Librarian I or Library Specialist- Children’s Services- Frederick County Public Libraries

Position: Librarian I or Library Specialist- Children’s Services
Location: Frederick County Public Libraries, Frederick, Maryland
Salary: Librarian I salary = $43,667 per year
Library Specialist salary = $40,786 per year

Originally posted on the Maryland Library Association listserv.

LIBRARIAN I or LIBRARY SPECIALIST – CHILDREN’S SERVICES, Frederick County Public Libraries, Frederick, Maryland.
Join the vibrant, community-minded team at Frederick County Public Libraries! We are seeking a creative, energetic, professional committed to serving the public. Located in West-Central Maryland between Washington D.C. and Baltimore, FCPL is a rapidly developing system. By facilitating the public’s freedom to explore, invent, and transform, FCPL connects people to ideas and to each other, helping to foster individual and community growth.

This professional position assists in managing Children’s Services at the C. Burr Artz Public Library, providing direct library service to the public, with emphasis on children aged birth to 5th grade, their caregivers and families. Supervision may be given to substitutes, shelvers, on-call employees and/or volunteers; direction may be given to department staff. Supervision is received from the Branch Administrator, Assistant Branch Administrator or the Supervisor, Children’s Services.

EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT FOR LIBRARIAN I – other requirements continue below:

• Master of Library Science degree (ALA accredited program); may consider candidates who will obtain the MLS within 6 months of hire
• Minimum 1 year of work experience and/or classroom work with children aged birth to 5th grade
• Minimum 1 year of customer service work experience in retail, education, community or public relations, or any high traffic customer service setting
• Professional Public Librarian certification from the Maryland State Department of Education or ability to obtain this certification within 6 months after hire with MLS-current certification must then be maintained

EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT FOR LIBRARY SPECIALIST – other requirements continue below:

• Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university
• Minimum 2 years recent (within last 5 years) public library work experience
• Minimum 1 year work experience and/or classroom work with children aged birth to 5th grade
• Minimum 1 year of customer service work experience in retail, education, community or public relations, or any high traffic customer service setting
• Library Associate certification from the Maryland State Department of Education or ability to obtain this certification within 2 years after hire, plus willingness and ability to attend training sessions as applicable

Salary:
Librarian I salary = $43,667 per year
Library Specialist salary = $40,786 per year

Deadline to apply: 4:00 pm April 20, 2017. For complete job description and to apply go to www.frederickcountymd.gov