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Posted: 05/30/2021

Employment Opportunity: Youth Services Librarian
Join us as the new Youth Services Librarian at the Belfast Free Library. Play an important role in an active, well supported public library. Inspire children to a lifelong love of reading and learning. Come to beautiful Belfast by the bay--a thriving, culturally vibrant small city on the Maine coast.
Qualifications for this position include:
--ALA/MLS degree
--Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
--Experience working with children, preferably in a public library
--Strong public service orientation
--Extensive knowledge of children’s literature
--Familiarity with and ability to use current technology, including e-books
--Eagerness to learn and try new ideas
--Experience with developing library programming
Essential duties include:
--Collection development
--Planning and implementing enlightening, fun programs for youth
--Incorporating technology into children’s services
--Publicizing and promoting children’s services within the community
--Working with current staff to develop programs for teens
--Readers advisory
--Checking material in and out and assisting with other circulation tasks
--Shelving books and other items
Position is full-time. Current beginning rate of pay starts at $19.39 per hour, plus benefits.
The City of Belfast is an EEO employer. Applications can be obtained online at http://cityofbelfast.org/jobs.aspx, by contacting the Belfast Free Library, 106 High St., Belfast, ME 04915, or by calling 338-3884 for further information. Application deadline: July 9, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.

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