[Michlib-l] Teen Librarian job posting

Paula Drummond Drummond at ypsilibrary.org
Wed Feb 25 09:35:15 EST 2015

YDL currently has a vacancy for a full-time Teen Services Librarian at YDL-Michigan Avenue.  Please see details below.

Job Posting: Librarian II, Teen Services Librarian (YDL-Michigan Avenue)

Date:            February 24, 2015

Position:      Librarian II, Teen Services Librarian

YDL is seeking a dynamic, innovative public services librarian who enjoys working with urban teens!

Nature of Work:     Under the direction of the Branch Head, the full-time (40 hours per week) Teen Services Librarian provides public services to teens using YDL-Michigan Avenue.   Such services include developing and maintaining the library's collections for teens; providing reader's advisory and reference assistance in print and electronic formats; serving as the library's advocate for and liaison to teen populations; and planning, promoting, and implementing programming for teens.

Qualifications:       Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an American Library Association accredited institution with an emphasis on teen populations. Enthusiastic, positive public service orientation. Knowledge of the philosophy and techniques of public library service, specifically to teen populations.  Ability to qualify for certification according to Library of Michigan certification standards. Previous public library experience serving teens in an urban setting desirable.

Time/Hours:           40 hours per week. Schedule includes daytime, evening, and weekend hours (including Sunday shifts).

Salary/Benefits:     Beginning annual salary: $38,756.99.  This position is part of the AFSCME union.  YDL offers generous paid time off plus family health, dental, and vision benefits. Employer retirement contribution begins after one year.

To Apply:               Send resume, cover letter, and completed application form by March 11, 2015 to:

Human Resources
                              Ypsilanti District Library
                              5577 Whittaker Road
                              Ypsilanti, Michigan  48197

Applications available on our website: www.ypsilibrary.org
The Ypsilanti District Library is an equal opportunity employer.

Paula C. Drummond
Head, Adult Services Department
Ypsilanti District Library
5577 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 482-4110 Ext. 1306
drummond at ypsilibrary.org<mailto:drummond at ypsilibrary.org>

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