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Employment Opportunities

TWEEN LIBRARIAN

Westerly Library and Wilcox Park seeks a creative, energetic, ambitious, and dedicated full-time Tween Librarian to plan, direct, and implement all of the Library’s tween services. The Tween Librarian will also conduct outreach to build a strong understanding of the breadth and scope of tween offerings. Working with other departments, this position will help create new and exciting tween programs and partnerships as well as develop community-wide collaborations and outreach efforts while promoting community awareness of tween services.  The Tween Librarian is also responsible for preparing, monitoring, and administering the Tween budget as well as all collection development, programs, and services as they relate to tweens, parents, and teachers of the community. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

           MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited program or other appropriate degree 

           Public Library experience preferred

           Experience working with young people preferred

           Keeps current with library trends and issues in Library service and technology

           Knowledge of policies, procedures and functions of library systems

Salary starting at $49,140. Benefits included. 35 hours per week. Schedule will include some evenings and Saturdays. Please click here for a full job description and here for the Employment Application.

Applicants should send a resume, letter of interest, and completed application to wlancellotta@westerlylibrary.org. The position will remain open until filled. Qualified applicants will be contacted through email. Westerly Library and Wilcox Park strives for a respectful and inclusive workplace with equal employment opportunity for all and is EEOC compliant. Background check required.

 

FULL-TIME COLLECTION MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATE

Westerly Library has a full-time opening in our busy Collection Management Department. The Collection Management Associate is primarily responsible for placing orders and receiving library materials as well as cataloguing the materials and preparing them for circulation. Does both original and copy cataloguing by entering bibliographic and holdings information into the shared Ocean State Libraries database.


Candidate must possess knowledge of and experience with copy cataloging procedures, have experience using a Sierra database, and be extremely detailed oriented. Familiarity with OSL preferred. The Collection Management Associate candidate is required to have an Associate’s Degree or equivalent preferably with two years of experience working in a Collection Management or Technical Services department in a public library.


This 35-hour position includes paid time off, health, dental, and vision coverage. $18.50 per hour.

 

Apply by email with cover letter, resume, and Employment Application to wlancellotta@westerlylibrary.org.  Please click here for a full job description and here for the Employment Application.

The position will remain open until filled. Qualified applicants will be contacted through email. Westerly Library and Wilcox Park strives for a respectful and inclusive workplace with equal employment opportunity for all and is EEOC compliant. Background check required.