Job Title: Youth and Teen Services Librarian
Hours: 37.5 hours/week including evenings and weekends Salary: $18.05/hour
Position Description:
Are you enthusiastic, dedicated to excellent customer service, and passionate about working with children, teens, and families? We’re looking for a team-oriented librarian who is excited and ready to jump into collection management, programming, reference, reader’s advisory, and outreach. The ideal candidate will want to: build relationships with our patrons, schools and community; create and deliver programming for all ages (especially STEAM activities); and, encourage literacy and a love of learning for all ages.
The Youth & Teen Services Department serves children birth – 18 years old and their caregivers. Primary responsibilities include: collection management, readers’ advisory and reference services, and planning and implementing programming for children and teens. Click here for job description.
 Positive, organized, and able to work well under pressure
 Prior experience working with children, teens, and caregivers in a library setting
 Knowledge of children’s and teen literature and current trends in programming
 Comfortable with current technology
 Flexibility to adapt to changing situations and to varied work schedules
 Excellent communication and writing skills
 Spanish-language skills
 MLS from an ALA-accredited institution
 Public service experience
Benefits include health/dental insurance, life insurance, IMRF pension, optional deferred 457B Retirement Plan. Messenger Public Library is an EEO employer. 
To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three references via email to: Michelle Kurczak, Head of Youth and Teen Services – mkurczak@messengerpl.org.


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