Full-Time Youth Services Librarian:

The Polk City Community Library is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic full-time Youth Services Librarian. The ideal candidate is excited about providing outstanding service to youth and their caregivers. This position will be responsible for planning and administering programs and promoting literacy to the community in a variety of ways including outreach. The individual best suited for this position must have excellent communication skills; a competence in technology; be creative, positive and promote excellent customer service. Applicants should have knowledge of developmental stages and current trends in library services and materials for children and young adults. This candidate must have the ability to build and maintain relationships with co-workers and library patrons. 

Responsibilities include: planning, implementing and marketing all youth programming; selecting, collection management for children and teens; and providing reader’s advisory services to patrons in the library. A full job description is located here. Occasional nights and weekends are required. 


A minimum of one year’s experience working with youth in a library setting, or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training.

MLIS/MLS degree not required, but considered a plus

If a candidate does not have a MLIS/MLS degree, he/she must be able to obtain a Professional Librarian’s Certificate issued by the State Library of Iowa within one year of the date of hire.

Salary: $35,000-$40,000 dependent on education and experience.

Job Description

Application Deadline is Friday, February 14, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

Please send resume, cover letter and completed application form


Jamie Noack

Polk City Community Library

1500 W. Broadway, PO Box 259

Polk City, IA 50226

or via email: jnoack@polkcitylibrary.org

The City of Polk City is an Equal Opportunity Employer