Branch Services Assistant St George Branch Paris , ON

Description

Position Title:Branch Services Assistant
Department:County of Brant Public Library
Location:St George Branch

Initial Schedule:30 hours per week

Tuesday and Thursday Noon to 8pm
Wednesday and Friday 9am to 5pm
Every other Saturday 10am to 2pm

Additional hours on Tuesdays once monthly during the school year

Start Date:Immediate

Hourly Rate:$25.45 – $29.78

General Purpose

Reporting to the Branch Coordinator, the Branch Services Assistant will assist readers of all ages in the selection and interpretation of library materials.They will perform professional duties that require adherence to standards of accuracy, timeliness, tact, and confidentiality. The position will also prepare and present children’s programs and other outreach programs.The position works a varying schedule including evenings and weekends which will include travel.

Knowledge

Candidates will possess proven excellent interpersonal skills in dealing with staff team members and excellent customer service skills with 2 or more years of experience in the public library setting and knowledge of the principles and practices of professional library work.An in-depth knowledge of reference techniques as well as a broad knowledge of adult and children’s literature is required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, experience with integrated library systems and a strong knowledge of new technologies is required. Candidate should have a proven ability to prepare and present children’s programs. Valid driver’s license and daily use of a vehicle is required.

Education

A post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field is required.A recognized library science or information studies degree or diploma is preferred.

How to Apply

Applications may be submitted, in confidence, to the attention of Gay Kozak Selby, Chief Executive Officer, County of Brant Public Library.

By mail: 12 William Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1K7

By fax: 519-442-7582

By email: gay.kozakselby@brant.ca

Position is open until filled.

Closes: 8 November, 2018

County of Brant Public Library
Paris , ON