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T. B. Scott Free Library, in Merrill, Wisconsin, invites applications for the Head of Youth Services.

Position summary
Responsible for the overall operation of the Youth Services Department. Duties include supervision of Youth Services employees and volunteers, programming, collection development, reference and readers’ advisory, and serving on the library’s management team. Work hours are generally from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. but may include an evening and weekend hours on a rotational schedule. Infrequent overnight, out-of-town travel may be required. Please see the full job description at https://dev.tbscottlibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Youth-Services-Head-2021.pdf.

Compensation
This is a City of Merrill Grade 8 position, starting at $45,601.92 annually. Full-time benefits include health insurance, life insurance, paid vacation/sick/holiday/bereavement/personal leave, and the City’s contribution to the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Qualifications
Required: bachelor’s degree or equivalent; at least two years of experience working in libraries; at least two years of experience working with children. Preferred: Master of Library Science (MLS) or equivalent degree; supervisory experience.

Location
A two-time recipient of the Library of the Year Award from the Wisconsin Library Association, T. B. Scott Free Library is an architecturally stunning building on the Prairie River in Merrill, Wisconsin. Merrill is traditionally home to the Menominee, Ojibwe, and Ho-Chunk, and is the gateway to the Wisconsin Northwoods. The library provides service to the residents of the City of Merrill and the surrounding communities of Lincoln County, with a total service population of 21,000.

Equal opportunity and accommodations
Equal access to programs, services and employment opportunities is available to all persons without regard to age, race, creed, color, disability, marital status, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and/or local law.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or applicable state and local laws, applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the application and/or interview process should notify Library Director Jessica Zellers at director@tbscottlibrary.org<mailto:director@tbscottlibrary.org> or 715-536-7191. Examples of reasonable accommodations include making a change to the application process; providing written materials in an alternate format such as braille, large print, or audio recording; using a sign language interpreter; using specialized equipment; or modifying testing conditions.

To apply
We welcome people with eclectic education and work experiences as well as people with more traditional histories. If you meet the minimum qualifications, send a resume and a thoughtful cover letter to director@tbscottlibrary.org<mailto:director@tbscottlibrary.org>. Candidates who accept invitations to interview will also need to complete a City of Merrill application. Priority submission date is end of day on July 5. Anticipated start date is September 1.