Youth Services Assistant

Library

Employer/Library: 
Three Rivers Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library
Illinois County: 
Will

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
Flexible schedule of 15 hours per week, including day, evening and weekend hours.
Salary: 
$13 per hour

Under the supervision of the Youth Services Manager, the assistant is responsible for a variety of tasks that focus on daily operations within the Youth Services Department, including the planning, preparation and facilitation of youth programming, providing patrons with both reader's advisory and assistance in utilizing library services and participation in inter-department collaboration for library events and community outreach.

DUTIES:

  • Provides prompt, courteous and accurate assistance to all patrons with basic information regarding use of library materials, equipment, and services.
  • Assists patrons in answering reference questions and offers reader's advisory.
  • Plans, implements and evaluates library programs which fulfill the educational and recreational needs of local youth, including community functions and school visits for outreach.
  • Develops both print, video and digital Youth Services content which may include booklists, social media posts and displays for the purpose of promoting services and materials.
  • Assists in maintenance of the juvenile and young adult collections by shelving, moving, and withdrawing items as assigned.
  • Attends and participates in library conferences and seminars; reads professional literature; attends and participates in staff meeting discussions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Friday, August 19, 2022
Application Contact: 
Amber Maxwell
Apply To: 
Three Rivers Public Library District
25207 W. Channon Dr.
Channahon , IL 60410
Phone: 8154676200
Fax: 8154674012
41° 26' 1.428" N, 88° 13' 26.1912" W
Illinois