Head of Children’s Services (Bedford, NH)

 The Bedford Public Library is seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic and creative individual to lead our Children’s Services department. We are a busy, customer-service oriented library with over 950 children who participate in our Summer Reading Program. We are seeking a friendly person who enjoys working with children and their caregivers, has a collaborative leadership style and is dedicated to innovative programming and strong community partnerships. 

Duties include: training, supervising, and scheduling all youth services staff; providing library programming (including story times and after-school programs for youth); participating in patron services; marketing and promotion of library classes and events; outreach to local schools, preschools, and other organizations; participating in professional development opportunities; departmental budget management; and collection maintenance and development.  Must be able to work independently and as part of the team. Represents the library to the community at large.  This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position including one evening each week and one weekend day per month in rotation.

Qualifications: A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an accredited college or university or equivalent graduate degree or any combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Three years of progressive professional library experience required, including services to children and one year in a supervisory capacity or equivalent.

Hourly wage range: $19.51 – $28.35 with excellent benefits.

Closing Date for Résumés: April 16, 2018.

Send résumé, cover letter & 3 professional references to: Mary Ann C. Senatro, Director, Email: msenatro@bedfordnh.org

Bedford Public Library, 3 Meetinghouse Rd. Bedford, NH   03110

Complete job description and more information at www.bedfordnhlibrary.org