Head Youth Librarian


Tippecanoe County Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
Out Of State

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
40-hours, occasional evenings and weekends required.
$47,500 - $51,000/year.

Tippecanoe County Public Library seeks a conscientious, customer service oriented manager to lead youth services and commit to achieving TCPL's vision for over 165,000 residents. We need an enthusiastic, experienced librarian who enjoys seeing the result of positive programming for children and families. Interest in and/or experience in virtual programming a plus. Individuals who show a healthy respect and consideration of children in their intellectual pursuits is desired. Also, we want a sincere advocate for children's intellectual freedom as it relates to all library materials. Honed supervisory and problem solving skills are needed for a department of ten staff members, including 4 MLS staff. Making independent decisions using strong interpersonal and communication skills will set you up for success. Community engagement skills are highly desirable. Join a library with the solid financial support from the Friends of TCPL.

Minimum 4 years experience as a children's librarian or any equivalent combination of training and experience plus a minimum of 2 years supervising MLS staff or other relevant supervisory experience is preferred. ALA accredited MLS and Indiana State Library LC2 Certification required.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Job description and application located at the library website at: http://www.tcpl.lib.in.us/employment. Please submit a TCPL application, resume, three references and a letter of interest to Human Resources Coordinator, TCPL, 627 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47901 or by email at hrc@tcpl.lib.in.us.

TCPL is committed to equal employment opportunities. Applications are sought from all qualified people, without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, Veteran status, national origin, or ancestry.

Application Contact: 
Steve Berman, HR Coordinator
Apply To: 
Tippecanoe County Public Library
627 South Street
Lafayette , IN 47901
Phone: 7654290117
Fax: 7654290150
40° 25' 1.1676" N, 86° 53' 21.3648" W