Head of Youth Services
Mahwah Public Library
Job posted to this site on July 13th at 7:27pm
Application Deadline: August 12th 2022
The Mahwah Public Library seeks a creative and enthusiastic professional to lead its dynamic and bustling Youth Services Department. The successful candidate will have a strong interest in collections, programs and services for youth from birth through teens and be passionate about working in a team-based and customer-focused environment.
Under the general supervision of the Library Director, the Head of Youth Services manages the daily operation of the Youth Services department in a way that reinforces the Library’s standing as a leader in the community and profession. He or she will be a collaborative leader with demonstrated team building and leadership skills. As a key member of the Library’s management team, the Head of Youth Services will contribute to the planning and implementation of policies and procedures that enhance the Library’s wide-ranging public service initiatives for children from birth through teens. The successful candidate will be passionate about great customer service and have an innovative, forward-thinking vision of how public libraries can best serve their communities in the 21st century and a willingness to embrace and facilitate change. The Library undertakes continuous improvement through proactive collection management, programming, outreach, online services and operational efficiency. Above all, we are dedicated to providing exemplary customer service to our community every day.
The successful candidate will possess a MLS or comparable degree, a minimum of one year's experience as a professional librarian. They will be passionate about great customer service, have an innovative, forward-thinking vision of how public libraries can best serve their communities in the 21st century and a willingness to embrace and facilitate change. Experience leading a dynamic team is strongly preferred.
This is a 35 hr/wk FLSA-exempt position with a competitive starting salary of $66,500-71,500, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous benefits, including medical/dental and paid time off, are included. Professional growth, including mentoring and participation in regional professional activities, are encouraged.
Interested parties should send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references to Kurt Hadeler, Director, at email@example.com. Preference will be given to applications received by Friday, August 12, 2022. Interested individuals should be aware that the New Jersey First Act requires employees of all public employers to reside in or establish residency in the State of New Jersey within one year unless otherwise exempted under the law.
LocationMahwah Public Library, 100 Ridge Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430
$66,500 - $71,500 yearly
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