REPORTS TO: Youth Services Librarian
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED. Documented experience working
with youth in a professional or volunteer capacity. Amiable with genuine interest in public
service, particularly working with children and young adults. Strong written and verbal
communication skills. Attentive to detail. Computer proficiency.
Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and varied schedules based on library needs. Work
is primarily indoors and requires bending, stooping, reaching, lifting, and pushing book carts up
to 50 pounds.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s degree in education or related field. One year of
professional experience in a public library, ideally with Youth Services. Self-starter and lifelong
learner able to take on new information quickly and assist patrons with all library functions and
activities, including technology and electronic resources. Outgoing personality with desire to
present engaging programs to children and teens. Flexible and open to change, with a healthy
and appropriate sense of humor.
PRIMARY DUTIES: Assist with Youth Services programming as needed and directed. Plan,
prepare, and present storytime and other Youth Services programs in conjunction with, or in the
absence of, the Youth Services Librarian. Research and prepare thematic crafts and activities,
displays, and materials. Assist with collection maintenance and organize materials and facilities
in Youth Services. Support the Summer Library/Reading Program as directed. Provide
outreach and community services for the library, including establishing partnerships that may
include oral presentations and programs. Monitor and coordinate office and program supplies.
Assist with circulation desk coverage, book processing, and other duties as assigned. Ability to
travel between various locations to meet the assignments of the position. Participate in ongoing
OTHER DUTIES: As assigned by Youth Services Librarian or Library Director.
Position Open Until Filled
HOURS PER WEEK:
37.5 hours per week, including evenings and weekends.
If the opportunity to support young people by helping provide meaningful library and learning experiences appeals to you, please submit your application today!