Teen Room Information Specialist

Full-Time
Washingtonville NY
Posted 4 weeks ago

FT Teen Room Information Specialist 

$19.00/hour (for paraprofessional) – $22.00/hour (for individual w/ MLIS degree)  

Hours: Monday-Thursday 1-8pm; Friday 11-6pm; May include some weekend hours 

The Moffat Library of Washingtonville, a public library located in the village of Washingtonville in Orange County, New York and serving a population of 24,000 residents, is seeking a dependable person to work in our active Teen department at our recently renovated historic landmark building.   

Duties include: 

  • Maintaining a calm library environment within the Room, which is used by students in 6th-12th grades 
  • Assisting teens and parents in use of resources in the Teen Room including book selection, researching information, computer usage 
  • Assisting Youth Services Head with purchasing and collection development of teen collections  
  • Assisting Youth Services Head with developing and leading teen programs 

Qualifications: 

  • Experience supervising and working with teens 
  • Good knowledge of teen literature, teen development, & programming  
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Library or school experience/degree preferred 
  • Students currently studying for their Masters in Library & Information Science or Teaching degrees are encouraged to apply 
  • Must be reachable on the OC Civil Service list of eligibles by time of appointment 

Benefits: 

  • NYS Retirement System 
  • Health Insurance 
  • Paid Time off 

     Submit cover letter & resume to Carol McCrossen, Director @: cmccrossen@rcls.org with “Teen Room Specialist Position” noted in subject line by August 8, 2022

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