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Children's Librarian, Cora J. Belden Library, Rocky Hill, CT

The Cora J. Belden Library (Rocky Hill) seeks an experienced Children's Librarian for their busy Children's Department.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Planning and conducting innovative children's programs;
  • Developing and maintaining the children's print and media collections;
  • Engaging in outreach to schools, daycares, and other community organizations

Ideal applicant must possess the following qualifications: 

  • ALA accredited Master's degree in Library and Information Studies
  • Several years of professional experience as a librarian, with experience in youth services
  • Strong organizational and communications skills
  • Strong track record of creating and presenting engaging, hands-on and innovative programs for children that will spark literacy, a desire to learn new things, and a love of reading
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and ensure that tasks are completed accurately and on time
  • Strong computer and technology skills as well as a strong commitment to warm and welcoming public service 

This position is part of the UE Local #222 - CILU/CIPU #39 union contract.

Salary range will be commensurate with experience (see Appendix A of collective bargaining agreement). Effective 7/1/2018, the range is from $30.47 to $39.92 per hour.

Hours will be in accordance with the union contract (40 hours per week, including one evening per week and a Saturday rotation). You may view the collective bargaining agreement online at:

Interested applicants must submit each of the following: (1) A resume; (2) A letter of interest which demonstrates how you meet the qualifications; and (3) A completed Town of Rocky Hill application.

Please submit all application materials to Human Resources, ATTN: Camille Gilbert ( via electronic mail.

Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, January 11, 2019. Please be advised that finalists will be required to undergo a comprehensive background, financial, and/or criminal investigation. The Town of Rocky Hill is an EEO/AA Employer and complies with the ADA. 


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