(Temporary) P-T Children’s Librarian, Fairfield Free Public Library, Fairfield
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:55 AM
We are looking for an energetic, highly motivated temporary part-time children’s librarian who believes in providing excellent customer service to children, teens, and parents. The successful candidate must be welcoming, hardworking, and knowledgeable about children’s literature and reader’s advisory, with experience developing and conducting children’s programming and storytime.

Skills Required:
  • MLS/MLIS (Master of Library Science Degree) from an ALA accredited library school or completion of 12 credits towards the degree;
  • Experience working with children and teenagers (birth – 12th grade) and parents;
  • Ability to provide reference, research, and reader’s advisory service;
  • Experience in collection development and ordering materials for children and teenagers; 
  • A hands-on, working knowledge of digital services;
  • Desire to work as a team and collaborate with co-workers on projects and programs;
  • Experience developing and conducting innovative programs, including summer reading;
  • Experience supervising library staff

Schedule: Temporary timeline: February 3, 2020 – July 2, 202028 hours per week, which includes every third Saturday and one evening per week. Starting Salary: Is commensurate with experience and meets NJLA minimum salary recommendation for MLS/MLIS holders


MLS or Library School Required:

Yes

Salary Meets NJLA Minimum:
Yes

Job Focus:
Part-Time
Temporary
Youth Services