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Part-time Teen Librarian, Boyden Library, Foxborough, MA

Description:

The Boyden Library is seeking an independent, reliable, and enthusiastic part-time Teen Librarian to serve as a key player in the daily functioning of the library.

Working Hours:

This position is 19 hours per week with a schedule to accommodate teen programming during after school hours, evenings, and rotating Saturdays and some Sunday hours (October – April).

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Provides reader advisory and reference services appropriate to young adults and assists in the use of all the library’s resources for schoolwork, recreation and other needs
  • Plans, organizes, implements, and promotes a wide variety of programs and activities to encourage reading and the ongoing use of library facilities and services by middle school and high school students
  • Develops and evaluates the Young Adult collection on a regular basis, discarding outdate materials and updating as needed
  • Performs general reference work and fills in at the circulation desk as needed
  • Supervises use of the Young Adult room
  • Performs other related duties as required

Education & Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Library & Information Science from an ALA accredited college or university, or currently enrolled in an MLS program with an anticipated graduation in 2023
  • One to two years of public library experience is required.  Previous work experience with teens is a must for this position 
  • Knowledge of young adult materials, including books, audio-visual materials, online materials and databases; ability to recommend appropriate materials to patrons
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, patrons, vendors, and other town employees

Candidates are welcome to attach any relevant documents (presentations, certifications, etc.) that will give the search committee additional insight into their experience and qualifications.  

Position is open until filled and review of applications will begin immediately.

How to apply:

To apply, please visit: https://ma-foxborough.civicplushrms.com/careers/