HARRIS COUNTY Young Adult Services Specialist (Lib Spec III) in Crosby, Texas

Position Description

*Crosby Branch Library, Northeast Harris County, Crosby, TX *

Part of the youth services team working under the direction of the Branch Manager. Provides reader's advisory and basic reference service. Promotes library services to teens.

  • Works with the Children's Services Librarian to maintain the materials collection in print, audio, and electronic formats.
  • Works with the Children's Services Librarian and other professionals to develop and implement programs in the Library and community.
  • Develops and maintains cooperative relationships with local schools, youth organizations, and community groups.
  • Prepares displays and other materials to publicize library promotional efforts.
  • Works with youth library volunteers.
  • Responsible for teaching and coordinating computer related programs for young adults at the library and in the community as needed.
  • Works at service desk as scheduled.
  • Attends professional conferences, activities, and staff meetings and actively serves on committees.
  • Obtains a minimum of 20 training hours per calendar year.
  • Performs other duties as needed or assigned. Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree.

  • Minimum of one (1) year work experience with youth of middle and high school-age (12-18 years). Volunteer experience may be considered. Additional Requirements:

  • Familiar with the use of modern technology such as desktops, laptops and/or tablets and have a high proficiency level in Microsoft Office or equivalent programs and the Internet.

  • Customer service oriented, possesses good communication skills, enjoys working in a high energy fast paced team environment.
  • Ability to organize work priorities.
  • Ability to work well with the public and library staff.
  • Demonstrated interest in and ability to with teens and young adults.
  • Physical ability to perform above requirements General Information

*Harris County Public Library - Crosby Branch Library, Northeast Harris County, Crosby, TX *


  • 40 hours a week.
  • Includes Nights and Saturdays as Needed


  • Commensurate With Qualifications
  • Based on 26 Pay Periods.

Any persons asked to interview will do so at their own expense.

Due to a high volume of applications positions may close prior to the advertised closing date.

Salary: $2,889.47 - $2,946.67 Monthly

Location: Crosby, TX

Job Type: Regular Full-time

Department: Public Library

Job Number: 02918

Closing: 5/4/2018 11:59 PM Central

Agency: Harris County

Address: 1310 Prairie Street, Ste. 240 Houston, Texas, 77002

Website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/harriscountytx