Library Assistant, Youth Services Department

Library Assistant

Youth Services Department

Encouraging children to get connected and get lost in books

A creative, enthusiastic, forward-thinking individual is wanted to develop enrichment programming for children (ages birth – 12) with tweens and teens as a secondary focus as a Library Assistant in Youth Services. The successful candidate will have a love of young people; sense of humor, flexibility, and the ability to work independently. A keen interest in STEAM, emerging technologies, and creative programming opportunities is essential.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide customer assistance to library customers in person, via telephone and electronically
  • Planning and implementing engaging storytime(s) and other programs which cultivate relationships between children(s) and their caregiver(s)
  • Plan and implement programs and classes; provide readers advisory; and assist with reference requests
  • Work with library staff to plan, implement and market programs
  • Provide computer, internet and troubleshooting assistance to the public and staff.

Required Qualifications

  • Associate degree or two (2) years of college education or equivalent experience working with and planning enrichment programs for children and youth
  • Two (2) years of direct experience working with the public in a formal setting such as school, library or retail bookstore
  • Required to work some evenings and weekends

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A criminal background investigation will be required. Candidates may be given a job-related test during the interview.


  • Health, dental, and vision and group life insurance
  • 401a and 457 deferred compensation plans
  • Paid vacation and sick leave

To Apply Submit the Following

Ethical conduct and honest behavior are our basic organizational values. Candidates will be instrumental in assisting to make Dover a place where people want to live through our motto – Dedication, Ownership, Vision, Excellence and Reliability                 City of Dover is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Hourly Rate: $16.16
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Posted: 8/10/21