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Full Time Librarian Trainee - Freeport Memorial Library

September 10, 2021 2:46 PM | Eliscia Cirrone (Administrator)

The Freeport Memorial Library located in the Village of Freeport, Nassau County, New York  is seeking a full-time Librarian Trainee. The Library serves an ethnically diverse population of  close to 40,000 people.  

Requirements: Candidate must be enrolled in an ALA-accredited institution. Spanish speaking a plus. Freeport resident preferred. Nassau County residency required. 

The ideal candidate will be a friendly, approachable, customer service orientated, forward thinking individual with an unshakable positive attitude. 

Skills and abilities should include: 

• Knowledge of and comfort with computer technology and on-line database systems. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

• Ability to think critically to understand the needs of library users. 

• Ability to function as a team member in the planning and implementation of projects. • Ability to work independently. 

• Tact and courtesy in dealing with staff and the public. 

Responsibilities include: 

• Providing reference and readers advisory services to library users of all ages, but  position is in the Youth Services Department. 

• Planning and implementing programming with a primary focus on Children’s and  Teen programs, including story time programs, class visits, book discussions, etc. • Developing and conducting innovative programs under the direction of the Head of  Youth Services. 

• Evaluation, acquisition, and selection of library materials. 

• Forming and maintaining positive work relationships with coworkers, library users and  community organizations. 

Two nights and every third Saturday availability is required.  

Starting salary range: $34,500 plus benefits. 

Email a cover letter and resume to: 

youthservices@freeportlibrary.info, 

Attn: Ms. Roseann Podias 

or  

Mr. Jason Velarde

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

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