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Now Hiring: Library Assistant - Youth Services

Library Assistant – Youth Services

Belleville Public Library seeks a friendly, energetic, organized person who enjoys working with children of all ages to coordinate our youth services program. This position will be responsible for developing fun, creative services and programs for children and teens that foster their love of reading and life-long learning. The ability to provide high quality early literacy learning experiences for preschoolers and caregivers is a must for our growing community. As a member of our team, build community connections and create a welcoming, inclusive, and respectful environment for all.

This part-time position will be responsible for:

  • Youth Services – Delivering programming for children, teens, and families. Assisting in collection development. Building partnerships within our community.

  • Makerspace –Using your tech skills to develop STEAM-based programming.

  • Circulation – Helping our patrons make best use of our library by providing circulation, readers’ advisory, and tech help at our circulation desk.

Belleville is a small community (pop. 2500) experiencing growth with new housing development and young families moving to Belleville and the surrounding rural area. Located in Dane County just south of Madison, Belleville has a 140+ year tradition of local library use and a brand new 13,800 square foot library. With generous space for children’s collection and programming, plus a teen area and Makerspace, there is opportunity to build on our successful youth program to meet growing community needs.

Schedule: 25 hours per week. See job description for details.

Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent with a Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience planning children’s programming required. Public library experience and strong tech skills are a plus.

Wages: $15 - $17 per hour depending on qualifications and experience.

Benefits: The Village of Belleville provides an excellent benefit package including pro-rated benefits for part-time employees.

To Apply: To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Library Director Bronna Lehmann at blehmann [at] blvpl.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled with preference given to those received by October 7, 2022. A background check will be required as a condition of employment. 

Job Description

The Village of Belleville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.