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Head of Children's Dept. Posting & Description - Great Neck Library

June 10, 2021 3:21 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

The Great Neck Library seeks a creative, detail oriented, service driven department head. This individual will supervise a very active, culturally diverse, children's library, including a current staff of three fulltime and four part-time librarians. The ideal candidate will develop, recommend and implement new and diverse children's programs and services that fit our community; prepare annual budgets and staffing requirements; function as a person-in-charge on scheduled nights and weekends. Excellent interpersonal, communication and professional skills are a must. This position reports directly to the Assistant Director.

Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Staff Scheduling

  • Material Ordering

  •  Conducting Programs and Special Events

  •  Outreach

  •  Other tasks as delegated by Assistant Director

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MLS from ALA accredited college or university;

  • Minimum of five (5) years professional librarian experience;

  • Minimum of three (3) years Children’s Librarian 

  • New York State Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate required at time of employment

  • Thorough knowledge of library service to children, administrative practices, and materials selection;

  • Ability to grasp users' needs quickly and accurately;

  • Ability to train and supervise library staff;

  • Ability to analyze and evaluate situations, and make constructive suggestions for improvement of services;

  • Ability to utilize and recommend materials in a variety of formats (print, electronic, audiovisual) 

  • Familiarity with use of computers in a library setting. 

Schedule: Full time-35 hours/week, Includes evenings and Saturdays; Sundays on a voluntary basis

Starting Salary Range:

The minimum starting salary is $68,000 with full benefit package commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Reply with resume, cover letter, and references by 06/22/2021:

Employment

Great Neck Library

159 Bayview Ave.

Great Neck, NY  11023

employment@greatnecklibrary.org

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The Great Neck Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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