The Youth Services Assistant will report directly to the Youth Services Assistant Director and the Teen Services Coordinator, providing library services geared to elementary, middle and high school aged patrons. This position assists in planning and implementing programs; reference and readers’ advisory; collection development; school outreach; and provides support to circulation staff. Excellent customer service skills and a genuine passion for working with this age group are a must. This position requires evening and weekend hours. All Library staff are expected to provide quality customer service with both internal and external customers and to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a team environment.
Additional Info & Requirements
Experience working with children is preferred. Experience designing and implementing programs for school-aged children and teens is a plus. Excellent computer literacy skills, experience with “tech toys”, and the ability to become proficient with new and changing technology is a must. Ability to communicate well with school-aged children and teens, making them feel comfortable and welcome in the library is a must. Some artistic ability is preferred. Knowledge of Children’s & Young Adult literature is a plus. If you are fluent in Spanish, you are highly encouraged to apply.
Employment at Basalt Regional Library comes with the perk of working, living, and playing in the beautiful Roaring Fork Valley amid the tallest peaks in the Rockies. Your passion and enthusiasm for the outdoors, for learning, and for helping others to grow, learn, and experience new things will be put to good use. You're not only stepping into the "mountain lifestyle", you'll fill a role that has a valuable impact on the community and all the lives within it.
Human Resources / Job Listings
Send resume with cover letter and references to Sue Kiley, Director email@example.com 970.927.4311 x8