Job Posting: Youth Services Specialist

Anderson Public Library is seeking a Youth Services Specialist to join our team.  Our mission: Inspiring Curiosity; Fueling Imagination; Building Community. 

Full Description:

The Youth Services Specialist is responsible for serving children and teens in the children’s area, ensuring a positive customer experience by engaging in conversation and providing reference assistance.  Assisting the Youth Services Manager in creating programs.  Connecting children and teens with good books and promoting programs and services.  Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE: 
  • Quickly learn and apply fundamental library procedures, methods, and techniques after orientation and training
  • Must have working knowledge of current Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office products and navigation of the Internet
  • Some knowledge of or ability to quickly learn and follow standard library procedures
  • Experience and desire to work with children of all ages.  The focus will be on teens.  
  • Acts with the customer in mind using information gained from interacting with the customers. Meets the expectations and requirements of external and internal customers.
ESSENTIAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE: 
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent organization skills 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to multi-task 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

Education: High School Diploma 

This is a full-time position that requires some evenings and weekends.  

Salary:  $13.00 per hour plus a generous benefits package.  

The library is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

How to Apply

Download and fill out the application below. Submit your completed application along with your resume and cover letter to Library Director Demaris Hill, by email at dhill@andersonpubliclibrary.org, or by mail to:

  • Anderson Public Library
  • ATTN: Demaris Hill
  • 114 N. Main St.
  • Lawrenceburg, KY 40342