DATE ENTERED: November 2, 2020
POSITION: Youth Services Supervisor (Senior Librarian)
APPLY BY: November 29, 2020

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY GOVERNMENT invites applications for:
Job Title:  Youth Services Supervisor (Senior Librarian)
Department:  LIBRARY  
Closing Date/Time:  November 29, 2020
Salary:  See Position Description
Job Type: Full-Time / Exempt
Location:  County-wide

The Prince William Public Library System (PWPLS) is looking for Youth Services Supervisors/Senior Librarians at multiple locations. The selected candidates will be key members of the branch management teams with supervisory and building management responsibilities.  As the team leader for the Youth Services at the branch, they will also develop and execute a vision for providing innovative programming and outreach for their team.  Perfect opportunity for a creative, team player who wants to share their customer service skills with the Prince William County community. This position requires excellent communication skills, time management and organizational skills, and a willingness to expand outreach in our community.  Positions are available at Chinn Park Regional and Montclair and Potomac Community Libraries.


  • Performs supervisory functions including setting goals, preparing and administering performance evaluations, administer disciplinary actions and performance improvement plans.
  • Leads youth services staff in planning and developing creative and engaging programming for ages 0-18.
  • Plans and implements goals for youth services in support of the Library strategic plan.
  • Active participant on the branch’s management team including in charge of the building when needed.
  • Assist patrons with reader’s advisory techniques, ability to utilize e-resources and working with digital devices.
  • Assisting patrons with circulation services will also be required.

The preferred candidate will possess:

  • Strong supervisory experience.
  • Experience managing operations within a facility.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Youth Services, including managing a budget, aligning departmental programs/goals and programming with organizational strategic goals.     
  • Knowledge of event management/summer reading tracking platforms.

SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS: These are full time, exempt positions located at Chinn Park Regional Library, Montclair, and Potomac Community Libraries. The schedule includes days, one evening a week and rotating weekends.  Flexibility is paramount. Schedule may vary depending upon the needs of the library.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: This position may occasionally require travel to other locations during business hours. A DMV check is required for staff operating vehicles during business hours.

ENTRY SALARY RANGE:  $62,613 - $77,453

Master's degree in library or information science and 5 years of related experience.


Prince William County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity.

Prince William County determines the legal employment status of all County employees by utilizing a two-step process. Document verification is the first step of the process which is required of all employers as set forth in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. The second step in our process is E-Verify, an Internet-based system made available by the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration. This system permits the County to electronically confirm legal employment status of all new hires.