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Winterville Library

Hours

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 3:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Friday & Sunday: Closed
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Address

115 Marigold Lane
Winterville, Georgia 30683
706-742-7735

Part-time Branch Library Assistant / Teen Specialist - Oconee County Library

Salary: $ 9.00/hour, no benefits

Hours: 16 hours per week

Deadline for applications: July 25th

Typical Work Schedule

2:00 - 6:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday; every other weekend
Weekday afternoons, including each Monday & Wednesday night until 9 p.m.
Flexibility required for program scheduling & working with schools.

Week 1
Sunday, 2-6 p.m.
Monday, 5 to 9 p.m.
Tuesday, 2 to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, 5 to 9 p.m.

Week 2
Monday, 5 to 9 p.m.
Wednesday, 5 to 9 p.m.
Thursday, 2 to 6 p.m.
Saturday, 2 to 6 p.m.

Purpose & Scope

This position requires a positive customer service attitude, tactfulness, & excellent communication skills for working with library patrons, staff & the other Teen Coordinator sharing this position. Creativity, high energy, & awareness of the world of young adults are essential. Knowledge of library policies, procedures, & independent judgment are also essential as position often works without supervision. Position reports to the Oconee County Librarian.

Minimum Training & Experience

High school diploma or equivalent required; college degree or college experience preferred. At least one year experience working with public is required; library experience preferred. Or, any equivalent combination of education, training, & experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, & abilities for the position.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The following duties are normal, but not exclusive or all-inclusive, expectations for this job. Other duties of a similar nature may be required & assigned, & job assignments may change in the future.

  • Provide direct customer service to library patrons, assisting with their information questions & readers’ advisory & circulation needs, including collection maintenance & shelving duties.
  • Develop, create & implement library programs for young adult/teen audiences, ages 11 - 18. Communicate all plans & program feedback to Librarian.
  • Recommend professionally reviewed library materials to ARLS Selection Team as possible additions to the Teen collection.
  • Maintain the library’s teen blog, Facebook page, & other social networking tools through monitoring, updating, & posting (within established guidelines) to increase awareness of programs & services.
  • Work with schools to expand the reach of Teen services.
  • Create attractive & informative bulletin boards & displays.
  • Prepare PR notices, posters, flyers & monthly calendars.
  • Coordinate activities with Children’s, Computer, & Adult Services specialists.
  • Prepare bibliographies / reading lists for teen audiences.
  • Participate in youth listserv through the Georgia Public Library Service.
  • Browse library journals, search Galileo databases, & seek other materials related to library service for teens.
  • Uphold all library policies, including the Patron Responsibilities & Conduct statement; monitor & respond to safety & security of library patrons & campus; report situations according to outlined procedures.
  • Assist & instruct library patrons in computer activities, including using the library’s catalog & databases, the Internet, & basic personal computing programs.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • May direct operations of the library in the absence of supervisors, being responsible for opening & closing the library.
  • May train & oversee library volunteers as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of customer service principles & skill in providing customer service to patrons of all ages as well as to co-workers
  • Personal computer proficiency & the ability to use, understand, & assist patrons with various computer applications
  • Knowledge of basic library operational principles & practices & application of ARLS & branch policies, procedures, & activities
  • Effective communication & interpersonal skills & ability to communicate successfully with patrons & staff
  • Knowledge of children’s, teen, & adult literature
  • Organizational skills & the ability to plan & prioritize assignments & activities
  • Knowledge of all normal & emergency library building procedures
  • Knowledge of basic office principles and skill in performing office support, including ability to collect cash money and make correct change mentally
  • Aptitude for creative projects such displays, crafts, decorations & publicity
  • Ability to maintain regular, predictable, & punctual attendance
  • Ability to walk, climb, stoop, reach, bend, kneel, & crawl in order to handle & manage storage & retrieval of library materials & equipment
  • Physical ability to operate a variety of machinery & equipment including computer, telephone, photocopy machine, & audio/visual equipment; must be able move or carry objects or materials; must be able to exert up to 30 pounds of force occasionally, &/or up to 10 pounds force frequently. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those of occasional light labor.

Submit online job application to apply for this position. Please include a resume & cover letter describing qualifications for this position.

The Athens Regional Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Library may provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations. The Library is a drug-free workplace and requires a pre-employment drug test and eVerify approval.

ESL "English as a Second Language" Instructor, Part-Time - Athens-Clarke County Library

Purpose and Scope

The ESL Teacher provides specialized instruction for the purposes of developing the students' ability to effectively perform courses of study in English and acquire the English language. Part-time, up to 5 hours per week. Evening hours may be required. Reports to Assistant Director for Public Services.

Salary: $14/hour

Major Responsibilities

The following are normal, but not exclusive or all-inclusive, expectations for this position. Other duties may be required and assigned, and duties may change in the future:

  • Develop program to teach adult non-English speakers
  • Instruct students in learning English
  • Evaluate students' progress.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The following are normal, but not exclusive or all-inclusive, expectations for this position. Other duties may be required and assigned, and duties may change in the future.

  1. Knowledge of teaching methods in English as a Second Language.
  2. Ability to work with adults from a variety of non-English-speaking countries.
  3. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, in English
  4. Ability to work independently within established guidelines.
  5. Ability to plan, schedule and teach ESL courses.
  6. Ability to work with library staff and community organizations.
  7. Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.

Minimum Training and Experience

Bachelor's in TESL, TESOL, English with a TESL certificate, linguistics with a TESL certificate, applied linguistics with a TESL certificate, or any foreign language with a TESL certificate. Previous teaching experience preferred.

Submit online job application to apply for this position. Please include a cover letter and resume.

The Athens Regional Library System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Library may provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations. The Library is a drug-free workplace and requires a pre-employment drug test and eVerify approval.

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