Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Santa Claritia Valley - Santa Clarita Libraries - Youth Services Librarian - Full Time

# of Openings: 2

Posted Date 2/11/2015

Type: Regular Full-Time

Santa Clarita Libraries

We are seeking two full-time Youth Services Librarians to serve the Old Town Newhall Library and the JoAnne Darcy Canyon Country Library.  

Minimum Education:  MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited program is required

  • Create and deliver engaging and innovative events and classes for youth,  including homework assistance
  • Involve youth in the planning and implementing of services for their age groups
  • Partner with schools, businesses and other agencies to market and advocate library services to youth
  • Participate in maintenance of the youth collections
  • Collaborate with Volunteer Coordinators to create activities that promote self-development for youth such as community service hours
  • Contribute to a successful team of librarians at all three branches by supporting system-wide events, attending meetings, and providing leadership among peers
  • Deliver reference and research services to patrons of all ages
  • Establish effective relationships with library staff, patrons, volunteers, and community groups
  • Perform library branch supervision on a regularly-scheduled basis
  • Represent the Santa Clarita Public Library at community events and to citizen groups
  • Complete other duties as required

  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited program is required
  • Familiarity with library services in general
  • Experience working with youth
  • Commitment to superior customer service
  • Strong interpersonal abilities including excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including familiarity with ILS systems and electronic resources and devices
  • Available for evening and weekend shifts

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