The Elkins Public Library is hiring a part-time Children’s Librarian

Requirements of the Position

Salary: This is a part-time hourly position based on experience

Hours: up to 20 hours per week.

Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience working with preschool to teen age children.

Preferred Qualifications: Master of Library Science from an ALA accredited university.

Job Duties:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and maneuver stairs
  • Working knowledge of children’s literature and children’s programming
  • Plan, organize, promote, and conduct storytime and summer reading on a regular basis
  • Knowledge of library principles, practices, and trends
  • Proficient in Microsoft, apple products, and android systems
  • Perform collection development tasks as needed
  • Perform circulation and reference duties as needed
  • Willingness to learn and desire to help others
  • Help maintain a clean and inviting atmosphere for patrons staff

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to the Elkins Public Library via email to Please contact Audra Bell by calling 479-643-2904 for any questions. Applications will be accepted through July 10, 2020.