As part of the Library’s Homework Center, the person in this position works with Hispanic students as a tutor and mentor. The goal of the person will be to build stronger connections among the Library, the Homework Center and the Hispanic community with additional support for academic success, as well as to provide administrative support for the Homework Center program. Meet with staff, administrators, and Parent Teacher Organization members of local schools to inform them about the Homework Center and to enlist their help in recruiting students to use the Center. Attend school events, such as Back-to-School nights, to publicize the Homework Center and encourage attendance. Help recruit bilingual tutors. Assist Homework Center Coordinator with record keeping. Work is performed under general supervision of task/unit supervisor and in accordance with standard practice and methods requiring initiative to complete recurring assignments independently and judgment to determine which methods are applicable in any given situation. Finished work is reviewed for accuracy, quality, and completeness. Unfamiliar situations are referred to the supervisor. The ability to properly operate or use the following equipment is necessary for this position: telephone, personal computer and associated software, CD-ROM, modems, fax machine, photocopy machines, calculators, books, magazines, pamphlets.
Lafayette's panoramic view of the Rocky Mountains inspires our view into the future. We value our heritage, our unique neighborhoods, a vibrant economy, and active lifestyles. We envision a future that mixes small town livability with balanced growth and superior City services.
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