[Michlib-l] Job Posting - PT Children's Librarian - Wayne Public Library

Jody Wolak jwolak at wayne.lib.mi.us
Tue Aug 27 11:06:20 EDT 2019

The Wayne Public Library is accepting applications for a part-time children's librarian. Since the passage of an additional 10-year millage last year the library has been expanding hours, services, and collections. We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated person to help us reinvigorate and reimagine our services for children during this exciting period of growth! Please see the attached job posting or text below. Applications are due Monday, September 16, 2019. 


Wayne Public Library 

Employment Opportunity 

Position: Part-Time Children’s Librarian 

Hours: Approximately 27 hours per week, including days, evenings, and weekends 

Location: Wayne Public Library, 3737 S. Wayne Rd., Wayne, MI 48184 


· Provide reference and readers’ advisory service 

· Plan and execute library programs, including storytimes and the summer reading program 

· Participate in collection development including evaluation, purchasing, and weeding 

· Develop relationships with local community groups and schools 

· Promote the library through various marketing channels and outreach 

· Assist patrons with computers and other technology 

· Assist with the general operation of the library, including opening and closing the building 

· Prepare and arrange displays 

· Assist with special projects 

· Other duties as assigned 


· Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program or significant progress toward such a degree 

· Knowledge of current library theories and practices 

· Reference, programming, and collection development experience preferred 

· Experience working with children preferred 

· Enthusiasm and strong commitment to excellent public service 

· Strong interpersonal, communication, and technology skills 

· Strong organizational skills and attention to detail 

· Ability to work independently 

· Ability to lift and/or carry objects weighing up to 20 pounds 

Wage: Starting at $17.00/hr 

To apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, application, and three professional references to: 

City of Wayne 

Personnel Department 

3355 S. Wayne Rd. 

Wayne, MI 48184 

Applications are available at [ http://www.ci.wayne.mi.us/pdfs/employapp.pdf | http://www.ci.wayne.mi.us/pdfs/employapp.pdf ] 

Completed applications are due by Monday, September 16, 2019. 

The City of Wayne is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services. 

Jody Wolak 
Wayne Public Library 
3737 S. Wayne Rd, Wayne, MI 48184 
jwolak at wayne.lib.mi.us 
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