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Full-Time Children's and Teen Programming Librarian, Rockville Public Library, Vernon, CT

The Rockville Public Library seeks a dynamic, driven, and creative professional librarian to fill the newly-created, full-time children's and teen programming librarian position. Serving both our bustling children's room and teen area, the successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in programming development and implementation, community outreach and engagement, and up-to-date knowledge of youth reading trends.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Strong knowledge of library services provided in a public library setting; strong knowledge of library principles and practices, thorough knowledge of library programming; knowledge of community reading interests, books, authors and other general literature and reference materials. Thorough knowledge of computers used in a public library. Excellent customer service skills; strong oral and written communication skills; excellent organizational skills. Critical thinking skills with the ability to draw conclusions or approaches to problems to implement solutions; ability to foster relationships and deal effectively with employees and the general public. Ability to work independently and in a team. Ability to develop and implement library programs. Ability to follow and give written and oral instructions; ability to administer policies and procedures and explain them; ability to be in charge of library during some shifts; ability to supervise staff. Must be computer proficient with the ability to learn software programs specific to the job. Ability to use standard office equipment. Ability to work evenings and weekends. A Police background check will be required.

Experience & Training: Master's degree in Library Science from an accredited institution, with at least two (2) years in professional library experience, and some supervisory experience. Strong knowledge of automated library systems. Any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of this position.
Full/Part Time: Full Time

Education: MLS/Masters

Salary: Starts at $48, 318.00 with step increases starting at 6 months

Closing Date: 8/31/19

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