Youth Services Associate


Kewanee Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
Full-time position. Daytime, evening, and Saturday hours required.

Serving a diverse central Illinois community, the Kewanee Public Library District is seeking a creative self-starter to step into the full time position of Youth Services Associate. The successful candidate must be a versatile team player who can work effectively in a busy library environment to help us provide great service to our community. Aptitude and experience working with children a must.

Expected candidates must have a commitment to providing quality customer service to children and their families and ability to work effectively and collaboratively with colleagues. Candidates must have aptitude for detail and accuracy, ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines, be able to focus well and work efficiently in a busy environment, and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to plan and facilitate programming for children and teens is essential. This position requires high energy and a positive attitude.

Candidates must have a strong work ethic and be willing to work alone and as a team. Must be self-motivated and have ability to use workplace technology including email, Internet, and MS Office software. Spanish language skills are a plus.

This position requires daytime, evening and Saturday hours. The successful candidate will be eligible for options such as health care, vision and dental plans, life insurance and IMRF benefits.


High School Diploma and experience working with children in a public library or similar setting. Library Technical Assistant degree a plus.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Friday, March 19, 2021
Application Note: 

Send cover letter and resume to Library Director,

Application Contact: 
Barbara Love
Apply To: 
Kewanee Public Library District
102 S. Tremont
Kewanee , IL 61443
Phone: 309-852-4505
41° 14' 35.5704" N, 89° 55' 33.3984" W