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St. Johnsbury, VT, 05819
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Youth Services Librarian

St. Johnsbury Athenaeum

Job Title: Youth Services Librarian

Reports to: Coordinator of Library Services


The Youth Services Librarian is the professional with primary responsibility for the collections, programs, and services for children and young adults at the Athenaeum. This is a full-time position with benefits. Work schedule is Tuesday-Saturday.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Acquire, catalog and withdraw materials in the children’s and young adult collections, in accordance with the Athenaeum’s selection criteria and process.
  • Develop and deliver programming for children and young adults.
  • Contribute to publicity for library programs and services.
  • Provide circulation, reference and technical assistance to patrons.
  • Collaborate on and manage Youth Services grants.
  • Direct children’s outreach services.
  • Coordinate and lead the Teen Advisory Board.
  • Contribute to the formulation of Athenaeum library policies.
  • Contribute to the Athenaeum’s strategic planning process.
  • Participate in all meetings of Athenaeum staff.
  • Participate in the annual budget process, with ideas for making the library as efficient and effective as possible.
  • Cooperate with other libraries, agencies, and organizations, and schools in the delivery of library services.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • A Master’s Degree in Library Science preferred.  Those with a bachelor’s degree and Certificate of Public Librarianship (or in the process of completing such) are encouraged to apply as well.
  • Thorough knowledge of current, professional library principles and practices.
  • Ability to work independently and in a small team setting.

Deadline: Wednesday, July 18.

How to Apply:

Send an email with attached resume and cover letter to Bob Joly, Athenaeum Director, at No phone calls please.