Youth Services Librarian - Bluford

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Description: 

Kansas City Public Library is seeking an energetic and creative Youth Services Librarian. Reporting to the Director of Youth & Family Engagement, this librarian will have a home base at the Bluford Branch.

This position provides youth programming and services both at the branch and through outreach into neighborhood child care centers, schools, and other youth serving organizations. Other responsibilities include readers’ advisory, reference, collection maintenance, creating and posting content to the Library’s youth services website and social media sites and participation in system-wide programs for youth. A passion for youth development, reading, and learning are vital.

Minimum requirements include a Masters degree in Library Science, a Masters degree in a field related to Social Work or Counselling, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have excellent customer service skills; knowledge of library service and literature for children and teens; excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to organize work effectively; and intermediate computer skills. Full-time. Normal work schedule: M-F with occasional Saturdays and one evening a week. $41,035 per year plus excellent benefits. Position open until filled. The Kansas City Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

job or internship: 
Job
Job Code: 
1138
Job Type: 
Full-Time
Compensation: 
$41,035 per year plus excellent benefits

For All Openings: All persons hired for the Kansas City Public Library must pass a background check for criminal records. You must be at least 16 years old and have completed the 9th grade to work at any of our libraries. Unless otherwise specified, we require a completed application, even for positions requesting a resume and/or questionnaire.

The Kansas City Public Library is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity.

For All Openings: All persons hired for the Kansas City Public Library must pass a background check for criminal records. You must be at least 16 years old and have completed the 9th grade to work at any of our libraries. Unless otherwise specified, we require a completed application, even for positions requesting a resume and/or questionnaire.

The Kansas City Public Library is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity.