Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Youth Services Assistant Librarian Position

YOUTH SERVICES ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN

REQUIREMENTS: MLS from an ALA accredited school preferred; Bachelor's Degree in early childhood education, elementary education or librarianship required. Must be able to assist in the development of programs that will appeal to children of all ages. Must have basic Microsoft computer skills. Must be able to supervise others.

Must be able to work some evenings and weekends, as hours of work will vary.

PRIMARY DUTIES: Responsible for providing services and activities for children and young people (through high school) in conjunction with the Director of Youth Services. Assists with management of the juvenile collection. Develops and maintains the children's audiovisual collection. Assists the Director of Youth Services with the allocation of budget for juvenile materials. Assists with any needed publicity for the juvenile collection or programs.

SECONDARY DUTIES: Answers in-depth reference questions as needed. Reports any deficiencies in the juvenile collection to the Director of Youth Services or the Library Director. Occasionally catalogs juvenile materials. Must be familiar with and be able to help patrons with all library activities. Represents the library in the community and at professional meetings. Participates as much as time allows in professional organizations.

Contact: Jennifer Soule or Linda Heddinger , South Charleston Public Library, 312 Fourth Ave. S. Charleston, WV 25303 304 744 6561 or email Heddinger@scpl.wvnet.edu

312 Fourth Avenue, South Charleston, WV 25303 • Telephone 304-744-6561 • www.infospot.org

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