Youth Services Supervisor

  • Library: McArthur Library
  • Town: Biddeford
  • Library Type: Public
  • Position Type: MLS Preferred
  • Deadline: Open until a suitable candidate is found

Description, How to Apply, and Contact:

McArthur Library, located in Biddeford, Maine, is currently accepting applications for a full-time Youth Services Supervisor (37.5 hours/week).

Biddeford continues to re-invent itself and the community is thriving currently, with new businesses and new faces in the library on a regular basis. Come join our team during an exciting time of growth in our community's history. We are seeing new families and new young faces every day at McArthur!

This position is a member of the McArthur Library Management Team (reporting to the Library Director), and the individual supervises a team of 3 full-time staff, 1 part-time staff member, and several part-time substitute staff. The full-time staff includes a Cataloging Librarian, a Team Lead (Programming for Youth and Teens), and a Team Lead (Outreach fro Youth and Teens). This position also provides direct reference and reader's advisory services to patrons in regular/frequent shifts (Children's Room as well as Adult Room which includes our Teen Space). The position including rotating evenings and Saturdays.

The ideal candidate will have outstanding customer service skills, a natural affinity with our young patrons, a great sense of humor, boundless energy and ambition, be detail-oriented, tech savvy, and able to work in a busy, fast-paced environment.

MLS Degree Preferred and experience in a library within a children's services setting is required.

Previous experience in collection development as well as supervising a team (of paid staff members) within a library (or very similar setting) are absolute requirements for this position. Applications without this experience will not be considered.

This full-time non-exempt position includes vacation/sick day benefits and excellent health coverage (90% employer-contributed), and the pay range begins at $26.50/hour, scaling up with experience.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, and interviews will begin immediately. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Jeff Cabral, Director at

Salary: Hourly range starts at $26.50


Source: 2022-11-10,online form