Teen Services Coordinator

Position Overview: Part-time position, working at both the Community Library of the Shenango Valley in Sharon, and the CLSV Stey-Nevant Branch Library in Farrell.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • To provide library services and programming for and with teens (typically ages 12-18)

  • Plan, implement and evaluate library programs and services that will fulfill the diverse educational, recreational and personal needs of local teens.

  • Perform community and school outreach, both in person and through social media.

  • Have strong technology background, knowledge of Makerspaces, STEM programming, and social media.

  • Have strong knowledge of teen literature and graphic novels.

  • Conduct community needs assessments to identify teen needs, to tailor programs to address those needs.

  • Work closely with Director and Branch Manager to create and maintain teen library collection including relevant print and digital resources.

  • Must be available to work some nights and some weekends.

 

Important Job Functions:

•    Knowledge of current trends in library services for teens

•    Knowledge of standard library procedures, current information technology, Internet and database        search capabilities

•    Knowledge of best practices in teen services

•    Ability to communicate effectively with others, orally and in writing

•    Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, patrons and community

•    Circulation desk duty

 

Requirements:

•    High School Diploma/Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

•    Experience working for and with teens (ages 12-18)

•    One or more years of professional experience in a library setting preferred

•    Criminal Record, Child Abuse, FBI Clearances

 

Other Skills/Abilities:

•    Valid PA Driver’s License

  • Be able to lift up to 40lbs

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