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Open Positions

(Temporary) Part-Time Children’s Librarian
Fairfield Free Public Library

We are looking for an energetic, highly motivated temporary part-time children’s librarian who believes in providing excellent customer service to children, teens, and parents. The successful candidate must be welcoming, hardworking, and knowledgeable about children’s literature and reader’s advisory, with experience developing and conducting children’s programming and storytime.

Skills Required:
MLS/MLIS (Master of Library Science Degree) from an ALA accredited library school or completion of 12 credits towards the degree; Experience working with children and teenagers (birth – 12th grade) and parents; Ability to provide reference, research, and reader’s advisory service; Experience in collection development and ordering materials for children and teenagers; A hands-on, working knowledge of digital services; Desire to work as a team and collaborate with co-workers on projects and programs; Experience developing and conducting innovative programs, including summer reading; Experience supervising library staff

Schedule: Temporary timeline: February 3, 2020 – July 2, 2020
28 hours per week, which includes every third Saturday and one evening per week

Starting Salary: Is commensurate with experience and meets NJLA minimum salary recommendation for MLS/MLIS holders

To Apply: Reply with resume and cover letter by 1/10/2020 to: Brianne Colombo, Library Director: colombo@ffpl.org, Fairfield Free Public Library, 261 Hollywood Avenue, Fairfield, NJ 07004

The Fairfield Free Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Teen Volunteers

We have several opportunities for teen engagement. Please email Youth Services at ffpl@ffpl.org for more information, or visit our Teen Services page.