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Adult Services Librarian L-1, Mount Pleasant Library

Providence Community Library

Salary Range:  $19.86-25.59 per hour

Hours:  Full-time with benefits

Posted:  January 14, 2019

Deadline:  Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Duties:

Responsible for the direct provision of services to the adults and teens of the Mount Pleasant Community Library.  Primary duties include the provision of reference and readers advisory assistance, collection development, and teen, adult, and community programs that are relevant to the populations served.

The Adult Services Librarian participates in the development of library service at the library as well as in community outreach activity, and oversees volunteer workers.  Coverage at other libraries and departments as needed.  Hours include some evenings and weekends. 

Requirements: 

MLS from an ALA accredited library school.  A strong background in programming and in providing library services to adults from a culturally diverse community is preferred. Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred, but not required.

Send resume, cover letter and three references to:  

Maria Melvin, HR Manager, mmelvin@provcomlib.org, (401) 467-2700 x.1606.


Youth Services Coordinator

Providence Community Library

Salary range:  $55,000-60,000 annually

Hours:  Full-time with benefits (40 hrs. per week)

Posted: December 20, 2018

Deadline:  Internal applications submitted by January 8th, will be considered first.  External applications accepted until the position is filled.

The Providence Community Library (PCL) is seeking a Youth Services Coordinator who is passionate about improving the lives of Providence youth and families.  The successful candidate will be responsive to the diverse needs of Providence residents and will serve as a highly visible spokesperson for PCL at the city, state, and community levels.

Duties:

The Youth Services Coordinator coordinates services and programs for children from birth - the teenage years throughout the Providence Community Library system by designing and managing system-wide initiatives, enabling collaboration, determining service priorities, and encouraging excellence among the youth services staff. They maintain an up-to-date knowledge of all areas of youth services, including collections, outreach, programming, and technology. In addition to working directly with PCL’s youth services staff, the Youth Services Coordinator will form and maintain meaningful partnerships with other organizations, such as Ready to Learn Providence, FabNewport, Mayor Elorza’s office, Providence Recreation and the Providence Public School Department, on projects that maximize impact through collaboration.

The Youth Services Coordinator assists with supervising all youth services staff.   They are a member of the library administration team and will represent PCL on numerous citywide working groups and committees. 

For a full list of job duties, please see the file linked below. 

Requirements:

The successful candidate will have an MLIS from an ALA accredited school and 3-5 years of professional library experience. Library experience should include supervisory management experience with at least two years in youth services in a public library setting.  A strong background in programming and in providing library services to youth from a culturally diverse community is preferred. Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred, but not required. Flexible schedule will include occasional nights and weekends.

Send resume, cover letter and three references to:

Maria Melvin, HR Manager, mmelvin@provcomlib.org, (401) 467-2700 x.1606.

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