​Teen​ ​Librarian​ ​position.

ESSENTIAL​ ​JOB​ ​FUNCTIONS​:
  • Works​ ​with​ ​the​ ​Adult,​ ​Teen​ ​and​ ​Reference​ ​(ATR)​ ​Services​ ​Librarian​ ​to​ ​develop​ ​and​ ​implement​ ​a variety​ ​of​ ​programs​ ​and​ ​services​ ​including​ ​book​ ​discussions,​ ​summer​ ​reading​ ​events​ ​and​ ​activities,​ ​etc. 
  • Performs​ ​various​ ​tasks​ ​requiring​ ​a​ ​broad​ ​knowledge​ ​of​ ​teen​ ​/​ ​young​ ​adult​ ​literature,​ ​bibliographic sources​ ​and​ ​principles​ ​of​ ​information​ ​delivery​ ​and​ ​services​ ​to​ ​teens​ ​/​ ​young​ ​adults. 
  • Provides​ ​reference​ ​and​ ​readers’​ ​advisory​ ​services​ ​to​ ​teens​ ​/​ ​young​ ​adults,​ ​parents,​ ​teachers​ ​and caregivers. 
  • Effectively​ ​uses​ ​and​ ​promotes​ ​the​ ​library’s​ ​collections​ ​and​ ​electronic​ ​resources​ ​and​ ​assists​ ​the​ ​ATR Services​ ​Librarian​ ​with​ ​teen​ ​/​ ​young​ ​adult​ ​collection​ ​development​ ​in​ ​all​ ​formats. 
  • Maintains​ ​a​ ​working​ ​knowledge​ ​of​ ​library​ ​resources​ ​and​ ​an​ ​awareness​ ​of​ ​new​ ​resources​ ​and technologies. 
  • Provides​ ​excellent​ ​customer​ ​service​ ​to​ ​the​ ​public​ ​in​ ​person​ ​and​ ​over​ ​the​ ​phone​ ​and​ ​interprets​ ​library services​ ​and​ ​policies​ ​to​ ​patrons​ ​in​ ​a​ ​clear,​ ​consistent​ ​and​ ​courteous​ ​manner. 
  • Actively​ ​participates​ ​in​ ​staff​ ​development​ ​and​ ​training​ ​opportunities​ ​when​ ​appropriate​ ​and​ ​embraces opportunities​ ​to​ ​learn​ ​in​ ​a​ ​changing​ ​environment.
MINIMUM​ ​QUALIFICATIONS​ ​FOR​ ​PERFORMING​ ​ESSENTIAL​ ​JOB​ ​FUNCTIONS​:
  • Proficiency​ ​in​ ​current​ ​and​ ​emerging​ ​trends​ ​in​ ​library​ ​technologies​ ​(equipment​ ​and​ ​their​ ​applications). 
  • Commitment​ ​to​ ​excellent​ ​customer​ ​service​ ​with​ ​demonstrated​ ​enthusiasm,​ ​patience​ ​and​ ​flexibility​ ​when working​ ​with​ ​teens​ ​/​ ​young​ ​adults. 
  • Knowledge​ ​of​ ​search​ ​techniques​ ​using​ ​print​ ​and​ ​electronic​ ​resources​ ​and​ ​an​ ​ability​ ​to​ ​instruct​ ​others​ ​in their​ ​use. 
  • Experience​ ​using​ ​a​ ​library​ ​automated​ ​system​ ​and​ ​programs;​ ​office​ ​applications​ ​such​ ​as​ ​word​ ​processing, spreadsheets,​ ​and​ ​presentations;​ ​social​ ​media​ ​and​ ​web​ ​development​ ​resources. 
  • Ability​ ​to​ ​create​ ​positive​ ​working​ ​relationships​ ​and​ ​collaborate​ ​successfully​ ​with​ ​co-workers;​ ​ability​ ​to communicate​ ​effectively​ ​verbally​ ​and​ ​in​ ​writing. 
  • High​ ​degree​ ​of​ ​flexibility​ ​and​ ​ability​ ​to​ ​multi-task​ ​and​ ​frequently​ ​change​ ​focus​ ​in​ ​order​ ​to​ ​meet​ ​the varying​ ​needs​ ​of​ ​library​ ​users​ ​and​ ​the​ ​dynamic​ ​needs​ ​of​ ​public​ ​library​ ​service. 
  • Experience​ ​in​ ​planning​ ​and​ ​presenting​ ​teen​ ​/​ ​young​ ​adult​ ​programs.
MINIMUM​ ​REQUIREMENTS​:
Education: Master’s​ ​Degree​ ​in​ ​Library​ ​Science​ ​(MLS)​ ​or​ ​Library​ ​and​ ​Information​ ​Science​ ​(MLIS)​ ​from an​ ​American​ ​Library​ ​Association​ ​accredited​ ​library​ ​school​ ​or​ ​Bachelor’s​ ​Degree​ ​with​ ​course work​ ​toward​ ​the​ ​degree.
Experience: Work​ ​experience​ ​in​ ​public​ ​library​ ​setting​ ​with​ ​teen​ ​/​ ​young​ ​adult​ ​patrons​ ​preferred.

