Librarian - Children's Services
Organization:Medina County District Library
Candidate must possess a Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA institution or be within six (6) hours and six (6) months of graduation; possess excellent communication and organizational skills; knowledge of a wide range of children’s books and authors; knowledge and skills in children’s programming and reference services, electronic information resources, and reader’s advisory; ability to handle multiple tasks; initiative to act in a self-directed manner; and ability to work as a team member. Children’s programming experience preferred.
BENEFITS: Prorated sick leave; vacation and other benefits; Public Employees Retirement System
We are working together in an environment of respect, kindness, and integrity to enrich the quality of life county-wide. Through innovation, collaboration, and inclusion, we create community connections. We inspire greatness in each other and the communities we serve.
We find joy in our work and our colleagues. The library is strengthened by our unique personalities, ideas, and experiences. We recognize the importance of encouraging a healthy work/life balance.
We inspire the public and each other to be lifelong learners. We strive to create an engaging library environment which is welcoming to all.
Medina Library is looking for a friendly, energetic individual to join our vibrant Children's Department committed to public service! Successful candidate will provide direct library services such as reference and reader's advisory, plan and present programs and storytimes for children of all ages, process member requests, assist in collection maintenance, and other duties as assigned. Proactively greets children and families upon their arrival in the children’s area; engages with school-age children to channel their energy in a positive direction during busy periods such as after school. This position will assist in the management of the department and may serve as in-charge staff for the library in the absence of the Branch Manager and department supervisors. Reports to Children's Department Supervisor.