The Fond du Lac Public Library is seeking a dynamic leader for its Youth Services Coordinator position.
The ideal candidate enjoys working with children and teens, is well-versed in readers’ advisory for children, cultivates strong community partnerships, thrives on constant change and continuous improvement, embraces new technologies, and appreciates fun-loving co-workers.
Under the general direction of the Library Director, with wide latitude for independent judgment and decision-making, the Youth Services Coordinator is responsible for the organization, planning, development and operation of children’s services, including collection development and library programming for children and teens. Coordinators serve on the library’s management team, collaborating with the director, assistant director and fellow library coordinators to fulfill the library’s mission.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Supervising and coaching Youth Services staff (3.5 FTE),
- Managing the physical and digital collection of materials for children in all formats,
- Administering and developing programming for children, and
- Playing a key role in the management team.
The Library’s makerspace, the Idea Studio, offers a test kitchen, recording studio, woodworking shop, 3-D printers, sewing machines and various other equipment for public use.
Schedule: Full time; exempt position. Includes evenings and weekends.
TO APPLY: Submit application, cover letter, and resume to:
City of Fond du Lac Human Resources
Attn: Jackie Braatz – 160 Macy Street – Fond du Lac, WI 54935 – email@example.com
Priority consideration given to applications received by December 6, 2019.
Starting Salary: $66,705
The City of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin is a picturesque and thriving community of over 43,000 residents located at the southern tip of one of the country’s largest inland lakes. Known for its world-class fishing, windsurfing, snowmobiling, hiking/biking trails and abundant wildlife, the Lake Winnebago area is a four-season outdoor playground. Just an hour from Milwaukee, Madison and Green Bay, additional cultural and recreational opportunities abound. Residents enjoy a low cost of living, short commute times, a low crime rate and a low unemployment rate.
The Fond du Lac Public Library is a vibrant, customer-focused library, circulating over 600,000 items annually with a collection of 200,000+ items spread over two locations. The Youth Services department enjoys a $90,000 annual budget for materials plus $10,000+ per year for youth programming. In addition to traditional library materials, the library circulates teacher kits, computer projectors, guitar effect pedals, cake pans, and outdoor games.