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Senior Library Technician/Youth Services Assistant, Yarmouth Town Libraries, South Yarmouth, MA

Seaside Cape Cod Town of Yarmouth seeks dynamic and innovative Youth Services Assistant to assist in all aspects of Children's and Young Adult library services, including story times, summer reading program and special events.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Helps to organize and maintain Children's collection, staying ahead of youth demands in a public library.
  • Performs reference and reader's advisory services in the children's and teen sections
  • Teaches patrons how to use the library catalog and other technical equipment
  • Assists with circulation procedures as needed; attends library and management workshops.
  • Assists in the management of grants; as well as school and community outreach.
  • Manages volunteer schedules. 
  • Coordinates publicity, including displays, calendar of activities, press releases, social media, outreach and promotion of children's library activities and services.
  • Compiles statistical data regarding use of children's services. Assists with special projects and monitoring library youth services budget for the Head of Youth Services and the Library Director. 

 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Associate's degree accepted, with 1-3 years' experience in youth services in a public library.
  • Excellent people skills, knowledge of resources and regulations for library service to youth population from birth to age 18
  • Strong administrative and technology skills, a passion for service, a willingness to learn and a good sense of humor

This is a full-time, 37.5 hours/wk. $19.58 per hour, to start + full benefits. 

 

Application Instructions:

Submit an application form, cover letter and resume to:  Connie Marr, Head of Youth Services, Yarmouth Town Libraries, 312 Old Main Street, South Yarmouth, MA  02664, or email: cmarr@clamsnet.org. The application form can be found on-line at https://www.yarmouth.ma.us/jobs.aspx or in-person at the South Yarmouth or West Yarmouth Libraries.


This position will be open until filled.


Candidates will be required to complete and sign the Town of Yarmouth employment application form. Town of Yarmouth completes a CORI/SORI check for all employees and volunteers.


The Town of Yarmouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process are encouraged to contact us at humanresources@yarmouth.ma.us.

 

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