Head Youth Librarian - Tippecanoe County Public Library (Indiana)

Tippecanoe County Public Library seeks a dynamic service-oriented individual with commitment to plan, deliver and evaluate library services to all children and young adults from birth through the twelfth grade. As a department head, the selected candidate will be required to; act as a library services advocate for children, young adults and families, provide reference and readers’ advisory service within the department, oversee the programming activities of the department, plan and present programs for children and young adults, develop ideas and implementation strategies for new programs, compile statistics, prepare reports and actively participate in professional associations. A minimum of 4 years experience as a children’s librarian or any equivalent combination of training and experience plus a minimum of 2 years supervising MLS staff or other relevant supervisory experience is preferred. MLS from an ALA accredited library school is required.  Starting pay is $20.50. 

Please submit a TCPL application, resume, three references and a letter of interest to: Human Resources Coordinator, TCPL, 627 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47901 or by email at hrc@tcpl.lib.in.us. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Job description located at the library website at: http://www.tcpl.lib.in.us/admin/jobs.html.  TCPL is committed to equal employment opportunities. Applications are sought from all qualified people, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, Veteran status, national origin, or ancestry.

More information can be obtained at http://www.tcpl.lib.in.us/employment/1793-head-youth-librarian