Employment Information

Young Adult Librarian

Location: Marshall County Public Library System

Type of Position:  Full-time

Possible hours Include:  Weekdays, weeknights, weekends

Salary:  Starting salary commensurate with education and experience.

Benefits:   Retirement; Health (include Vision) and Dental Insurance; Vacation & Sick Leave and Holidays.

Principal responsibilities include:

  • Develop and coordinate year-round Young Adult programming for the library system.
  • Provides readers advisory service to the public.
  • Cooperate with other Youth Services Team members to provide facility-wide programming.
  • Collection maintenance, including weeding, to maintain a current Young Adult collection.
  • Promote MCPL programming through schools, organizations, and groups.
  • Serve as liaison with schools to schedule class visits and offer library services.
  • Oversee Young Adult programming budget.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree; experience in public libraries and programming is strongly preferred.
  • Must be able to obtain and keep Kentucky Librarian Certification. 
  • Ability to develop programs and services to meet community needs.
  • Experience using Windows-based PCs and software.
  • Familiarity with MS Office products (particularly Word and Excel).
  • Interpersonal skills to effectively deal with the public and coworkers in a positive, professional manner.

Additional Comments:

The Marshall County Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

HOW TO APPLY:  Click this link.  Completed applications can be submitted using the contact information below.