Youth Services Librarian

Rockland County NY, West Nyack NY
Posted 3 weeks ago

The West Nyack Free Library, a small but mighty association library located in Rockland County, NY seeks an energetic, innovative and dynamic professional to fill the position of full-time Youth Services Librarian with an opportunity for advancement available.  

The following list is a general outline of tasks and responsibilities and is not exhaustive: 

  • Plan, schedule and facilitate innovative and engaging youth programs including in-house programs, and/or hiring vendors, and managing invoice payments. 
  • Promotes programs and services in person and on-line. 
  • Engage in community outreach. 
  • Collection Development using professional journals to select and develop a balanced and well-used collection, that includes regular weeding, to meet the needs of the community. 
  • Assists with the management of library social media accounts with adherence to best practices for the youth department.  
  • Participates in professional development, and continuously improve skills and awareness of trends in library services.  
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications and Experience to include: 

  • An MLS from an accredited University. Library School students will be considered and are encouraged to apply. 
  • Experience working with children and families. 
  • Awareness of children’s literature and best practices in youth programming. 
  • Proficient in MS Office, Google Platforms, Adobe Creative Suite and/or other graphic design software programs like Canva. 
  • Exceptional organizational, time-management, verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Excellent customer service skills and experience working as part of a team.  
  • Knowledge of SirsiDynik Symphony/Workflows a plus.  

Salary: $57,000 annually for MLS.   

Schedule: 35 hours per week, includes one night per week, and one weekend per month. Benefits include PTO, Holiday, State Health Insurance contribution, Flexible Spending Plan, 403b Plan. 

Interested parties should send a cover letter and resume to Carmela Fiore, HR Assistant:  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.   

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