Date: August 30, 2021
Location: Main Library - Youth Services Office
Hours: Full-Time (37.5 hours), may include evening and weekend hours; not job-share eligible
Salary: Grade 12, $22.76/hour
Since 1874, the Akron-Summit County Public Library (ASCPL) has been an essential community asset that provides resources for learning and leisure, information services, meeting spaces, and programs for all ages that support, improve, and enrich individual, family, and community life. We’ve been recognized nationally as one of the finest public libraries in the United States due to our excellent customer service, collaborative community involvement, and high level of customer and employee satisfaction.
We seek an Assistant Youth Services Coordinator to work collaboratively within the Youth Services team and with the ASCPL system as a whole while exhibiting the ASCPL Core Values of Excellence, Service, Learning, and Diversity and Inclusion. The position is based in our downtown Akron location, close to a variety of dining and shopping options.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays, voluntary benefits (health, dental, and vision), ASCPL-provided life insurance, and retirement through the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS).
The Assistant Youth Services Coordinator:
Required: Demonstrated comprehensive and broad knowledge of the principles and practices of library science as they apply to youth work. Working knowledge of publishers and their practices relating to intermediate/teen materials. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement intermediate/teen programs and services. Demonstrated PC experience with proficiency in Microsoft Office software. Demonstrated ability to direct the work of others. Demonstrated ability to think and work independently as well as speak and write effectively. Demonstrated ability to use sound professional judgment and initiative. Master of Library and Information Science degree issued from an ALA Accredited School of Library and Information Science of recognized standing.
Preferred: Extensive professional experience in the field of youth work.
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Akron-Summit County Public Library
60 South High Street
Akron, OH 44326-0001