McArthur Library, located in Biddeford, Maine, is currently accepting
applications for a full-time Children's Librarian (37.5 hours/week).
Biddeford continues to re-invent itself and the community is thriving
currently, with new businesses and new faces in the library on a regular
basis. There are so many opportunities for outreach and community liaison -
this is a key part of this role. Come join a team during an exciting time
of growth in our community's history.
The ideal candidate will have outstanding customer service skills, a
natural affinity with our young patrons, a great sense of humor, boundless
energy and ambition, be detail-oriented, tech savvy, and able to work in a
busy, fast-paced environment.
Preference will be given to candidates who hold a Masters Degree in Library
Science or equivalent. Candidates *must* have previous supervisory
experience (ideally in a similar setting), and will ideally have 3 or more
years of similar experience in a public or school library.
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
- Supervising and leading a talented team of Children's Library
- Effectively advocating for children in both the library and the wider
community and school district;
- Providing direct services in the children's room to children,
families, and caregivers;
- Collection development and purchasing for our children's collection,
and management of the children's library space;
- Coordinating all children's programming and outreach, working in
collaboration with the Children's Services team and other McArthur Library
- Performing as a member of core Library Leadership team.
This full-time exempt position includes benefits, and the pay range begins
at $25.00/hour and will scale up, depending on previous experience. The
schedule will include at least one evening per week and rotating Saturdays.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, and interviews
will begin immediately. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to
Jeff Cabral, Director at [log in to unmask]
To see a full position description, visit our Vacancies page.
270 Main Street
Biddeford, ME 04005
Library: (207) 284-4181
Fax: (207) 284-6761
Direct Dial: (207) 571-7200
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