Youth Librarian

Salary Range: 
$2,780 per month with excellent benefits

The City of Pendleton is accepting applications from remarkable library professionals interested in serving the community as Youth Librarian. This creative, highly organized and youth-oriented person will plan and implement library services for children of all ages and their families; coordinate library service to schools, childcare providers and other community partners serving children; and be a public advocate for children’s literacy and library services; and be responsible for social media for the Library.  Applicants must have knowledge of the principles and practices of professional librarianship; knowledge of early learning and literacy; skill in performing promotional and community outreach activities; ability to plan, perform and manage a full range of children’s programs including story programs, summer reading and reading readiness activities for children, teens and parents; ability to select age-appropriate materials for youth; proficiency with development, creation and  oversight of social media; and provide readers’ advisory and reference service.  Minimum qualifications: Master’s Degree in library science, or enrollment in an MLS program to graduate within the year, plus one year of responsible experience providing library service to youth.  English/Spanish bilingual skills a plus.  Work schedule will include evenings and weekends, 30 hours per week, beginning salary $2,780 per month with excellent benefits. Find the job description HERE  Applications are available from the Personnel Office at Pendleton City Hall or the Library, 500 SW Dorion, or at www.pendleton.or.us/employment

Cover letter, resume, completed City application form and supplemental questionnaire required. Questionnaire available HERE.   Open until filled.  Equal Opportunity Employer.