The Cranston Public Library seeks a friendly, tech-savvy individual for a paraprofessional position in youth services. Must be able to run Saturday morning family programs (movies, drop-in crafts, etc.), and offer reference and readers advisory to children and teens on weekday evenings.
A qualified applicant would be trained on the children's desk by professional staff before being assigned to cover the teen desk independently in the evenings. This position requires excellent public service and communication skills, knowledge of children's and teen literature, experience working with young people, and facility with technology, including PCs, gaming, social networking, and library catalog and database searching.
Bachelors required and MLIS candidate preferred. Schedule requires regular evening and weekend hours.
Send resume and cover letter by Nov. 15 to: Emily R. Brown Youth Services Coordinator Cranston Public Library 140 Sockanosset Cross Road Cranston, RI 02920 401-943-9080 ext. 119 firstname.lastname@example.org