Title: Librarian II – Young Adult Services
Department: Wilson County Public Library
Hiring Salary: $45,624
Position Salary Range: $45,624 – $77,124
The Young Adult Services Librarian for the Wilson County Public Library is part of the Adult Services Department and reports to the Assistant Library Director. The YA Librarian is responsible for selecting library materials of interest to young adults, and may be assigned to select for other areas of the collection, including E-books, DVDs and Spanish language materials. This position is also responsible for the effective development, alignment, promotion, implementation and assessment of Young Adult programs. In addition to specific responsibilities, the YA Librarian provides reference assistance to library customers in locating information and materials primarily at the main library and occasionally at the branches. Includes regular nights and weekend work.
A more detailed job description of the Young Adult Librarian’s duties may be found at the application website.
The Wilson County Public Library has for its Main Library a beautiful 43,000+ square foot brick building fronted by a spacious lawn and flanked by a beautiful rose garden. Other areas of the county are served by five branch locations and a bookmobile. The Library provides a wide range of Youth, Adult and Teen’s programs and services.
The City of Wilson is North Carolina’s first Gigabit city and owns its fiber optic system, Greenlight. Leveraging the power of high speed internet, Wilson is one of five city recipients of the NCInnovate Award used to develop its local innovation economy. The nationally recognized Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park has become the center of downtown revitalization and includes the construction of Whirligig Station, a historical warehouse restored for residential living.
An impressive list of national pharmaceutical, industrial manufacturing and banking corporations provide a solid employment environment. Wilson County Schools offer the International Baccalaureate Program, Wilson Early College Academy, and Wilson Academy of Applied Technology. Barton College, a private liberal arts college located in Wilson, is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the NC Association of Colleges and Universities. Barton College’s Hackney Library has a reciprocal borrowing agreement with Wilson County Public Library.
Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited school required as well as considerable experience working in a library (public preferred) and supervisory experience. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.
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Applications will be received until October 31, 2017, at 11:59pm and may be filed online at
For additional information: Please contact Molly Westmoreland, Library Director, at 252-237-5024 or firstname.lastname@example.org.