Teen Services Librarian

Library

Employer/Library: 
Glenside Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
DuPage

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
Salary: 
Starting at $45,064 annually, commensurate with experience.

Description:

Full-Time Teen Services Librarian position serving an active 6th-12th grade audience. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, dedicated to excellent customer service, team-oriented, and passionate about working with teens. The candidate should also be motivated to build relationships with our patrons, schools and community. They will have constant engagement with our lively teen audience, and should be in touch with current popular culture and trends. Spanish speaking skills preferred.

Duties include:

  • Plans, implements and evaluates in-house and school outreach library programs and services which fulfill the diverse educational, recreational and personal needs of the teen community.
  • Provides collection development of the teen collection including both print and digital resources aimed at the specific interests and needs of the teens in the community.
  • Provides relevant and current teen reader's advisory services.
  • Takes a leadership role in developing, implementing and evaluating the overall teen services program.
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with schools and community groups in order to plan and deliver programs and services that meet local teen needs and interests.
  • Conducts regular community needs assessments to identify teen needs in order to create tailored services and programs to address identified needs.

Requirements:

  • ALA accredited Master's Degree in Library & Information Science or equivalent experience.
  • Experience working with children and teens in high volume, challenging situations
  • In-depth knowledge of teen literature and current trends in programming
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Comfort with current information technology and creating marketing materials

Schedule:

​ Mon, Tue, Wed: 1:15-9:15;
Thu: 9:15-5:15;
Fri: 8:45-5:15;
Rotating Weekends

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision, five weeks of vacation, two weeks sick leave, and participation in IMRF

Background Check: Employment will require a criminal background check at Library expense

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Date below
Deadline Date: 
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Application Note: 

Submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references.

Application Contact: 
Ian Peery
Apply To: 
Glenside Public Library District
25 E Fullerton Ave
Glendale Heights , IL 60139
Phone: 630-260-1550
Fax: 630-260-1433
Illinois