Librarian Specialist: Youth Services Supervisor

City of Aurora

Central Library

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$47,434.00 to $52,000.00 per Year   Calculate


Aurora, CO




Not Specified

Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience


Type of Library


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Job Description

Performs professional library work in children’s and youth reference and program services, reference and information service, with focus on program development in specific regions of the library system; coordinates supervision and staff development functions to implement programs and provide library services to the public through the use of library resources; assists with various mid-level administrative tasks such as planning classes, workshops, collection development, and staff training. Manages and analyzes reference and general research services for specific assigned program; plans and implements interactive programs with other agencies and organizations; contacts community groups and organizations for promotion of library research resources; may establish activities that promote youth development; builds a programming resource base from the metro library system; delivers reference services to youth of all ages; supervises and trains staff in a broad range of informational skills and services; schedules training and workshops for staff; maintains budget for assigned programs; develops and reviews policies and procedures; maintains statistics and compiles monthly reports; may produce annual system wide youth programs, such as Summer Reading Program; coordinates library programs with children, youth, senior, and SpellBinder storytelling events; serves on appropriate committee in community and City of Aurora agencies; recommends purchases for collection development; and performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Info & Requirements

The ideal candidate is innovative and dynamic, and has considerable experience working with youth. We are seeking someone who is passionate about providing excellent library service to youth of all ages. As the department supervisor, the emphasis is on leadership, organization and programming. This position supervises a librarian, library assistants and clerks and works in collaboration with the outreach department. The person in this position will share their love of reading with staff members, youth, and families.
Posted Jul 25, 2013