Employment Opportunities

Youth Services Librarian II – Part Time

Job Title: Youth Services Librarian

FT/PT: Part-Time, 25 hours a week, non-exempt position, IMRF qualified, includes vacation

Salary: $22.00 per hour

Hours: Includes day, evening, and rotating weekend hours.

Position Description:
The Bloomingdale Public Library is seeking qualified applicants for a part-time Youth Services Librarian. The ideal candidate will be creative, detail-oriented, tech savvy, a self-starter with great customer service skills and knowledgeable of the trends in the youth literature and literacy.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Youth Services Desk duties, including readers’ advisory
  • Collection development of youth material
  • Creating, preparing, and performing storytimes along with other youth programming
  • Outreach services to schools, and other community partners
  • Participate in library special events
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS
  • Minimum 2 year experience in Youth Services or comparable business/organization
  • Knowledge of reference and readers’ advisory practices
  • Understanding of current and emerging technology trends
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks while meeting deadlines
  • An ability to communicate effectively and provide outstanding customer service

Position re-posted: January 13, 2022

Position posted: December 15, 2021

Deadline Date: Until filled.

Please email cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Katie Richert
Youth Services Department Head
Bloomingdale Public Library
101 Fairfield Way
Bloomingdale, IL 60108
jobs@mybpl.org