STARTING SALARY RANGE: $42,635 - $44,000
DUTIES: An employee in this position is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and promoting
public library programs and services for youth and teens in a particular county. This employee supervises
all staff and volunteers assigned to the Youth Services Department. This employee is considered an
expert in the delivery of library services to children and provides guidance and assistance throughout
the library system on an as needed basis.
EXAMPLES OF WORK: Responsible for collection development for all juvenile collections; manages
budget line items; develops, implements, and evaluates short, middle, and long range plans; serves as
liaison between the public library and a public/private agency and schools and home schools serving
people under 13 years of age; publicizes for departmental positions, interviews, and hires staff; trains,
supervises, and evaluates staff and volunteers; plans, develops, and implements programming special
projects; plans, prepares, and presents qualitative and quantitative reports; plans, develops, and
implements innovative programs, concepts, promotions, etc. to increase circulation and patron
registration; periodically assumes full responsibility for the operation and security of the library.
SELECTED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Ability to deal tactfully, courteously, and effectively with
the public and other employees; considerable knowledge of professional library principles, practices and
techniques; considerable knowledge of reading process, reading problems, and readability of library
materials; considerable knowledge of children’s print, electronic, and audiovisual materials; ability to
conduct a successful reference interview and to assist patrons in meeting their informational and
recreational needs; ability to plan, develop, and present programs that meet public library
goals/objectives, seasonal needs, and child growth/development needs; ability to develop or adapt
evaluative instruments for assessing effectiveness of programs; ability to exercise initiative and
independent judgment; ability to plan own work flow and set priorities.
TO APPLY: Send cover letter,
resume, and references to Monica Caruso at hrwatauga(at)arlibrary(dot)org
AVAILABLE: October 1, 2022
QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an ALA-accredited school of Library and Information Science with a
Master’s degree in library science and a minimum of 1 year of public library experience in addition to or
including 1 year of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant education and
experience. Must be eligible for North Carolina Public Librarian Certification.
O APPLY: Send cover letter,
resume, and references to Monica Caruso at firstname.lastname@example.org