Librarian II/Emerging Adult Services Specialist

Cumberland County Public Library & Information Center
Location (City, State): 
Fayetteville, North Carolina

SALARY: $41,132/Year

QUALIFICATIONS: Master of Library Science degree (MLS) with 18 months experience as a MLS professional librarian in a public library.

Equivalent Training/Experience: Master’s degree in a related field and four years’ experience in a K-12 educational institution or public library youth services department accepted; or Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science followed by six years’ experience in a K-12 educational institution or public library youth services department.

CONDITIONS: Selected applicant must have or obtain, and maintain a valid North Carolina driver’s license with an acceptable driving record; must have access to transportation; background check with local law enforcement agency required; and must submit to a drug-screening test and receive a negative result for the use of drugs specified in the county policy. Refusal to submit to testing or a confirmed positive test shall be basis for withdrawal of the conditional employment offer.

DUTIES: An employee in this position assists the Youth Services Division Manager in system-wide teen and new adult planning and programming; assumes responsibilities for Youth Services in the absence of the Youth Services Division Manager. Develops and implements dynamic system-wide services; coordinates and develops system-wide activities such as the annual Librari-Con, Teen Summer Reading Program, and STEAM programming; develops innovative programs and ensures their replication at various locations; assists with coordination and purchasing of craft kits; encourages the development of programs by other Youth Services staff and facilitates the sharing of programming resources. Prepares and develops bibliographic tools to encourage use of the library’s collection and resources; promotes Youth Services by speaking to teachers and other faculty groups as well as community groups serving, or interested in teens and new adults; coordinates outreach visits to middle and high schools with other Youth Services staff; leads a team approach by collaborating with staff and community partners to provide engaging and effective workforce development programs for ages 13 to 23; coordinates the system-wide Misdemeanor Diversion Program; participates in system-wide councils and task forces; coordinates outreach visits to middle and high schools with other Youth Services staff; assists the Youth Services Division Manager in setting agendas for Youth Services Council meetings. Performs reference assistance to all customers as scheduled; provides training for Youth Services staff and other staff related to serving youth, ages 13-23; develops resources for on-going training and education related to youth; identifies and writes grants for the enhancement of Youth Services; orders teen materials for the library system; pursues professional development by attending workshops, seminars and webinars and by reading professional journals.

AVAILABLE: immediately

APPLY BY: September 22, 2017

How to Apply: 

We accept on-line applications only. You may complete the application from our website at
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed county application.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Contact Ms. Dagmar Aerdelman at (910) 483-7727 extension 1305, fax: (910) 486-5372, or e-mail: daerdelman [at] cumberland [dot] lib [dot] nc [dot] us or the Cumberland County Human Resources Department at (910) 678-7653;
Library website: