Temporary P-T Children’s Librarian, Fairfield Free Public Library, Fairfield
Tuesday, March 03, 2020 12:00 PM

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 until July, 2020. 28 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.

To Apply: Reply with resume and cover letter to: Maureen Donohue, Library Director at [email protected], Fairfield Free Public Library, 261 Hollywood Avenue, Fairfield, NJ 07004. The Fairfield Free Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

MLS or Library School Required:
Yes 

Salary Meets NJLA Minimum:
Yes 

Job Focus:
Youth Services