Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Adult/Teen Services Librarian

The Edith Wheeler Memorial Library is seeking a creative and forward-thinking Adult/Teen Services Librarian with a strong understanding of current public library services. Under the supervision of the Library Director, the person in this position performs responsible and varied administrative and professional library work related to planning, organizing, and directing the activities of the Adult and Teen Departments and Makerspace.

Duties include researching and bringing new technologies on board for the library’s new makerspace; planning and marketing of adult and teen programs; maintaining the library’s web page and social media accounts; selecting and acquiring materials; maintaining the collection; and developing new public services.  In coordination with the Library Director, the Adult/Teen Services Librarian supervises the Circulation Services Manager, the Cataloger, and all staff and volunteers assigned to reference, interlibrary loan, Makerspace, and teen services. Please see the full Job Description here http://www.monroect.org/Human-Resources.

Qualifications: M.L.S. degree from and ALA credited institution; minimum three (3) years experience working with adult and/or teen services, resources, literature, reference resources, and online searching preferred. Strong customer service and computer skills, ability to work as part of a team, verbal and written communication skills. Some supervisory experience necessary or significant progress toward MLS, plus some relevant experience.

Salary: The position is part of the Supervisor Union and requires 35 hours per week with some evenings and Saturdays. Salary range is $48,990 – $65,921 a year, depending on qualifications and experience, with a comprehensive town benefits package. For further information about the library, visit www.ewml.org.

Supplemental Information: Employment contingent on successful completion of a pre-employment background check, drug screening and proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

An employment application may be obtained by visiting the Town of Monroe website at http://www.monroect.org/Human-Resources. Submit letter of interest, resume, and completed town application available at by Wednesday, December 1, 2021 to Director of Human Resources, Monroe Town Hall, 7 Fan Hill Road, Monroe, CT 06468. EOE/AA.

The Town of Monroe is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Discrimination is prohibited against applicants on the basis of age, race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, status as a veteran, present or past history of mental disorder, or intellectual, learning, or physical disability.