Teen Services Librarian – Howe Library (Hanover, NH)

The Howe Library in Hanover New Hampshire is currently seeking a positive and dynamic full-time Teen Services Librarian with strong customer service skills to develop a broad range of diverse programming for teens, reach out and build relationships with youth-focused organizations in the community, and keep current with trends and best practices in librarianship pertaining to teens.

For more information, please review our full job description https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hanovernh/jobs/3987907/teen-services-librarian

– Posted 4/12/23

Librarian I – Teen Services – Keene Public Library (Keene, NH)

The Keene Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic professional with excellent public service skills and experience in libraries and working with teenagers to join our team as a Librarian I- Teen Services! The Keene Public Library is a cherished community resource for the City and one of New Hampshire’s foremost public libraries. The Library has an active and supportive Board of Trustees and community, as well as dedicated staff and volunteers, who all contribute to a stimulating and positive work environment!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides library services to young adults and their caregivers, including reference, reader’s advisory, programming, outreach activities, and collection development.
  • Works with staff to monitor and evaluate services to all youth and promotes and publicizes the youth services program in schools and the community.
  • Curates content including print, digital, web resources and special collections for and with teen patrons.
  • Plans and coordinates STEAM programs for teen and adult users of the Makerspace, researches new technologies, designs new initiatives, develops training classes and schedules for staff and volunteers, and researches appropriate services to enhance the library’s offerings.
  • Leverages community experts, coaches, and mentors for services and programs that meet teen needs and interests.

Requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • A Bachelor’s degree, plus one year of library experience or library training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. A graduate degree in library science is preferred as well as experience working with teens ages 12-18!
  • Comfortable using library software and circulation services. Comfortable assessing online databases and using current/emerging makerspace technology applications and equipment such as 3D printing, 3D design, coding, scanning and image editing.

Pay and Benefits include:

  • This full-time position offers a pay range of $26.81- $33.41 per hour. The work schedule includes Saturdays and evenings each week.
  • Are you used to spending a considerable amount of money on insurance? YOU WON’T HERE!

The City of Keene offers low deductible/low-cost health insurance, low-cost dental insurance, and other benefits such as life, disability, defined benefit retirement, paid time off including vacation days, personal days, and sick days and more!

If you are excited about working with a dedicated team of employees in a library where the focus is on learning, creativity, collaboration, and community interaction, then apply today! Please upload your resume and cover letter before submitting your application. Applications will be accepted until Sunday, April 30, 2023 at midnight.

To apply: https://KeeneNH.gov/jobs
Job Description: Librarian I- Teen Services


– Posted 4/12/23

Teen Specialist – South Burlington Public Library (South Burlington, VT)

The South Burlington Public Library is seeking a part-time (28 hr) Teen Specialist with energy and enthusiasm who is willing to learn. We are located in a new building with a generous second floor that houses teen & adult services. We’ve got modern programming and private study spaces, a patio for sitting and sipping, and a dedicated Teen Loft. The Specialist will participate in programs, services, outreach and collection development for teens. Are you kind, friendly, and curious? Do you have a genuine interest in working with teens and helping them to grow and contribute? Please apply! New ideas are welcomed. The person in this position will work one of four Saturdays and two evenings until 7 or 8 PM. They will sometimes be responsible for the Adult & Teen area. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Experience working in a library and with adults would be helpful. Fluency in a language other than English is also desirable, but not required.

The City of South Burlington values diversity – in backgrounds and experiences. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and our employees are people with different strengths, experiences and backgrounds, who share a passion for our municipality, its residents, businesses, and visitors. Diversity not only includes race and gender identity, but also age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, religion and many other parts of one’s identity. All of our employee’s points of view are key to our success, and inclusion is everyone’s responsibility.

Please review the job description and instructions for application at https://www.southburlingtonvt.gov/residents/city_employment_and_volunteer_opportunities/index.php

– Posted 7/21/22

YALSA Surveys –Pass It On!

  From Barbara Doyle-Wilch on behalf of Don Wood :

     If you are a young adult librarian, this is for you:  YALSA is collecting survey feedback to help guide future programs and services developed for library workers who serve teens.  If you have teens nearby, please encourage them to take the brief online anonymous surveymonkey survey, available through March 31st, that pertains to their technology needs.  The best way to get there is through the YALSA webpage: http://www.ala.org/ala/yalsa.  Please note that the survey is for teens, not adults.  Check it out!