Youth Services Program Assistant at Main Library

Onslow County Public Library
Location (City, State): 
Jacksonville, NC

Program Assistant position at Main Library of the Onslow County Public Library.

SALARY: $13.52 - $17.58 Hourly
$1,081.69 - $1,406.23 Biweekly
$28,124.00 - $36,562.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 08/06/18
CLOSING DATE: 08/17/18 11:59 PM

This full-time position is located at the Main Branch of the Onslow County Public Library.

This position assists with the planning, coordination and implementation of age appropriate activities and programs for children and their caregivers. The successful candidate will prepare and conduct story times, provide information about library services and materials and Every Child Ready to Read principles. Knowledge of literature for children and teens, and an understanding of youth development and behavior are essential.

Performs intermediate skilled administrative support work in the public services areas of the public library, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the Librarian.

Some weekend and evening work is required.

Assisting customers; responding to questions from customers; plans, prepares and presents library programming; provides outreach services to the community; coordinating and presenting story hours; and developing and scheduling special programming.
(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

• Responsible for all youth programming in the library branch from birth to teenage years. Knowledge of Every Child Ready to Read.
• Develops, coordinates, and presents library programming, educational classes, and outreach services.
• Provides patrons with customer service and assistance with library resources.
• Processes library materials and memberships for patrons; ensures materials are returned in good repair.
• Collects money; prepares cash report; reconciles cash drawer; issues receipts and overdue notices.
• Shelves library materials and straightens shelves; assists with maintaining library collections and repairing materials.
• Answers patron questions and resolves complaints.
• Compiles data, prepares reports, and maintains files.
• Oversee Library volunteers
• Performs assigned functions as a Disaster Ready Team (DRT) member, if appointed or volunteers.
• Performs related tasks as required.

General knowledge of books and libraries; general knowledge of office terminology, procedures and equipment; ability to perform a variety of library tasks and to adhere to prescribed routines; ability to perform routine clerical tasks; ability to operate standard office and computer equipment; ability to operate standard office productivity software such as Microsoft Office; ability to operate various mobile devices such as e-readers, tablets, or smart phones; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and customers. Knowledge of library related software and proficiency with computers, Microsoft Office applications, and various mobile devices such as E-readers, tablets and smartphones.

Associates/Technical degree with coursework in library science or related field and moderate experience working in a library or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Valid driver’s license is required.

Salary will be determined based on qualifications, internal equity, budget and market considerations.

In order to be considered for this position, your final transcript showing the date that your degree was awarded and/or any required certificates or licenses must be uploaded with your application even if you are a current employee or we have received it with a previous application.

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For more information, contact
Onslow County Human Resources
234 Northwest Corridor Blvd.
Suite 310
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Office: 910.347.7600
Fax: 910.989.5811