Under the supervision and within the framework of Library policies and practices, to participate in services to a diverse population characteristic of an urban setting with emphasis on service to children and to perform professional work requiring application of professional knowledge of literature, bibliographic sources and service with a concentration on children.
Children’s Services Team Leader (P4) or ranking staff member.
As assigned, professional and support staff
Scope of Responsibility
Education – A bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university and a master’s degree in library and information science from an accredited library school. Courses in children’s literature and early literacy and/or work, taken for credit, at an accredited library school. Story telling, infant brain development, and/or early literacy concept courses and/or experience desirable. In exceptional instances, specialized education, training and/or experience may be substituted for part or all of the educational requirements.
Experience – Knowledge of children’s literature including bibliographic tools and sources pertaining to children’s literature and work; knowledge of the techniques of programming for children.
Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
Residency – Must be a resident of the City of Boston upon the first day of hire.
CORI – Must successfully clear a Criminal Offenders Record Information check with the City of Boston.
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: PSA/P-1
Hours per week: 35