Librarian I - Children's Division
The Rochester Public Library (MN) seeks a dynamic, creative and enthusiastic Children's Librarian who has a passion for children's programming and public services. The successful candidate will possess crackerjack customer service skills, an unparalleled ability to create innovative programs for children ages birth to twelve, a strong interest in outreach services and community partnerships, top-notch communication skills and super-duper technology skills. A keen sense of humor wouldn't hurt.
Responsibilities of the position include providing incredible reference and readers advisory service to the public at the Children's Division information desk, creating, presenting and evaluating fantastic programs for children birth through twelve and the grown-ups who care for and work with them, providing patient and well-organized technology training for division staff, selecting a variety materials for the collection using the library's collection development policy, creating eye-catching flyers and publications for the division, and many other unbelievably exciting duties as assigned.
The Children's Division of Rochester Public Library cultivates in children a desire for knowledge and a lifelong love of books. The Children's Division aims to be a destination in the community by providing stellar library experiences through interactive programs and activities, technology, well-rounded materials collections and excellent information services.
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Master's Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited college with relevant coursework.
Experience working with the public.
Proficiency with computers and computer software such as Microsoft Office Suite, instant messaging, advanced Internet, and database searching.
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Starting Salary: $22.70/hour with advancement to $28.98/hour
Rochester Public Library
RPL, a division of the City of Rochester, MN, is a very busy downtown library and bookmobile(approximately 600,000 visits per year, over 1.6 million items checked out and the busiest bookmobile in the state of Minnesota). RPL serves the City of Rochester, Olmsted County, and visitors from all over the world. The Rochester Public Library (RPL) is dedicated to providing the community with access to information, literature, and ideas.
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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.