Youth Services Outreach Librarian

Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library

job description

Hours:  Full-Time, 35 hours/week

Salary starting at $32,760

Position provides support to the Youth Services Manager in all aspects of the functions of youth services; and promotes literacy to Decatur County youth, birth to 6th grade.  As Outreach Librarian, provides early literacy experiences to children in Decatur County who may not otherwise be able to visit the Library.

 

POSITION ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in coordinating programming for youth ages birth – 6th grade.  This includes but is not limited to assisting with the summer reading program, storytime programs, and outreach services.

  • Assistant promotes the Library, the Children’s Room, and Children’s Room programming through friendly and knowledgeable service to patrons. This includes promoting library collections and services with the use of display, bibliographies, and readers’ advisory tools.

  • Assistant Librarian must relate well to children and their families.  Assistant should stay up-to-date on new technologies and trends in youth library services.

  • Participates in the Indiana library community by attending conferences and continuing education opportunities.

  • Fills in at the Youth Services desk as needed. Performs all basic circulation functions expected of the Public Service Clerk position.

  • Creates an outreach schedule based on the Greensburg Community Schools calendar and schedules of preschools/daycares in Decatur County.

  • Creates and implements weekly story times which include books, songs/fingerplays, and a craft.

  • Assists in planning and participating in various community outreach events.


Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred.  Must possess or be able to acquire State of Indiana Librarian Certificate 6.



To view the complete job description and apply, please visit the library website at:

https://www.greensburglibrary.org/about-gpl/jobs/youth-services-assistant-outreach







 

contact information

business: Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library
contact: Vanessa Martin - Director
address: 1110 East Main Street
Greensburg, IN 47240
phone: 812-663-2826 (Call Now)
website: http://www.greensburglibrary.org