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Assistant Children's Librarian

Assistant Children's Librarian Wilton Library is seeking an energetic, creative individual to assist with collection management, perform reference services, create and participate in programs and story times for birth - age 12, and perform other duties as assigned under the direction of the Children's Library Manager.

A successful candidate must have general knowledge of classic and contemporary children's literature. Candidates must also have knowledge of child development and be able to plan and implement programs in the STEM and technology fields. Excellent computer skills, including Word, Excel, and Publisher and social media expertise are required. Attention to detail and the ability to work well independently and cooperatively with other team members in a creative and vibrant environment is crucial.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provides children and families with assistance in reference, readers' advisory, information literacy, and in the use and selection of library materials and resources.
  • Designs, implements, and evaluates programs for birth - age 12 that respond positively to the community's needs and support the library's mission.
  • Designs, implements, and evaluates STEM/ STEAM and technology programming for ages 5 - 12.
  • Evaluates and suggests print and media titles for purchase or replacement. Assists in the deselection of library materials from the collection.
  • Assists in outreach outside of the library.
  • Performs related work as assigned by the department manager.

Requirements: Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school. A minimum of one year working with children in a professional setting. Able to work a flexible schedule that includes day, night, and weekend hours. Excellent customer service skills and professionalism.

Details: Full-time (35 hours per week) includes evening and weekend shifts. Salary is commensurate with experience and meets CLA salary guidelines. Excellent benefits package. Applications can be obtained at the library or online. Position will remain open until filled.

Email resume, cover letter and WLA Application for Employment to employment@wiltonlibrary.org.


Building Operations Team Members

Two Positions Available:

Position 1: 7:30 am - 10:30 am: Monday-Friday*
Position 2: 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm: Monday-Friday*

Wilton Library seeks energetic, reliable and detail-oriented individuals for the positions of Building Operations Team Member to assist with maintenance of the Library facility to provide a clean, orderly environment that is in fully functional condition for its patrons, staff, and volunteers.

Team members should have a working knowledge of building plans, building cleaning protocols and maintenance work. Able to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagrammatic forms.

Opens and secures the building in the morning and evening as necessary. Assists with maintenance of inventory of cleaning supplies, materials and equipment. Sets up tables and chairs for meetings, programs, and/or rentals throughout the building. Fully cleans public restrooms, staff restrooms and kitchens daily as well as replenishing supplies. Wash windows and floors; clean tables and chairs, vacuums and dusts in public and non-public spaces. Empties trash and recycling. Assists with snow removal and walkway sanding/salting as needed. Perform limited landscaping duties (e.g., weeding and cleanup). Painting as assigned. Transport book sale donations to book cellar sorting area.

Other duties as requested under the direction of the Building Operations Manager.

Demonstrates skills to use voicemail and computer for email and calendar software. Microsoft Word and Excel a plus.

Schedule: Part-time hourly position (average of up to 19 hours per week). Candidates must be flexible and able to cover evening and weekend events.

*Schedule may include weekends.

Positions open until filled.

Email resume, cover letter and WLA Application for Employment to employment2@wiltonlibrary.org.

 

Wilton Library Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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