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Library System of Lancaster County

Early Literacy Outreach Specialist (Lancaster County)

The Library System of Lancaster County seeks a full-time Early Literacy Outreach Specialist.  This position delivers early literacy materials and activities to home-based childcares located in targeted areas throughout Lancaster County.  The Specialist provides training to and mentoring of home-based childcare providers specifically in the area of early literacy with the objective of improving the school readiness of children cared for in such settings.  These services will be delivered directly to Home-based providers by means of a specially equipped van. The Specialist will undertake extensive networking activities to deliver a full range of services to home-based childcare providers and the children and families they serve.  This position requires occasional evening and weekend hours.  Qualifications:  Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education (Bachelor’s preferred) or, an education related degree (such as Library Science) with 15 Early Childhood Education credits.  One year related field experience in an early childhood or library setting.  Salary low 30s based on education and experience.  Benefits include 10 paid holidays, retirement plan, health, dental and eye insurance.

To see the full job description click here.  To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Stephanie Zimmerman at szimmerman@lancasterlibraries.org.