Upper Darby Twp. & Sellers Memorial

Free Public Library


The Upper Darby Twp & Sellers Memorial Free Public Library is looking for a dynamic individual who is

·         Committed to outreach

·         Experienced in children’s programming

·         Experienced in supervision

to fill the position of Head of Children’s and Youth Services.  This position is a critical part of the library’s mission and management team.  The successful candidate will be high energy, forward thinking, and committed to library services for children and teens.  The candidate must still be able to deal effectively with adults, whether patrons, staff or school principals.  The current children’s staff of 11 (6.4 FTE) works as a team to present a wide range of programs, in and out of the library; the successful candidate will be expected to continue this. 


·         Master’s degree in Library Science

·         2-3 years supervisory experience

·         Previous experience as a children’s librarian preferred but not required

·         Equivalent experience/education will be considered


·         Beginning salary range is mid 40’s, depending on experience.

Upper Darby Township is a densely populated suburb of Philadelphia, with an ethnically, racially, and economically diverse population.  There are three UD Libraries serving the township; this position is at the main library.  The UD Libraries are part of the Delaware County Library system, a federated system of 26 libraries and an administrative office.

Applicants should submit resume either by mail or email – please DO NOT FAX resume.

By mail –

N. Hallowell – CH/YA

Upper Darby Twp. & Sellers Memorial Free Public Library

76 S. State RD.

Upper Darby, PA 19082


By email – uddirector@delcolibraries.org.  Subject line should read - CH/YA position.


Resumes will be accepted until March 15.  Position will be open in early April.


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