Youth Services Librarian

We are hiring!

The Millington Arbela District Library seeks a pas­sion­ate, self-motivated in­di­vid­ual for engag­ing and work­ing with chil­dren and teens.  Duties include pro­gram devel­op­ment, long-term plan­ning, pub­lic ser­vice inter­ac­tion and mod­er­ate tech­nol­o­gy use.  This is a part-time posi­tion with flex­i­ble sched­ul­ing includ­ing some evenings and Saturdays.  Hourly wage varies based upon experience.

General Duties

  • Oversees, plans and runs mul­ti­ple pro­grams for tod­dlers through young adults.
  • Assists in main­tain­ing attrac­tive and rel­e­vant chil­dren and young adult areas.
  • Works with out­side orga­ni­za­tions to col­lab­o­rate pro­grams and services.
  • Promotes and adver­tis­es ongo­ing programs.
  • Recommends and assists in select­ing mate­ri­als for chil­dren and young adults.
  • Occasionally works cir­cu­la­tion desk to per­form patron ser­vices includ­ing mate­r­i­al check­out, ref­er­ence assis­tance, com­put­er aid and cler­i­cal tasks.


Minimum Requirements

  • Previous expe­ri­ence work­ing with chil­dren and/or youth.
  • Engaging with good oral com­mu­ni­ca­tion and pub­lic speak­ing skills.
  • Flexible sched­ule.
  • Ability to work close­ly with others.
  • In­ter­me­di­ate com­puter skills.
  • Must have access to a vehicle.
  • Bending, reach­ing, flex­ing and lift­ing. Good phys­i­cal mobil­i­ty.  Able to lift 35 pounds.
  • High school diplo­ma or GED.


Desired Requirements

  • Experience work­ing in libraries or librar­i­an­ship knowledge.
  • Successful pro­gram­ming expe­ri­ence in a pub­lic venue.
  • Knowledge of children’s and/or youth literature.
  • Training in edu­ca­tion or a relat­able field.


Deadline to apply:
Monday, October 1st, 2018 by 6:00 p.m.

Apply for this po­si­tion by send­ing re­sume, three pro­fes­sional ref­er­ences and cov­er letter

(explain­ing why you would be an ide­al can­di­date) to:


Millington Arbela District Library
Attn: Library Director
P.O. Box 306
Millington, Michigan 48746

Or email to: director@​millingtonlibrary.​info