Library - Child and Youth Services Librarian

Reporting to the CEO/Chief Librarian the Child and Youth Services Librarian provides library resources and programming for the children and teenagers of the community. The Child and Youth Services Librarian serves the public by occasionally working at the circulation desk providing information and technology services and resources. Responsible for the development, delivery and evaluation of programs, outreach and partnership opportunities with organizations, groups, agencies, businesses, and other stakeholders that serve youth, in order to increase the use of library resources and services in response to the current and future needs of the community. Coordinates and conducts group visits. Coordinates the Library’s youth activities at outside events and with community organizations (e.g., local events, schools, community centres). Seeks opportunities to promote library services through presentations, membership on appropriate youth-related committees, and through participation in community events. Acquires and processes new child/youth materials. Selects, purchases, processes, and maintains all child and youth collections in all branches as needed. Monitors budget allocations for child & youth collections (Books, Audio, Video) using monthly and annual performance measures. Maintains children/youth collection. Plans, designs, and refreshes displays in the child & youth area. Responds to complaints, identifies problems, and consults with appropriate staff for corrective actions and solutions. Opens and secures building and performs minor janitorial duties where required. Acts as an In-Charge Person (ICP) when needed in the absence of the CEO with the Child & Youth Services Librarian.
Credentials: College diploma (Library and Information Technician program) or SOLS Excel certificate. Driver’s License. Vulnerable Sector Screening.

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