Part-time Youth Services Assistant
The Scarborough Public Library is accepting applications for a part-time Youth Services Assistant. The Youth Services Assistant will assist with the development and delivery of youth programming, promote the Library’s collection through direct assistance to the public, including use of our on-line catalog and ebook platform, and help supervise the use of the Youth Services Room public access computers. The successful candidate must be comfortable and experienced in working with children of all ages, backgrounds and abilities, be able to work independently in a busy environment, have knowledge of children’s literature, be proficient in the Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, Publisher) and using hand-held digital devices. The Youth Services Assistant will also assist in recommending materials for our children’s and young adult collections. A bachelor’s degree and library experience are required. A master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited program is desired.
Schedule is 25+ hours per week including each Saturday, 9am-5pm, one weekday evening and other hours to be determined. Additional substitute hours will be offered so flexibility is a plus. Summer schedule will include additional weekday hours since weekend hours are reduced.
The wage range for this position starts at $18.21 per hour. The job announcement, job description, and application can be found at www.scarboroughlibrary.org/employment
Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. References will be requested at the time an interview is scheduled. All applicants will be contacted once a hiring decision has been made. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and application to:
Nancy Crowell, Library Director
Scarborough Public Library
48 Gorham Road
Scarborough, ME 04074
207-396-6266 (phone) 207-883-9728 (fax)
ncrowell [at] scarboroughlibrary.org