This is professional library work beyond entry level. Incumbents are expected to have acquired the basic knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the full range of tasks required at a fully capable level of competence. We are looking for a librarian who has excellent customer service skills, a strong knowledge of technologyand current trends, and passion for children’s and teen literature. This job includes outreach to our diverse community of New Haven and forging relationships with local schools and youth organizations. The ideal candidate will be energetic and experienced at creating engaging programming for youth of all ages, from toddlers to teens,both in person and virtually. This is an exciting time to join the Youth Services team of the New Haven Free Public Library! Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited library school. Minimum of two years’ experience as a professional librarian and the necessary knowledge, abilities and skills, in addition to those from Librarian I, as stated in the job description, including but not limited to: Ability to organize and maintain a specialized library collection or service within a department; experience with a variety of on-line databases and the ability to apply this knowledge in planning and implementation of research or catalog work; Ability to evaluate and advise on the disposition of reference questions, or on matters of cataloging practice; Ability to instruct and train Librarian I and support staff. Please submit cover letter and resume with application.
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In order to be considered for this title, you must apply during the posting period via the online application portal.
2) Click on the “Employment Opportunities” link in the right margin (or found under “Expand Menu” if on a handheld device) and follow all instructions provided on that page. You will need a valid, working email address to apply.
3) Submit cover letter & resume with online application.
Applications for this position only accepted online at https://newhavenct.munisselfservice.com/ .
Please note that our method of communication with applicants is by email. In the application process, please provide us with a valid email address, and ensure you monitor your email, including spam or junk, for correspondence from our department.
If you experience technical difficulties in the online application process, please contact our office at 203-946-8252 or email NHJobs@newhavenct.gov.
SALARY minimum: $51,648 annualized
LOCAL 3144, RANGE 7
This position is included in a collective bargaining agreement with Local 3144, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of: (1) a pre-employment background check, (2) a pre-employment physical examination, including pre-employment drug screening, (3) registration in the New Haven COVID Vaccination/Testing portal and providing proof of full vaccination as per the Mandatory COVID Vaccination/Testing Policy (available to review at www.newhavenct.gov/gov/depts/hr/default.htm ), and (4) a 90-day probationary period. Instructions and information on this pre-employment process are included in Conditional Offer of Employment.
Current Bargaining Union Contract contains information on union membership, employee benefits, seniority, pensions, and more. It can be reviewed at https://www.newhavenct.gov/gov/depts/hr/city_employees/city_bargaining_union_contracts.htm