Physical​ ​Requirements​:​ ​​ ​Performs​ ​duties​ ​under​ ​typical​ ​library​ ​conditions.​ ​​ ​Position​ ​requires​ ​frequent physical​ ​effort,​ ​such​ ​as​ ​carrying​ ​books​ ​(20-30​ ​lbs),​ ​pushing​ ​book​ ​carts​ ​(up​ ​to​ ​150​ ​lbs),​ ​bending,​ ​stretching, grasping,​ ​etc.​ ​to​ ​retrieve​ ​library​ ​materials.​ ​​ ​Able​ ​to​ ​view​ ​computer​ ​screens​ ​for​ ​extended​ ​time​ ​periods​ ​and able​ ​to​ ​operate​ ​computers,​ ​telephones,​ ​photocopiers,​ ​printers​ ​and​ ​other​ ​office​ ​equipment.

Schedule:​ ​​18​ ​hours​ ​a​ ​week​ ​including​ ​at​ ​least​ ​1​ ​evening​ ​and​ ​regular​ ​weekend​ ​(Saturday​ ​9am-5pm​ ​and Sunday​ ​12:30-5pm)​ ​in​ ​rotation​ ​from​ ​Labor​ ​Day​ ​through​ ​Memorial​ ​Day. Compensation:

Rate: 
Librarian​ ​I​ ​(S-10)​ ​​ ​$20.24​ ​-​ ​$24.23​ ​in​ ​8​ ​steps;​ ​coursework​ ​in​ ​an​ ​MLS​ ​degree​ ​program
Librarian​ ​I​ ​(S-11)​ ​​ ​$21.26​ ​-​ ​$25.46​ ​in​ ​8​ ​steps;​ ​coursework​ ​in​ ​an​ ​MLS​ ​degree​ ​program
Librarian​ ​I​ ​(S-12)​ ​​ ​$22.10​ ​-​ ​$26.46​ ​in​ ​8​ ​steps;​ ​MLS​ ​degree

Position​ ​is​ ​subject​ ​to​ ​the​ ​terms​ ​and​ ​conditions​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Town​ ​of​ ​North​ ​Andover’s​ ​​AFSCME​ ​-​ ​Professional Librarians​​ ​collective​ ​bargaining​ ​agreement: (http://www.townofnorthandover.com/Pages/NAndoverMA_WebDocs/lm1316.pdf)

Deadline:​ ​​ ​​Anyone​ ​interested​ ​in​ ​the​ ​above​ ​position​ ​​must​ ​email​​ ​a​ ​cover​ ​letter​ ​and​ ​resume​ ​to:

Kathleen​ ​Keenan,​ ​Library​ ​Director
c/o​ ​Karen​ ​Consoli​ ​at​ ​KConsoli@NorthAndoverMA.gov

Position​ ​is​ ​available​ ​immediately.
Position​ ​is​ ​open​ ​until​ ​filled​.

The Town of North​ Andover is​ an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.