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Youth Services Librarian, Rockport Public Library (Rockport)

·       Reports to Library Director on department administration, operations, and programs

·       Coordinates acquisitions, technical services, circulation, collection maintenance, and reference functions, as well as program planning and implementation

·       Provides a full range of library services to children and young adults 

·       Maintains records and statistics

·       Stays abreast of new procedures in library services

·       Oversees the upkeep and maintenance of the children’s and young adult areas

·       Supervises development and maintenance of children’s and young adult collections

·       Monitors funds budgeted for department acquisitions

·       Classifies new materials

·       Uses all modules of the library’s automated system to catalog and process library materials

·       Oversee volunteers, pages, and other library staff workers in the junior and young adult depart­ments

·       Prepares, coordinates, presents, promotes, publicizes, and supervises all children’s and young adult programming

·       Applies for programming grants

·       Works with school personnel on resources and activities for the Summer Reading Program

·       Coordinates and schedules monthly exhibit in the library’s two display cases


·       MLS from an ALA-accredited library school or M.Ed. Degree with two years experience in public library service or a plan to have completed the MLS program within one year of hire date.

·       Demonstrated ability to use a computer with emphasis on the use of library network, electronic resources, the Internet, and software such as word processing

·       Experience with library procedures, facilities, and routines, as they apply to children and young adults

·       Interest in promoting services to young people with literacy challenges

·       Knowledge of children’s and young adult materials 

·       Strong service orientation reflecting courtesy, tact, discretion, and judgment with children, teens, and adults

·       Multi-tasking skills with good attention to detail and accuracy

·       Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing

·       Dependability and ability to work in a team environment or independently

·       Must successfully pass required CORI/SORI checks

Full/Part Time

Full Time




$27.71  / hour

Closing Date

How to Apply

Send letter and resume and three references to  

Cindy Grove, Library Director

Rockport Public Library                                        

17 School Street, Rockport, MA 01966



2021-10-04 |  Quick link to this job