Youth Services Provider I (Julia Davis)

Julia Davis Branch, 4415 Natural Bridge Ave, 63115


The Youth Services Provider I is responsible for fostering a love of literacy in a Regional Branch through the active promotion of the Library’s juvenile collections and programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides routine reference, reader's advisory and technological assistance to youth patrons and their caregivers.
  • Plans, executes, and evaluates programming for youth patrons and their caregivers.
  • Conducts regular outreach visits with the community, including schools and at other events. 
  • Supervises Homework Helper and teen volunteers and provides assistance as needed.
  • Collects relevant statistics and compiles into monthly report.
  • Assists with collection development activities, including retention, weeding, selecting. 
  • Enforces and follows Library policies regarding disruptive/unattended youth, Cash Management, and emergency procedures. 
  • Prepares deposit collections for schools in service area. 
  • Alerts supervisors to problems or concerns regarding building facilities, custodial, or public safety.
  • Assumes supervisory duties in absence of supervisor.
  • Plans youth programming to minimize scheduling conflicts with other activities. 
  • Organizes youth area, including book displays and shared areas.
  • Processes Organization Card applications. 
  • Provide tours and programming for special exhibits.
  • Assists in coverage of the reference desk as needed.
  • Performs daily circulation tasks as needed.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Access to personal/reliable transportation to travel to outreach facilities. 
  • Commitment to public service.
  • Knowledge of children's literature.
  • Knowledge of customer service principles.

Education and/or Experience 

Bachelor's degree in Child Development, Education, or related field; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Julia Davis: 40 hours per week, alternating Fri & Sat

Starting Salary
$33,700 per year

The St. Louis Public Library offers full benefits for our employees. They include:

    • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
    • Company-paid pension plan
    • Company-paid life insurance
    • Voluntary supplemental life insurance
    • 15 paid vacation days per year
    • 13 paid sick days per year
    • Company-paid long term disability
    • Employee-paid short term disability
    • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary benefits start within 30 days of employment
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