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Young Adult Librarian, Berkshire Athenaeum (Pittsfield)

Here at the Berkshire Athenaeum (Pittsfield's Public Library), our Young Adult librarian is going on to a new adventure, so we need a new teammate!

We have a group of tremendous colleagues, trustees, and Friends who are so supportive, and our community is amazing. Come make a difference -- in your life and in the lives of your neighbors. Check out all of the details and apply through our City portal

Besides being empowered to build an awesome Young Adult department, our new librarian will have some cool benefits like incentive pay for bilingual skills, expanded educational reimbursements, and support for buying a home in our community! 


Master's degree in Library Science. Exceptional candidates with a combination of three years of related experience and/or education will be considered.
Specialized knowledge of library operations and services, particularly technology
Skill in collecting, organizing, and analyzing numerical data
General knowledge of office procedures
Knowledge of current trends in field of expertise (e.g., youth programming, online searching, music and arts resources, local history, genealogy, archives, etc.)
Knowledge of youth services and sources
Solid understanding of integrated library systems, computing, mobile technology, and basic hardware and software for initial troubleshooting
Ability to discern patrons’ needs and to communicate clearly when answering questions and providing information
Skill in personal time management and written communication
Ability to organize and present information to a group
Demonstrated ability to interact with general public in an urban library setting
Facility with social media
Comfort and skill with community building, including networking, partnership development, and cultivation of contacts in the community and with city residents.

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$22.56 - $29.57  / hour

Salary Notes

$22.56 to $29.57 per hour in ten steps (with a cost of living adjustment starting 07/01/2023)

Closing Date

May 21, 2023

How to Apply

Apply today:

[Or, if it's not for you, send this listing to someone that would be an awesome Young Adult Librarian!]


2023-05-02 |  Quick link to this job