Youth Services Manager


Wilmington Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
40 hours per week with some night and weekend duties
$30,118 - 38,815 DOQ

The Wilmington Public Library District has an immediate opening for a Youth Services Manager. Under the direct supervision of the Library Director, this friendly and outgoing person will be responsible for the operation of the Youth Services Department, directly supervises one part time Youth Services Assistant and acts as the Librarian in Charge a minimum one night per week and one weekend per month. This is a full time exempt position and the duties include but are not limited to: Planning , scheduling, promoting, implementing, and evaluating programs for children (newborn through high school;) develop and maintain the Youth Services Collection, provide outreach and act as liaison for the library in the community and at regional library youth services groups. Please see full job description on our website

The Ideal candidate will have an MLS, but we will consider an MLS student with solid Youth Services experience; strong knowledge of procedures, practices and technologies used in today's public libraries. A minimum of one-year experience in a public library, preferably in Youth Services or three years in a public contact position must have reliable transportation and the ability to lift and carry up to twenty pounds. Position requires day, evening and weekend hours. Candidate must be friendly, professional, flexible and a team player

Salary begins at $36, 000 and up DOQ. Benefits include PTO (Paid Time Off) in addition to most major holidays, IMRF pension plan, Employer pays 80% on excellent Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance and contributes to an HSA for the employee.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Monday, December 31, 2018
Application Note: 

Please forward your cover letter, resume and three references to

Application Contact: 
Maria Meachum
Apply To: 
Wilmington Public Library District
201 S. Kankakee St
Wilmington , IL 60481
Phone: 8154762834
Fax: 815-476-7805
41° 18' 27.6984" N, 88° 8' 37.7376" W