DATE ENTERED: January 30, 2019
POSITION: Library Information Assistant (part-time) – Youth and Teen Services
LOCATION: Fairfax County Public Library, VA
APPLY BY: No date specified

Job#: ELT-FCPL-18002
Salary: $23.2521/hour (Grade S20)
Hours: (see below)
Location:12000 Fairfax Parkway, Suite 329, Fairfax, VA 22035.

Library Information Assistant. Provides county-wide outreach and in-library programming and events for school-age youth and teens to promote reading, educational resources and library use. Schedules visits and presents programs at schools, with homeschool groups and at education-focused community organizations. Assists the Youth and Teen Services Coordinator in supporting the needs of staff, volunteers and customers. Incumbent must have written and verbal fluency in Spanish.

Work Schedule:  Work schedule is 30 hours/week, Monday-Saturday between the hours of 12:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Regular evening work and work scheduled during out of school time will be required. Flexibility within these days and hours will be required, but these positions will generally not require morning work.

Minimum Qualifications: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: graduation from an accredited four-year college or university plus two years of experience working in a library, bookstore, educational or research setting.

Preferred Qualifications:  Knowledge of principles of youth development and community engagement.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to meet and provide information service to customers of all ages;
  • Ability to work with other employees;
  • Ability to learn new procedures and resources;
  • Ability to communicate verbally in order to answer reference questions and provide reading guidance;
  • Ability to understand and interpret policies;
  • Ability to carry out objectives under supervision;
  • Ability to promote interest in library services;
  • Ability to carry out objectives under supervision;
  • Ability to plan and provide community-oriented library programs and outreach.
  • Ability to plan and provide youth-oriented library programs and outreach.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stoop, bend, and reach;
  • Ability to be physically active and stand for up to 3 hours;
  • Ability to lift up to 10 lbs.;
  • Incumbent must be able to travel to various locations throughout Fairfax County;
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.


Selection Procedure: Evaluation of relevant education and experience. Panel interview. Finalist candidate must pass a Spanish written and verbal examination to the satisfaction of the employer.

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, Child Protective Services Registry check, and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

Note: This position is exempt benefits-eligible and the incumbent may opt to enroll in benefits such as health insurance, dental insurance and flexible spending accounts. This position is not eligible for benefits such as leave, paid holidays and retirement.

To Apply: Please send complete resume to Hallie Jackson, [email protected].
Hallie Jackson, Youth and Teen Services Manager
Phone:  703-324-2798
Post Date: 01/08/2019