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Main Library - Channahon
25207 W Channon Drive
PO Box 300
Channahon, IL 60410
Phone: 815-467-6200
Fax: 815-467-4012

Minooka Branch
109 N Wabena Avenue
PO Box 370
Minooka, IL 60447
Phone: 815-467-1600
Fax: 815-467-1632

Job Opening- Youth Services Librarian

Youth Services Librarian FT
The Three Rivers Public Library District is now accepting applications for the position of Youth Services Librarian. The ideal candidate will be flexible, approachable, a self-starter with exceptional customer services skills, able to work independently and as part of a team, with a strong commitment to customer service.

Under administration of the Library Director, this position is responsible for operation of the Youth Services Department. Duties include: collection development for birth through high school; planning and implementing programs for birth through high school; creating and implementing departmental goals; scheduling departmental staff; representing the library at the system level.

Essential skills include: knowledge of children’s literature and child development; demonstrated ability to tell, read and interpret stories for children; ability to set priorities, make decisions, and exercise discretion with patrons and staff; ability to prioritize work, meet established deadlines, and attend to detail as appropriate; knowledge of library practices, procedures and technologies; ability to deal courteously and diplomatically with patrons and colleagues; the ability to remain calm in difficult situations and the ability to bend, stoop, lift and carry items up to twenty pounds. This is a full-time position requiring day, evening and weekend hours.

MLS preferred; three years experience working with children; two years supervisory experience; access to transportation. Starting salary is $38,000 DOQ, plus benefits.

Send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Lauren Offerman, Library Director, Three Rivers Public Library District, PO Box 300, Channahon, IL 60410 or to by May 5, 2017. Please contact Lauren Offerman for a copy of the job description.

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