The Springfield Free Public Library is looking to hire an energetic and enthusiastic librarian for the full time position of Head of Youth Services. The successful candidate will have an MLS, MLIS, or MI degree from an accredited program and already have or be eligible to obtain certification as a professional librarian from the State of New Jersey.
Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following: collection development, preschool story time, coordination of the library’s summer reading program, and the ongoing development of a series of creative programming events designed to attract families with children of all ages. Responsibilities also include the supervision of one full time librarian, several part time librarians and substitute librarians, student pages, and student volunteers.
A minimum of five years of previous public library experience working in youth services is strongly recommended for applicants applying for this position. The position pays a minimum salary of $56,000, depending on experience.