Youth Services Librarian


Under the supervision of the Library Director, the Youth Services Librarian is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating all children’s and young adult activities. 

Example of Duties:

Job Environment:
Work is performed in typical library environment, which can be very hectic at times.  Errors could result in delay of patron satisfaction and adverse public relations.

Basic Knowledge and Experience:
College graduate with background working in children’s services in a public library or an equivalent combination of education and experience working with children and books will be considered.  Experience working with children essential.

Desired Qualifications: 
Strong customer service skills, knowledge of children’s and young adult literature, computer and Internet literacy, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, grasp, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to kneel and crouch.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Salary:  30 hours per week with benefits; Town of Sutton Classification and Compensation Plan:  Grade M-1