Youth Services Manager, Iredell County Public Library, Statesville, NC

TITLE: Youth Services Manager
LOCATION: Statesville, NC
JOB STATUS: Full-Time
POSITION TYPE: Permanent

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general supervision, performs administrative, supervisory and professional work for the County Library System by managing Youth Services for the Main Library and the Branch Libraries. Work involves selection and supervision of employees and volunteers assigned to the Youth Services Department. Employee is responsible for overseeing the selection of print and digital resources for the entire library’s children’s and young adult collection, including managing the Youth Services department budget. Evaluates use of collection and removes or replaces lost, damaged or underused materials and resources. Responsible for programs provided to children, young adults and parents in the library both at the Main Library and the Branch Libraries, including planning and conducting programs. Provides guidance to children, young adults and parents in use of the Library, including reader’s advisory. Works with community agencies and institutions serving children and young adults, including schools, child care facilities, and other government or non-profit organizations to promote library services. Employee must exercise a very high degree of initiative and independent judgment in all aspects of the performance of job functions. Employee must have excellent communication skills and exercise considerable tact and courtesy in frequent contact with the public. Reports directly to the Library Director.

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Master’s Degree in Library Science; three (3) to five (5) years of library experience preferred; one (1) to three (3) years of supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT: Possession of a North Carolina Public Library Certification. Possession of a valid North Carolina Driver’s License.

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday / 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

SALARY RANGE: $46,423.09 – $72,002.48 (32E)

DEADLINE DATE: 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 26, 2017

APPLICATION PROCESS: Please go to www.co.iredell.nc.us to submit an electronic application. Applications are NOT accepted past the deadline date. All Internal Applicants should apply using the link provided to them.

This position is subject to pre-employment screenings. Iredell County does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, political affiliation, genetic information, or handicapping condition in employment or the provision of services.

When uploading attachments to submit with your application, please DO NOT upload any documents that could allow for discrimination defined in the above paragraph. This may include Driver’s License/Photo ID/Passport, Birth Certificate, High School Diploma/GED, Marriage License, U.S. Citizenship, Medical Records, and/or Social Security Card.

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