Youth Services Programmer Position Open

Youth Services Programmer Position Open

The Saline County Library has an opening for a Youth Services Programmer in Bryant! 


The Youth Services Programmer is responsible for all aspects of special and recurring children’s programs, outreach, assisting patrons, and providing reader’s advisory.


High School diploma plus two years of customer service and program planning experience are preferred. This position requires you to be outgoing, friendly, helpful, energetic, and committed to providing excellent service to children and their caregivers in a public library setting.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Candidate should be computer literate and willing to learn new technologies
  • General knowledge of popular reading materials, movies, and music; expert level knowledge in children’s materials
  • Must like working with people and be able to cooperate with other staff. Teamwork skills are essential.
  • Knowledge of professional library principles, practices and trends
  • Expertise in library’s resources, services, classification system, policies and procedure
  • 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.


  • Plans and executes special and recurring programs for children including promotion, supply ordering, setup, execution, and cleaning
  • Plans and conducts outreach visits to schools, daycares, and other community organizations
  • Prepares and performs songs and stories for a wide age range
  • Familiarizes self with library policies and adheres to them
  • Plans and executes children’s field trips to the library and prepares and conducts storytimes
  • Builds and monitors library displays; hangs and takes down event flyers and signs
  • Monitors downstairs help desk and provides reader’s advisory
  • Assists with adult and teen programming and visiting groups as needed
  • Assists in cleaning of the shared storage spaces, and unpacks carts and materials when finished

Salary Range

16.06 + hourly depending on experience

To apply for this position, click here. 

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