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Part Time Children’s Librarian, or Trainee - Amityville Public Library

August 14, 2019 3:38 PM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

The Amityville Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic and energetic Part time Children’s Librarian, or Trainee for its Children’s Department 

Job Requirements:

  • The ability to work with parents and children from birth through Grade 6
  • Strong communication skills are needed to assist in reader’s advisory and reference help.
  • Familiarity with children’s literature
  • Creativity and ability to run children’s craft programs and or story times.

The position is up to 17 ½ hours per week with hours to include Tuesday’s, 1-5 p.m. Wednesday, 4 – 9 and Thursdays from 4- 9 p.m. This position will also include every third Saturday from 1 - 5 p.m. and some Sundays

Civil Service Requirements:

Trainee candidates must be currently enrolled in an ALA accredited library school and pursuing a certificate in Children’s Services in the Public Library with at least (3) credits completed in Children’s Literature or Public Library Services for Children.

Librarian I (Children’s Services) candidates must have a Master’s Degree in Library Science(MLS) or a Master of Science in Information Science (MSIS) from a library school that is accredited by the American Library Association or registered by the New York State Education Department, including or supplemented by a minimum of twelve (12) credits of course work in children’s services,  with at least three (3) credits in children’s literature.

Please e-mail resumes by Friday, September 6, 2019
Celine Lieffrig
Head of Children’s Services
Amityville Public Library

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

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