DATE ENTERED: July 18, 2019
POSITION: Full-Time Young Adult Librarian (Crozet Library)
LOCATION: Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, Crozet, Virginia
APPLY BY: July 31, 2019 at 5pm EST.

Starting Salary:  The starting amount will be between $41,238 and $49,495 annually.
Apply online at: www.charlottesville.org/jobs
GENERAL SUMMARY:  
The Crozet Library is part of the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library system, is located 18 miles west of Charlottesville, and is an 18,000 sq.ft. LEED certified building which opened in 2013. The library circulates over 270,000 items per year. The Young Adult Librarian provides circulation, readers advisory and reference services to patrons of all ages, publicizes and conducts programs for young adults, supervises teen volunteers, maintains and evaluates the Young Adult Collection, and promotes young adult services to the community.
This is a full-time 40-hour benefits eligible position and requires a flexible schedule including evenings and Saturdays.
This position may also be expected to work at a public service desk providing reference and information assistance; may be called upon to occasionally serve as acting department/assistant branch manager.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:  

  • Responsible for assisting patrons in the use of library resources and equipment, answering reference and readers advisory questions, planning, publicizing, and conducting programs for young adults, helping to promote young adult services to the community.
  • General department/branch duties; occasionally fills in when manager is absent.
  • Other duties as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Must have an MLS degree from an ALA accredited school.
  • Must have a strong public service orientation, knowledge of Young Adult literature, general knowledge of library practices, knowledge of general reference sources including electronic information resources, online databases, Internet and familiarity with Windows.  
  • Previous experience working with young adults is preferred

TO APPLY: To view the complete job posting and to apply, visit the employment website listed. Applications are only accepted online through our employment website and only until the closing date of the position. JMRL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.