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Manager of Children's Services, Lincoln Parish Library (6-18) - Ruston

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Manager of Children’s Services

Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements children’s reading, craft, and story time programs
  • Develops, schedules, and presents special programs and exhibits
  • Provides reference and reader’s advisory services for children, parents, teachers, and other patrons
  • Maintains working relationship with area schools and provides outreach services
  • Assists in the use of online catalog and databases
  • Reviews and selects children’s materials utilizing specific criteria
  • Provides tours of the children’s area
  • Supervises departmental staff including training, scheduling and evaluating
  • Maintains records and statistics
  • Monitors budget for area of responsibility
  • Serves on the Director’s Management Team
  • Serves as building supervisor as scheduled or needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • MLS or MLIS from ALA accredited institution
  • Minimum of three years’ experience required, including supervision and working with children
  • Extensive knowledge of children’s literature and awards
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Must possess a warm personality, display patience, and enjoy working with children
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and written, with variety of people
  • Ability to enforce library policies and procedures

Classification/Salary:

Librarian II/ $19.00- $30.36

Apply online at www.mylpl.org  or call 318-513-5516 for an application.