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Children’s Community Engagement Librarian

  • Post Date:January 3, 2020
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  • Offered Salary 40,000 - 60,000
    Employer Name Monroe County Public Library
303 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN 47408
Job Description

Monroe County Public Library

 

Accessibility,Civil Discourse, Inclusiveness, Integrity, Intellectual Freedom, LifelongLearning, Literacy, Respect, Safety, Service, Stewardship

 

Community Engagement Unit

Children’s CommunityEngagement Librarian

 

Full Time, 37.5 hours per week

This positionrequires some night and weekend hours.

 

Preference given to applications received by January20, 2020

The Ellettsville Branch is part of the Monroe CountyPublic Library’s venues for service and outreach and is located approximately20 minutes from Bloomington, Indiana.

The Children’s Librarian is responsible for developingand providing programming and reader’s advisory for youth from birth throughmiddle school, primarily in the Ellettsville, Indiana community.

The ideal candidate has knowledge of early literacyand experience planning programs for children aged 0-12 and their caregivers.This position works primarily with children up to age 12, but also supports, alongsidethe Teen Services Librarian, the Ellettsville Library’s Teen Space. Thisposition will establish programs, services, and strong community partnershipsthat support reading and lifelong learning and a culture of civility,inclusivity, and compassion.

The ideal candidate will also enjoy collaboratingwith different groups within the Library organization and in the Monroe County community;will possess excellent communication skills; and will thrive in an environmentrequiring creative problem-solving and adaptability.

MCPL seeks candidates who thrive working in a variedenvironment including providing on-desk reference and reader’s advisory, aswell as providing programs and informational services both within the libraryand in the community.

To learn more and apply, visit https://mcpl.info/ and click on the Employmenttab at the bottom of the home page.