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Librarian-Youth Services (#LIBRYSGENM) GENM
$17.23-$27.35 Hourly / $2,986.53-$4,740.67 Monthly / $35,838.40-$56,888.00 Yearly


Performs entry level professional library duties.


Graduation from an American Library Association accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Library Science; and
Possession of a valid Driver License.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


·        Working knowledge of the principles, methods, techniques and procedures of professional library work.

·        Working knowledge of children’s literature including bibliographic tools and sources, and other children’s library materials, including online databases.

·        Working knowledge of library automated systems and personal computers.

·        Working knowledge of books, periodicals, and other source materials.

·        Working knowledge of age group reference materials and programs.

·        Working knowledge of children’s developmental stages.

·        Working knowledge of the techniques of programming for children.

·        Working knowledge of Dewey Decimal classification system.

·        Ability to instruct patrons in the use of library materials in all formats.

·        Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.

·        Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

·        Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

·        Ability to effectively work with others.

·        Ability to collect, organize and evaluate data.

·        Ability to prepare and maintain work related records and reports.

·        Ability to locate specific information in an online database.

·        Ability to learn and use various library classification and filing schemes.

·        Ability to accurately sort, file, and/or retrieve material using alphabetical, numerical and chronological systems.

·        Ability and willingness to develop strong interactive community relationships to ensure satisfactory patron interaction.

·        Ability to stand, sit and walk for extended periods of time.

·        Ability to lift, push, or handle library materials weighing up to 20 pounds.

·        Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.

·   Ability to stand, bend and kneel.     






NOTE: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.


·        Plans, organizes, implements and presents children’s programs to children, parents and caregivers.

·        Maintains regular contact with peers in schools and other children’s services agencies.

·        Coordinates toddler, preschool, youth and teen programs.

·        Conducts outreach programs that include schools, daycare centers, parks and recreation centers, and other designated agencies.

·        Provides reference and reader's advisory services.

·        Instructs and assists customers in accessing library information.

·        Participates in community relations activities, programming and community outreach.

·        Supervises the work of subordinate staff by scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, providing training and counseling and evaluating performance.

·        Performs collection development and management activities.

·        Participates in the acquisition and cataloging of library materials.

·        Assumes library facility in-charge responsibilities, as required.

·        Performs other related duties as required.


Courses in children’s literature and children’s work  taken for credit from an American Library Association accredited college or university.

CLASS: LIBRYSGENM; EST: 9/22/2008 9:36:00 AM; REV: 8/26/2010;