Youth Services Librarian

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Company Name: 
Calhoun County Library
Location: 
St. Matthews
Job Description: 

For a complete job description and Calhoun County application, please see http://www.calhouncounty.sc.gov. The Library seeks a full-time Youth Services Librarian. Under supervision of the Director, this staff member will be responsible for the planning, management, and operation of Children’s and Teen programs, collections, and services for the Calhoun County Library. This staff member will also supervise other Youth Services staff and work with the community to provide quality programs and services in our main library and through outreach activities. The ideal candidate has: a commitment to and respect for children and teens; a natural love of reading and books; very strong technology and customer service skills; effective written and oral communication skills, including public speaking; the ability to meet people easily and participate in the cultural and intellectual activities of the community; and experience supervising/developing a positive, enthusiastic, customer-oriented team. Calhoun County is a small, rural county approximately 40 minutes south of Columbia. Applicants must be comfortable working in a crowded environment with numerous children and patrons of diverse backgrounds. This is a full-time position that requires some evenings, occasional Saturdays, summer availability, and a drug test. Salary is $36,000/year. The Calhoun County Library does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, familial status or disability.

Qualifications: 

ALA-accredited MLIS degree and one year of satisfactory experience working in a library. A teacher certified in SC with three years’ experience working with early childhood literacy and/or children, teens, and their literature will also be considered.

How to Apply: 

Completed application and resume can be emailed to the Director at ksimensen@calhouncountylibrary.org. Closing date: June 30, 2018.