The Scarborough Public Library is seeking to fill our 12-hour Youth Services Assistant position.

We are looking for someone with an enthusiasm for customer service, a knowledge of child development, and familiarity with children’s literature. Someone who values collaboration and working as part of a team yet is also comfortable working independently. The successful candidate must be energetic, curious, a good communicator who has an interest in program development and implementation.

This position works directly with children of all ages, particularly babies through middle school students. We are looking for a person who possesses skills in creating and leading programs, both in-person and virtually; comfort in using the Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, Publisher) and familiarity with mobile, digital devices. Must be open to learning from co-workers and continuing education options.

An associates or bachelor’s degree and library experience are ideal.

Schedule is 12 hours per week. Days to be determined. Some nights and weekends will be required. Additional substitute hours will be offered so flexibility is expected.

Position: Youth Services Assistant
Hours/week: 12 hours/week, including evenings and weekends
Wage range starts at: $18.19 per hour
Benefits: Paid time off
Complete Job Description

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is selected. 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:

Louise Capizzo, Youth Services Manager
Scarborough Public Library
48 Gorham Road
Scarborough, ME 04074
207-396-6278 (phone) 207-883-9728 (fax)
lcapizzo [at] scarboroughlibrary.org

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