Teen Services Associate Lincoln , ON


Teen Services Associate

This is a permanent part-time position.

The Teen Services Associate provides support for teen services including programming and collection development for ages 12-17. The Teen Services Associate also participates in the delivery of frontline services related to circulation, reference and reader’s advisory.

Reliable transportation to work between the four library branches in Lincoln and Pelham is required.

Work hours: Approximately 50 hours over a 2-week period

Education: Library Technician’s Diploma or relevant University degree

Experience: Minimum one-year applicable experience, preferably in a public library setting. Experience working with teens ages 12-17 is preferred.

Other competencies or skills required:

  • Knowledge of current trends and best practices in library services, programming and collection development for teens.
  • A broad knowledge of the intellectual, emotional, psychological and physical development of adolescents. Genuine respect for teens and an ability to establish rapport with them.
  • Demonstrated success in programming for teens.
  • Computer experience including Microsoft Office products, Outlook, Internet, electronic database, digital platforms, etc. Experience using an Integrated Library System (ILS) an asset.
  • Reader’s advisory for all age groups.
  • Ability to learn and stay current with emerging technology, including digital media.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong public service orientation; demonstrated ability to deliver quality customer services while dealing with multiple tasks and frequently shifting priorities.
  • Commitment to participate in professional development opportunities relevant to this position.

Compensation: Starting rate of pay for this position is $33.75 per hour.

Availability days, evenings and weekends needed.

If this position interests you, please forward your resume by 5pm on Monday, September 25 to:

Susan DiBattista, Director of Community Engagement

Lincoln Pelham Library


Lincoln Public Library is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, if you require this document or any additional documents in an alternative format, please contact our office at 905-563- 7014 x 208. Should you require any special accommodations in order to apply for a position or interview for a position with Lincoln Public Library, we will endeavor to make such accommodations. We thank each applicant for taking the time and effort to submit their resume, however, only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act, all information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, and will only be used during the selection process for the subject posting.



Closes: 25 September, 2023

Lincoln Pelham Public Library
Lincoln , ON