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Temporary Part-Time Children's Librarian

Wallingford Public Library has a temporary opportunity for a dynamic part-time Children's Librarian. This appointment will begin on August 15th, 2016 and continue until December. Library service to children and their families is a priority at the Wallingford Public Library. Our Children's Room provides children and caregivers with a quality collection of materials, expert help locating materials for both recreational and informational needs, and programs to encourage a love of reading, learning, and exploring the world around them.

This is a 16-hour-per-week position, with additional Saturday hours once a month. The ideal candidate is creative, flexible, and has the ability to multi-task. They should also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, knowledge of children's literature, and enthusiasm for working with children of all ages and their caregivers. In addition to providing excellent customer service at our Information Desk, this person may conduct one story time program per week for children ages 3-5. Hours will include two evenings per week and one Saturday a month. Hourly rate up to $27.37 depending on qualifications. MLS (completed or in progress) preferred.

Please send resume and the names and contact information for three references to Sunnie Scarpa, Head of Children's Services, at: sscarpa@wallingfordlibrary.org by Friday, July 29th, 2016.

 

Part-Time Circulation Assistant

The Wallingford Public Library is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic candidate for a part-time Circulation Assistant position. Lending books and other materials to children, teens, and adults is one of the Library’s most important functions. Circulation staff members are often the first point of contact with our patrons and they serve as ambassadors for the Library by providing prompt, accurate, and friendly service.

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Full-Time Public Services Librarian

The Wallingford Public Library, a 67,000 sq. foot state-of-the-art library, has an opening for a full-time Public Services Librarian effective September 6, 2016. The Public Services Librarian guides patrons to resources and materials, instructs them in multiple facets of technology, and works as a team to develop our collection. The successful candidate for this position will have outstanding customer service skills, strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, a love of reading and learning, and the ability to work collaboratively. Flexibility and the ability to thrive in a complex, changing environment with competing demands is also essential.

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Manager of Materials (Full-Time Librarian III)

The Wallingford Public Library seeks a dynamic Materials Manager to join our Management Team. The successful candidate will be passionate about continuous innovation, possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills, exhibit a strong commitment to excellent customer service, and be eager to lead a department that thrives on teamwork. Flexibility and the ability to thrive in a complex, changing environment with competing demands is also essential. This position reports to the Director.

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