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KidSpace Library Associate 

Do you love working with children? Are you able to juggle multiple tasks and thrive on change? Do you love interacting with class groups and telling people about new learning opportunities? KidSpace at our Main Library has a great opportunity for you! We are looking for a dynamic and creative individual with excellent organizational, communication and customer service skills to be part of our team. We currently have 2 positions available. Please refer to the schedules below.

 

You will love this job if you:

  • Enjoy working with elementary-aged children
  • Excel at providing reference and reader’s advisory
  • Enjoy planning and presenting programs for children
  • Prefer to be out on the floor with library customers, helping them with all their needs, rather than be behind a desk
  • Excel in team environments
  • Are an avid reader who enjoys sharing your favorites with children and their caregivers
  • Take pride in your surroundings 
  • Enjoy working with technology and helping others with technology
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Enjoy working with all types of people and are always looking for opportunities to make people feel welcome

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • General customer service and experience working with children required
  • Knowledge and experience with basic computer applications required
  • Previous library experience preferred
  • Spanish language skills preferred

 

18 hours per week (schedules are subject to change)

 

Position #A Schedule:                                               Position #B Schedule:

Monday: 8:30am-1pm                                                 Tuesday: 4pm-9pm                

Wednesday: 4pm-8:30pm                                           Wednesday: 4pm-9pm

Fridays: 8:30am-1:30pm                                             Every Saturday: 9am-6pm

Every other Saturdays: 8:30-5

 

Hourly Rate:  $17.28 per hour

 

Application Deadline:  Until Filled

Please review the full job description and consider joining our team! Click here to download the Employment Application and save as a pdf file. Submit the Employment Application, a cover letter, resume and resume to jobs@gailborden.info.

 


Customer Relations Clerk 

Gail Borden Public Library has a part-time position available in our fast-paced Customer Relations Department at our Main Library facility.  The individual for this position must have excellent communication and customer service skills, the ability to problem-solve and analyze customer needs, and enjoy providing top-notch service to library customers.

Primary job duties include:

  • Performing library material check-in and check-outs, renewals, holds, and customer library card registrations in accordance with established library policies and procedures
  • Providing information to customers, answering questions, and being proactive with offering assistance in a friendly and professional manner
  • Using technology and digital resources to assist patrons with electronic platforms

We are looking for someone who is:

  • A real “People Person”, enthusiastic, caring, friendly, and empathetic
  • A team player who thinks quickly on their feet as decisions need to be made
  • A self-starter with the initiative and courage to propose new ideas

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Some knowledge of library clerical procedures and practices
  • Experience in a customer service environment
  • Basic math skills and ability to alphabetize
  • Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish preferred

 

18 hours per week – combination of days, nights and weekend hours.

Hourly Rate:  $13.16 per hour

Application Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2020

Please review the full job description and consider joining our team! Click here to download the Employment Application and save as a pdf file. Submit the Employment Application, a cover letter and resume to jobs@gailborden.info.

 

 

 


 

 

Gail Borden Public Library District is an Equal Opportunity Employer