Youth Services Director - Rochester Public Library

The Rochester Public Library District is seeking a full-time professional Youth Services Director to oversee operations of the Youth Services Department, including programming, collection development, and outreach.
Benefits package offered includes health coverage, IMRF, vacation and holidays.

Required Skills or Experience:
•Excellent customer service skills
•Ability to plan and promote programs
•Excellent computer skills to adequately utilize the online catalog and the automated circulation systems, the internet as well as word processing and other relevant applications
•Ability to work with numbers accurately and understand verbal and written instructions
•Excellent verbal, written and non-verbal communication skills, including the ability to give coherent directions
•Ability to handle multiple activities or interruptions at once and to work positively and effectively within a team model
•Must like children and be comfortable working with children individually and in groups

Preferred Skills or Experience
•Experience working with children
•Knowledge of Children’s literature
•Ability to train others in assigned area
•Prior library experience
•Some college or college degree
•Public speaking and/or group training experience
•Ability to work weekday, evening, and weekend hours

To apply, send cover letter and resume via email to:
Janet McAllister, Director
Rochester Public Library District
PO Box 617
Rochester, IL 62563