Youth Services Manager


Bartlett Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
Schedule includes days, evenings, and weekends
$65,000-$68,000, depending on qualifications

Youth Services Manager

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manages the daily operation of the Youth Services Department, performing any duties for the department as needed
  • Oversees and provides reference, readers' advisory, programming, and collection development
  • Provides leadership and manages operations in department; makes decisions, solves problems, develops department procedures, conducts meetings; represents department at internal and external meetings
  • Hires and supervises staff; manages employees and team performance; communicates expectations; trains or provides adequate training opportunities for employees; coaches, counsels, and motivates employees; evaluates employees; investigates complaints or performance concerns; addresses performance problems
  • Assists in the creation of the Library's annual budget and manages the parts of the budget related to the department's activities throughout the year
  • Creates department schedule, scheduling staff to meet the Library's workflow needs; reviews and submits timesheets for department
  • Responsible for providing the Youth Services content of the Library's newsletter


  • Master's in Library Science
  • 5 years of experience in a Youth Services Department
  • 3 years of supervisory experience
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, both verbally and written
  • Excellent project management skills while working with detail and deadlines
  • Ability to create a supportive working relationship with staff
  • Ability to assess situations, solve problems, and make good judgment calls
  • Ability to think strategically and critically
  • Ability to set goals and objectives and reach them
  • Excellent presentation skills

Salary / Hours

  • $65,000-$68,000, depending on qualifications
  • Schedule includes days, evenings, and weekends


  • Health, Dental, and Vision Plan
  • Participation in IMRF
  • Vacation, Sick, and Holiday benefits

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

To Apply: Submit BPLD application, resume, and cover letter at

Position is open until filled. No phone calls, please.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply To: 
Bartlett Public Library District
800 S Bartlett Road
IL , IL 41° 58' 36.6564" N, 88° 11' 4.362" W