Youth & Adult
This position is open until filled.
Only resumes and cover letters submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Want to work where you will make a difference? Have you ever considered working in a library environment? Have you ever considered having a positive impact on a child aged K-5, a teenager or adult?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, then look no further! We have a fantastic opportunity for you!
Youth and Adult Specialist
Schedule and Salary:
Up to 20 hours per week.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule that includes days, evenings and weekends.
More hours may be available dependent on program growth.
This position pays between $15.00 and $18.00, depending on experience.
Associates or equivalent Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Enjoy working with people
Comfortable with STEM programming or willing to learn
High-level communication skills
Proficient with technology and social media
Ability to self-monitor and set personal goals
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Strong work ethic
Bilingual in Spanish and English a plus
Assignments may include:
Leading programs including STEAM and Library Club.
Movie and/or Game Nights
Teen Game Night, Movie Night, Book Club.
Developing and delivering programs with or independently of Program Coordinator.
Other programs as developed and funding allows.
The Specialist will:
Assist in coordinating, planning and executing programming that are educational, entertaining and enriching for youth or adults of all ages.
Coordinates and delivers adult, teen and outreach programming.
Supervises and monitors attendees of programs.
Possess the ability to work a flexible schedule including some weekend/weeknight hours.
Maintains a calm and professional demeanor at all times while engaging with adults, youth, other patrons, and staff.
Adheres to customer service guidelines and procedures as established by the Library.
Promotes literacy and conducts reader’s advisory services for youth.
Develops and maintains relationships with schools, community groups and agencies in order to leverage services that meet the needs and interests of the community.
Adopts a connected learning approach to presenting programs, classes and events for youth that educate, inform and inspire.
Exercises good judgment in enforcing library policies while maintaining positive relations with customers.
Educate the public regarding the value of the library, services offered and the opportunities to grow those services.
Delivers or assists with the coordination, set-up and operations of special events and/or projects.
Contributes to a positive work environment and offers suggestions for improvement.
Ensures that library policies are followed as they apply to both staff and the public.
Complies with work scheduling and attendance expectations according to reasonable policy and practice.
Attends opportunities for job-related training and professional development as the budget allows.
Other duties as assigned
Work is performed in a normal public library environment, working with staff and the general public. Our purpose is to provide an environment that encourages reading and learning by all groups.
To successfully perform this job and to deal with the general public and children, the employee must be able to perceive sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, close visual acuity with or without correction, and have the ability to give and receive detailed information through oral communication. The employee is often required to sit and use a keyboard and mouse. The employee is also required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop or kneel in order to locate and obtain information, materials, or equipment of a wide variety of sizes and shapes throughout the library, typically not more than 10 pounds. Must be able to grasp and turn objects. Work includes some physically challenging work such as moving furniture or boxes to storage facilities, not to exceed 50 pounds. Moving books, walking and standing for extended periods, and carrying a reasonable selection of materials between usage and storage sites is mandatory. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.