Employment Opportunities

Youth Services Assistant (Part-Time) - Job Description

Description:

This position is for an enthusiastic and warm person who enjoys children and teens, values relationships with them and their families, has a broad knowledge of children’s and young adult literature, and thrives on inventing innovative programming. Three to five years of experience in children’s library services in a public library is preferable. Early literacy knowledge is a must. An ideal candidate will have the capability to work with a minimum of supervision and enjoy a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): 

Tasks and responsibilities include assisting the Youth Services Librarian with a variety of tasks including but not limited to:

      • Development and implementation of high quality programming for children 
      • Serving as a liaison with schools and community groups to promote library use 
      • Provide reference and reader’s advisory services to children and their families 
      • Create visually appealing displays within the Youth Services Department 
      • Act as facilitator for FIRST Lego League programs 
      • Plan and implement coding programs for youth of all ages 

Qualifications:

Three to five years of experience in children’s library services in a public library is preferable. Early literacy knowledge is a must. An ideal candidate will have the capability to work with a minimum of supervision and enjoy a fast-paced environment.

Part-time hours of 10-25 hours a week with days, evenings and rotating Saturdays. Salary range $13.90 to $14.50. Hours include one to two evenings per week, rotating Saturdays, and weekday hours. School vacation weeks and summer holidays are a high priority time for this position. (Job description)

The Hooksett Library actively supports the professional growth and development of all staff members and is a strong proponent of the NHLA Paralibrarian program. We strive for a professional, fun, and team-based work culture.

Please send resume with letter of interest to:

Heather Rainier, Library Director
hrainier@hooksettlibrary.org
Hooksett Public Library
31 Mount Saint Mary’s Way
Hooksett, NH 03106

Applications accepted until 10/19/2018 or position is filled.