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Town of Mashpee Youth Services Librarian in Mashpee, Massachusetts

The Town of Mashpee Public Library seeks applicants for a full time Youth Services Librarian; This position works 37.5 hours/week between the Library's operating hours of 9:00am - 7:00pm, Monday - Saturday. Minimum Requirements: Master's degree in library science (MLS/MLIS) is required; at least one year professional experience working in a public library, youth programming experience, and knowledge of children's and young adult literature is preferred; may consider MLS/MLIS candidates with significant progress toward completion of the degree and general public library experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training or experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the job. Must have excellent customer service, computer, and communication skills. Must possess a valid MA (class D) driver's license. Must successfully pass a background check. Responsibilities: Provides professional library services and ensures the delivery of quality materials, services, and programs. Performs reference, collection development, programming, instruction, technology support, and other duties needed to provide core library services to young people of all ages as well as parents, caregivers and educators. Coordinates the youth services operation and activities; trains, supervises, and evaluates paraprofessional staff, coordinates technical services functions. Creates a climate of friendly and efficient customer service and responds to and resolves patron requests and inquiries. Comprehensive benefits package includes Town contribution of 75% towards the cost of health insurance, defined benefit pension program, generous vacation package, life/dental/vision plan options, as well as deferred compensation plans. Further information can be found on the Human Resources Department Employee Benefits webpage at Apply by: January 31, 2022 In order to be considered, a fully completed original Employment Application is required (available on the HR Dept. Employment Opportunities webpage at The original application must be received by no later than 4:30pm on January 31, 2022 to: Mashpee Town Hall, Human Resources Department 16 Great Neck Road North Mashpee, MA 02649