Children’s Librarian – Grand Marais Public Library

The Grand Marais Public Library is seeking a Librarian to perform a broad range of library services for the general public, specializing in developing children’s literacy skills and programs. Activities include: Helping children and parents locate and select library materials; maintaining the children’s collection; conducting programs for ages 0 – 18 and creating promotional items to announce them; assisting the public with the use of modern technology; performing community outreach; and contributing to the greater good of the library by supporting broader goals. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to cheerfully and tactfully deal with a wide variety of people; knowledge of library materials and classification systems; knowledge and ability to use reference materials including online resources; knowledge and ability to use modern technology; ability to plan, schedule and organize workload; ability to design and implement fun, educational programs for children; an ability to work independently and collaboratively; an ability to perform clerical work such as using word processing, photocopying, emailing, and using Internet tools.

Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s Degree. Experience working in a library and/or strong experience in the education of children. Availability to work some week nights and Saturdays.

Desirable qualifications: Professional experience as a children’s librarian; several years of successful experience working with children in an educational capacity; high level of computer literacy.

Starting Salary: $17.47/hr., approximately 25 hours per week including some weekends and evenings. Applications are available at City Hall or the Grand Marais Library, or at Contact Steve Harsin or Amanda St. John at 387-1140 with any questions. Applications due October 27, 2017.