Library Associate, Youth Services for the St. Mary’s County Library – Lexington Park, MD

The St. Mary’s County Library is currently seeking a creative and enthusiastic Full Time Youth Services Library Associate at the Lexington Park Branch!

This position will serve as youth services librarian within the youth services department and will focus on children’s collection maintenance, children’s programming, and children’s outreach as well as assisting customers at service desks.

POSITION: Library Associate I – Youth Services, 35.5 hours per week
CLOSING DATE: October 9, 2018
LOCATION: Lexington Park Library
START DATE: November 13, 2018
HOURS: Mon – Tues 9-5, Wed 12-8, Thurs 9-5, rotating Fri/Sat 9-5, other based on library needs
SALARY: Grade 4, $36,182.00 per year, enrollment in MD State Retirement System

REQUISITES:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Two years or more of related experience desirable.
  • Basic knowledge of electronic resources, including the Internet and database information retrieval.
  • Basic knowledge of relevant computer systems, including hardware and software, current audiovisual equipment, and office machines.
  • Ability to gain working knowledge of St. Mary’s County Library policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Ability to act as a representative of the library to the public.
  • Ability to gain working knowledge of the principles and practices of information, collection, programming and outreach services.
  • Ability to gain working knowledge of electronic resources, including the Internet and databases.
  • Ability to develop, promote and present programs and classes.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Provides information, programming, outreach, collection development, and circulation services to customers of all ages, specializing in youth (birth to 17).
  • Serve as youth services librarian within the youth services department and focus on children’s collection maintenance, children’s programming, and children’s outreach as well as assisting customers at service desks.
  • Special projects as assigned.

HOW TO APPLY:
See full job description and apply online now.

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