Youth Services Manager Position Open

Youth Services Manager Position Open

The Saline County Library has an opening for a Youth Services Manager! 

Summary 

The Youth Services Manager is responsible for managing the library system’s youth spaces, programs, and outreach.

Qualifications 

Master’s in Library Science from an ALA accredited university plus 2 years of public library experience are required. Strong leadership qualities, sound judgment, self-motivation, and the commitment to providing excellent programming in a public library are essential.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Computer fluency and willingness to learn new technologies
  • Knowledge of professional library principles and practices
  • Expertise in library’s resources, services, classification system, policies and procedures
  • Must like working with people and be able to cooperate with other staff
  • Ability to make decisions and supervise the work of others. Ability to sufficiently schedule and staff programming, outreach, and help desk duties.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
  • Position requires walking and standing for long periods. Requires light lifting and carrying of up to 40 pounds.

Responsibilities

  • Leads Youth Services staff using a performance management and development process that provides an overall context and framework to encourage employee contribution and includes goal setting, feedback, and performance development planning.
  • Directs ongoing formal and informal programming, story time, outreach, singing, and puppeteering training to employees.
  • Familiarizes self with library policies to reach expert level.
  • Coaches, mentors, and develops staff, including overseeing new employee onboarding and providing career development planning and opportunities.
  • Empowers employees to take responsibility for their jobs and goals. Delegates responsibility and expects accountability and regular feedback.
  • Provide effective performance feedback through employee recognition, rewards, and disciplinary action, with the assistance of Human Resources, when necessary.

Salary Range

$20.63+/hourly depending on experience

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