Youth Service Librarian - Part-Time


St. Charles Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
17.5 average hours a week:  Wednesday 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Thursday 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM  Friday 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM  Sunday 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM (2 in a 4 week rotation)
Start at $21.98 per hour - depending on experience


  • Provides reference, reader advisory, and other library services; assists patrons in the use of library resources regardless of format.
  • Instructs patrons on the use of library resources; prepares responses and communicates information to patrons, recommends developmentally appropriate materials in accordance with age, requests or interests.
  • Maintains knowledge of youth services to include literature, media, emerging technologies, programming, strategies, etc.
  • Provides information about Youth Services events and processes event registrations.
  • Assists and teaches digital literacy skills to children, students, caregivers and educators through daily transactions or age-specific programming using library technology.
  • Monitors developments in library services; participates in professional development activities such as self-directed learning, webinars, and professional meetings; understands and uses all appropriate library hardware and software.
  • Participates in the development and maintenance of the layout and appearance of the department.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of patron records and transactions.
  • Serves on Library staff teams and committees.
  • Assists with other library functions and disciplines as required.

Qualifications – Candidate should possess skill in:

  • Communicating effectively in oral and written forms.
  • Using initiative and independent judgment within general policy guidelines.
  • Using tact, discretion and prudence in working with those contacted in the course of the work.
  • Use of electronic and multimedia resources and technologies as applicable to the delivery of reader advisory, reference and information services.
  • Bibliographic instruction.
  • Preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.

Education and Experience:

Master's Degree in library sciences; AND one (1) year of experience in library youth services functions.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Friday, March 23, 2018
Application Note: 

Applications can be found at

Electronic applications and resumes may be sent to:

Applications accepted until 3/3/2018.

Application Contact: 
Cheryl Matthews, HR Manager
Apply To:
One South Sixth Avenue
St. Charles Library , IL 60174
Phone: 630-584-0076 ext 242
Fax: 630-584-9262