Thursday, October 26, 2017

Children's Assistant - Bristol Public Library

Children's Assistant - Bristol Public Library. Summary: Performs varied para-professional library and clerical duties in the Children’s Department. Assists children, students and adults in using library services and facilities. Plans, prepares, conducts or assists with story hours, class visits and other programming events. Supervises children in regular visits to the library. Performs outreach services. Assists in the preparation of bulletin boards and displays. Periodically may shelve and maintain library materials. Assists with use of computer programs and online public access catalog, and operates equipment. As needed, assists with Circulation Desk functions and throughout the library when assigned.
     Qualifications: Bachelor’s and one (1) year experience in children’s library services; OR Associate’s and two (2) years’ experience in children’s library services. Public library experience preferred. Requires excellent communication skills, and ability to maintain effective working relationships. Computer skills that require expert knowledge of database software, and intermediate knowledge of Internet and word processing software.
     Physical Demands & Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and stand. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and reach with hands and arms, and lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Regularly works in indoor or office environment.
     Classification & Work Hours: Full-time position, 37 ½ hours per week. Schedule: 3 days a week from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and 2 days a week from 12:30 p.m. -8:00 p.m. September thru June - work alternate Fridays and Saturdays. During July and August-the library is closed on Saturdays; the work week is Monday thru Friday.
     Benefits include Defined Benefit Pension Plan, generous time off & insurance package. Salary: $19.30/hourly. (Increases at 6 months to $21.13/hr., and at 1 year to $21.47/hr.)