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Full-Time Temporary Children’s Librarian

We’re seeking an enthusiastic and flexible candidate to fill a temporary full-time position in the Children’s/Teen Departments.  Under the supervision of the Head of Children’s & Teen Services, the candidate will plan, publicize, and conduct programs; provide reader’s advisory; assist patrons and perform other duties as related to children and teens. The candidate must have experience working collaboratively with others along with excellent communication skills and a commitment to serving the needs of young library users, their families, and caregivers. Knowledge of current technologies applicable to libraries is essential. Familiarity with Sierra/Encore a plus. This position is 35 hours per week and includes Saturdays and evenings. Salary is $25 per hour, no benefits.  Position duration is a minimum of 6 weeks.

Please send a resume, meaningful cover letter and a Town of Berlin application to the Office of the Town Manager, 240 Kensington Road, Berlin, CT. The position is open until filled. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required, MLS preferred; experience working with children in a library setting; familiarity with online research procedures and basic computer applications. Current MLS students are encouraged to apply!

Children’s & Teen Services Library Assistant

We’re accepting applications for the position of Children’s & Teen Services Assistant. Salary: $17.00 per hour, with no benefits. Hours: 14.5  per week.  We’re looking for a creative and enthusiastic individual to join our Children’s & Teen Services team. Primary responsibilities include providing service at the Children’s Reference Desk; programming for children and teens; promoting library use and services to children, teens, and caregivers; and processing of library materials. Excellent communication and technology skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office and social media, are required. Familiarity with Sierra/Encore a plus. The schedule is Mondays from 3-8 PM; Saturdays in rotation; other hours are flexible. When working a Saturday you’ll have a day off during the week.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and completed Town of Berlin Job Application to the Office of the Town Manager by 1:00 PM, Friday, September 13. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of two years of related experience working with children in a library setting required or the equivalent combination of education and experience. MLS students are encouraged to apply!