Children’s Librarian Description
James River Valley Library System has a full-time position with benefits for an energetic, creative, team-oriented librarian who loves educating children (birth to 15) through robust collection development, innovative programming, and personal interaction with children and families. Position includes evening and weekend hours as needed.
Duties include (but are not limited to) the following:
Salary & Benefits
Begins at $40,000 per year and is commensurate with library experience. Position provides generous sick time, vacation, and personal leave benefits. Health insurance is provided for the employee, with 50% assistance toward additional family insurance if needed. Retirement benefits provided through North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System.
Education & Experience
Skills & Requirements
Physical demands are an essential part of this position. The position requires the ability to talk, hear, sit, stand, bend, reach, use hands and fingers, view library materials and computer screens, lift up to 50 pounds, and travel on library business in all kinds of weather and traffic conditions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Please submit cover letter, resume, professional reference contacts, and completed application to Joseph Rector, library director, using the employment tab at jrvls.org.
A post-offer background check and motor vehicle records check may be required.
Location: Jamestown, North Dakota
Position Title: Children’s Librarian
Job Category: Children’s Services
Min Education: Master’s Degree
Company Name: James River Valley Library System
Entry Level: Yes
Salary: $40,000 - $49,000 yearly
Library or Company Type: Public Library
Job Type: Full-time
About James River Valley Library System (JRVLS)
JRVLS was formed in 2009 through the merger of Alfred Dickey Library and Stutsman County Library. Employees of our library system are dedicated to providing the highest quality service, lifelong learning, and technology opportunities. Alfred Dickey Library celebrated its centennial in February of 2019 after undergoing an extensive renovation. The library system operates a bookmobile named Nelly which faithfully serves residents throughout our county.
Our Mission: To inform, enrich, and empower our community.
James River Valley Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.