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Monday, June 27, 2016

Out of State Opportunity

Youth Services Librarian
Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach

The City of West Palm Beach (pop. 102,000) - with its sunny palm-lined
streets, scenic waterfront views, quaint shopping districts, historic
neighborhoods, and year-round outdoor festivals - is a slice of paradise whose
hallmarks are elegance and luxurious comfort.  West Palm Beach is the county
seat of Palm Beach County and one of the fastest growing areas in the country.
We are proud of our ethnic and cultural diversity, both in the community we
serve and in our workplace.

The City of West Palm Beach was incorporated in 1894 and encompasses 55 square
miles and is blessed with a downtown intracoastal waterfront.  The City
features a variety of national recognized cultural and leisure activities.
West Palm Beach operates under a strong mayor form of government since 1993.
This system combines the strong political leadership of a Mayor, who is
responsible for running the affairs of the City, with an elected City Council.

Explore the many opportunities available for those who work, live or play in
the paradise we call City of West Palm Beach!

Summary: This position as Children's Librarian provides reference and reader's
advisory for the youth services department, provides story hours, children's
programs, customer service to children and their caregivers.  Promotes library
services with local schools.  Coordinates outreach programs.  Works on
projects as assigned to promote an interactive creative educational experience
and performs related duties as assigned.  This position work schedule includes
working nights and weekends.

Salary
$43,967 Annually

Excellent Benefits!

Qualifications
Master's degree in Library Science (MLS) from an ALA accredited program of
study with two (2) years related experience in a field such as teaching,
recreation, social work or book sales, or related field.

Alternate requirements:  Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or
university and the ability to complete the Master's degree in Library Sciences
(MLS) within six (6) months from the date of employment, and three (3) years
related experience in a field such as teaching, recreation, social work, or
book sales, or related field.
Additional Details

Closing Date                       08-Jul-2016

Apply online at:
http://wpb.org/Departments/Human-Resources/Home/I-want-to-work-for-the-City-of-West-Palm-Beach