We’re Hiring a Children’s Librarian


Posted on September 30, 2022

Green Forest Library is hiring a full-time Children and Youth Librarian.

To Apply, send a cover letter, resume, and references to Tiffany at [email protected]

Starting Pay is $13.50/hr $15-17/hr*

Requirements:

  • Spanish/English Bilingual
  • Associate’s degree in child-related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Outgoing and fun personality to attract youth to the library
  • Must be able to work some Saturdays
  • Some late evenings required (for outreach programs and meetings)
  • Knowledge of children’s literature, knowledge of Hispanic/Latino authors and publishers
  • Basic knowledge and skills with computers to be able to assist patrons

Duties:

  • Serve the patrons, especially children. Helping them find books and resources
  • Translate for our Spanish-speaking patrons
  • Develop weekly storytime events, read stories, sing songs, and be silly
  • Plan and implement programs for children of all ages (0-18)
  • Assist promoting the library services and programs
  • Help the director in collection development
  • Help write website content, including blog posts and books reviews
  • Perform general library work as needed

Benefits

Paid Federal Holidays

Paid Dental and Health Insurance for the employee (after 3 months of work)

Paid Vacation (after 1 year of work)

*New salary starts in January