The Henderson County Public Library seeks an energetic, motivated individual who is passionate about providing dynamic library service and programming for the teens of the Henderson community. Primary responsibilities of the Teen Services Librarian are to provide direct assistance to young adult patrons regarding the use of library materials and services; oversee the development and maintenance of the teen collection; maintain and cultivate open communication with parents, caregivers, community members, school personnel, and others in the ongoing delivery of quality service; create, plan, organize, and present a variety of programs for patrons between the ages of 12 and 18; compile statistics as needed; perform other duties as assigned.
Applicant must be able to communicate effectively, follow written and oral instructions, and follow ALA principles and guidelines as they pertain to censorship and confidentiality. Must be able to operate standard office equipment; lift and carry books up to 10-20 pounds on a regular basis; move heavy book trucks; and stoop, bend and walk.
Excellent customer service skills and computer experience required, including extensive knowledge of the Internet and social media platforms. A Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program is preferred, as well as experience with young adults. Library experience is preferred. Special consideration may be given to candidates without a Master’s Degree in Library Science based on a combination of education and relevant experience in a similar field.
The wage range is $30,000-$35,000 dependent on education and experience. Benefits include sick/personal/vacation leave, holiday pay, health insurance for the employee, and the Kentucky Retirement System. Please review the full job description in PDF format.
The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal background check.
Please submit your completed application and resume with cover letter to Director Caleb May via mail, fax, or email. Position is open until filled.
Henderson County Public Library
101 S. Main St.
Henderson, Kentucky 42420
Resumes and applications are kept on file for 6 months.
The Library is an equal opportunity employer.
The Library uses Employee Scheduling Software donated by ShiftPlanning.