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Do you love making a difference in the lives of young people? Are you self-motivated, energetic, and passionate about creating innovative programs? The North Shore Library is seeking a Head of Youth Services.

The ideal candidate is outgoing, creative, technology-minded and enthusiastic about being a part of an ever-changing environment. Other desirable talents include the ability to provide high quality, research-based, early literacy learning experiences for caregivers and preschoolers while also offering cutting edge fun and educational programs for children aged 4K-teen. This experienced, forward-thinking librarian will promote a love of reading and help foster future school success among the children of the North Shore Library Communities.

This full time leadership position works with the Head of Adult Services, Head of Circulation Services and the Library Director as part of the Library’s Management Team. This position is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Youth Services Department and directly supervises three part-time staff. This position will plan, manage and evaluate all in-house and outreach classes and services that are provided to children from birth through teen. Additionally this position is responsible for the Children’s and Young Adult Collections. The Head of Youth Services is also responsible for identifying community needs and providing direct library services such as reference, reader’s advisory and technical assistance to customers of all ages.


  • Candidates must have a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as a Youth Services Librarian
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with children; planning, marketing and presenting youth services classes and events
  • Preference given to those with supervisory and outreach experience

See full job description at: Head of Youth Services

Work Schedule:
This is a full time exempt position. The schedule includes a minimum of one evening per week and rotating Sundays.

Salary range of $55,950-$62,230 depending on experience

Application Deadline:
Monday, May 9, 2022 Apply early as interviews will be scheduled as applications are received and the position may close early.

To Apply:
Send a Cover Letter, Resume and three Professional References to Susan Draeger-Anderson at: NSL.Board@mcfls.org