JOB TITLE: Fairyland Librarian
JOB DESCRIPTION: Children’s Fairyland is a storybook theme park on the shores of Lake Merritt in Oakland, California. Since 1950, Fairyland has been encouraging early literacy and imaginative play. The internship position represents a partnership between Fairyland and the Oakland Public Library. Nina Lindsay, Supervising Librarian for Children’s Services at the Oakland Public Library, will provide professional guidance for the intern’s work.
Projects will include managing the book collection in Alice’s Reading Room, and creating a communication plan and content for early learning tips for families attending Fairyland, through both print and social media.
POSITION STATUS: open
TASK TYPE: Non-Archival
WORK TO BE DONE: On Site
QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of children’s collection management and early literacy practices; and an interest in public library partnerships.
SEMESTER(S): Fall 2015
HOURS: To be determined by intern and Fairyland
APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 8, 2015
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please submit a statement of interest and resume to Nina Lindsay at [email protected]. Applicants may be contacted for an interview with Fairyland staff
CONTACT: Nina Lindsay, Supervising Librarian, Children’s Services
PHONE 1: 5102386706
PHONE 2: 5102386706
EMAIL: [email protected]