Young Adult Services Library Technical Assistant
20 hours per week 4:30 – 9:30 Monday through Thursday with one weekend per month
A successful candidate will be excited about YA programming including STEAM and Crafts for a diverse population. S/he will report to the Young Adult Services Librarian. There will be direct contact with library users, teens (11-18) in particular. There will be occasional supervision of Young Adult Services Desk Clerks.
Qualifications: Required: LTA Certified or 2 years of Library Public Service experience. Ability to plan and implement teen programs under the supervision of the Young Adult Librarian. Possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Maintain a pleasant disposition with the public. Ability to learn new technology and to assist patrons on automated systems and software such as Microsoft Suite. Assist patrons with finding library material related to their recreational and informational needs. Must be able to promote YA collection through reading and blogging. Bilingual Spanish/English a plus. Other duties as assigned.
Visual Acuity for computer use
Auditory Acuity for telephone and in person user assistance and staff supervising
Ability to lift and carry several books simultaneously
The hourly rate is $17.19 per hour. Applications available at all public service desks and at reception or download and print an application. Please return to Joyce Wagner in Young Adult Services firstname.lastname@example.org
Children’s Dept. Page
A part-time position primarily responsible for shelving books and maintaining an orderly arrangement of the department’s circulating and non-circulating materials. Pages are scheduled and supervised by the Assistant Head of Children’s Services, but also take direction from the Department Head and assigned staff on duty.
Must have completed at least two years of high school. Must work independently and possess the ability to follow oral and written instructions. Must have complete physical mobility, including the ability to lift 20 pounds and push fully loaded book carts, which weigh approximately 200 pounds.
If interested, fill out an application at any public reference desk or reception or download and print an application.