Youth Services Department Supervisor (Job ID# 2019-08) / Hillsborough branch - Youth Services- Somerset County Library System

Essential Functions of the Job:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supervising and monitoring the delivery of services to the local community related to youth services for the branch or department; providing advanced reference and reader’s advisory services; planing, promoting and implementing library programs that encourage library usage and supports the goals of the SCLSNJ Strategic Plan, community needs, and changes in technology and trends in library services; managing branch materials in an assigned subject area(s) according to the SCLSNJ Collection Management Plan; performing outreach services; performing other library-related tasks as assigned by supervisor or branch manager.


Minimum Qualifications:
NJ Librarian’s certificate; MLS (ALA accredited program preferred); 3+ years professional librarian experience providing reference and readers’ advisory services and programming with youth and/or young adults; reliable transportation to attend training, meetings, or other assigned duties at other branches or off-site locations as required.

Prior supervisory and leadership experience.

Physical Demands:

Reading materials and providing verbal assistance to library users in English; manual dexterity to handle books, software, and a variety of other media formats; intermittent sitting, standing, and walking; ability to perform the essential functions of this position in areas of the building that are only accessible by using stairs; occasional bending, reaching, and stooping; lifting and carrying items weighing up to 20 lbs.; pushing or pulling objects weighing up to 100 lbs.; distinguishing sounds at various frequencies and volumes; distance vision sufficient to distinguish people or objects under a variety of light conditions; vision sufficient to view computer screens and spine labels under a variety of light conditions.

Job Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 1, 2019
MLS or Library School Required: 
NJ County (If Applicable): 
Job Focus: 
Youth Services
$62,819 37.5 hours per week
How To Apply:: 

Open until filled. Priority will be given to applications received within two weeks of job posting.

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and application to, with the job identification number in the subject line. Our application can be found on our website,