Library Assistant I (OG-02): Children’s Programming Specialist; Oglethorpe County Library

PositionLibrary Assistant I (OG-02): Children’s Programming Specialist; Oglethorpe County Library
StatusPart-time; without benefits
Hours16 hours per week; requires nights and weekends
Salary$8 per hour
Application DeadlineJanuary 12, 2018

Position Summary

The Oglethorpe County Library is hiring an individual committed to offering the best library service to our community, an individual who doesn't settle for the ways it's been done, but instead looks for ways to excel and improve. We seek an enthusiastic, innovative, and flexible individual who proactively searches for opportunities to make public library services relevant to all residents of Oglethorpe County.

This part-time position provides front-line services to patrons in the library, performs other supportive duties, and develops and presents library programs for the public (currently children’s programs). This position requires dependability, tact, knowledge of library policies and procedures, significant independent judgment, a positive customer service attitude, and skill in program presentation. The ability to start, finish, or pick up work projects at various points, without direct supervision, is vital. Creativity, high energy, and ability to present to a group are essential. Position reports to the Branch Manager. Some evening and weekend hours will be required.

Minimum Training and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent required, with college degree or college experience preferred. At least one year experience working with public is required, with library experience and experience working with children preferred. A combination of education, training, and experience that provides requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position may also be considered. Bilingual (Spanish/English) skills preferred.

Essential Job Functions

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

Supervisory Responsibilities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

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 necessary accommodations. The Library is a drug-free workplace and requires a pre-employment drug test and electronic employment eligibility approval.

Submit online ARLS job application, including a resume and cover letter describing qualifications for this position.