City of Friendswood
  • 16-Nov-2021 to 30-Nov-2021 (CST)
  • Friendswood, TX, USA
  • $16.50 - $21.13/DOQ
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

The City of Friendswood is currently accepting applications for a part-time Library Associate, in the Library Department. This position will provide assistance to patrons from the juvenile desk during all open hours, assisting at circulation and reference as needed; identify and interpret user needs; assisting patrons in material selection and retrieval; assist in the provision of library programs and outreach to the community.

Work Performed:

  • Provide reference and customer service in person, by phone, or electronic request from service desk
  • Plan, create materials, and present storytimes onsite or in the community
  • Assist the children's librarian by planning and running the Summer Reading Program's weekly storytimes, crafts, and special presentations; as well as additional special programs throughout the year.
  • Fill in for the children's librarian as needed
  • Teach young patrons skills needed for library research
  • Review new material for content in juvenile area
  • Conduct class and group tours
  • Assist children's librarian with coordinating and booking performers for special programs
  • Reads shelves to ensure proper order
  • Supervise community service and other volunteers; organize and assign duties for teen volunteer program
  • Performs other duties within areas of responsibility as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university, preferably in education
  • Undergraduate courses in children's literature, and training in storytelling preferred
  • 1-2 years of experience working in a library, with the public, and working with children (which may be substituted for years of education)

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Ability to work well in a team environment;
  • Ability to work well with children
  • Creativity
  • Computer literate
  • Valid Texas driver's license
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