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Jessamine County Public Library
Nicholasville, Kentucky, United States
20 days ago

Description

Under the general supervision of the Community Connections Librarian, the Teen Outreach Librarian is responsible for assisting in meeting the outreach programming and educational goals of teen services, as well as promoting library services and collections in the community. The work requires the Teen Outreach Librarian to build relationships and partnerships with external agencies and community groups, as well as interact extensively with the public and other staff members.

Duties and Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To:
•    Planning and delivering off-site teen programs, educational initiatives and other library services that are developmentally 
      appropriate and in line with the goals of the Community Connections team
•    Building relationships and providing services to a variety of teen-focused community organizations
•    Providing library materials to schools, after-school and other community facilities
•    Working together with other programmers to provide a continuity of service within the library and in the community
•    Promoting the public library and its services through interaction with the community
•    Facilitating class visits and tours at JCPL
•    Collaborating with Teen Librarian and Marketing & PR Librarian on social media initiatives directed at teens
•    Undertaking training as necessary to meet State Certification requirements
•    Assisting with covering the desk in the Teen Library; explaining and enforcing library policies as needed
•    Acting as a representative of the library in the community by attending various community events, school events, etc.
•    Functioning as an integral member of JCPL’s outreach team
•    Assisting with the annual Summer Learning Program 
•    Performing other duties as assigned



Requirements

Qualifications: 
•    Master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited library school program or completion of the degree within
     6 months of the hire date
•    Experience in working with students in grades 6 through 12

Competencies:
•    A genuine caring and respect for tweens and teens.
•    Ability to work a flexible schedule – some evenings and weekends will be required
•    Demonstrated ability to form strong and professional working relationships
•    Demonstrated confidence in meeting and speaking to the public
•    Demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision
•    Knowledge of young adult literature
•    Ability to be flexible, adaptable, and flourish in a changing environment
•    Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, including the ability to decipher and relay detailed information
•    Skill in providing excellent customer service both in the library and at off-site locations
•    Ability to demonstrate a positive attitude, strong interpersonal skills, cultural sensitivity, and a sense of humor
•    Ability to creatively solve problems as well as negotiate and handle stressful situations in a positive manner
•    Ability to be innovative, flexible and well organized
•    Ability to use Microsoft Office programs
•    Ability to master the library’s online catalog 
•    Desire to contribute to the Library’s public service mission with an attitude of helpfulness and friendliness
•    Possession of a valid driver’s license

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63902849
  • Location:
    Nicholasville, Kentucky, United States
  • Position Title: Teen Outreach Librarian
  • Company Name For Job: Jessamine County Public Library
  • Industry: Public Library
  • Job Function: Outreach and Public Programs
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Master's Degree
  • Min Experience: None
  • Required Travel: 25-50%
  • Salary: $40,040.00 - $46,026.00 (Yearly Salary)
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