Employment Opportunities

Rural and City Branch Positions:

Please apply for all positions to:                                                                                         

Ruth Barker                                                                                                                                

Personnel and Community Services Manager

49 Bison Ave

Weyburn, SK.  S4H 0H9

306-848-3102

rbarker@southeastlibrary.ca



Branch Assistant to work both Bengough and Ogema Public Library Branches

Permanent Part-Time, minimum of 2 3-hour shifts a month

Must have a vehicle and be willing to travel and work at both branches

Starting Wage:  $14.50/hr

Closing Date:  January 24st, 2022

 

Branch Assistant to work both Grenfell and Wolseley Public Library Branches

Permanent Part-Time, minimum of 1 3-hour shift/week at Grenfell, and 1 3-hour shift/month at Wolseley

Must have a vehicle and be willing to travel and work at both branches

Starting Wage:  $14.50/hr

Closing Date:  January 21st, 2022

 

Branch Assistant to work both Carnduff and Gainsborough Public Library Branches

Permanent Part-Time, minimum of 2 3-hour shifts a month

Must have a vehicle and be willing to travel and work at both branches

Starting Wage:  $14.50/hr

Closing Date:  January 21st, 2022

 

Branch Assistant to work both Redvers and Manor Public Library Branches

Permanent Part-Time, minimum of 1 shift a week

Must have a vehicle and be willing to travel and work at both branches

Starting Wage:  $14.50/hr

Closing Date:  Dec 19th

 

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.


Children's Program Coordinator at Weyburn Public Library

Full-time 

Wage effective January 1st, 2022:  $22.08-$26.30

Closing Date: January 18th, 2022

SALARY CLASSIFICATION:     Library Technician I


DESCRIPTION:

Employees in this position coordinate and deliver children’s programming services (preschool through Grade 8/9) at city public library branches under the supervision of the 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. They assist with, recommend and implement current information technology strategies in all aspects of their work. Further, they provide reference services, operate the circulation desk and support overall library services. They report to the Branch Manager or designate.  They use the full range of equipment available in the branch as well as effectively search the library’s electronic information sources. They provide a leadership role in the branch and assist in the orientation and training of branch staff. They interact with the public, make independent judgments and display initiative.  They work, in cooperation with the Adults’ Program Coordinator, in a supervisory capacity in the absence of the Branch Manager.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  • Develop a children’s programming strategy for the branch that meets the needs of the community.
  • Coordinate and deliver children’s programming and related services.
  • Coordinate and deliver technology based programming.
  • Coordinate the Summer Reading Club at the branch library.
  • Assist children, and the public generally, in using the library and its services.
  • Assist children, and the public generally, in the use of computerized information resources.
  • Coordinate liaison with schools and conduct school visits.
  • Coordinate the delivery of literacy services with a focus on family literacy in cooperation with the Adults’ Program Coordinator
  • Assist in building community relationships in the promotion of the library’s services for children.
  • Circulate library materials, register library patrons and resolve conflicts with patrons.
  • Assist in supervising the branch in the absence of the Branch Manager
  • Train branch personnel in their designated tasks.
  • Receive incoming money, issue receipts and assist in the handling of branch finances.
  • Ensure health, safety and cleanliness of the children’s programming environment and resources.
  • Assume the duties of the Adults’ Program Coordinator on a temporary basis as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor or designate.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Two-year Early Childhood Education Diploma or equivalent; experience working with pre-school and elementary school aged children in a learning environment; ability to design, promote and deliver creative and effective children’s programs; active reader of children’s materials; keyboarding speed of 40 wpm; superior interpersonal, time management and problem-solving skills; superior oral and written communication skills; ability to learn through independent initiative; ability to effectively train staff; 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 20 kg); willingness to work varied hours (i.e. mornings, evenings and weekends) as may be required.  Library experience an asset.