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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

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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.

Computer Assistant - Athens-Clarke County Library

The Athens-Clarke County Library has an immediate opening for 2 part-time computer assistants. This position assists patrons using library computers, including helping with software and Internet sites. The computer assistant also assists library patrons with basic reference questions, and may teach a weekly one-on-one basic computer tutorial. This position reports to the Assistant Director of Public Services.

Position 1, Mornings: Part-Time, up to 17 hours per week. Typical hours are Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-12 p.m. or 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nights or weekends may be required.

Position 2, Afternoons: Part-Time, up to 17 hours per week. Typical hours are Monday-Friday 1 p.m.-5 p.m. or 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.; requires one weekend every month

Salary: $8/hour, No Benefits

Deadline: Open Until Filled. Please specify if you are applying for the morning or afternoon position.

Minimum Training and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent required. Four years of college desirable or four years of library-related experience and significant computer-related experience, or satisfactory combination of training and experience. Computer and Internet experience essential. Bi-lingual (English-Spanish) ability preferred.

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:

  • Assists library patrons using public access computers
  • Assists with applications, CD/DVD burners, scanner and other peripherals and equipment for patron use
  • Assists patrons in locating specific titles in the Library's collection
  • Answers patrons' directional and basic reference questions
  • Provides a weekly 45 minute one-on-one tutorial on basic computer/Internet topics

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 operations, services and activities of the Athens-Clarke County Library
  2. Knowledge of policies and procedures of the Athens-Clarke County Library.
  3. Knowledge of good customer service practices and the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with Library patrons and staff.
  4. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and other Office programs in a Windows environment.
  5. Working knowledge of software applications on library computers, such as, but not limited to, resume maker, Adobe Standard and Adobe Photoshop Illustrator.
  6. Knowledge of the Internet, including how websites work as well as search techniques.
  7. Knowledge of the use of various forms of storage media, including burning CDs and DVDs
  8. Knowledge of library technology services (such as GADD and Zinio) and the ability to learn new technologies in a timely manner; must keep up-to-date on technology trends and developments.
  9. Ability to assist library patrons with Internet sites, software, e-mail, online catalog and library databases.
  10. Ability to learn, use and assist patrons with library systems, which include PINES, GALIELO and Internet databases
  11. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, in English
  12. Ability to work independently within established guidelines, and as part of a team.
  13. Ability to handle a busy public service desk; remain productive during slow times; be able to multitask effectively during busy times, exercise patience and professionalism during stressful situations.
  14. Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.
  15. Knowledge of basic library operational principles and practices and application of ARLS policies, procedure, and activities as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position of the Computer Assistant.
  16. Knowledge of all normal and emergency library building procedures
  17. Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery & equipment including computers and copy machines. Must be able move or carry objects or materials, including push carts with equipment on them. Must be able to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, &/or up to 10 pounds force frequently. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those of Light work.

Submit online ARLS job application 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.

Children’s Librarian - Athens-Clarke County Library

40 hours per week - Full Time Position
Salary: D.O.Q
Start Date: July 13, 2015
Deadline for applications - June 1, 2015

The Athens-Clarke County Library has an immediate opening for a creative, enthusiastic, and dynamic Children's Librarian to lead the Children's Department. The ideal candidate will successfully promote the value of library services to children and their parents through programs, school visits, community outreach and more. We are looking to hire someone who is passionate about providing outstanding programs for our diverse community, and someone who can share their enthusiasm to inspire staff and lead the Children's Department.

The Athens-Clarke County Library is located in beautiful Athens, Ga., -- a vibrant and notable community, and the perfect place for personal and professional growth. We have a newly renovated facility, progressive technology and a dedicated staff. Tell us why you want to be a part of our team!

