Children's Librarian - Avondale Branch
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County - Cincinnati, OH

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  • Plans and conducts programs for children to encourage reading, viewing, and listening of library materials in an effort to create lifelong readers.
  • As second in command, assists with supervision and training of staff and assumes responsibility in absence of Branch Manager.
  • Performs reference and reader's advisory services in person, by telephone and by e-mail, using materials in a variety of formats.
  • Provides service to the community and schools through programming, teacher collection services, and other Library services.
  • Maintains knowledge of circulation system in order to assist at circulation desk.
  • Uses computers and the Internet effectively for providing Library service.
  • Identifies reading trends among juvenile patrons.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Skills

  • Strong Customer service skills.
  • Experience working with children and children's programming preferred.
  • Knowledge of children's literature preferred.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends.
  • Knowledge of the Library's policies and procedures.
  • Analytical abilities sufficient to perform reference searches quickly and accurately with material at the appropriate age level.
  • Is self-motivated.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including building and enhancing diverse relationships.
Required Experience