Youth Services Coordinator

Website Dauphin County Library System

The Library is seeking to hire a Youth Services Coordinator. This position is an innovative leader responsible for the planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating of youth services programming. This leadership position ensures that The Library has a positive impact on our community in the areas of strategic focus developed by the Board and Senior Management Team by serving as a liaison with the service community, developing strategic partnerships and offering insights from those partnerships in support of strategic planning. The Youth Services Administrator leads the Youth Services Team, mentoring staff and providing expert advice, guidelines and best practices to support their work.

Educational Requirements/Qualifications: Education/Training: American Library Association accredited MLS degree or MLS degree recognized by The Office of Commonwealth Libraries/PA Department of Education required. Specialization in youth services preferred or BA/BS degree in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education.

Experience: Two years’ professional experience working with children and teens. Three years’ supervisory experience. Experience with children’s literature and planning and implementing youth programming. Technology experience required.

Required: Requires current and valid driver’s license (if required to operate a Dauphin County Library System vehicle, insurance underwriter requires minimum of three years driving experience), excellent customer service and communication skills, ability to lift 25 lbs. unassisted, to place materials on high and low shelves.

Schedule: Full-time, 37.5 hour/week position, Monday-Friday 9:00-5:00.

Salary: $35,000-40,000

Location: East Shore Area Library, 4501 Ethel Street, Harrisburg, PA 17109

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