Marion, IA: Teen Services Librarian – The Marion Public Library

Are you looking for a position working with youth at a busy public library in a growing community? The Marion Public Library is seeking candidates for the position of Library Assistant II – Teen Services to design, implement, and provide age-appropriate programming and initiatives to tweens and teens, including influence over and input on the library’s young adult material collections. The position requires providing regular direct public service. We aspire truly to serve all who approach us, whether that’s in person or via remote access.

This is an exciting time to join the staff at MPL. With a new library building project in the planning stages and a rapidly growing service population, we are transitioning into a larger, more dynamic agency. Marion is a great place to live and work, with a wide variety of activities for all ages and a family-friendly atmosphere, and is a thriving community in Iowa’s Creative Corridor.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with tweens and teens, an understanding of current public library research and best practices in modern library operations, a desire to create and manage change, and a deep interest in connecting with our teen audience through the local schools and the community. See job description for full position details.

This position is full time (40 hours/week) and includes evening and weekend hours. Salary range starting at $37,747 annually commensurate with experience, and includes a competitive benefits package. The City of Marion is an EEOC employer. The posting closes February 17th at 4:30 pm. To learn more about our community, visit http://www.cityofmarion.org/.

The application can be found at: http://cityofmarion.org/Home/Components/JobPosts/Job/87/67

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