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Job Posting – Youth Services Librarian, Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library

The Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library invites applications for the full-time position of Librarian 1 – Youth Services Librarian. The position reports to the Head of Youth Services and is responsible for planning and implementing programs for children and families. Provides in-person reference and research assistance to patrons and participates in collection development and maintenance.

Full job description available at

Applicants must be available to work a flexible schedule including evening, weekends and holidays.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree of Library and Information Science from a library school that is accredited by the ALA or recognized by the NYS Education Department following acceptable education methods   OR

An equivalent combination or training and experience approved by the Public Librarian’s Certification examination committee of NYS Education department.

Special Requirements

Eligibility for a New York State public librarian’s professional certificate at time of application for appointment; possession of certificate at time of appointment

A background check is required prior to appointment.

Civil Service

The position of Librarian I – Youth Services Librarian is a competitive position within the Saratoga County Civil Service Administration.

Application Process

A cover letter and resume must be submitted by January 25, 2019 via email to or by mail to:

Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library
Attn:  Melinda Taormina, Head of Youth Services
475 Moe Road
Clifton Park, NY 12065

Questions about the position should be directed to Melinda Taormina <> or Jim Foster, Assistant Director < >

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