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Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request.

Youth Services Coordinator

Position: Children's Services Coordinator

Reports to: Youth Services Supervisor

FLSA Status: Part-time; 25 hours/week

Benefits: Not eligible for benefits

Pay: $13-$14/hour depending on experience

Deadline: Open until filled

Job Summary:

Lake County Public Library serves a population of approximately 7,750 residents. LCPL has a committed staff dedicated to facilitating equal access to services, community building, innovation, intellectual freedom, literacy, and lifelong learning. Each member of our library team is integral to the success of our organization. We value vision, hard work, collaboration, and creative problem-solving.

We are looking for an energetic Youth Services Coordinator who is passionate about early literacy and childhood development, enjoys working with young people and families, and is excited to connect with the Leadville/Lake County community. In coordination with library staff and under the supervision of the Youth Services Supervisor, the Children's Services Coordinator supports library operations by assisting in the planning and implementation of programs that promote literacy and lifelong learning. These programs include storytimes, summer reading events, and outreach in the community (storytime, enrichment activities, and book distribution both at the library and off-site at locations throughout Leadville).

Candidates with Spanish language skills are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Duties:

  • Planning, preparing, and delivering programming to children ages 0-11 and families

  • Enforcing library policies

  • Keeping current with new technologies and children’s literature

  • Performing related duties as assigned

  • Cooperates as a team member with library staff in performing essential library duties, including circulation, and participates in special projects as needed

Job Requirements

Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, and additional education preferred; 1 -2 years of experience working with children preferred; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Willingness and ability to be active during programming and events as well as deliver programming in an outdoor setting.

Required qualifications: 

  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with staff and supervisors

  • Work independently with minimal supervision

  • Understand and follow directions

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, coworkers and the general public

  • Work well with children and foster their interest in reading and learning

  • The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills; a competence in technology; be creative, positive and promote excellent customer service

 Preferred qualifications:

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

  • Experience working with children

To apply, email the following to Sadie Rehm: sadie@lakecountypubliclibrary.org

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • 3 Professional References

Open until filled