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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Employment Opportunity: Youth Services Librarian

Belfast Free Library Entrance in Summer

 

 

City of Belfast

Belfast Free Library

Position Opening

 Join us as the new Youth Services Librarian at the Belfast Free Library.  Play an important role in an active, well supported public library.  Inspire children to a lifelong love of reading and learning.  Come to beautiful Belfast by the bay--a thriving, culturally vibrant small city on the Maine coast.

Qualifications for this position include:

 

            --ALA/MLS degree

            --Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

            --Experience working with children, preferably in a public library

            --Strong public service orientation

            --Extensive knowledge of children’s literature

            --Familiarity with and ability to use current technology, including e-books

            --Eagerness to learn and try new ideas

            --Experience with developing library programming

 

Essential duties include:

            --Collection development

            --Planning and implementing enlightening, fun programs for youth

            --Incorporating technology into children’s services

            --Publicizing and promoting children’s services within the community

            --Working with current staff to develop programs for teens

            --Readers advisory

            --Checking material in and out and assisting with other circulation tasks

            --Shelving books and other items

 

Position is full-time.   Current beginning rate of pay starts at $19.39 per hour, plus benefits.

 

            The City of Belfast is an EEO employer.  Applications can be obtained online at http://cityofbelfast.org/jobs.aspx, by contacting the Belfast Free Library, 106 High St., Belfast, ME 04915, or by calling 338-3884 for further information.  Application deadline:  July 9, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.

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