Job Title: Infants, Teens, and In-Betweens Associate Librarian
Full Time

35 hours/week At least one evening and one Saturday

$13.11 minimum DOQ
Position Description: 

Position Definition:
Organizes and leads library events for pre-school, elementary, and teen library users.

Assists library patrons in the selection and use of library materials.

General Duties:

  • Receives oral or written direction from Department Head. Plans and organizes work according to season of year.
  • Develops and conducts programs for children to encourage reading, viewing and listening skills, and to use library facilities and materials.
  • Assembles and arranges displays of books and other materials.
  • Assists and instructs children in the use of library services.
  • Coordinates and conducts programs and activities with school librarians, teachers, parents’ groups, and community organizations.
  • Develops print publicity that advertises the services and resources of the library.
  • Performs weeding and inventory duties.
  • Attends meetings and participates in professional library organizations.
  • Performs general library work and other duties as needed and assigned.

Specific Duties:

  • Storytimes for children 5 and under
  • Outreach to a local elementary school

Note: The description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not all-inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Requirements: Must have a Bachelor’s Degree or library experience equivalent.  Applicants must exhibit friendly customer service skills for patrons of all ages, but particularly children.  Experience working with children is ideal.  Strong proficiency in using the Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive is preferred.  Our new team member must be able to work 35 hours a week including nights and weekends.

Those interested in the position must send in a cover letter and resume as well as a completed availability chart located at the following link: http://lansingpl.org/availability.xlsx to brandi@lansingpl.org. If the link doesn’t open, please email the times you are available, Monday-Saturday.  No phone calls please.

Application Deadline: Open until job is filled
Application Contact: Brandi Smits
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