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Senior Youth Services Librarian - Fulltime, 35 hours/weekly, primarily assigned to the Main Library in Easton, Maryland. The work schedule includes shifts in the evening and weekends.

Hiring Salary Range:$42,000 - $51,000 (based on experience).

Benefits: Health/dental/vision insurance, retirement and generous leave benefits. Details available upon request.

Summary of Position: The Talbot County Free Library (TCFL) is looking for a friendly, outgoing, enthusiastic Senior Youth Services Librarian to head our busy and vibrant Youth Services Department. Our ideal candidate would lead a staff team to provide top-quality library services and programs to the families of our community. Responsibilities include collection development, reference and reader's advisory, programming, and library instruction to patrons. Knowledge of children's literature, popular titles, and reference materials in various formats and a knowledge of PCs, internet searching, and library software applications is essential. Must have excellent customer service skills. Serves as Person in Charge on occasion.

To be qualified, you must possess a Master's Degree in Library Science, a Master's in Library and Information Sciences Degree, or a Master of Science in School Librarianship, from an ALA accredited school of Library Science or international equivalent. Applicants must be able to obtain State of Maryland certification as a Professional Public Librarian or as a School Library Media Specialist within six months of hire. Applicants without the above educational requirements will not be considered. Applicants must have a minimum of 1 year of professional librarian work experience in a public or school library/media setting. See the full job description for all requirements and duties for this position.

Talbot County is home to sophisticated small towns, waterman's villages, and more than 600 miles of Chesapeake Bay waterfront, and is the treasure of Maryland's famed Eastern Shore. With a population of almost 39,000, it offers the perfect blend of rural simplicity and urban refinement, with opportunities to boat on local waterways, explore area parks, shop in fine stores and boutiques, and dine in award-winning restaurants.

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, two references, and a completed TCFL employment application form to Dana Newman, Library Director

Applications can also be mailed to:
Dana Newman
Talbot County Free Library
100 W. Dover St.
Easton, MD 21601

All required application materials must be received no later than 5 p.m., Monday, April 3, 2017. For more information about TCFL and to download the TCFL employment application form visit our website at and click on Employment Opportunities. Interviews will be scheduled for Monday, April 10, 2017 for selected applicants.

Talbot County Free Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.