Librarian Part-time-Teen/Young Adult -- Irving Public Library -- Irving, TX

Job Summary
Irving Public Library is seeking an innovative, creative and engaging customer service oriented professional librarian to assist with teen / young adult programming. Duties include development of a full range of library services, programs and activities for teens / young adults; and overseeing the work of assigned staff. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, organized, and enjoy working with teens / young adults; and capable of developing and conducting original, vibrant programming for teens / young adults that encourages reading, creative thinking, and promotes the use of the library and its materials. The person hired will work in all areas of the library including regularly staffing the information and circulation desks. Irving Public Library's mission is to provide access to information for lifelong learning and promote the enjoyment of reading. With more than one million items checked out annually, the multi-branch Irving Public Library system serves a community of more than 237,000 residents that is home to one of the most diverse ZIP codes in the nation.

Education/Experience
Possession of a Master of Library Science degree from an American Library Association accredited program, or a related field of study, or an equivalent qualification, such as a bachelor’s degree in a related field of study, one year of graduate-level course work and one year of additional job related experience. Applicants also should have strong knowledge and appreciation of young adult literature. Applicants will need to have a strong desire and experience working with teens / young adults.

  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) skills are beneficial.
  • Schedule includes weekend and evening hours.

Culture
Library Community - The City of Irving is situated near Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport with more than 140 international companies currently operating throughout the city. Irving is positioned to be the leading international business center in the US and is a city of tremendous diversity. The Irving Public Library has four locations, all serving unique communities and is nationally known for the North Texas Teen Book Festival, as well as for numerous NEA Big Read and other yearly community reads, for exceptional programming and for innovative partnerships with local schools and city departments. With more than one million items checked out annually, the multi-branch Irving Public Library system serves a community of more than 237,000 residents that is home to one of the most diverse ZIP codes in the nation.

Pay range
PAY GRADE GG18 / FULL RANGE $23.71 – $33.43 PER HOUR (Progressive over 11 steps)

Apply online or in person. Applicants must submit a résumé and indicate hours of availability with application.

City of Irving
Attn: Human Resources
825 W. Irving Blvd.
Irving, Texas 75060
(P) 972-721-2696
(F) 972-721-2582
www.cityofirving.org

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