YPL Children's Services Assistant

Location US-NV-Las Vegas
ID 2024-1283
Library Operations (LO)
YPL-Children's Services
Position Type
Hours Per Week
Job Location
Enterprise Library
Location : Address
8310 S. Las Vegas Boulevard
Min Pay Range
USD $26.38/Hr.
Posting End Date


The award-winning Las Vegas-Clark County Library District is currently hiring for a YPL Children's Services Assistant at the Enterprise Library



Under the general supervision of the YPL Children's Services Department Head, the Children's Services Assistant performs a variety of paraprofessional public service work in support of the YPL/Children’s Services Department at the assigned library.  


Description of hours and wages:

The pay range for this position is $26.38 to $35.36 per hour. Pay typically begins at the minimum of the pay range, and employees are eligible for annual merit and COLA  increases per District policy.


This is a full-time (40 hours per week), FLSA non-exempt position.


Application Deadline:

The application deadline for this position is 11:59 p.m. on Monday, July 22, 2024. To be considered for this position, applications must be submitted prior to this deadline.


We anticipate interviewing for this position on or around August 7, 2024.



1. Provides children’s reference and other services to children, young adult, adult patrons and Library District staff by searching files, the library material collection, and automated library systems to locate requested information or materials.  

2. Assists children, young adult, and adult patrons in the use of the Children’s Services circulating collections and materials using Library of Congress classifications and assists in the use of automated library systems, various indexes, and non-book materials.  

3. Maintains knowledge of children’s services.  

4. Ensures that the calendar of programs, activities, and events for the YPL/Children’s Services Department is maintained.  

5. Prepares and conducts programs for patrons up to 18 years of age.  

6. Prepares and conducts programs for adults relating to children’s service.  

7. Conducts tours of YPL/Children’s Services Department for teachers, students, day care centers, and other organizations to promote books and reading.  

8. Performs shelf checks to ensure continuing physical maintenance and proper location of books, periodicals, and other library materials relevant to the Department.  

9. Maintains compliance with Library District, Branch, and YPL/Children’s Services Department policies and procedures, and explains policies and procedures to patrons and staff.  

10. Interacts extensively over the telephone, and in person with patrons, district-wide staff and management, outside agencies, and other libraries.  

11. Provides information about district-wide activities, facilities, and services.  

12. Utilizes personal computers, automated library systems, the Internet, and on-line tools and resources. 

13. Operates library and office equipment including, but not limited to: copy machine, telephone, facsimile machine, and microfiche/microfilm machines.  

14. Attends or conducts miscellaneous meetings and training sessions at meeting sites throughout the district.  

15. Maintains a safe environment for both staff and patrons.  

16. Maintains and files records and reports appropriate to the YPL/Children’s Services Department.  

17. Exercises limited decision making skills.  

18. Schedules public use of equipment when appropriate to the YPL/Children’s Services Department.  

19. Performs basic maintenance or repair on Library Branch equipment. 

20. Operates Library District vehicles. 



The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness (D.E.I.), as well as participate in maintaining a respectful and positive work environment. All applicants will be considered for employment without bias. All ethnicities, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ages, veterans or disability status are encouraged and welcomed to apply.


Training and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree required. Computer experience required; library experience or public contact experience required; and experience working with children or completing classes in children’s literature and child development required.


License, Certificate, or Requirements:

Possess, or have the ability to obtain, a valid Nevada Driver’s License at the time of hire.


Physical Requirements:

Essential and marginal functions may require standing and walking, frequent lifting and carrying objects of light weight (5 - 10 pounds) and lifting and carrying objects of moderate weight (11 - 20 pounds); frequent bending, stooping, reaching, and pushing; minimal dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs, or body in the operation of office equipment, utilizing a keyboard, and sitting, or standing for extended periods of time. Tasks require sound perception, visual perception, color perception, depth perception and oral communications ability.


*PLEASE NOTE: Meeting these posted qualifications does not necessarily guarantee an interview.



Sunday: 9:15 AM - 6:15 PM

Monday: 9:15 AM - 6:15 PM

Tuesday: 9:15 AM - 6:15 PM

Wednesday: 11:15 AM - 8:15 PM

Thursday: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM



*This schedule may be subject to change based on the needs of the Library District.


•Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance insurance.

•Nevada Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).

•14 paid holidays, plus 1 additional floating holiday per year.

•Paid vacation (18 days per year) and sick time (12 days per year).

•Tuition reimbursement.

•For more details about employee benefits, please see https://thelibrarydistrict.org/benefits/

Pay Range

USD $26.38 - USD $35.36 /Hr.

Position Type



YPL-Children's Services

Job Location

Enterprise Library

Location : Address

8310 S. Las Vegas Boulevard


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