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Assistant Head of Youth Services, Peabody Institute Library of Danvers (Danvers)

Are you energetic, devoted to children's services, and ready to implement programming from the ground up? We are looking for a new children's librarian to jumpstart our fabulous children's department. The Assistant Head of Youth Services is responsible for all aspects of children’s services including collection development, community outreach and the planning and execution of programming for children ages 0 to 11. Applicants should have a thorough knowledge of children's materials and trends, be comfortable conducting programming for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and school age children, and provide excellent customer service to our patrons and community. Must be able to work collaboratively within the department and with the other departments in the library.

Danvers is a great town with a rich history that supports its library. Come work in our historic 1892 Georgian Revival building with a park outside the windows and a quick walk to the downtown. 

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Master of Library Science degree required, three years of library experience that includes working with children’s programming; and a commitment to providing service excellence to every person who visits, works, or resides in the Town of Danvers by embodying the organization’s five core values: inclusion, integrity, accountability, positivity, and collaboration.

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$47,552.00 - $60,639.00  / year

Salary Notes

37.5 hours per week including one evening and a regular Saturday rotation

Closing Date

Initial cutoff is October 1st but accepting applications until filled

How to Apply

To apply please send a Town application, resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Department, Town Hall, 1 Sylvan Street, Danvers, MA 01923; or by email to  Applications will be accepted until position is filled with an initial cutoff date of October 1, 2021.

Town application is found here:


2021-09-17 |  Quick link to this job