Thursday, July 26, 2007

Position: Teen Librarian at West Hartford Public Library

Teen Librarian - West Hartford Public Library, CT has an immediate opening for a full-time librarian (36 ½ hours/week). Creative opportunity for an energetic individual to finalize the design of a new teen space and plan services and programs to encourage the use of the library by young adults. Maintain teen collections in the Main and two branch libraries. Continue established outreach with schools and community organizations. Provide reference and reader's advisory service to customers of all ages.

Requires a strong interest in working with teens, knowledge of young adult literature, an excellent customer service attitude, and an M.L.S. Previous experience working with teens and/or older children, and in a library setting, preferred. Must be able to work evenings and a Saturday rotation. Fluency in a second language is a plus. Salary Range: $48,282 - $60,450. Excellent benefits package.

Applications may be obtained from the Department of Employee Services, Room 221, Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06107 or by calling (860) 561-7480, Monday through Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., or by accessing Municipal Job Listings on the Town's website: Applications must be postmarked or on file with the Department of Employee Services no later than Friday, August 17, 2007 unless the Director of Employee Services extends such date.