Purpose and Scope

The purpose of this full-time position is to supervise the day-to-day operations of Children's Services for the Athens-Clarke County Library and to coordinate services to children for the Athens Regional Library System. Duties include promoting children's services, supervising staff and assisting patrons of all ages. Additional responsibilities include coordinating children's summer reading programs and serving as liaison for children's staff in the regional system. This position plans, develops, implements and evaluates the projects, programs and activities of the Children's Services department. Schedule requires a weekly evening shift and rotation in the weekend schedule. Reports to the Assistant Director for Public Services.

Minimum Training & Experience

The successful applicant must possess an MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited program and have a minimum of 3 years' public library experience. Previous supervisory experience and experience in children's services required. Bi-lingual ability (English-Spanish) is preferred. Must possess an excellent, clean driving record, and possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Georgia driver's license.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

  • Oversees, plans, implements, monitors and evaluates the services, projects, programs and activities of the children's area.
  • Oversees the selection, supervision, training, performance appraisal and recognition, discipline, and professional development of staff.
  • Develops effective and positive working relationships with library staff. Fosters teamwork.
  • Responsible for selection of children's materials for the Athens-Clarke County libraries, along with managing and monitoring the materials budget.
  • Develops and produces innovative programs appropriate for children and seeks grants to fund the development of programs as necessary. Manages and monitors the programming budget and works with the Public Relations Specialist to produce publicity for children's programs.
  • Collaborates with other ACC departments in planning programs and grants.
  • Answers reference questions and provides guidance to patrons of all ages requesting information on children's materials; advises patrons on the selection of materials.
  • Acts as liaison to local elementary schools and plans cooperative programming with community groups.
  • Promotes children's library services throughout community.
  • Participates in state and regional children's library organizations.
  • Collaborates with extension services librarian and branch staff to plan, coordinate and report on the Summer Reading Program for the Athens Regional Library System.
  • Assists in developing long-range plans for the children's area and the library.
  • Serves on library committees as assigned
  • Develops staff schedules.
  • Keeps abreast of changing technology as it impacts library service delivery.
  • Night and weekend hours required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of early literacy skills and the role of public libraries in providing family literacy programs promoting healthy growth and development of children and providing parental support
  • Knowledge of personnel management and supervision.
  • Knowledge of popular authors, genres and trends in juvenile publishing; skill in providing reading advice and reference assistance for patrons.
  • Knowledge of educational principles and the role of libraries and information in education.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with schools, community groups, children and parents.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Library Director and other library staff members
  • Ability to motivate employees at all levels to excellence
  • Ability to build an effective work team, inspire creativity, and promote a positive attitude in staff
  • Ability to work with people with tact, patience and courtesy
  • Ability to remain calm under busy, stressful conditions
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and make independent and critical decisions using established practices and procedures
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to creatively solve problems, negotiate and handle stressful situations in a positive manner
  • Good organizational, management, human relations, and technical skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of electronic and digital resources and ability to promote the use of electronic and digital resources to library staff and the community
  • Knowledge of PINES library catalog, library subscription databases and GALILEO databases
  • Knowledge of library technology services and ability to learn new technologies in a timely manner; must keep up-to-date on technology trends and developments
  • Knowledge of basic library operational principles and practices and application of ARLS policies, procedure, and activities as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position of Children's Librarian.
  • Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.
  • Knowledge of all normal and emergency library building procedures
  • Physical Requirements: Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery & equipment including computer, telephone, copy machine & Audio/Video equipment. Must be able move or carry objects or materials, including push carts with equipment on them. Must be able to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, &/or up to 10 pounds force frequently.

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.

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Upcoming Events at the Winterville Library

Closed for Independence Day
Fri Jul 03, 2015
Closed for Independence Day
Sat Jul 04, 2015
Bat Lady
Tue Jul 07, 2015 @ 5:30PM -
Story Time
Wed Jul 08, 2015 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Teen Time: Board Game Battles
Fri Jul 10, 2015 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
Library Advisory Board Meeting
Mon Jul 13, 2015 @ 7:00PM - 08:00PM
Family Science Night
Tue Jul 14, 2015 @ 5:30PM -
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Wed Jul 15, 2015 @10:30AM - 11:30AM