Youth Services Director
The Glen Carbon Centennial Library District is looking for a creative, energetic, tech-savvy and service-oriented leader for our Youth Services Department. This person will:
- Manage training of staff and supervision of the Youth Assistants
- Work as part of the library’s management team to solve problems and implement the goals of Glen Carbon Centennial Library District.
- Plan and promote library programming for children, ages 0-18.
- Lead staff as they explore ways to serve our patrons and engage with the community.
- Provide reference and readers’ advisory services.
- Actively promote library services, materials and programs to patrons.
- Assist patrons with a variety of technology services.
Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in Education, Library and Information Science or related field and experience working with children preferred. The Youth Services Director will be required to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the library. S/he will have an interest in and understanding of children and young adults in order to provide appropriate services.
Experience with website content management is a plus.
$35,000-40,000 per year, this position includes a full benefits package.
How to apply
Please submit a resume and cover letter to Christine Gerrish, Director: email@example.com, by Friday, November 1, 2019.
Youth Services Assistant (30 hour) position
Please send applications to Christine Gerrish, Director: firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition to Circulation/Reference duties, the Youth Services (YS) assistant is required to perform the following duties.
Story time – develop timely themes of interest to children. Research and select themes 3 months in advance for timely inclusion in the Village Communicator, Library Newsletter, and newspaper submissions. .
Saturday Family Literacy Events – A wide range of programs/events are offered each month that appeal to children with different interests and abilities.
Summer Reading Saturday programs – during the months of June – August the YS Assistant participates in the Summer Reading Saturday programs, offering assistance to the parents and children who attend the events.
Excellent Patron Service and extended knowledge of genres and titles. The YS Asst. is continuously greeting families and offering assistance to parents and children who are looking for specific titles or may just be trying to find the next book to read
Position Open Until Filled
Associate – 20 Hour Position
Glen Carbon Centennial Library District
Please send applications to email@example.com
Job Responsibilities– Participates in all functions of the Circulation Desk, including issuing library cards, orienting patrons to the library, promoting library programs and services, providing recommendations and reference services, answering telephone inquiries, assisting patrons on library computers, training patrons on use of digital resources and equipment, updating the library website, creating displays and signage, and processing and repairing library materials.
Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities– Ability to provide friendly, high quality customer service; ability to communicate effectively and courteously; ability to relate to library users of all ages; ability to work as a team member; ability to learn and teach new technology; ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the library; ability to perform moderate lifting. Some knowledge of reader’s interest, books and authors, and library services. Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Position Open Until Filled
If you are interested in becoming a Library volunteer, please fill out our volunteer application and return it to the library or submit the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org