SCHEDULE: Part-time – 20 hours per week
DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until position is filled, but first consideration given to applications received by Janurary 11, 2023
Applications available for pick-up at the Library or download an application at www.joplinpubliclibrary.org/LibraryApp.pdf.
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists patrons in finding information in person, on the telephone, and via email; Plans and conducts children’s programs in collaboration with the Children’s Librarian and other staff, both in person and virtually; Cleans and maintains order in the Children’s Department; Helps patrons locate materials in the collection; Opens and closes the Children’s department- evening and weekend hours are required; Provides readers’ advisory assistance; Assists patrons with the computers in the Children’s department; Creates marketing materials, brochures, and bookmarks; Enforces library policies; Instructs patrons in basic library use; Checks, shelves and changes status of new children’s book and magazines; Performs other duties as assigned by the Children’s Librarian.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Requires two years of college or equivalent experience; must enjoy working with the public, especially children and their families; must be able to maintain a cheerful demeanor under pressure; good communication and public relation skills; must be willing to present in-house and outreach library programs in person and virtually; must have a working knowledge of library automation system, basic computer programs and the Internet; must be comfortable with and able to use emerging technology to reach community members outside of the library; must possess a wide knowledge of children’s literature and interest in a variety of subjects
BENEFITS: Part-time position with an excellent benefits package including: vacation, sick and personal leave; holiday pay; health, dental, life and vision insurance available at COBRA rates
SALARY: $13.0649 per hour.
For further information contact Christina Matekel-Gibson at (417) 623-7953 ext. 1038; or email email@example.com.
The Joplin Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.
Job Posted 1/4/23
The Library only accepts applications when there are available positions.