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Youth Services Supervisor, Hopkinton Public Library, (Hopkinton, MA)

The Town of Hopkinton seeks a Youth Services Supervisor.
Hopkinton, a highly engaged community, is committed to equal opportunity, encourages diversity, equity and inclusion and believes that a positive culture of inclusion in Town governance contributes to the Town’s overall qualities as a great place to live and work. Our collaborative Library team enjoys developing forward-looking, creative approaches to new challenges and opportunities and embraces the library as a space for everyone. Hopkinton could be the vibrant, growing community and library for you!

Hiring Salary: $ 70,491.20 to $84,593.60 Annually, depending on qualifications. Competitive Leave and Benefits package Great County Pension
Under the direction of the Library Director, the Youth Services Supervisor is responsible for providing administrative, professional and supervisory work to ensure exceptional service to the children and teens of Hopkinton. Responsibilities include overseeing and leading the collection development of children’s and young adult materials, program planning and execution, community outreach and collaboration, department budget oversight, and supervision and evaluation of Youth Service staff.

QUALIFICATIONS:Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited program and three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a public library setting, with a primary focus on youth services; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Knowledge of automated library systems; experience with Evergreen preferred. 
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: 

  • Knowledge of customer service best practices.
  •  Knowledge of developments and trends in youth services.
  • Knowledge,  training, and ability in advanced library procedures, including the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing to establish positive public relations. 
  • Management, planning, and supervisory skills, including the ability to function well as part of a management team that supports the overall goals of the library, as formulated by the Trustees, Town Manager, and Library Director. 
  • Computer skills that encompass effective use of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, email, social media, automated library systems, online information research,  and other library-related software.

How to Apply

Internal and External Applicants: To be considered for this position, please submit the following required documents: Application for Employment, attached, cover letter, and resume no later than 4:00 pm, Thursday, July 6, 2023, to [email protected]. Individuals who may need an accommodation in order to participate in the process are welcome and should contact HR. Applications will also be accepted via drop off or mailed to: Town Hall, Human Resources Department, 18 Main Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748.!forum/jobs