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Graduate Librarian II Youth Services, Worcester Public Library, Worcester, MA

The Worcester Public Library has an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Librarian 2 Youth Services for our One City One Library branches! This is a full-time position with excellent benefits through the City of Worcester.


$27.85 – $36.36 – commensurate with experience


This is a graduate librarian position under the immediate supervision of the Manager of Youth Branch Services and under the general direction of the Deputy Director of Youth Services.

The Youth Services Librarian will have a passion for elementary-aged children’s programming and collection management. This position works within our One City, One Library branches, located within four (4) elementary schools throughout the Worcester, to develop and implement engaging library programs, collections and services, and connects children and families with the information they seek. The ideal person in this position will possess excellent organization, interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills and have experience working with diverse populations in an urban community. Schedule will include evenings and weekend hours and working at other locations.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply

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Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science, including graduate credit in children’s services, from a library school accredited by the American Library Association or approved by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
  • Must have access to reliable transportation and the ability to travel to required locations in a timely manner
  • Ability to successfully pass CORI/SORI
  • Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of experience providing services to children
  • Prior customer service experience in a public library
  • Prior experience with programming for children

To apply, please visit: or send your resume and cover letter on or before FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2024 to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA  01609.