Youth Services Assistant Manager


Carol Stream Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
37.5 hours per week, some evenings and weekends
Starting at $52,000 dependent upon qualifications

Ready for that next step? Looking for a collaborative, customer focused environment? Do you often think, "Let's try… this?"

Carol Stream Public Library is accepting applications for the newly created position of Youth Services Assistant Manager. We take pride in maintaining a friendly and collaborative work environment. We're forward thinking and encourage staff to develop and grow individually. We value staff member's opinion on new and better ways to serve our patrons. Most of all, we love having a positive impact on our community!

Main duties will include but are not limited to:

  • managing Youth Services in the absence of the Manager
  • maintaining desk schedule
  • assist with orientation and training of new staff
  • oversee implementation of programs for all ages
  • oversee reading programs
  • programming for Kindergarten through 4th grade
  • serving as school liaison for Kindergarten through 8th grade

Salary: Starting at $52,000 dependent on qualifications



  • MLIS from an ALA accredited school


  • Three years of Youth Services Librarian experience
  • Two years of customer service experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of library practices, procedures for children up to grade 8
  • Knowledge of books, literature, periodicals, and audiovisual material for children up to grade eight.
  • Knowledge of reference, reader's advisory, use of online public access catalogs, Internet resources, on-line databases, and emerging information technology and tools
  • Knowledge of collection development
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to make independent decisions
  • Works collaboratively as a member of a team and independently with minimal direction


*Medical, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Flex spending, Vision

* Vacation, Sick, Personal Days and Holidays

*Retirement Plans (IMRF, Mission Square) Employee Assistance Program

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Contact: 
Mary Pellico
Apply To:
616 Hiawatha
Carol Stream , IL 60188
Phone: 630-653-0755
41° 55' 8.2848" N, 88° 7' 47.9208" W