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Youth Services Librarian

Do you love weaving a tale of a faraway place? Do you delight in engaging kids with imaginative play? Do you get excited when you recommend a book to someone you know they will enjoy? If you answered yes to these questions, Henika District Library is looking for you!


Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Related experience working with children or teens required

  • Experience working in a library preferred


Duties: Minimum of 40 hours per week which may include some evening and weekend
hours. Normal office environment with occasional sitting/standing position for extended
periods of time.​ Works under personnel supervision by Director.

Youth Services

  • Provides active and passive programs for library patrons ages 0-18. Duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Creating and performing virtual or in person storytimes and children’s programs, as applicable

    • Using basic recording equipment and green screen to create virtual programs

    • Using basic video editing tools to generate videos of programs to post on library social media

    • Putting together take-and-make activity kits

    • Generating material for storywalk. Updating storywalk as needed seasonally

    • Creating and executing timely and well-rounded material displays for the youth area on a monthly basis

    • Creating marketing materials for youth department programs in cooperation with other library departments

    • Fostering an environment that is inclusive of all youth and families

    • Engages regularly and positively with family patrons, including tweens and teens

    • Continuously builds on relevant knowledge to perform reader’s advisory for youth materials

    • Maintains awareness of new youth materials in the collection from board books through young adult

General

  • Provides circulation services as operations require.

  • Assists patrons in locating materials or putting items on hold for interlibrary loan

  • Runs notices while staffing the circulation desk

  • Assists with curbside delivery

  • Provides reference services. Duties include, but are not limited to receiving an answering of questions regarding collections, library services, and policies

  • Attends and participates in monthly staff meetings and any other meetings with supervisor

  • Generates a monthly report for review for the Director and the Library Board.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Salary: $35,000-$40,000 based on experience and level of education. Full benefit
package also available.


Application Procedure: Please apply via the post on Indeed

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Electronic submission
required. Interested candidates should forward a cover letter addressing the position
requirements, a resume, and three references with contact information.
Electronic submissions and requests for additional information should be directed to:

 

The Henika District Library is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity, age, height, weight, familial status, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with a disability if requested.