Employment Opportunity

job opening

Part-Time Children’s Librarian I

 (20 hours) 

The Derry Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, child-oriented person to join our Children’s Services team. We are looking for someone with a commitment to providing excellent library services to children from birth through age 12. This position entails creating and implementing diverse programs for various age groups, from infant storytime for babies to after-school activities for older elementary students. Regular duties also include providing reader’s advisory and technology assistance to children, their caretakers, and teachers; creating book displays and library advertisements; and assisting the Head of Children’s Services with collection development and maintenance.

A successful candidate will have prior experience working with children, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, an in-depth knowledge of children’s literature, and strong computer skills, including using the Internet, databases, the library catalog, email, and Microsoft Office. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Salary starts at $17.50, commensurate with experience. Shifts are Tuesdays 3:00pm – 8:30pm, Wednesdays 9:00am – 2:30pm, Thursdays 9:00am – 2:30pm, and Fridays 12:00pm – 5:00pm, with occasional Saturdays required.

This position will be available beginning in mid-September. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references by email to Nicole Giroux, Head of Children’s Services, at nicoleg@derrypl.org by Monday, August 25th.