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Youth Services Assistant Librarian 

19.5 hours/week. Starting pay is $17.28/hour DOQ

The Westmont Public library is seeking a creative and customer service driven individual to join our team as a Youth Services Assistant Librarian. Applicants should enjoy serving a diverse public, be able to work with a variety of technologies, and be passionate about providing service to children and teens. Primary duties include working at the Youth Services desk to provide reference assistance and readers’ advisory, and participating in collection development. Additionally, this position will participate in planning and presenting programs with an emphasis on serving young children.

Qualified applicants should have an LTA or Bachelor’s degree and knowledge of youth literature and programming. At least one year of experience in a public service environment and previous experience working with youth is preferred. This is a 19.5 hours per week part-time position, which includes nights and weekends. Starting salary is $17.28/hour. This position has a generous paid time off package that includes holiday, sick, vacation and personal days.

At WPL we value collaboration generated by a positive, friendly environment. A good sense of humor is a must! In addition to departmental responsibilities, staff members have opportunities to participate on committees, advance their professional development, and represent the library at special events.

Staff safety is a priority at WPL during the pandemic. All staff are required to wear masks at all times, maintain social distance from others, and carry out disinfection procedures throughout the day. 

The Westmont Public Library is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant in a manner that violates applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Please send a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Kristi Miller, Manager of Youth & Teen Services at [email protected] by Wednesday, May 26, 2021.

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