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Supervisor of Youth Services, Nashua Public Library, Nashua, NH

Department: Youth Services

Hours Worked: 40 hrs/wk - Includes evenings and weekends

Starting Salary:  $ 42,064 - $ 55,976 depending on education / experience


Primary Duties

Full-time 40-hour position in public library includes at least one evening and weekends in rotation.

  • Leads the youth services team in providing and administering relevant, innovative and diverse services, programs and collections for children, teens and their caregivers.
  • As a member of the senior staff participates in strategic planning and evaluation.
  • Liaison to schools and community partners serving birth to 18. Identifies and participates in community engagement opportunities.
  • Leads the Family Place Libraries initiative.
  • Department administration including personnel, policy development, data reporting and customer suggestions or concerns.
  • Manages departmental budget.
  • Manages youth services collection maintenance and development.


Minimum Entrance Requirements

  • Minimum of Master's Degree from an ALA accredited institution and 5 years supervisory experience in a public library setting.
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a busy public library and interact with a diverse public in a welcoming and respectful way.
  • Thorough understanding of child and adolescent development and advance knowledge of library services to children, teens and their caregivers.
  • Experience working with infants, children and teens.
  • A strong knowledge of children's and teen literature.
  • Proficiency and experience with MS Office and demonstrated ability and interest in using computers, Internet, mobile and emerging technologies as it relates to resources for services for youth and caregivers.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage budgets and expenditures.


Application Instructions:  

Submit cover letter, application/resume, and three professional references to:


Applications will be accepted until 5pm on October 16th, 2019

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/H (Employment recruitment shall be consistent with all state and federal laws)


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