Job: Library Assistant, Youth Services - Part Time

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Library Assistant, Youth Services - Part Time

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Job Category:
Children's Services

Position DOES NOT require a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.


Essential Functions

Present programming to youth patrons (infant to 17 years) and parents/caregivers. Assist Librarian in program creation and coordination. Aid in the selection of materials for the youth collections. Assist patrons of all ages with library services including reader advisory, patron access computers, printing, and eLibrary resources. Support the front desk, circulation, reference, or other library areas/functions as assigned.

Minimum Abilities

Ability to communicate confidently, articulately, and professionally verbally and in writing. Ability to multitask. Ability to use common software applications (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite). Ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Ability to count change and handle money. Ability to place items in correct order (alphabetical, numerical, etc.). Ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds on a regular basis and up to 50 pounds occasionally. Ability to work with and troubleshoot office machines (i.e. copier, fax machine, scanner, etc.). Ability to apply library policies and procedures. Ability to work as part of a team. Ability to work independently on assigned tasks.


Minimum Education/Experience

Bachelor's degree with training emphasis in library science or allied field supplemented by 1 to 3 years; previous experience and/or training involving library work, or any equivalent combination of related education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform essential job functions.

About the Lighthouse Point Library

In 1965, the Lighthouse Point Library started in a tiny donated storefront with an all-volunteer staff and just 500 books. Today, thanks to community support, grants, and contributions the City of Lighthouse Point Library boast a beautiful 8,000 square foot facility with over 40,000 materials (print and digital), a full-time staff of three, part-time staff of two, and a volunteer pool of over 100.  In the last fiscal year the library was open 2,520 hours, circulated over 40,000 materials, welcomed 6,547 participants to its 515 programs, won the Florida Library Association award for Special Projects (Friends) and trained with Eric Carle for the 50th Anniversary of the Very Hungry Caterpillar (S.T.E.A.M.).




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Open Until Filled

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Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

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Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Lighthouse Point Library

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

2200 NE 38 Street

Lighthouse Point



Institution Information
Institution Name :
Lighthouse Point Library - City of Lighthouse Point Florida

2200 NE 38 Street

Lighthouse Point



Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Jennifer Oh

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Contact Phone:

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How to apply

Closing Date When filled. First review of application will be Monday, January 28, 2019 Posting Date 

Before closing date submit a resume or a completed general employment application to Human Resources/City Clerk's Office, 2200 NE 38 Street, Lighthouse Point, Florida 33064. Note General Employment Applications are available online at OR in City Clerk's Office.

Jennifer Oh, City Clerk 954-943-6500

The City of Lighthouse Point is a Smoke Free/Drug Free Workplace. The City does not hire individuals who now use or have used tobacco products within the last twelve (12) months. Applicants offered employment will be required to satisfactorily complete a drug screen, a reference check, and may be subject to additional job-related testing and requirements. SFWP/DFWP/EOE/ADA Please visit the City’s website for full application instructions.

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