Youth Services Library Specialist

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Employment Status: Full-time (40 hours per week)
Combination of daylight, evening, and weekend hours
Starting Wages: $15.00/hr. Benefits and retirement available Includes paid vacation
Reports to: Library Director / Youth Services Coordinator

 

 

Job Description:

Full-time vacancy available for an energetic, team-oriented Youth Services Library Specialist with a strong public service commitment. The Youth Services Specialist will provide library service and programming for and with children, young  adults,  and families. Position is split between South Fayette Township Library and Bridgeville Public Library.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Design, promote, execute and evaluate:
    • Library programs for children’s, tweens, teens, families, and special events
    • Outreach/visits to local schools, daycares, and community venues as needed
  • Assist Youth Services Coordinator with program preparation and execution as assigned
  • Collect statistics on programs and attendance, and complete reports as necessary
  • Maintain public calendar for programming
  • Assist in maintaining library Social Media/webpage
  • Provide reference and readers’ advisory service
  • Develop bibliographies and promotional materials
  • Assist in developing and maintaining children/teen collections
  • Coordinate and supervise teen volunteers
  • Collaborate with other staff on library projects and events
  • Assist with grant applications and administration
  • Assist with fundraising activities
  • Participate in continuing education opportunities and professional development
  • Perform Circulation Desk Duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate commitment to customer service
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

 

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with staff and public
  • Ability to multitask
  • Knowledgeable about children’s, young adult, and adult resources in all formats
  • Demonstrated experience with computers and technology

educational environment highly preferred

 

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program OR an equivalent combination of education and experience relating to Early Childhood Education/Development
  • Evening and weekend availability

 

Organization Background:

South Fayette Township Library and Bridgeville Public Library established a partnership in 2013 in order to promote shared resources, programming opportunities, and staffing. The libraries are located approximately two miles apart serving the Township of South Fayette, the Borough of Bridgeville, and surrounding communities including the South Fayette School District and Chartiers Valley School District.

 

South Fayette Township Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make reasonable accommodations to assure access to all persons. New hires are subject to fingerprinting and a background check upon acceptance of an offer of employment.

 

Applications accepted until the position is filled.

 

Please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to:

 

Ben Hornfeck, Director
South Fayette Township Library 515 Millers Run Road
Morgan, PA 15064

or electronically to southfayette@einetwork.net