Job: Librarian II- Youth Services Librarian

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Librarian II- Youth Services Librarian

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Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.


Position Summary

 Professional and supervisory library work, requiring experience and involves responsibility for administration and operation of the Youth Services Departments of the library system.

Essential Functions

  • Coordinates and evaluates services provided to the public by Youth Services.
  •  Oversees daily operations of Youth Services.
  •  Establishes goals and objectives for Youth Services in accordance with County Library system policy and based on community needs.
  •  In consultation with supervisor, selects, trains, supervises and evaluates staff and volunteers.
  •  Coordinates staff/volunteer schedules and staff payroll records.
  •  Provides front-line, telephone, and electronic reference service to all customers.
  •  Furnishes information on library activities, facilities, rules and services. Explains the use of print and electronic reference sources.
  •  Provides reader’s advisory assistance to the youth ages birth to 18, parents and teachers.
  •  Encourages development of staff through reading, in-service training, meetings, workshops, and conferences.
  •  Selects materials for Juvenile and teen collections using allocated County funds and coordinates collection development and maintenance.
  •  Implements County library system policies and procedures and explains such to employees and customers. May participate in policy revision and formulation.
  •  Markets the collection and other library supported activities.
  •  Oversees plans, promotes and executes library classes, events and workshops for youth ages birth to 18.
  •  Schedules professional entertainers/special activities for library events using a budget allocated by The Friends of the Library.
  •  Purchases reading incentives and other program related items using a budget allocated by The Friends of the Library.
  •  Maintains both the Children’s and Teen calendars, pages and links on the Library Website.
  •  Furnishes the Friends of the Library webmaster with information about youth services activities.
  •  Publicizes classes, events, and workshops utilizing print and electronic sources.
  •  Maintains department statistics and compiles statistical reports.
  •  Reviews donated materials for possible addition to Juvenile and Teen collections.
  •  Responsible for the appearance, security, and reporting maintenance issues of assigned area.
  •  Acts as library liaison to public and private k-12 schools.
  •  Maintains communication with Child Care facilities and Voluntary prekindergarten classes to encourage library visits and, as staffing allows, provide outreach services.
  •  Provides quarterly article regarding Youth Services activities for Friends of the Library newsletter.
  •  Acts as a U.S. Department of State Passport Agent and processes passport applications in compliance with rules and regulations of the Federal Government.
  •  May attend workshops, webinars, seminars and conferences as required.
  •  Performs work of all lower level library classifications and related work as required.

 These essential functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed.  All employees will be required to perform other job related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  •  Knowledge of the principles and methods of library service.
  •  Knowledge of current practices for youth services for literature and materials;
  •  Community information and recreation needs for library materials.
  •  Public library principles, organization, objectives, trends, materials, services, and practices.
  •  Role of computerized bibliographic databases and searching techniques, online public access catalogs, and integrated library systems.
  •  Research interviewing techniques, strategy, and tools; young adult literature and materials.
  •  Principles of selection, de-selection, and evaluation of library collections.
  •  Principles and practices of team building and principles and practices of participative management.
  •  Ability to develop and apply library procedures and policies and other professional knowledge to the practical problems of the job.
  •  Establish and maintain courteous and effective working relationships.
  •  Analyze and respond to community interests and concerns regarding collections and services.
  •  Prioritize work and exercise independent, sound judgment particularly in stressful situations.
  •  Communicate clearly, both orally and in writing.
  •  When applicable plan, organize, and supervise the work of staff and volunteers; assign, train, and evaluate the work of staff and volunteers; exercise leadership.
  •  Understand budgeting procedures, accounting practices, and computerized financial systems; plan and create library curriculum and promotional materials.
  •  Use computer applications in a library setting.
  •  Foster an environment of cooperation and shared responsibility.
  •  Broad knowledge of U.S. Department of State rules, regulations and guidelines to act as a passport application acceptance agent. 

Supervisory Responsibility

 SUPERVISES: Supervision of Library Assistant I and Library Assistant II employees as well as volunteers working in the Youth Services Departments; prepares annual evaluations; and other management duties as assigned.


  • A Master's Degree in Library Science from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association required.
  • Must have excellent computer and communication skills.
  • 2 years professional library experience after the MLS including experience as a supervisor preferred.
  • 2 years experience working with youth between the ages birth to 18 required.
  • Strong customer service and public relations skills required.


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Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

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Job Location

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Job Place:
Flagler County Public Library

Job Location:
Central Florida

2500 Palm Coast Pkwy. N.W.

Palm Coast



Institution Information
Institution Name :
Flagler County Public Library

2500 Palm Coast Pkwy. N.W. 386-446-6763

Palm Coast



Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Michelle Brokaw

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