[Michlib-l] Employment Opportunity: Head of Youth Services Reposting

JEN Pamela Myers jenpam at llcoop.org
Sun Feb 7 19:59:45 EST 2016

Employment Opportunity:

This position has been posted again to secure additional applications.  Applicants who previously appliedfor this position in 2015 need not submit another application forconsideration, as their original application is still on file.

Head of Youth Services forGeorgetown Township Public Library located in eastern Ottawa County andsuburban Grand Rapids, Michigan.

The Head of Youth Services performsprofessional and supervisory work in planning, implementing, and managing acomprehensive program of library service to children and teens and is responsible for allactivities assigned to the Youth Services Department, includingcollection development, services, and programs. Position reports to the Library Director.

Requirements: Master’s degree in Library Science from anALA accredited institution with progressively responsible professional libraryexperience, including youth services, general reference, collection development, administrative, department head, program planning/execution, and supervisory experience. A workingknowledge/understanding of the principles, methods, and practices of publiclibrary service, including searching methods, readers’ advisory, cataloging/assigning call numbers (DDC), and referenceinterviews/sources. Excellent customer service and interpersonal communicationskills. Candidates must possess or beeligible for Level 2 certification through the Library of Michigan.

Work scheduleincludes evenings and Saturdays.

This is a salaried position (40+ hours per week) with a benefitpackage. Starting salary is $47,000 - $52,000 (depending on qualifications).

Application deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled.

Apply in writing, completing a Georgetown TownshipEmployment Application (www.gtpl.org/DocumentCenter/Home/View/587),as well as an updated resume detailing relevant experience and qualifications.(Do not substitute a resume for completion of the Employment Application.)


Send to:

Georgetown Township Personnel Director P.O. Box769 Jenison,MI  49429-0769

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