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Children’s Librarian, Belmont Public Library, Belmont, MA

Description:

Are you or someone you know looking for an exciting opportunity in the Children’s room? This role provides assistance to children and adult patrons in use of all library resources including using the online catalog, databases, Internet, etc. Assists in collection development and program development, including story hours, reading clubs, outreach to area preschools and daycares, and other events. Maintains children’s web page; and assists with all matters related to Children’s Room circulation of materials. Must maintain knowledge of children’s technology and programming developments. Must be committed to providing high level of public service and maintaining an orderly and calm atmosphere in a very busy and recently renovated Children’s Room.

This full time, 35 hour per week, position is part of the Belmont Librarian’s Association Union. Appointment to this position is contingent on satisfactory results of a pre-employment physical exam, drug screening and CORI background check. The hourly pay range is $29.95 and includes a full benefit package, 4 weeks of vacation, and the opportunity for professional development. This job has been made available due to an internal promotion.

Qualifications:

Requires MLS with minimum of one year library & children’s programming experience, knowledge of children’s literature, automated library systems, and principles and practices of library work and information technology required.

How to Apply:

Please review the full Job Description on the Town of Belmont’s Human Resources job page here. Resumes with the Required Town of Belmont Application accepted at the HR Department, 455 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA 02478 or [email protected] or fax 617-993-2741. This position will be opened until March 29, 2021. The Town of Belmont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.