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Part-Time Children's Library Assistant

Greenville Public Library

Greenville, Rhode Island

Application Deadline

Apply By Aug 17th, 2022

Wages

$20.00 per Hour   Calculate

Location

Greenville, RI

Hours

19.50

MLS

Not Required

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree

Library Experience

Preferred

Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library

Public

Job Description

The Greenville Public Library is seeking an individual with a strong background in technology and a passion for library service to children to assist in our children’s department.  In addition to assisting patrons at the children’s desk, this individual will engage in event marketing and promotion, and plan and present programs virtually and in person.

Responsibilities:

Provide reference and reader’s advisory services to patrons in the children’s department

Assist children using the public computers and in accessing digital resources including ebooks and databases

Develop and present educational creative and technology programs for children (both virtual and in-person)

Manage the children’s department webpage and social media

Other duties as assigned by the Children’s Librarian and/or the Assistant Director

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum of 2 years of experience working with the public

Prior experience working with children required.

Experience with library service to children preferred

Command of current and emerging technologies relevant to library service and programming for children of all ages

Willing to work both evenings and weekends. Schedule flexibility preferred

Skills:

Commitment to outstanding customer service

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to troubleshoot technology issues, including equipment in-house and with patron devices

Driven to work on a team as well as independently on assigned projects

Hours: approximately 19.5 hours per week including alternating Saturdays

Compensation: $20/ hr

Please respond by 8/17/2022 for consideration. To apply please send cover letter and resume to Cassie Patterson at greenvilleasstdirector@gmail.com.

Posted Aug 3, 2022