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  • Youth & Teen Services Librarian
  • Youth & Teen Services Librarian (full time)

    Reminder: Deadline is September 12, 2021
    Posting Date: August 12, 2021
    Closing Date: September 12, 2021
    Reports to: Head of Youth Services
    Position Available: Immediately

    We are currently accepting applications for a full-time Youth & Teen Services Librarian committed to providing high quality library service to children, tweens and teens. The successful candidate will primarily serve as a youth librarian and assist with teen services as needed.

    Summary: Under the direction of the Head of Youth Services, the Youth & Teen Services Librarian develops programs, services and collections for young people including babies, children, tweens, teens, their caregivers, teachers and adults who work with them. Provides reference and readers’ advisory services utilizing print, A/V and electronic resources. Collaborates with staff throughout the library to develop and implement programming, partnerships and other projects that enhance the library’s image in the community.

    Education and Experience:

    1. Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program.
    2. 1-2 years of professional library youth/teen services or equivalent experience.
    3. Successful experience presenting developmentally appropriate programs for young people
    4. Good working knowledge of Windows-based computers, the Internet, database searching, automated library systems, downloadable/streaming resources and social media.

    Schedule: Full time, 40 hours per week, including days, nights and weekends.
    Union: Westland Library Union SEIU Local 517M (Non-Supervisory)
    Salary: Starting at $20.00 per hour
    Benefits: Health, dental, optical and life insurance, vacation, personal time and paid holidays. Employer contribution toward retirement benefits.

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    Please submit a completed application, along with a cover letter and resume to:

    Sherri West
    HR Assistant
    6123 Central City Parkway
    Westland MI 48185
    sherri.west@westlandlibrary.org
    Fax: 734-326-3634

    This library is an EEO Employer.

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