Librarian - Children's & Youth

Librarian - Children's & Youth

Librarian- Children’s and Youth

Full Time
Hiring Range: $43,920-$48,000 Annual

Come join the Lewiston City Library Team! The NEW Lewiston City Library (Idaho) opened its doors to the public June 2013 welcoming nearly 2000 visitors. The library’s design showcases century old flooring, ceilings and pillars, honoring the legacy of this region’s timber rich past. Fresh, modern service and style and a beautiful, historic downtown have ensured 13,000-15,000 visitors every month. The Lewiston City Library provides access to culture, technology and free lifelong education in the Lewis-Clark Valley. Inside its doors you will find a friendly, knowledgeable staff, open spaces, quiet areas and state of the art technology.

The Librarian for Children and Youth will help us build excellence thru creating positive customer experiences and coordinate library services for patrons from birth to grade 12 and their caregivers.

The Lewiston City Library staff is united in inspiring a passion for reading, personal growth and learning; ensuring access to information, ideas and stories; enjoying Lewiston’s distinctive community--- sound like fun, come join us!

The City
The City operates under the Council/Manager form of government. Major Departments include Administrative Support Services, Public Works, Parks & Recreation, Police, Fire, Community Development and the Library.

The Position
Duties may include Collection Development, Programming, Reader’s Advice, Reference, Outreach, Technology and Instruction to library patrons and staff. The Lewiston City Library’s current areas of focus are Early- and Hands-On Learning.

The work schedule for this position is 40 hours per week and will include some evening and weekend shifts. This position includes PERSI retirement benefits, medical including dental, vacation and sick leave.

A Masters in Library Science form an ALA-accredited program required. One year of library experience, or any combination of experience and training which providers the equivalent scope of knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work. Working knowledge of children's literature and child development is highly desirable. Valid driver’s license required.

Selection Process
A City of Lewiston Application for Employment is required and available on the City of Lewiston website, or at City Hall, 1134 F Street (front lobby employment kiosk). Applications must be returned to City Hall or mailed to PO Box 617, Lewiston, ID 83501, emailed to, or faxed to 208-298-0925. This position is open until filled. EOE/ADA-Reasonable accommodations on request.

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