Part-Time Programming Librarian

Brewster NY
Posted 2 months ago

The Brewster Library in Brewster, NY is seeking an energetic and creative Part-Time (25-30 hours/week) Programming Librarian. MLS degree preferred, but we will consider the right candidate with a bachelor’s degree as a Librarian Trainee.

 Work with other programming staff to plan, promote, implement, and evaluate programs for patrons of all ages
 Help to maintain the library’s social media presence
 Recruit, train, and work with youth-oriented volunteers
 Work with local schools to introduce young people to the Library
 Identify opportunities to secure grants for programs
 Maintain statistics and develop reports

 Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited college or university program OR Bachelor’s degree and evidence of eligibility for acceptance in a graduate program, completion of which meets requirements of NYCRR Title 8, §90.7 to qualify the applicant for a New York State public librarian’s professional certificate
 At least one year of experience working with children and/or young adults in recreational, youth, park service, cultural or educational enrichment activities
 Fluency in the Spanish language preferred

A successful candidate for this position must have excellent customer service skills and be able to work with people of all ages and temperaments, be comfortable with computer and A/V technology and savvy with social media, and enjoy working as part of a team. A strong initiative and flexibility are essential. Must be able to work weekends and evenings as needed. This is a competitive Civil Service position, and may be a provisional appointment or a transfer. Salary starting at $24-$27 per hour, commensurate with experience. There is a possibility for this to become a full-time position in the future. Eligible for enrollment in the NYS retirement program.

About the Brewster Public Library:
The Brewster Library is situated in the Village of Brewster within the Town of Southeast, and serves a diverse population of about 18,000. We have recently undergone an expansion/renovation project, which included the addition of a beautiful new Community/Program Room. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, and the community is supportive of the library. If you would like to join our team, please send a resume and letter explaining why you think you would be a good fit for this position to Gina Loprinzo, Director, at The Brewster Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.

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