Youth Services Specialist - Ashe County Public Library, Appalachian Regional Library System
Description: Ashe County Public Library is seeking a tech-savvy, enthusiastic candidate for a part-time Youth Services Specialist position. An employee in this position assists the Youth Services Manager in planning, organizing, promoting, and implementing the public library’s program of services for children and young adults in the county. Develops, plans, and presents programs on and offsite as assigned by Youth Services Manager. Responsible for collection development of selected subject area(s) in Youth Services Department as assigned by Youth Services Manager. Plans, develops, and implements special projects for Youth Services Department as assigned. Performs circulation functions as needed. May serve as contact between public library and public / private / home schools (K-8) for class assignments, class visitations, etc. Supervises volunteers as directed by Youth Services Manager. Serves as coordinator of library mascot as assigned: scheduling, updating websites, serving as handler, and marketing.
Qualifications: Completion of at least 2 years of college & 3 years of public library experience; bachelor’s degree preferable. Excellent customer service skills. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of children’s and/or young adult literature.