Employment Opportunity: Youth Services Librarian


Youth Services Librarian

Library: Huntingdon Valley Library
Town: Huntingdon Valley, PA
Library Type: Public
Position Type: MLS
Deadline: Until filled

Description, How to Apply, and Contact:

The Huntingdon Valley Library, located in the Lower Moreland Township, seeks a full-time youth services librarian. The successful candidate will coordinate and oversee the budget, services, and programs designed to interest children from birth through high school.  The youth services librarian will take the lead in maintaining a friendly and welcoming atmosphere in the library and work effectively with children, teens, and adults.  Other responsibilities include building and maintaining the children and young adult collections, providing readers advisory and bibliographic instruction, and coordinating and supervising the youth services associate.

Youth Services Librarian Job Description (.pdf)

The position is full time at 37.5 hours per week with a Wednesday evening shift, and weekend hours as needed for programming.

This position requires a four year college degree and two years of recent public library experience; a Master’s Degree in Library Science is preferred.  The successful candidate will work independently and have knowledge of the interests and capabilities of all age levels.  Experience developing and presenting programs to and working with children and young adults is essential.  Knowledge of library operations and materials and a desire to serve the public in a friendly, comfortable environment is preferred. Strong customer service, computer, and organizational skills are essential.

New employees are required to have a current Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Background check.

Submit resume and cover letter to:

Mrs. Sharon Moreland-Sender, Director
Huntingdon Valley Library
625 Red Lion Road
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006

or by email in PDF form to smoreland-sender@mclinc.org

Salary: $34,000-$37,000, with benefits package