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

February 12, 2020 4:23 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, 4 -9 p.m. Wednesday, 5 – 9 p.m. or 2-6 p.m. and Thursdays from 1- 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, February 28, 2020
Celine Lieffrig
Head of Children’s Services
Amityville Public Library
clieffrig@amityvillepubliclibrary.org
19 John Street 
Amityville, NY 11701
Phone: (631)-264-0567
Fax: (631)-264-2006   

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

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