Librarian Children and youth
Kiruna, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Librarian
Work model On location
Are you the one?
In Kiruna, you can experience everything from a magnificent mountain world to an exciting cultural life, from the midnight sun to the northern lights, from snow-filled winters to light-filled summers. Kiruna municipality is Sweden's northernmost city to which we are now moving. Kiruna is thus in an exciting situation and there is great faith in the future. Our employees are our most important resource and we are looking for you who want to be involved and contribute to Kiruna municipality's operations maintaining a high quality with the residents in focus. We are each other's work environment and we strive for a climate that is characterized by our value base RASK where respect, responsibility and cooperation in Kiruna municipality are the watchwords. WORK DUTIES Kiruna municipality has extensive children and youth activities that focus on children's and young people's reading in their spare time. We are therefore looking for someone who has the ability to connect literature with creative expression in various forms in meetings with children and young people, both analog and digital. You are resourceful and creative with a distinct ability and willingness to collaborate. You are curious and globally oriented and want to develop the business and learn new things. You have good pedagogical skills and enjoy meeting children and young people of different ages. You have the ability to contribute to good meetings with the library's visitors and have experience in developing and working with activities promoting reading and literature for children and young people. You also see opportunities to carry out activities outside the physical walls of the library. As you will be part of a work team where we are helped to fulfill the tasks we have, both in terms of children's and youth activities and activities aimed at adult visitors, it is important that you are prepared to tackle the tasks that show up. This can apply to everything from literature tips to helping visitors with basic civic matters. The important citizen service is a key part of the library's way of working with the statutory mission of education, information technology and democracy. You who work with us will be an important part of ensuring citizen service and developing the content in step with society's needs. Scheduled outside service at the information desk is included and there you serve and meet visitors of all ages. Evening and weekend duty is included according to schedule. QUALIFICATIONS For the role, you are required to have a bachelor's degree in library and information science or other education that the employer deems to be equivalent. You must have knowledge of methods in pedagogy as well as information and literature delivery. You must have a good and broad knowledge of literature, especially with regard to children's and youth literature. You must have good digital skills and the ability to inspire and help colleagues and visitors. You must have knowledge of media and information literacy and be able to convey this to our users in an educational way. We would like for you to have experience of working with children and young people. The role also requires that you have; A service perspective. Good initiative and cooperation skills. A communicative and educational approach. Can handle stressful situations. Takes responsibility for and runs activities within the library's business areas. Is creative and development-oriented. Driving license B is a requirement. Kiruna City Library uses profile clothing in public service. We place great importance on personal characteristics. OTHER To work with us, you must share Kiruna Municipality's shared value base where respect, responsibility and cooperation are the watchwords. We offer a pleasant working environment and stimulating tasks and that you as an employee get a good balance between work and leisure. We have many different benefits such as free health care where you as an employee can train free of charge at various training facilities, we have cabins in the mountains that you can rent, we offer the opportunity to exchange wages for days off. We strive for equal gender distribution and see diversity as a strength, we welcome employees with different backgrounds and work to ensure that our workplaces are accessible to everyone. Kiruna Municipality sees full-time as a right, part-time as an opportunity. It is advantageous if you have knowledge of Finnish, Sami and/or Meänkieli, as the municipality of Kiruna is an administrative area for these languages. The municipality of Kiruna has made media for this recruitment and therefore prohibits us from contacting advertising sellers or other sellers of recruitment services.
Why you should work with us!

Explore one of the most fascinating cities in Europe, at the edge of Sweden's Arctic Circle. In Kiruna, global industry leaders in mining, space, and green technology are pushing the boundaries of what is possible for a fossil free future. Explore diverse career opportunities in Kiruna, where innovation just happens to be surrounded by some of the most beautiful nature in world. Help save the planet durning the day, while escaping into Sweden's breathtaking arctic wonderland on your time off! 

Application due date 2024-05-20
About the employer
Explore one of the most fascinating cities in Europe, at the edge of Sweden's Arctic Circle. In Kiruna, global industry leaders in mining, space, and green technology are pushing the boundaries of what is possible for a fossil free future. Explore diverse career opportunities in Kiruna, where innovation just happens to be surrounded by some of the most beautiful nature in world. Help save the planet durning the day, while escaping into Sweden's breathtaking arctic wonderland on your time off!
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