Librarian II/Emerging Adult Services Specialist

Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center

Headquarters Branch

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$43,009.00 to $45,370.00 per Year   Calculate


Fayetteville, NC





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library



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Job Description

QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Library Science degree (MLS) with 18 months experience as a MLS professional librarian in a public library. Equivalent Training: Master's degree in a related field and four years' experience in a K-12 educational institution or public library youth services department accepted; or Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science followed by six years' experience in a K-12 educational institution or public library youth services department. DUTIES: An employee in this position assists the Youth Services Division Manager in system-wide teen and new adult planning and programming; assumes responsibilities for Youth Services in the absence of the Youth Services Division Manager under the guidance of other Division Managers. Develops and implements dynamic system-wide services; coordinates and develops system-wide activities such as the annual Librari-Con, Teen Summer Reading Program, and STEAM programming; develops innovative programs and ensures their replication at various locations; assists with coordination and purchasing of craft kits; encourages the development of programs by other Youth Services staff and facilitates the sharing of programming resources. • Coordinates the system-wide Misdemeanor Diversion Program. • Leads a team approach by collaborating with staff and community partners to provide engaging and effective workforce development programs for ages 13 to 23; works closely with the library workforce development team leader to achieve this goal; including vocational job fairs. • Assists the Youth Services Division Manager in setting agendas for Youth Services Council meetings. • Participates in system-wide councils and task forces. • Assists in the promotion of teen and new adult services and resources. • Prepares and develops bibliographic tools to encourage use of the library's collection and resources. • Promotes Youth Services by speaking to teachers and other faculty groups as well as community groups serving, or interested in teens and new adults. • Coordinates outreach visits to middle and high schools with other Youth Services staff. • Coordinates the sharing of assignment information with library staff to ensure optimum reference assistance for students. In addition, plans and implements outside programming for the emerging adult population. • Performs reference assistance to all customers as scheduled. • Provides training for Youth Services staff and other staff related to serving youth, ages 13-23; develops resources for on-going training and education related to youth, ages 13-23. • Identifies and writes grants for the enhancement of Youth Services. • Under the direction of the Youth Services Division Manager, maintains budgets and expenditures as assigned; compiles, prepares, and maintains reports, records, and statistics. • Orders teen materials for the library system. • Performs other related duties as required or assigned. • Pursues professional development by attending workshops, seminars and webinars and by reading professional journals. AVAILABLE: immediately APPLY BY: Open until filled TO APPLY: We accept on-line applications only. You may complete the application from our website at Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed county application. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact Trina Whitfield (910) 323-6100 or the Cumberland County Human Resources Department at (910) 678-7655; Library website:

Additional Info & Requirements

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: In this position you will be required to travel to and from multiple locations to perform some of the services and programs offered. CONDITIONS: Selected applicant must have access to transportation and a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record at the time of hire. Within 60 days of hire, must obtain and show proof of a valid NC Driver’s License and must maintain an acceptable driving record while employed; background check with local law enforcement agency required; and must submit to a drug-screening test and receive a negative result for the use of drugs specified in the county policy. Refusal to submit to testing or a confirmed positive test shall be basis for withdrawal of the conditional employment offer.

The Community

Cumberland County, located in the heart of North Carolina, offers a mixture of cultural diversity and southern hospitality. In addition to a dynamic award-winning library system, Winner of the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, our area has a beautiful climate, cultural activities, dining and shopping, recreation, golf, and nightlife.


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Cumberland County Human Resources Department, Trina Whitfield (910) 323-6100

Posted May 22, 2020