P-T Youth Services Librarian, Union City Public Library, Union City
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:51 AM
The Union City Public Library, Hudson County, is seeking a friendly, customer service oriented creative, energetic, highly motivated, and enthusiastic part-time librarian to join our active Youth Services Department that serves children from infants through middle school as well as teens in a diverse urban community of 65,000+.

Duties include but not limited to:
  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Supporting children with homework assignments
  • Assisting patrons with books selection
  • Answering reference questions of varying difficulty and explaining the use and availability of reference sources in all appropriate formats
  • Instructing in the effective use of electronic resources for finding information
  • Planning and facilitating creative library programs for children and teens
  • Conducting storytimes, crafts programs, and other activities
  • Hosting teen programs and activities as needed
  • Fostering early childhood literacy and supporting family literacy
  • Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with community organizations, schools, and the public
  • Planning and providing outreach activities to schools and community organizations
  • Supervising clerical staff and volunteers, as needed
QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:
  • Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program
  • NJ Professional Librarian’s Certificate
  • Experience working with children or teens
  • Familiarity with children's literature
  • Ability to communicate clearly, courteously, and effectively with library patrons and staff
  • Fluency in Spanish is highly desirable but not required
Please email resume to Elena Tsomaeva at: [email protected]


MLS or Library School Required:

Yes

Salary Meets NJLA Minimum:
Yes

Job Focus:
Part-Time
Youth Services