Youth Services Manager | St. Charles Public Library District

Posted on Mar 8, 2018

The St. Charles Public Library District is seeking a motivated and qualified Youth Services Manager for our facility. The award-winning St. Charles Public Library District is located in the scenic Fox River Valley, 35 miles west of Chicago. The Library serves a district population of over 55,000 residents and has a staff of 115.  

This dynamic person will be responsible for leading and managing the planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of youth services collections, resources, services, partnerships, activities, programs, events, and staff to achieve the Library’s goals. The new manager will provide expert professional advice and guidance regarding library youth services. The Youth Services department at the Library serves children and students through middle school, parents, caregivers, teachers and anyone needing youth material to support education in the community.

The Youth Services Manager leads a team of ten librarians and six assistants and is responsible for the overall quality of the department's service provision. This manager will serve as one of the liaisons between the library and community groups, including School District 303. This individual directs and coordinates all youth-related community engagement initiatives and programming partnerships; submits marketing, promotional and programming activity requests; and composes and edits material for various library print and digital publications. This person is also responsible for developing the department budget and managing activities within budget guidelines.

As a member of the Management Team, this manager contributes to the attainment of departmental and library goals and objectives through compliance with library policy and procedures.  This person will also serve as “Manager in Charge” on a rotating basis.


Education and Experience: Master’s Degree in library sciences; AND five (5) years of experience in library youth services functions, including at least two (2) years of supervisory/managerial experience.


Starting at $57,808 per year, depending on experience.


St. Charles Public Library District
1 S. Sixth Ave.
St. Charles, IL 60174-2105
United States

How to apply

Applications and a full job description can be found at Applications accepted until March 30, 2018.

Electronic applications and resumes are preferred and may be emailed to:

Paper applications may be sent to:

Cheryl Matthews
Human Resources Manager
St. Charles Public Library
One South Sixth Ave.
St. Charles, IL  60174

                             The St. Charles Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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