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Substitute Youth Services Library Technician I
Substitute Youth Services Librarian I

 

SUBSTITUTE YOUTH SERVICES LIBRARY TECHNICIAN I

Cary Memorial Library has openings for Youth Services Library Technicians to join our pool of substitutes.  The schedule will vary so we are seeking candidates with flexibility in their schedule during the week and/or the ability to cover an occasional evening or weekend shift. This is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door at Cary Library, one of the busiest libraries in Massachusetts! 

Library Technicians assist in all service areas of our busy, service-oriented Library. Substitute Library Technicians work primarily at the Children’s and Teen Circulation Desks, and may be offered shifts on the Adult Circulation Desk as well. This position performs a full range of library responsibilities, including assisting patrons in locating materials, checking materials in and out, handling network transfers, issuing library cards, and answering telephones.  

Qualifications:  The ideal candidate will hold at least a High School or Associate Degree, will be self-motivated, and will possess the ability to establish rapport with patrons of all ages, as well as demonstrate attention to detail.  PC proficiency and familiarity with Microsoft Office applications are required.  Experience using III’s Sierra software is required.

Candidates should also demonstrate a respect for diversity and promote inclusive services. Previous experience working with children or teens is a plus, as are language skills, particularly Chinese or Korean.

Salary Range:  $18.16 - $25.38 hourly, commensurate with experience

Schedule: As needed.

Closing Date: Open until filled, priority given to applications received by 1/17/2020.

Preference given to applications received before 5pm January 17, 2020. Please send a resume, letter of application, and names of three references to Office Manager, Cary Memorial Library, 1874 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA  02420 (libraryadmin@lexingtonma.gov).  EO/AAE.

 

SUBSTITUTE YOUTH SERVICES LIBRARIAN I

Cary Memorial Library has openings for Youth Services Librarians to join our pool of substitutes.  The schedule will vary so we are seeking candidates with flexibility in their schedule during the week and/or the ability to cover an occasional evening or weekend shift. This is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door at Cary Library, one of the busiest libraries in Massachusetts! 

Youth Services Librarians work in the Children’s Room and in the Teen Room.  This position performs a full range of library responsibilities, including providing reference and reader’s advisory services, and assisting with circulation tasks including checking materials in and out, handling network transfers, issuing library cards, and answering telephones.  

Qualifications:  The ideal candidate will hold a Master’s Degree in Library Science (or equivalent) from an ALA accredited degree program. They will be self-motivated, will possess the ability to establish rapport with patrons of all ages, as well as demonstrate attention to detail.  PC proficiency, familiarity with Microsoft Office applications, and experience using III’s Sierra software are required.

Candidates should also demonstrate a respect for diversity and promote inclusive services. Previous experience working with children or teens, and knowledge of the developmental stages of youth, as well as children’s and teen literature is required. Language skills are a plus, particularly Chinese or Korean.

Salary Range:  $27.32 - $35.30 hourly, commensurate with experience                                        

Schedule: Varies; as needed.

Closing Date: Open until filled, priority given to applications received by 1/17/2020.

Preference given to applications received before 5pm January 17, 2020. Please send a resume, letter of application, and names of three references to Office Manager, Cary Memorial Library, 1874 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA  02420 (libraryadmin@lexingtonma.gov).  EO/AAE.