PT Librarian I -Bronxville, NY

Position open: Part-time Librarian I

Description: The Bronxville Library is seeking an energetic youth services librarian for a part-time position in our bustling children’s room with the possibility of covering the adult reference desk from time to time. This position reports to the Head of Youth Services.

Hours: 12-17.5 hours/week – One night/week, Saturdays as needed and Sundays. This position will mostly require hours during the week.

Special Requirement:  Possession of a New York State Public Librarians professional certificate.  

Skills/Requirements:

  • Provides reference and reader’s advisory services and instruction to children and teenagers and occasionally adults and seniors.
  • Assists in planning and implementing creative, fun, and educational children’s and teen programming.
  • Assisting patrons with public access computers and printing.
  • Performs on-line database searches and search training.
  • Designs and produces library instruction materials.        
  • Enforces library rules and regulations, maintains a calm and pleasant room atmosphere.
  • Collection development, including ordering procedures, weeding, cataloging, classification, and record editing.
  • Performs related duties as required.
  • Possesses an in-depth knowledge of teen and children’s literature.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Possesses strong computer skills with the ability to use a variety of digital devices and e-resources.

Minimum Training and Qualifications: 

  • Master’s Degree in Librarianship from an American Library Association accredited school.
  • Must be able to meet the requirements for the Westchester Civil Service List.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in public service; experience with programming preferred but not required.
  • Familiarity with WordPress, MS Office, iOS, Kindle, or Android a plus.
  • Knowledge of the Evergreen system a plus. Training provided, if necessary.
  • Must submit to and successfully pass a criminal background investigation.

Salary: $24.00/hour. Sundays are time and a half beginning September 2019.

Please submit resume, cover letter, and three professional references to:

Gregory Wirszyla, Library Director

Bronxville Public Library

201 Pondfield Road

Bronxville, NY 10708

bronxvilledirector@wlsmail.org