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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Part-Time Youth Services Library Assistant

The Wallington Public Library is seeking a part-time Youth Services Library Assistant. The Youth Services Library Assistant is responsible for the planning, implementing, promoting, running and evaluation of all youth programming and events. The principal duties of the position are performed in the library and in the community. The Youth Services Library Assistant reports to the Library Director. 

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Creates, promotes, and executes extensive youth programming and events including, but not limited to: storytimes, crafts, book clubs, summer reading programs and performers.

  • Assists patrons, in particular children and teens, with using the library and its resources, reference questions, reader’s advisory and other library services.

  • Provides circulation desk assistance

  • Oversees the teen volunteer program including training and scheduling.

  • Attends workshops, conferences, webinars, and programs and participates in professional library organizations that pertain to youth library services.

  • Serves as liaison to local public schools and youth organizations

  • Assists with the maintenance of the Library’s website and social media accounts, especially as they pertain to the promotion of youth programming and events.

  • Prepares statistical and narrative reports and evaluations for the Library Director.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a minimum of one year experience in a library or customer -centric retail or youth service setting, possess excellent customer service skills and enjoy interacting with a varied clientele in a busy environment. Proficiency with computers is expected. Experience with BCCLS systems is preferred but not required. Must be able to perform light lifting and bending.

 

Schedule:

  • 25 - 29 hours per week.

  • 1 Saturday (10-4) every three to four weeks.

  • Flexible work schedule including some nights and coverage as needed.

Salary: $18.00 - $26.00 per hour commensurate with education and experience.

To Apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Risa D’Angelo, Library Director at dangelo@wallington.bccls.org

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