PT Entry Level/Trainee Positions -Huntington Station, NY

Part-Time Entry Level Librarians / Trainee Positions Available

Description:

The South Huntington Public Library is seeking enthusiastic, friendly and creative librarians or librarian trainees to fill two part-time positions in the Youth Services Department. The successful candidates should possess a strong interest and knowledge of children’s and teen literature, technology and youth programming. Hours will include evenings and weekends. Flexibility is a plus. The starting salary for a Librarian I is $29.66. The starting salary for a Librarian Trainee with a minimum of six credits towards a library degree is $24.07.

Duties:

  • Provide reference, research and readers advisory service in a busy Youth Services Department, including the Children’s and Teen areas.
  • Assist patrons in the use of library resources and technology.
  • Assist with the facilitating and planning of youth programs.

Qualifications for Librarian I:

  • MLS from an ALA accredited library school or completion of a minimum of six credits towards a library degree.
  • Minimum of twelve (12) credits of course work in children’s services, including at least three (3) credits in children’s literature.
  • Understanding of proactive customer service.
  • Desire to work in a diverse community.
  • A strong desire to work with children and teens.
  • Ability to work independently as well as successfully on a team.
  • Proficiency/Fluency in Spanish a plus.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule is required.

Interested candidates may apply in writing by sending an application and resume to:

Janet Scherer, Assistant Director

South Huntington Public Library

145 Pidgeon Hill Road

Huntington Station, NY 11746

or fax: 631.547.6912

The South Huntington Public Library is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.