Youth Services position
Starting salary range: $51,552.80 – $60,885.50 Annually
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Youth Services Manager (Librarian II)
Full Time – 40 Hours/Week – Burke Branch Library
The Youth Services Manager is responsible for operations of the Burke Branch Library Youth Services Team and reports to the Branch Manager.
Supervises one part-time Library Assistant and one part-time Library Page.
Plans and implements educational programs and literacy initiatives including summer reading programs for children ages 0-12.
Collaborates with the Teen Services Coordinator to plan and implement programs and initiatives for young adults.
Coordinates collection development and maintenance of children’s materials
Assists children, caregivers, parents, teachers, etc. with requests for information and library materials.
Coordinates outreach activities with Alexandria City Public Schools, the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities, and related organizations providing Youth Services in the community.
Stays aware of professional trends and continually works to improve youth services.
Functions as building officer in the Branch Manager’s absence.
Weeds and updates the collection and evaluates print and digital resources.
Participates on system Youth Services Committee and other committees.
Other duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities:
Comprehensive knowledge of children’s and young adult literature, programming and services
Management and supervisory skills, including team building, time management, and planning
Excellent communication and customer service skills
Knowledge of integrated library systems and technology
Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing library environment
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with staff
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Prior supervisory experience is preferred
Master’s Degree in Library & Information Science from an ALA-accredited school; at least five years of experience in professional library work, including three or more years of experience in a supervisory capacity at the level of Librarian I; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Applicant must possess or obtain, within 3 months
of hire, a license to practice as a registered professional librarian issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Foreign languages skills preferred.
Salary: $51,552.80 – $60,885.50 Annually
Earns annual and sick leave and is eligible for health insurance, retirement, life insurance, long-term disability and long-term care insurance.
Location: 4701 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA 22304
Hours are scheduled to meet the staffing needs of the Burke Branch, and will include days, evenings and two Saturdays per month.
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This position is open until filled