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Company Name: Worcester Public Library

Required Travel:
10-25%
Min Education: Master's Degree
Min Experience: 5-7 Years
Job Function: Youth Services
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: $64,805.00 - $85,049.00 (Yearly Salary)

Description
The Worcester Public Library is seeking a highly talented and enthusiastic individual to join a newly formed team of leaders at an exciting, busy, and community-oriented urban public library in Central Massachusetts. The Youth Services Coordinator will oversee all aspects of the Youth Services Division including our award winning One City One Library Initiative. The Youth Services Coordinator will have a proven record of providing outstanding and innovative programs and services to our community’s diverse youth population and building positive and productive partnerships with community organizations. This position, under the direction of the Head Librarian, has responsibility for developing and leading new and expanded programs in a collaborative fast-paced environment providing quality user-centered services and programs that meet the needs of the Worcester community.

We are looking for candidates who are passionate about their work, use creative problem-solving techniques, are comfortable balancing multiple perspectives, can multi-task, and easily adapt to new library technological skills and tools. It is important, therefore, that candidates genuinely enjoy youth and serving them.

The Youth Services Coordinator is responsible for planning, developing, coordinating and implementing services designed to serve children from infancy through high school. The service includes fostering literacy, encouraging reading for enrichment and pleasure, supplementing school resources and promoting the use of the public library as a lifelong resource.

Full Job Description can be found at: http://tinyurl . com/mywpl-jobs

Applications will be review immediately upon receipt. This position will remain open until filled.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Master’s degree in Library Science from a Graduate School of Library Science accredited by the American Library Association or approved by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners

Experience: Five years of professional library work after receipt of MLS that includes supervisory and public service responsibilities. Broad working knowledge of resources for Youth population. Minimum 3 years of successful experience in the supervision and management of staff in a library setting

Schedule: Includes evening and weekend assignments and working at other locations
Travel: Ability to get to other locations in a timely manner. A valid driver’s license is required

CORI/SORI: Must pass a Criminal/Sex Offender Registry Background Check

**This position will remain open until filled.


To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume, cover letter to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. EOE/AA employer.

The information in this summary indicates the general nature and level of work performed within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

The Worcester Public Library makes every effort to support ALA’s “Core Competences of Librarianship” http://www.ala.org/ala/educationcareers/careers/corecomp/corecompetences/index.cfm as approved and adopted as policy by the ALA Council, January 27th 2009 and, as an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, values diversity and aims to have its workforce reflect the community.

Contact Person: James Estrella
Email Address: jestrella@mywpl.org
Phone: 508-799-1642
Fax: 508-799-1685

• Location: Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts

• Post ID: 38122516 massachusetts
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