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Youth Services Supervisor, Milford Town Library (Milford)

Supervises and maintains operations of the Youth Services Department. Takes primary responsibility for ensuring programming and collections support reader services offered by the Youth Services Department. Serves as the Volunteer Coordinator

Plans and provides age appropriate programming to promote literacy, stimulate the joy of reading and encourage life-long learning.

Participates in policy decisions affecting children and collection management.

Conducts readers’ advisory service and provides service with age appropriate and physical resources.

Acts as a liaison with the Milford Town Library and local schools and organizations that serve youth.

Coordinates with Youth Services Department staff to provide appropriate services, including outreach to schools, daycare centers and other agencies serving youth from 0 to 18 years of age

Trains, supervises and evaluates personnel working and volunteering in the Youth Services Department. 

Plans for adequate staff coverage and coordinates the scheduling of Youth Services Department personnel.

Writes grant proposals and administers funded grant projects.

Frequently interacts with co-workers and other Town of Milford employees requiring courtesy and tact in order to maintain effective working relationships. 

Job Description:


Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an A.L.A. accredited program is preferred or an equivalent Master’s degree is required.  At least 3 years of library experience, including work with children. Broad background in children’s literature and understanding of the psychology of children.  Demonstrated supervisory skills, organizational ability and a strong public service orientation

Full/Part Time

Full Time




Step 1 $60,881 with 5 annual steps

Closing Date

September 4, 2020 5pm

How to Apply

Send/Email: Resume and Cover letter to

Susan Edmonds, Director Milford Town Library

80 Spruce St. Milford, MA 01757



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