Adult Services Librarian

Part-Time
Rockland County NY, Valley Cottage NY
Posted 3 weeks ago

Valley Cottage Library, located in a nearby suburb of NYC, is a renowned community resource serving the 23,000 residents of the Nyack School District. We are seeking a reliable, customer service oriented librarian for a part-time position in our busy Adult Services Department.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastically focused on public service, with a patron-centric mindset, have knowledge of current methods and practices of librarianship, and the ability to help and communicate with patrons of all ages and abilities.

Minimum qualifications:

· Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program

· NYS Public Librarian Certificate

· Experience with the SirsiDynix Symphony ILS or Koha ILS preferred

· Proven mastery of Microsoft Office

· Demonstrated ability providing readers advisory and reference services

· Strong knowledge of mobile technology, eBooks and digital platforms

· Ability to communicate and teach concepts both simple and complex to a varied audience

Responsibilities include:

· Providing excellent reference service across formats and front-line Information Desk coverage

· Providing technology assistance and instruction in the use of online library resources

· Readers advisory in support of areas of patron interest

· Collection development within defined collections of adult material

· Enforces the policies and procedures of the Library

· Acts as Person-in-Charge as designated by the Chain of Command

This is a part-time position which includes Wednesday evenings 5pm-9pm and the fourth Saturday of each month 9:45am-5pm. The hourly rate is $29/hour.

If you possess a passion to work in a team-based and customer-focused environment that strives to provide excellent services to the community at large, apply now!

A completed employment application is required and can be obtained at www.valleycottagelibrary.org/jobs-at-vcl. Please email the completed application, a resume and cover letter highlighting your experience to the attention of Ashley Maraffino, Assistant Director at vclsearchcommittee@rcls.org.

Applications will be accepted until February 19, 2024.

Valley Cottage Library is an equal opportunity employer.

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