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Children's and Youth Services Supervisor, Berkshire Athenaeum (Pittsfield)

The Berkshire Athenaeum seeks an innovative Youth Services Supervisor committed to nourishing community relationships, implementing change responsive to evolving patron needs, and leading staff with a compassionate can-do attitude. This librarian is key in serving Pittsfield's youth by connecting the Library with teachers, homeschoolers, and other educators and by continuing impactful partnerships, which are crucial to planting the seeds for lifelong learning. Materials and program budgets of approximately $25,000 help support this librarian in creating the place where young people want to be. As the departmental leader, this librarian exercises independent judgment to guide interpretation of library policy and train staff in library procedures and research techniques. An awareness of trends, an embrace of technology, and an ability to engage young audiences are essential to this librarian's success. 

This is a full-time, non-exempt position working 35 hours per week.


Master's degree in library science (those with specialized local knowledge and pursuing a degree or willing to complete a degree program are encouraged to apply); dynamic and self motivated; experience in children's library services; demonstrated knowledge of children’s and young adult literature; demonstrated youth programming skills; demonstrated planning and budgetary skills; experience with library and office applications; a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; and superior interpersonal and communication skills.  

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$23.15-$30.34 per hour in ten steps

Closing Date

November 15, 2020

How to Apply

Apply Online:'s-and-youth-services-supervisor


2020-10-27 |  Quick link to this job