Positions Available

Teen Programmer - Estevan Branch Library,

Submit applications to:

Lucas Reid    eplmanager@southeastlibrary.ca

Salary Range:   16.50-18.75

Closing date is Wednesday, October 10th, 2018.   

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Employees in this position coordinate and deliver energetic teen programming services (Grade 9-12) at the city of Estevan Public Library Branch under the supervision of their branch manager and with the assistance of other branch library staff.  They also assist in the delivery of public library services from a city public library branch. Further, they provide reference services, operate the circulation desk and support overall library services. They report to their branch manager or designate. They assist with, recommend and implement current information technology strategies in all aspects of their work.  They use the full range of social media, equipment, hardware and software available in the branch as well as effectively search the library’s electronic information sources. They interact with the public, make independent judgments and display initiative. They are expected to refer unusual or difficult problems to their supervisor or designate.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

Assist with the development of a teen programming strategy for the branch that meets the needs of the community.

Coordinate and deliver teen programming and related services.

Coordinate and deliver technology based programming.

Assist teens, and the public generally, in using the library and its services.

Assist teens, and the public generally, in the use of computerized information resources, focusing on the use of social media.

Coordinate liaison with schools and conduct school visits.

Coordinate the delivery of teen literacy services.

Assist in building community relationships in the promotion of the library’s services for teens.

Provide reference services with an emphasis on meeting the information needs of teens.

Circulate library materials, register library patrons and resolve conflicts with patrons.

Receive incoming money, issue receipts and assist in the handling of branch finances.

Ensure health, safety and cleanliness of the teen programming environment and resources.

Other duties as assigned by the supervisor or designate.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Post-secondary education and/or relevant experience coordinating energetic programming for teens; ability to design, promote and deliver creative and effective teen programs; active reader of teen and young adult materials; keyboarding speed of 30 wpm; superior interpersonal, time management and problem-solving skills; superior oral and written communication skills; ability to learn through independent initiative; ability to operate office and computer equipment; competent in the use and operation of multiple information technology devices; ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others; ability to display judgment and tact in working with staff and the public; possession of a valid driver license and the ability and willingness to drive as required; physical fitness allowing the lifting and moving of boxes of library materials (up to 20kg); willingness to work varied hours (i.e.evenings and weekends) as may be required.  Library experience an asset.

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Ruth Barker                                                                                                                                

Personnel and Community Services Manager

49 Bison Ave

Weyburn, SK.  S4H 0H9

306-848-3102

rbarker@southeastlibrary.ca

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Branch Assistant - NO POSITIONS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

Closing Date 

Salary $14.25 per hour

DESCRIPTION:

Branch Assistants support the branch librarian in the operation of the local library branch.  They perform a variety of clerical tasks requiring knowledge of branch library procedures as established by the regional library headquarters.  They circulate library materials and maintain appropriate records.  They assist patrons in finding resources/information.  They receive direction and training from the branch librarian and work with considerable independence.  Throughout their work, and particularly in serving the public, they are required to exercise judgement based on a knowledge of the organization of the regional library and its policies and procedures.  They report to their branch librarian or designate.

 

TYPICAL DUTIES:

Assist in carrying out circulation and registration procedures.

Assist patrons in the use of library resources and equipment.

Shelve library materials and maintain orderly shelves and storage areas.

Carry out procedures for the regular exchange and transfer of library resources.

Supervise the use of the public library computers.

Keep all necessary statistics and desk receipts.

Supervise the use of the library space, equipment and furnishings.

Maintain orderly and safe branch library service.

Assist in running programs and promoting the library within scheduled work times on a time availability basis.

Fill in for Branch Librarian as required.

Other duties as assigned by the Branch Librarian or designate.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Grade XII or equivalent; accuracy in keeping records; good organizational skills; minimum typing ability of 20 wpm with a maximum error rate of 2%; functional literacy skills, interest in using library resources, along with demonstrated oral and written communication skills; good working knowledge of spelling, composition and arithmetic; ability to work independently; ability to establish and maintain co‑operative working relationships with staff, trustees and the general public; the ability to display judgment and tact when dealing with the general public; ability to operate library equipment and computer equipment; physical fitness allowing the lifting and moving of boxes/bins of library materials (up to 50 pounds); must be bondable.

NOTE:  Library trustees (local and/or regional) are ineligible to hold this position.

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Branch Librarian  NO POSITIONS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME

Closing date 

DESCRIPTION:

Branch Librarians are responsible for the operation of the local library branch.  They perform a variety of clerical tasks of a responsible nature requiring knowledge of branch library procedures as established by the regional library headquarters.  They use computer equipment for communications, searching, circulation functions, record keeping and reporting.  They assist patrons in finding resources/information.  They receive direction and training from their supervisor and work with considerable independence.  Throughout their work, and particularly in serving the public, they are required to exercise judgment based on knowledge of the organization of the regional library and its policies and procedures.  They supervise assistants and report to their branch supervisor or designate.  They work in conjunction with their local library board, however they answer to their Southeast Regional Library supervisor.

 

TYPICAL DUTIES:

-              Carry out all aspects of prescribed circulation, and registration procedures using computer equipment.

-              Assist patrons in the use of library resources and equipment.

-              Shelve library materials and maintain orderly shelves and storage areas.

-              Carry out procedures for the regular exchange and transfer of library resources.

-              Under the direction of branch supervisor or designate, hire and supervise assistants.

-              Supervise the use of the public library computers.

-              Keep all necessary statistics and desk receipts and provide reports to HQ and/or the local library board as required.

-              Supervise the use of the library space, equipment and furnishings.

-              Maintain orderly and safe branch library service.

-              Act as secretary (non-voting) of the local library board.

-              Assist the local library board in organizing and running library programs within scheduled work times on a time availability basis.

-              Assist the local library board in promoting the library within scheduled work times.

-              In consultation with the local library board and as directed by HQ, select appropriate paperbacks and periodicals for the branch collection.

-              Other duties as assigned by their branch supervisor or designate.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Grade XII or equivalent; accuracy in keeping records; good organizational skills; minimum typing ability of 30 wpm with a maximum error rate of 2%; functional literacy skills, interest in using library resources, along with demonstrated oral and written communication skills; good working knowledge of spelling, composition and arithmetic; ability to work independently; ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, trustees, and the general public; maintain the confidence and support of the local library board; the ability to display judgment and tact when dealing with the general public; ability to operate library and computer equipment; physical fitness allowing the lifting and moving of boxes/bins of library materials (up to 50 pounds); must be bondable; ability and willingness to attend and participate in workshop inservice and training sessions.

Starting Salary $15.40 per hour.

NOTE:  Library trustees (local and/or regional) are ineligible to hold this position.