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Youth Services Specialist III

Now Hiring

Youth Services Specialist III

35 hours per week

Requires some evening and Saturday hours.

Position open until filled


Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university

and Indiana Library certification

Essential functions:

  • Using both print and online resources, provide Reference and Reader’s Advisory Services in support of total library needs of children and young adults and in support of adults using the children’s or young adult collections.  Also provide Reference and Reader’s Advisory Services in support of the adult collection as well.
  • Provides bibliographic instruction for both print and online resources
  • Oversees the development of juvenile and young adult collections (selection, maintenance and weeding)
  • Oversees the development of juvenile and young adult programming (planning and implementation)
  • Oversees the development of promotional materials/displays for the Youth Services Department
  • Coordinates activities of Youth Services Assistants and other staff in support of youth services (in consultation with Branch Manager)
  • Acts as a liaison between local schools and the Library
  • Oversees the hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of Pages.
  • Serves on the management team to further system goals
  • Assist patrons in computer software use
  • Circulation duties as needed
  • Acts as supervisor of staff and manager of building in the absence of the Branch Manager
  • Development of bibliographies for children and young adult collections
  • Develop and maintain a yearly program schedule for all children’s and YA programs
  • Develop and maintain a program with the town for greater exposure. (market in the park on Wed. once a month scheduling permitting)

Must work well with others, have excellent customer service skills, provide reference and circulation service, and have flexibility to perform a variety of duties. Salary is dependent upon qualifications. Apply in person at any Jasper County Public Library or mail completed application to:

Brenda Thompson, Branch Manager
DeMotte Public Library
901 Birch St SW
P.O. Box 16
DeMotte, Indiana 46310