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Job Title:Library Associate III - Youth Services
Employer:Kirkwood Public Library
Address:140 E. Jefferson
Description:The Kirkwood Public Library currently has a job opening for a Library Associate III- Youth Services Associate. The position is part time for approximately 19 hours/week. Listed below are the hours associated with the position and starting salary is $11.84. The position requires a friendly, team-oriented person with experience and interest working with Youth and in Children’s literature. The position reports to the Director of Programs & Youth Services Hours: Every other Sunday, 1 to 2 Saturdays monthly, Tuesdays 5:15-9:15pm, Wednesdays 9am-3pm Thursdays 9am-1
Responsibilities:Provide assistance to patrons in locating materials Perform circulation functions: answer questions, assist with self-checkout Fill displays, check in new books Provide quick and research reference Assist patrons with the Library catalog, public computers, internet, databases, and Microsoft applications Develop, organize, and present outreach programs in the community Develop, organize and present programs in the library Visual Merchandising - creates artwork, flyers, signs, posters, bookmarks as directed by department supervisor; member of Visual Merchandising committee Perform reader's advisory, learn popular titles, authors, and award winners. Assist in compiling book lists and bibliographies Notify supervisor of items in poor condition Help maintain the overall neatness of the Library (i.e. toys, trash on tables, stray books) Assists with shelving of books Perform other duties as assigned Regular attendance as scheduled and performing tasks as assigned are essential job functions
Minimum Qualifications:Must be flexible and work up to 19 hours a week including nights and weekends, Baclhelor's degree or supplemented with experience working in a library with children and teens, experience working with youth, interest in Children and Teen literature, committment to high level of public service, must be willing to work cooperatively with and around a diverse population, good judgment with analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, effective oral and written communication skills, ability to stand for long periods of time and an ability to bend and stoop frequently to reach low shelves high shelves and push a full book cart with the ability to lift a minimum of 20 pounds, be willing to acquire knowledge of new technology available in the library and have the ability to translate that knowledge to patrons and fellow staff members, ability to work in a public service area that is busy, sometimes noisy and with frequent interruptions, and strong computer skills including basic knowledge of Windows based computer and Internet searching applications.
Preferred Qualifications:
Salary & Benefits:Starting salary is $11.84/hour.
Instructions:Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and completed employment application (on to Rachel Johannigmeier, by 5 pm on December 28. Applications may also be mailed to Kirkwood Public Library Attn. Rachel Johannigmeier, 140 E. Jefferson Ave. Kirkwood, MO 63122. No phone calls, please.
Deadlines:December 28, 2017
Contact:Rachel Johannigmeier
Phone:314-821-5770 e
Date Added:2017-12-13 12:34:02
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