PT Children’s Librarian Trainee- Merrick, NY

Part-Time Trainee Position Available

We are seeking an energetic, friendly and innovative librarian trainee for a part-time position in an extremely busy Children’s Department. Candidates must be currently enrolled in an ALA accredited library school, and must have already completed 6 credits toward the MLS.

The candidate should be comfortable working with children and caregivers in a family focused community. The candidate will be required to work 1-2 nights a week, two weekends a month and should be flexible and willing to help out covering other shifts if necessary.

The candidate must have excellent computer skills, and should be familiar with iPads, apps, Facebook, etc.  Familiarity with the maker movement is also desired.  Knowledge of Sierra is a plus, but not required. He or she should be eager to learn and be willing to help with programs.

The candidate should also be comfortable with collections organized by genre and concept.  Familiarity with various Children’s books, authors, illustrators, and awards is beneficial.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

If interested in the position please contact:

Susan Goodwin, Head of Children’s Department 516-377-6112 ext. 115 or email susangoodwin@merricklibrary.org.