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Job Opening: Young Adult/New Adult Services Librarian

Dunham Public Library has a Young Adult/New Adult Services opening

Job Description

The Young Adult/New Adult Librarian, under direct supervision of the library director, is responsible for the collection and programming for YA/NA for a full time (35 hours per week)

Specific duties include the following:

  • Directs all YA/NA services of the library
  • Selects and maintains the YA/NA print and non-print material
  • Plans, schedules and conducts various YA/NA programs
  • Works with school and community groups to promote library services
  • Provides reader’s advisory services to people of all ages
  • Assists  in the daily operation and scheduling of general library programs as required
  • Keeps abreast of developments in library service to YA/NA through ongoing reading, workshops, meetings and conferences
  • Maintains knowledge of current library trends in technology and electronic resources used in library service
  • Maintains the YA/NA areas so they are pleasant and inviting. Recommends changes needed to the library director
  • Advises library director on possible grant opportunities, assists with grant applications for YA/NA programs and materials
  • Works with all staff members to provide excellent library services to the community

Eligibility:

Must have ALA Accredited master’s degree. Must be eligible for NYS Public Librarian’s certificate, which must be issued prior to date of hire as a professional librarian. New graduates welcome to apply.

Schedule & Benefits: 

Nights and weekends are required; occasional travel for meetings and outreach events.

$35,000 annual salary plus strong benefits including NYS retirement (mandatory for FT employees)

To Apply:

Please apply by submitting cover letter and resume to Library Director April L.R. Bliss at: abliss@midyork.org by April 26 at noon. The successful candidate will have to be approved by Oneida County Civil Service.

This is an Oneida County Civil Service Librarian 1 position. Please apply by submitting your application for Librarian 1 directly to Oneida County Civil Service, 800 Park Avenue, Utica, NY 13501

Oneida County job specifications linked below

http://www.ocgov.net/oneida/sites/default/files/personnel/JobSpecs/L/LibrarianI.pdf

Oneida County job applications linked below

http://www.ocgov.net/oneida/sites/default/files/personnel/Applications/CivilServiceApplication2018.pdf