DATE ENTERED: July 12, 2022
POSITION: Senior Librarian (Youth Services)
LOCATION: Newport News Public Library, Newport News, Virginia
JOB TYPE: Full-time
APPLY BY: 8/10/2022 11:59 pm Eastern

The City of Newport News Department of Libraries & Information Services is seeking an energetic, team-oriented Librarian with a passion for libraries and their communities. The Senior Librarian is responsible for performing advanced professional work in family and youth services in a variety of capacities to include developing, planning, and delivering programming and outreach services; provision of reference services; collection development; supervision of staff; and facility management. Designs, plans and implements programs and outreach services that best reflect the demographics, cultural diversity, and special needs of youth (ages birth to 17 years) to include story times, STEAM programs, literacy activities, and Teen Advisory Groups (TAG). Manages program budgets, compiles statistics, prepares reports, and keeps records of activities. Evaluates library programs and outreach events for relevancy and impact to encourage lifelong learning, community connection, and greater use of the library.

Job requirements: Requires a Master's Degree in Library Science from an accredited ALA library school, 3-5 years’ experience as a professional librarian, and 1-2 years of supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Salary range is $52, 903.20-$91,145.99 based on education and experience.

Applicants who do not meet the complete qualifications for Senior Librarian are encouraged to submit an application and may be considered as an underfill at the Librarian II level with commensurate pay.

For a complete job description, requirements, and to apply, log on to Library Employment Opportunities | Newport News Library, VA ( Please attach resume, cover letter, and three professional references. The City of Newport News is an equal opportunity employer.