The Head Librarian position at the Tri-State Christian Science Reading Room will soon be open. (The newly relocated Reading Room is at 9 John Street in New York City.)

The best candidate will be a devout and experienced Christian Scientist who is a member of The Mother Church and a branch church, someone who readily turns to God for guidance and decision-making, someone who loves to live and share Christian Science. Prior Reading Room experience required.

Specific skills are needed: giving attention to details, good organizational and people skills, ability to use technology to enhance product merchandising, creativity, planning, scheduling, and then seeing the big picture.

  • The Head Librarian organizes and works closely with the Reading Room staff to establish and maintain an approach promoting spiritual healing when working with visitors and fulfilling the practical duties of a Christian Science Librarian.
  • The Head Librarian trains, schedules and works with Librarians to stock and sell current products from the CSPS, meeting the thought of and supplying the need of visitors to the location, as with callers to the Reading Room.
  • The Head Librarian is responsible for professionally understanding and communicating the mission of the Reading Room
  • The Head Librarian must be present in the Reading Room two days a week, and be available to the staff via phone at other times. Some of the administrative work can be done from home. In addition, the Head Librarian attends and gives reports at monthly Committee Representative meetings.This position has a yearly salary of $18,000, paid in monthly increments.

If you feel that you are a good fit for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to avis127@gmail.com. You may also contact Avis at 609-945-2782. Details are available at csreadingroomnyc.com.