LIBRARIAN — Children’s Services, Cheshire Public Library, Cheshire CT.
The Town of Cheshire, Connecticut seeks candidates to apply for the position of Librarian (L-5) in Children’s Services. Only innovative, forward-thinking librarians need apply. Join an award-winning team that values continuing education, family engagement, and community-building.
Cheshire (pop. 29,000) is a vibrant community located in the heart of Connecticut (2 hours to New York or Boston) and is well-known for its excellent education system and exceptional quality of life. Money Magazine has ranked Cheshire among its “50 Best Places to Live.”
Duties of the Children’s Librarian include planning and running programs for children of all ages, performing reference and reader’s advisory work for youth and families, and collection development and budgeting for all types of youth media. The successful candidate will demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of child cognitive development from birth to 18 years of age, strong communication and leadership skills, and success with community engagement initiatives and outreach, especially with preschools, daycares, schools and businesses.
Starting minimum hourly rate: $31.78, 35 hours per week, with excellent benefits. Master’s Degree in Library Science and one year of relevant experience required. For further information including job description and application process, see the Town’s web site at www.cheshirect.org. Deadline for applying is 6/30/17.