Youth Services Librarian - Wake County Public Libraries, Cameron Village Regional Library

Description:

Youth Services Librarianin a Regional Library have the primary responsibility of providing programs for children in a Youth Services department. Librarians develop, promote and present programs in one of the following four age groups: Baby and Toddler (babies and walkers to age 3), Preschool to 2nd (3 to 5 years through 2nd grade), School Age (3rd-5th graders), Teen. All Young Child programs are based on the pre-literacy skills of Every Child Ready to Read. Depending on the age group assigned, Librarians can expect to deliver between 2-7 weekly programs with support from Library Assistants.

In addition, Librarians work on a public service desk providing excellent customer service. They assist members with reference, readers’ advisory, and technical assistance, and are responsible for the maintenance and marketing of areas of the library collection. Librarians work in close collaboration with Youth Services Managers and other Librarians who work within the same programming areas to collaborate and share ideas about successful programs. Youth Services Librarians participate in system-wide initiatives, such as the Storytelling Festival, Summer at the Library Kick-Off, and Halloween Hoot.
 

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Librarianship or related field: MLS, MLIS, MIS, ML from an accredited program or NC program. A valid driver's license and a safe driving record may be required (dependent on specific job and travel requirements)
Preferred Education and Experience - Coursework in youth services. One year of professional librarian experience working in youth services