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Employment Opportunities

 

YOUNG ADULT LIBRARIAN

Westerly Library and Wilcox Park seeks a creative, energetic, ambitious, and dedicated full-time Young Adult Librarian to plan, direct, and implement all of the Library’s young adult services. The Young Adult Librarian will also conduct outreach to build a strong understanding of the breadth and scope of teen offering. Working with other departments, this position will help create new and exciting teen programs and partnerships as well as develop community-wide collaborations and outreach efforts while promoting community awareness of teen services.  The YA Librarian is also responsible for preparing, monitoring, and administering the young adult budget as well as all collection development, programs, and services as they relate to teens, parents, and teachers of the community. 

Qualifications:

  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited program or other appropriate degree
  • Public Library experience preferred
  • Experience working with young people preferred
  • Keeps current with library trends and issues in Library service and technology
  • Knowledge of policies, procedures and functions of library systems

Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits included. Schedule will include some evenings and Saturdays. Please click here for a full job description and here for the Employment Application.

Applicants should send a resume, letter of interest, and completed application to wlancellotta@westerlylibrary.org. The position will remain open until filled. Qualified applicants will be contacted through email. Westerly Library and Wilcox Park strives for a respectful and inclusive workplace with equal employment opportunity for all and is EEOC compliant. Background check required.


 

CHILDREN'S ROOM ASSOCIATE, PART-TIME

Westerly Library and Wilcox Park seeks a personable, public service oriented individual to work in their busy Children’s Department. The ideal candidate will possess an ability to work with children of all ages and their families.

Duties:

Duties include assisting with Children’s Room programs, assisting patrons in locating books on our shelves and reserving books through interlibrary loans, answering phones, and shelving materials. Additional duties may include developing online and in person programs, providing computer assistance to patrons, enforcing library policy, and assisting in other library departments as needed.

Qualifications:

Must have excellent communication skills, ability to shelve books in proper alphabetical and numerical order and possess mid- level computer skills. High School diploma or equivalent required. Public service and/or library experience a plus.

Hours and Pay:

19 hours per week. $15.58 per hour. Will be required to work some nights and Saturdays. For a full job description click here. To download the application, click here.

Please send the completed application, letter of intent, and resume to wlancellotta@westerlylibrary.org. Job will remain open until filled. Qualified applicants will be contacted through email. Westerly Library and Wilcox Park strives for a respectful and inclusive workplaces with equal employment opportunity for all and is EEOC compliant. Background check required.