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Monroe County Public Library is seeking an engaged, innovative librarian to join our fantastic teen services team to provide excellent patron-facing services and audience programming. We facilitate a dynamic and fast paced environment during after school hours and on weekends when teens from multiple community middle and high schools drop by to participate in events and hang out with their friends.

This position develops, plans, implements and promotes weekly programs (including events, displays, on-line content, and other aspects) for a diverse audience of teens. Responsibilities include engaging in outreach activities to youth serving organizations, and assisting in the development of high-quality readers’ advisory services, both at the Library and in the community.

Responsible for building collaborative relationships and engaging teens with a positive and enthusiastic approach; the successful candidate possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills for interacting with patrons, employees and outside contacts and is consistently pleasant, positive, and responsive to a diverse public and staff.

Fluency in a second language is considered helpful.

Pay Grade | Hours | Compensation

Pay Grade 7

Full-Time (37.5 Hrs./Wk.).

Starting hourly wage begins at $20.87 | Compensation is commensurate with relevant experience/expertise.


Generous paid time off plan (vacation/sick/holidays). Full employer-paid contributions (14.2%) to the Indiana Public Employee Retirement plan (PERF). Employer-Paid Wellness Clinic, life/ADD/LTD insurance and Employer-Employee shared-cost Medical (PPO & HSA plan options) and dental. Employee-paid voluntary benefit options such as vision, legal/ID theft, voluntary life and critical care insurance.

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Requires an MLS from an ALA accredited college or university. One year of related library experience required, and one year of working with community engagement, programming, and professional leadership is preferred. Indiana Public Library (LPL) Certification – Librarian Level 3 is required.

Job Information
  • Location:
    Bloomington, Indiana, 47408, United States
  • Job ID:
  • Posted:
    September 8, 2022
  • Position Title:
    Teen Librarian
  • Company Name For Job:
    Monroe County Public Library
  • Library or Company Type:
    Public Library
  • Job Category:
    Youth Services
  • Entry Level:
  • Job Type:
  • Job Duration:
  • Min Education:
    Master's Degree
  • Min Experience:
    1-2 Years
  • Required Travel:
  • Salary:
    $20.87 (Hourly Wage)

About Monroe County Public Library

The library enjoys strong support in a community that values education, arts, culture, diversity, and civic engagement. The library employs approximately 165 staff, and serves the vibrant community of Monroe County’s 153,000 citizens, with an estimated operating budget of $12 million. Our 21,000-square-foot Southwest Branch is under construction and is situated on approximately five acres of property. The anticipated opening is in the spring of 2023.

Our community benefits from the integration of both large and small employers comprised of a wide array of local business/startups, life sciences companies and a thriving technology industry. The close proximity of Indiana University – including the world-renowned Jacobs School of Music – provides numerous avenues for engagement with a diversity of cultures in the arts, the environment, technology, science, sports, and higher education.

Nestled in the rolling hills of southern Indiana, Bloomington is just 10 miles from Monroe Reservoir and is surrounded by three nearby state parks. With a reputation as one of the top cycling areas and communities in the country, Bloomington also features Indiana’s first mountain bike park, the B-Line Trail and the Switchyard Park along with bike lanes and trails within the heart of the city.

You can learn more about our community at Visit Bloomington and by listening to WFHB, Indiana’s first community radio station, volunteer-powered and listener-supported since 1993.

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