Thursday, October 09, 2014

Children’s Programming Assistant - Brookfield Library

Children’s Programming Assistant - The Brookfield Library. Part-Time (25 hours/week). Starting rate $18/hour. Position available 10/20/14. Under the direction of the Children’s and Community Services Librarian, plans, organizes and conducts library programs for preschool and school-aged children. Responsible for one or more of the following: story times, book discussion groups, drama clubs, bedtime story hours, arts & crafts programs, sing-a-long programs, parent/child book discussions, after school programs, summer reading programs, etc. Manages summer reading volunteers. Makes arrangements for programs and creates all publicity and flyers. May select children’s movies for the collection, and arranges screening of movies for children. Limited weekly hours working the Checkout Desk. Requires ability to work well with children, staff, and the public. Current knowledge of personal computers; experience in Microsoft Word and/or Publisher, and Excel. Must be available five hours/day to meet the needs of the library’s programming schedule; some flexibility possible. Occasional evenings and weekends are required. B.A. and equivalent of 2 years of substantial experience working with children. Apply by 10/17/14 to: Fern Smenyak, Director of Human Resources, P.O. Box 5106, 100 Pocono Rd., Brookfield, CT 06804. Email: Fax: 203-775-4068. Applications: