McArthur Public Library

270 Main St - Biddeford, Maine - 207 284 4181


Updated January 2023

McArthur Public Library is currently accepting applications for the position below.


Biddeford continues to re-invent itself and the community is thriving currently, with new businesses and new faces in the library on a regular basis. Come join our team during an exciting time of growth in our community's history.

Youth Services Supervisor (Full-Time) 37.5 hours/week

We are seeing new faces and families at McArthur every day - join our team in this new position as part of our Management Team.

This position is a member of the McArthur Library Management Team (reporting to the Library Director), and the individual supervises a team of 3 full-time staff, 1 part-time staff member, and several part-time substitute staff. The full-time staff includes a Cataloging Librarian, a Team Lead (Programming for Youth and Teens), and a Team Lead (Outreach for Youth and Teens). This position also provides direct reference and reader's advisory services to patrons in regular/frequent shifts (Children's Room as well as Adult Room which includes our Teen Space). The position includes rotating evenings and Saturdays.

The ideal candidate will have outstanding customer service skills, a natural affinity with our young patrons, a great sense of humor, boundless energy and ambition, be detail-oriented, tech savvy, and able to work in a busy, fast-paced environment.

MLS Degree Preferred and experience in a library within a children's services setting is required.

Previous experience in collection development as well as supervising a team (of paid staff members) within a library (or very similar setting) are absolute requirements for this position. Applications without this experience will not be considered.

This full-time non-exempt position includes vacation/sick day benefits and excellent health coverage (90% employer-contributed), and the pay range begins at $26.50/hour, scaling up with experience.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, and interviews will begin immediately. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Jeff Cabral, Director at

Youth Services Supervisor Position Description