Head of Youth Services
Description: The Shelter Island Public Library is seeking a passionate and experienced Youth Services Librarian to manage a small youth services department. The successful candidate must be personable, knowledgeable about children's and teen literature, a committed team player and enthusiastic about providing excellent library service. Responsibilities: The successful candidate must enjoy interacting with children, teens and parents, be creative and innovative in program planning, promotion and implementation, comfortable with providing remote services and proficient in utilizing technology. The candidate must be able adhere to a budget with respect to program costs and children's and teen collection development. Interaction with the schools and other community groups is a required part of the job. We are seeking a candidate who is flexible and willing to pitch in to meet the various needs of the patrons and the library.
Qualifications: ALA accredited MLS or equivalent. Knowledge of traditional library services, emerging technologies and social media is required. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills are essential.
Salary commensurate with experience. This is a full-time position with some evening and Saturday shifts required.
To be considered, please respond by July 15, 2020. Cover letter, resume and three references should be emailed to:
Terry Lucas, Director Shelter Island Public Library email@example.com
37 North Ferry Road, PO Box 2016 Shelter Island, NY 11964
631-749-0042 · firstname.lastname@example.org