Librarian II (Children’s Services)

Cornwall NY, Orange County NY
Posted 2 months ago

The Cornwall Public Library is seeking a full-time Librarian II (Children’s Services) for our busy Youth Services Department.  37.5 hours per week at $50,000/year.

Plans, schedules, coordinates, and conducts programs for preschool, school-age, and young adults;

Plans, schedules, coordinates, and conducts programs for nursery and public school visits;

Operates computer systems to assist and instruct children and young adults with reference searches;

Assists in assessing needs and development of children’s collection to incorporate new material

into programs;

Prepares instructional and multi-media materials to ensure successful utilization of the library and its resources;

Evaluates the effectiveness of programs, makes recommendations, and prepares reports as required;

Performs online circulation, reservation, and overdue functions, updates records and provides interlibrary loan services;

Provides reference services and assistance to library users;

Performs system operation, maintenance, and backup for PC or online computer systems;

Uses computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendars, e-mail, and database software in performing work assignments;

May supervise non-professional staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree in Library Science or Library Information Science from a college or university accredited by The American Library Association or the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees.  some experience is preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a current New York State Public Librarian’s professional certificate at the time of application.  Must be eligible to take the Orange County Civil Service Librarian II Youth Services Exam (63430 Librarian II (Children’s Services).  The position will be provisional until the exam is taken and passed.

Send resume and letter of interest to Charlotte A. Dunaief, Director at:, or to Charlotte A. Dunaief, Director, 395 Hudson Street, Cornwall, NY 12518

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


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