Milltown Public Library is hiring a Youth and Adult Services Librarian.

Duties include:

  • developing and participating in programs for children ages 0 -18 and their families
  • selecting material for and maintaining the children’s and teen collections
  • creating adult programming events both virtual and on-site
  • providing customer service
  • assisting with technology for people of all ages
  • collaborating with the local school to coordinate events and activities

Knowledge, Abilities & Skills:

  • Knowledge of children’s literature and child development
  • Knowledge of library skills and operations
  • Plan, develop and execute programming for children and adults
  • Attention to detail and good problem-solving
  • Troubleshoot technology with patrons using the libraries’ equipment such as computers, copy machine as well as the patron’s phone, iPad, etc.
  • Update and create web site & Facebook pages
  • Create marketing materials including posters, flyers and newspaper articles
  • Front desk responsibilities include checking in & out materials, registering patrons, collecting fines, answering questions, etc.
  • Shelve library materials as needed
  • Create library displays.  Choose material for displays & create marketing piece to advertise the display.
  • General office experience

This position is for 29 hours per week with rotating Saturdays once a month in the library building. Wage is $14 – $15 per hour. Bending/twisting and reaching is required as well as the ability to lift and carry 30 pounds or more.  This position reports to the Library Director.

Desired characteristics:

  • Flexible in scheduling hours.
  • Creative, enthusiastic and team oriented.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Communicate effectively ideas and information in written and verbal form

Qualifications:

  • BA in Library Science, Education, Early Learning or similar degree
  • Prior service with a library system
  • Experience working with children & adult programming
  • Proficient with web site design & social media

Email Director at bonnie@milltownpubliclibrary.org