Booth Library at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston seeks a REFERENCE LIBRARIAN to provide quality public service with specific responsibilities in reference, library instruction, collection development and liaison. Position may include supervision of others and may require some night and weekend hours. Qualified candidates must possess demonstrated planning and organizational skills, a public service orientation, and strong communication skills. Candidates must possess an ALA-accredited MLS; second master’s preferred. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience in promoting inclusive excellence is required. Proposed starting date is October 1, 2017. Review of applications begins September 11, 2017, and continues until campus interviews are scheduled. This position is a 12-month, renewable faculty position. Salary: $38,300 minimum annual salary dependent upon qualifications. Email application in a single PDF file to Bradley Tolppanen, Dean of Library Services, in the care of email@example.com. Your file must contain a letter of application, current resume, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references.
Job Description: Provides services for children along with their caregivers and educators, including creating programming activities, promoting early childhood literacy development, and offering general reference assistance and reader’s advisory.
Qualifications: Master of Library Science degree from ALA-accredited school, Certification from Indiana State Library, Public library children’s services and programming work experience
Salary: $17.34 hour
Schedule: 40 hours per week, includes evening and weekend shifts
Description/Responsibilities: Anderson Public Library is looking for an enthusiastic professional librarian to provide services for children and caregivers, including creating programming activities, promoting early childhood literacy development, school age and outreach activities, as well as offering general reference assistance and reader’s advisory. Collaborates with department manager to oversee all staff and operations of Children’s Services, including development and implementation of creative programming activities for children, promotion of early childhood literacy to caregivers Collaborates with Collection Services Manager and department manager in the selection and maintenance of children’s materials system-wide. Collaborates with department manager to evaluate department services, procedures, and future objectives to ensure provision of excellent customer service. Serves as person-in-charge of Children’s Services during absence of the department manager.