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LIBRARY ASSISTANT - YOUNG ADULT SERVICES, York Public Library (York, ME)

The York Public Library is seeking an energetic and dedicated professional to fill the position of Library Assistant for Young Adult Services. The winning candidate understands and enjoys youth ages 10 - 18, and advocates for their educational and recreational needs through appropriate programs, outreach and services. Responsibilities include monitoring the tween/teen areas of the library, circulating materials and providing reference and reader’s advisory services primarily from the Young Adult circulation desk. This person should possess excellent communication skills and be self-motivated.

This position is for 25 hours per week. The schedule will include 2 evenings per week and 1-2 Saturdays per month. Compensation starting range is $19.66 to $22.82. This position includes paid leave and a generous deferred compensation plan with 6.5% matching funds after one year of service. 

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years of recent experience in young adult programming & services; proven ability in and passion for working with patrons ages 10 - 18, and motivation to build upon a growing library demographic. Bonus points for creativity, sense of humor, and appreciation for change. 

A Bachelor's degree and applicable work experience required, work toward a Master’s degree in Library Science is preferred. Experience in Sierra library software is highly desirable. 

Full/Part Time

Part Time

Education

BA/BS

Salary Range

$19.66 - $22.82  / hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 professional references to Sophie Smith, Assistant Director at ssmith@yorkpubliclibrary.org. Applications received by September 17th will receive priority consideration. For a complete job description, please see https://yorkpubliclibrary.org/employment/ This position will be open until filled.  

Posted

2021-09-03 |  Quick link to this job