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Head of Children’s Services
Public Library of New London

The Public Library of New London seeks a dynamic, friendly and forward-thinking children’s librarian who can lead our growing children’s department.

The successful candidate will be passionate about providing outstanding services to children and families, possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills and delight in collaborating with colleagues and community partners.

The ideal candidate will:
Plan, implement and supervise programs. Select materials to develop a collection that offers relevant resources. Develop and maintain layout and appearance of the children’s space, ensuring a safe and inviting area.  Promote library services by outreach and partnerships with schools, daycare centers and community groups that target children. Also important components of this position are marketing children’s services and programs, maintaining the children’s section of the website, keeping social media up to date and producing an electronic newsletter.

MLS/MLIS from an accredited institution and experience working with children required. Professional library experience preferred. The ideal candidate should have experience working with young children and their caregivers using early and pre-literacy concepts, such as the skills and practices in Every Child Ready to Read.  Second language skills (English/Spanish) are a plus. MLS/MLIS students encouraged to apply.

Position open until filled.

This is a full time position with a benefit package. Salary: $22.00 – $28.00 depending upon experience.

If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Madhu Gupta
Executive Director
Public Library of New London
63 Huntington Street
New London, CT 06320

mgupta@plnl.org

Applications:

Online Employment application

PDF Employment Application

 

If you have any questions please call: 860-447-1411.