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Part-Time Youth Services Assistant

  • McKinley Memorial Library
  • Niles, OH
  • Mid-Level
  • Part-Time

About this Job

McKinley Memorial Library has an immediate opening for an energetic and motivated addition to our dynamic team. The successful candidate will impact our community directly by providing programming and library services for children and families in an environment that encourages creativity. We are looking for someone who enjoys working with the public in a fast-paced environment with a variety of job duties. The library encourages professional development, and is supported by an active and generous Friends of the Library organization.

HOURS: Part -time, approximately 24-hour work week, evenings and rotating Fridays/Saturdays

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Providing direct library services in an environment committed to excellent public service, planning and implementing library services to youth, representing the library in the community and in the local schools at outreach events and programs, creating displays, working with area teachers, and assisting with managing youth collection development. A copy of the job description is available at

Applications and resumes received by October 22, 2021 will receive first consideration.



Required Qualifications

Requires a Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of one year experience working with the public, and familiarity with technology. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered. 2-3 years’ experience in a public library is preferred. Must pass a background check.

Desired Qualifications

Knowledge of early childhood development, children’s literature, reference services, and collection development; ability to work independently and on a team; and good communication, writing, research, planning, decision making, and technology skills in order to work effectively with supervisor and department employees, local teachers, and the public.

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Additional Instructions:

Applications and resumes received by October 22, 2021 will receive first consideration.

Posted On: Sep 30, 2021 / This posting expires: Dec 30, 2021