Children’s Service Manager

Because of a retirement, the Centerville-Center Township Public Library in Indiana has an opening for a children’s services manager at its beautifully renovated building in historic Centerville. The library is located on the National Road, four miles from Richmond, the county seat. Richmond is home to a symphony, arts, theater, and six colleges and universities. Centerville has excellent schools and a reasonable cost of living with affordable homes and quick access to Indianapolis, Dayton and Cincinnati.

The ideal candidate will be a visionary manager who will bring outstanding service and programs to the children and families of the community. The manager will provide customer service to patrons, develop collections of youth services materials, initiate programming for youth and families, promote activities using fliers and social media, conduct story times in schools and daycares, coordinate and supervise youth services staff, maintain an attractive, inviting atmosphere, conduct a summer reading program and represent the library at local community and school events.

The position requires a bachelor’s degree although a master’s in library science is preferred. The position is 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday and occasional Saturdays. Benefits include flexible paid time off, paid holidays, and an Indiana retirement plan with employer and employee contributions paid by the library. The beginning hourly range will be $14.00 to $16.00. The position is available June 1, 2019. 

Candidates should email cover letter, resume and three references to Director Beth Treaster at btreaster@centervillelibrary.info or mail to Beth Treaster, Centerville-Center Township Public Library, 126 E. Main St., Centerville, IN 47330. Phone 765-855-5223, www.centervillelbrary.info.