Intern Needed for Children’s Fairyland

FairylandSan Jose State Univ. iSchool Student Needed for Internship at Children’s Fairyland:

Oakland Public Library, Children’s Services, www.oaklandlibrary.org
125 14th Street, Room 6,  Oakland, CA  94612

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
PAID/UNPAID: Unpaid

APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 8, 2015
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please submit a statement of interest and resume to Nina Lindsay at nlindsay@oaklandlibrary.org. Applicants may be contacted for an interview with Fairyland staff

CONTACT: Nina Lindsay, Supervising Librarian, Children’s Services
PHONE 1: 5102386706
PHONE 2: 5102386706
FAX: 510-238-6865
EMAIL: nlindsay@oaklandlibrary.org

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