Help Wanted – Children’s Program Manager

Pomfret Public Library seeks a Children’s Program Manager to provide age-appropriate library services that promote playful exploration, literacy, and reading readiness, and that are responsive to the needs of the children and families of the community.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Prepare, schedule, promote and implement programs for children and families, such as story times, Summer Reading, afterschool clubs, performances, etc.
  • Maintain a welcoming, inviting and safe children’s space by keeping the children’s room, materials and supplies in order and by creating displays that promote library materials and services
  • Contribute to children’s materials selection and collection maintenance
  • Represent the library at community events and collaborate with other community organizations (Friends of Pomfret Public Library, schools, Scouts, Abington Social Library, etc.)
  • Prepare statistics, reports and grants relating to children’s services
  • Perform other typical library duties such as circulation desk functions and customer service, and other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Creativity and initiative in developing programs and promoting them in the community
  • Able to relate well to children of all ages, individually and in groups
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to communicate effectively and courteously with children, caregivers, general public, volunteers and work associates
  • Education and/or experience in the fields of early education, reading or library science preferred

 

Reports to: Library Director
$16.50/hour, avg. 17 hours per week, days and times flexible to accommodate program schedule. Includes Saturday rotation.

Please email resume and letter of interest to:

Laurie Bell, Library Director
Pomfret Public Library
librarian@pomfretlibrary.org

Application deadline: November 24, 2017

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