Title: Librarian Supervisor, Children/Youth Services
Organization: Lorain Public Library
Location: Main Library
Hours: Full-time, 38 hours per week, including evenings and weekends.
Salary: $35,568-$43,718 depending on experience and qualifications
Principal Duties: Supervises approximately seven staff in the Children's Department of the Main Library. Provides direct reference, reader's advisory, and computer users assistance to the public. Serves as liaison to community fostering partnerships between the library, the schools, and other agencies that serve youth in the community. Develops joint programming between Lorain Public Library and other agencies, working to promote reading and literacy awareness through the community; oversees in-house children''s services training for Library System.
MLS from ALA-accredited library school. Requires at least two years progressively responsible public library experience including providing programs, reference, and reader's advisory service directly to the public and supervising the work of clerical and/or professional staff. Competency in the use of a variety of online catalogs, the Internet, online databases, e-mail, and office software required; storytelling experience required. Excellent customer relations skills, supervisory skills; ability to integrate technology into operations; thorough knowledge of public library collection develoment, especially in children''s literature; good organization and people skills to lead and communicate effectively in a team environment.
Contact: Kenneth L. Cromer, Director Lorain Public Library System 351 Sixth Street, Lorain, OH 44052 or call (440) 244-1192, ext. 221 for an application packet.
Submit: None Given
Deadline: 5:00 p.m. Monday, February 17, 2003