Reference & Young Adult Librarian, Half-Time (20 hours per week)
We are looking for a forward-thinking, enthusiastic librarian who enjoys working with teens to be responsible for our teen programming and young adult collection. This person will provide readers advisory assistance to teens and parents, encourage use of the Library by teens, and will serve as our outreach coordinator with local secondary school teachers and librarians and area youth groups.
This position also involves: covering our busy reference desk; troubleshooting library equipment; providing computer and Internet instruction; keeping current with developing technology; working closely with the Head of Reference; and participating in adult collection development and other professional tasks.
A Masterís in Library Science is required. Strong public service, reference, and technology skills are essential. A demonstrated aptitude with ebooks, ereaders, and social media is needed. Experience working with teens strongly desired.
Must be available to work a minimum of three weekday afternoons during the school year, plus one evening a week and one Saturday a month. $21.90 to $25.46 per hour, depending on experience, with full town benefits.
Please send letter, resume, and completed town application (available online at bedfordma.gov) to the Bedford Free Public Library, 7 Mudge Way, Bedford, MA, 01730. Applications received by April 23, 2012 given first consideration. Please direct all inquiries to the Assistant Director at 781-275-9440. The Town of Bedford is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.