Job: Library Assistant II - Part-Time - Youth Services

General Information
Position:
Library Assistant II - Part-Time - Youth Services

Number position available:
5

Compensation:
$17.61

Job Category:
Children's Services

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

Description:

SCHEDULE

Must be available to work 20 - 25 hours per week including days, nights, weekends and holidays
.



GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:
 
Performs a variety of specialized library work at one of the City's public library facilities.  Work is performed under general supervision. 
 
ESSENTIAL  JOB FUNCTIONS:
 
Youth Services Section
 
Plans, develops, promotes and conducts programs and activities for children and teens; develops and creates educational displays.
Provides research and instructional assistance and readers advisory to children, teens, and caregivers; aids children, teens, and caregivers in the selection of books and other materials on special subjects.
 
Answers specific research and instructional questions for patrons in person, by telephone, and by mail; oversees and assists in the production of subject or age-level materials including bibliographies.
Introduces and instructs children and teens in the use of information retrieval tools, the Library's online catalog, and various computer software applications.
 
RELATED TASKS:
 
Performs related work as required.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
 
Awareness of library principles, methods, materials, programs, and practices.
Advanced skills in the use of personal computers, basic software applications, peripheral devices, and the Internet.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other library employees.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with library patrons.
Ability to understand, follow and explain a variety of library policies and procedures.
Ability to learn/perform a variety of work activities with the assigned Department/Division.
Ability to explain/demonstrate procedures for performing a variety of work activities.
Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.

 


Education:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
 
An Associate's degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent (60 college or university credits).  Bachelor's degree preferred.
Minimum of one (1) year work experience working in libraries, bookstores, educational or cultural organizations preferred.
Minimum of one (1) year experience working with the public or supporting public services.

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS:

The background check process for this position may include:

  • Criminal Background Check
  • Employment Verification
  • Reference Checks

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
06-01-2021

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
http://www.myboca.us

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Public Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Boca Raton Public Library

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

Address:
400 NW 2nd Avenue

City:
Boca Raton

Zip:
33432

County:
Palm Beach


Institution Information
Institution Name :
City of Boca Raton

Address:
201 West Palmetto Park Road

City:
Boca Raton, Florida 33432

State:
FL

Zip:
33432

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Marcus Wildy

Contact Email:
mwildy@myboca.us

Contact Phone:
15613937971

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Please submit application and resume online at www.myboca.us 


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