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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.  Second language skills (English/Spanish) are a plus. MLS/MLIS students encouraged to apply.

Resumes will be reviewed beginning Friday, August 7. Position open until filled.

This is a full time position with a benefit package. Salary: $23.00 – $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

 

Part Time Children’s Librarian
Public Library of New London

The Public Library of New London seeks a dynamic, friendly and forward-thinking PT Children’s Librarian.

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 Children’s Librarian assesses the literacy and information needs of local children, parents, elementary and middle schools, and community organizations; overseeing planning and implementation of programs and services to meet those needs. Additional major duties include working at the Children’s Services desk assisting users in the library, providing reader’s advisory services to children and parents and collaborating with schools.

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. Second language skills (English/Spanish) are a plus. MLS/MLIS students encouraged to apply.

Resumes will be reviewed beginning Friday, August 7. Position open until filled.

This is a part time position with no benefits.

Salary: $22.00 – $27.00 depending upon experience.

If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to mgupta@plnl.org, Madhu Gupta, Executive Director, Public Library of New London, 63 Huntington Street, New London, CT 06320.

 


Applications:

Online Employment application

PDF Employment Application

 

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