P-T Youth Services Librarian, Union City Public Library, Union City (04/2021)
Monday, April 19, 2021 08:52 AM

The Union City Public Library, Hudson County, is seeking a friendly, customer service-oriented, creative, highly motivated, and enthusiastic part-time librarian to join our active Youth Services Department that serves children and 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 children with book 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 their families
  • Conducting storytimes, craft 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 a letter of interest, resumes, and three references to Elena Tsomaeva, Library Director, at [email protected] Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

MLS or Library School Required:
Yes

Salary Meets NJLA Minimum:
Yes

Job Focus:
Part-Time
Youth Services