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Teen Services Librarian - Longwood Public

September 01, 2021 12:06 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

The Longwood Public Library is seeking a creative and enthusiastic librarian to join the staff of our Teen Services Department!  The successful candidate will possess the unique qualities needed to work with teens in a busy public library, including but not limited to:  intellectual curiosity, a strong interest in working with teens, exceptional group management skills, a sense of humor, empathy and patience. 

Duties: 

  • Providing assistance and reader’s advisory to teens at the Reference Desk.
  • Planning programs and community service opportunities designed to encourage the use of the library by teens.  Our part-time librarians are an integral part of our Teen Services Department and we encourage them to propose and facilitate crafts, activities and events throughout the year.  We need you to bring your ideas to the table and be willing to try new things!
  • Assisting with our three different Battle of the Books programs.  We love Battle of the Books here at Longwood and expect all of our Teen Services Librarians to be actively involved with this program by reading potential titles throughout the year, writing practice questions and coaching our various teams. 
  • Knowledge of current literature for teens and the willingness to read YA books on an ongoing basis to remain current. 

Qualifications: 

  • MLS from an ALA accredited library school or enrollment in a Library Science program 

Schedule:

Maximum of 17.5 hours per week which will include daytime and evening hours and a weekend rotation.  

Salary:  

Librarian Trainee $24.50 per hour

Librarian:  $27.50 per hour

Interested candidates should email a resume with two references and cover letter along with a completed LPL application available on our website: longwoodlibrary.org by Monday, September 20, 2021to:

Jan Miller

Teen Services Department Head

janmill@longwoodlibrary.org

Long Island Library Resources Council
627 N. Sunrise Service Road
Bellport NY, 11713
Phone: (631) 675-1570
info@lilrc.org

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