Saline County Library Looking for Children’s Librarian in Benton, Arkansas
Do you have a fun personality that appeals to children of all ages? Are you able to speak, sing, and perform on a wide variety of stages? Do you love puppets and programs, and sharing the magic found inside book pages?
Then, you may be a perfect fit for Children’s Librarian at Saline County Library in Benton, Arkansas! Our Children’s Librarian is a member of the vibrant and busy Programming and Outreach Department. This position requires an outgoing and energetic personality who loves planning and providing quality children’s programming for all ages. Your days will be spent on the road performing puppetry with our traveling puppet stage, conducting experiments and STEM programming for school-aged children in the library, passing on a love for reading to our youngest patrons, and dreaming up innovative new services the library can offer to children and their caregivers. Master’s in Library Science required. See job description for more details. Salary begins at $32,000, depending on experience. Job Closing Date: 11/15/2016.
The Saline County Library serves the 107,000 Saline County residents with a dedicated staff of 32 FTEs and a $3 million annual operating budget from two locations – the Bob Herzfeld Memorial Library (Benton) and the Mabel Boswell Memorial Library (Bryant). Saline County, central Arkansas, is one of Arkansas’ fastest growing and most prosperous counties. Ideally located near bustling Little Rock, Saline County residents enjoy a quality of life in their varied smaller cities and towns while appreciating the ready access to the entertainment, shopping, and cultural offerings of the state capitol. Saline County offers excellent school systems, as well as a University of Arkansas satellite campus, a growing hospital, retail and other amenities. Many parks, waterways, golf courses, and the nearby Ouachita National Forest offer outdoor recreation. Saline County has it all – including a low cost of living and unemployment rate. Learn more about Saline County, the Library, and the position at these Saline County Links.