Are you an energetic and motivated leader who is eager to work in a fun and lively work environment with a dynamic Youth Services team? Are you passionate about mentoring staff to help them reach their highest potential? Do you consider yourself an innovative and forward-thinking supervisor that enjoys connecting with kids and teens? Mandel Public Library is seeking an enthusiastic and creative leader to serve as our Youth Services Supervisor. This position will help oversee the daily operations of the Youth Services team. The Youth Services team at the Mandel Public Library provides traditional library services such as story times, class visits and craft programs but they also go above and beyond by providing daily after-school homework centers for all ages, cooking classes, coding workshops, exercise classes, dance classes and art classes. The Youth Services Supervisor will work closely with the Children and Teen Services Manager to provide training and guidance to the Youth Services staff while also overseeing over $250,000 in grants, outreach activities and in-house program initiatives.
The Mandel Public Library is located in the city of West Palm Beach, Florida. The City of West Palm Beach (pop. 108,000) - with its sunny palm-lined streets, scenic waterfront views, quaint shopping districts, historic neighborhoods, and year-round outdoor festivals is a slice of paradise. As the county seat of Palm Beach County and one of the fastest growing areas in the country the City of West Palm Beach offers a dynamic setting in which to live, work, play and enjoy all the attributes of South Florida Living. Our ethnically and culturally diverse community and workplace are the bedrock of our strength and resilience.
The City of West Palm Beach was incorporated in 1894 and encompasses over 55 square miles. Among the City’s many attributes is an active and vibrant downtown and waterfront that serves to host a variety of nationally recognized cultural and leisure activities for residents and visitors.
West Palm Beach operates under a strong mayor form of government which combines the strong leadership of an elected Mayor, who is responsible for managing the affairs of the City, with a City Commission.
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Library Science (MLS) from an ALA accredited program of study and three (3) years of experience working as a Librarian to include one (1) year managing a library program, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
A valid Florida driver’s license is required. For application purposes, a valid driver’s license from any state (equivalent to a State of Florida Class E) may be utilized; with the ability to obtain the State of Florida driver’s license within thirty (30) days from date of employment.
The selection process for this position may consist of any, all or a combination of the following tests: evaluation of training and experience, written examination, structured oral interview or other assessment method.
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