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FT Children’s Librarian, Ridgefield Library, Ridgefield, CT

Description:

The Ridgefield Library seeks an energetic, creative, detail-oriented team player to begin year-round full-time employment as the Children’s Services Librarian in our outstanding Children’s Services Department. Our ideal candidate will have a passion for serving children ages 0-12 and their families and caregivers. This position provides direct patron service through Readers’ Advisory and Reference Services assistance and instruction in Library resources; develops and leads original programming; supports Library programming and service initiatives; orders and maintains a significant portion of the Children’s collection; develops book lists and displays; maintains communication with the town’s Library Media Specialists; and supports the successful operation of the Children’s Services Department and the Library overall.

How to apply:

Physical requirements include ability to lift up to 40 pounds and ability to push and pull objects weighing up to 80 pounds on wheels. MLS or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience required. Starting salary range is $50,000 to $55,000 depending on experience with a generous benefits package including paid time off, health coverage, and 401K retirement plan with organizational matching. This is a full-time position scheduled for 35 hours per week, including some evening and weekend hours.  Detailed job description available here: https://ridgefieldlibrary.org/about-us/more-about-us/employment-opportunities/   Please email a meaningful cover letter and resume to Laura Zolotorofe, Administrative Assistant/Facilities Manager, [email protected]  Position open until filled.