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Youth Services Librarian – Part Time

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is looking for a 16-hour part time Youth Services Librarian. The tentative schedule would be several 4-6 hour shifts M-F with some weekends. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and friendly and enjoys working with kids of all ages, as well as be familiar with children’s literature and comfortable creating and presenting programs for children, especially birth through age 5.

As part of our strategic plan, (http://lincolnwoodlibrary.org/about-the-library/mission/) being skilled and proficient with technology is essential.

Responsibilities include: Regularly work the Youth Services desk to provide reference and reader’s advisory assistance; assist patrons in the use of computer equipment and technology; help develop and present programs that respond to the needs and interests of young children in the community. Position reports to the Head of Youth & Teen Services.

To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Sharon Levine, Head of Youth & Teen Services at slevine@lincolnwoodlibrary.org. Only email submissions will be accepted.

Applications will be accepted until April 17, 2015. Salary DOQ, but starting between $15 and $20/hourly. Details and possibilities for scheduling will be discussed during the interview process, but feel free to indicate your preferences/availability in your cover letter.

Minimum Qualifications: MLS from an ALA accredited graduate school preferred. Knowledge of youth literature and services. Experience working with children. Intermediate to advanced computer and information technology skills, excellent Microsoft Office skills.

The Lincolnwood Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.