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Personnel Director: Pam Baruth, [email protected]

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Current Job Openings:

Position:  Library Assistant / Youth and Family Services (Full time)

Brief Description: The Youth / Family Services Librarian performs general library duties and directs the organization and operation of the Youth Services department.

Ability to design, promote, present, and evaluate a variety of programs for children of all ages and their families.

Compile essential statistics and records regarding program participation and attendance

Ability and desire to work with children and young adults individually and in groups.

Act as a liaison to the Lexington Public Schools, home schools and community youth organizations.

Maintain a knowledge of children’s literature from infant to young adult.

Provide reader’s advisory for children and families.

Assist with the maintenance of a collection that is relevant and innovative, including books, board books, audiobooks, media, and other items appropriate for young children and families.

Provide quality customer service, especially for youth, in person, on the telephone, and via email and other forms of electronic communication.

Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Computer skills including email, scanning, MS Word, Excel, library apps and online interfaces

Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with coworkers and the public.

Valid Nebraska driver’s license

Minimum high school diploma or GED.

Needs to be certified by the Nebraska Library Commission within three years.

Minimum two years working with children preferred

Bilingual / Biliterate preferred

Benefits Include:

Health Insurance     •    Dental Insurance     •    Vision Plan

Life Insurance     •    Vacation/Sick Leave        •    Pension Plan

Holidays     •    Fitness Center Membership    •    Range: $14 – $17/hour


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The City of Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The City of Lexington does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission of its programs, services, or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals with disabilities, or in any aspect of their operations. The City of Lexington also does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices.

This notice is provided as required by Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information or accommodation regarding the ADA and Section 504 may be forwarded to the designated ADA and Section 504 compliance coordinator:

Dennis Burnside, [email protected]
Assistant City Manager
406 E. 7th Street
PO Box 70
Lexington, NE 68850
M-F 9-5 Central


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406 E 7th Street
PO Box 70
Lexington, NE 68850
(308) 324-2341

Dennis Burnside
Asst. City Manager
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