Looking to Hire a Children’s Librarian

The North Platte Public Library is hiring!  We’re looking for our next Children’s Librarian who believes in delivering super customer services, even to our smallest readers! We want to engage with children in ways that encourage them to explore the world around them and connect with them in ways that shape their lives.

We are seeking someone who loves all kids and is filled with “out of the box” thinking ideas on programs that will engage, support and nurture our youngest readers. With the collaboration of the Library Director, this individual will be responsible for implementing and creating programs, outreach, book advisory and other library duties for our children’s department. If you love kids and are a detail-oriented self-starter who enjoys working in a supportive and patron-focused environment, we encourage you to join our team. The mission of our library is to ensure access to the accumulated knowledge of the world. This enables individuals to pursue personal enrichment and take informed action.

This is a full-time position with benefits. Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution preferred.  Equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the duties as described will be considered. Starting annual salary range : $44,011-$52,776: placement on the salary schedule is based upon education and experience. Will be expected to work one night per week and one Saturday per month. 

Applications and resume must be received by 5:00PM, August 20, 2021. Fill out City Application online at: https://www.ci.north-platte.ne.us/employment/library-job-application/. Send resumes to: library@ci.north-platte.ne.us

City Employment Application (PDF Fillable)
Job Description (PDF)

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