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Library Specialist, Orono Public Library, Orono, Maine


Salary Range:$18.0000 To $20.0000 Hourly

The Town of Orono is accepting applications for the position of Youth Services Librarian. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field, experience working with children, and previous library experience is required. Additional information and the application are available at Applications are due on May 28, 2021 . The Town of Orono is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider. 

The Town of Orono is seeking qualified, creative, organized, flexible, and personable applicants for the full-time position of Youth Services Librarian.  

This position performs various responsibilities including, but not limited to:   

  • readers’ advisory, reference, and other professional library services to youth and their caregivers;  
  • plans and presents programs for youth, ages toddler to teen;  
  • supports literacy learning for youth and their families;  
  • evaluates and develops youth collections and programming resources;  
  • works with a small library team;  
  • participates in collaborative efforts with other town departments and area organizations.  

Qualifications for this position include the requirement of a Bachelor’s degree in a field related to literacy and activities for children, (e.g. Library Science, Education,Child Development), at least one year of library experience and/or working with children. 

The Orono Public Library has met the challenge of the pandemic by introducing curbside pickup and virtual programs. In Mid-May, limited in-person services will be reintroduced, contingent on pandemic conditions and CDC guidance. The Orono Town Council has been supportive of the Library’s approach to safely providing services during this unusual time.

The Town offers a competitive pay and benefits package including paid vacation and sick leave, health insurance, and participation in the Maine Public Employees Retirement System. Interested applicants should submit an application, resume and cover letter on the Town website at All application materials must be received by May 28, 2021. The Town of Orono is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider.

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