Youth Services Librarian (Essex Junction, VT)

Brownell Library in Essex Junction, VT seeks a collaborative, creative, inspired and professional Youth Librarian to join our team. This position directly oversees coordinating, developing, implementing and evaluating innovative services and collection development for infants through teens. Other responsibilities include supervision of support staff and volunteers, covering public desks, outreach to area organizations, department budget management, publicity, and assisting patrons with resources – both print and digital.

 Hours include some nights and weekends. Qualifications include: Masters in Library Science, plus three years of experience working with youth, preferably in a library environment, or a combination of education and experience desired. Supervisory experience preferred.

 The ideal candidate will demonstrate a desire to work with young people from infants to teens; be knowledgeable about current youth and teen issues; strive to learn emerging technologies; be able to work in a team-centered environment and must possess creativity, motivation, flexibility, imagination, enthusiasm and more to inspire the love of reading, lifelong learning and the exploration of ideas.
This position is full time with excellent benefits. Application forms available online at www.essexjunction.org/departments/employment/, at the Village Office or Brownell Library. Send application with resume and cover letter to Village of Essex Junction, 2 Lincoln Street, Essex Junction, VT 05452, oradmin@essexjunction.org.  Resume review will begin Feb. 23, 2018.  Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE.
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