[Libs-Or] Lake County Libraries seeking Children's Library Assistant

Amy Hutchinson ahutchinson at co.lake.or.us
Mon Apr 4 09:34:18 PDT 2011


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Children's Library Assistant

Does this describe you?

 *   Loves to work with children and teenagers. Thinks working with adults is pretty keen, too.
 *   Able to woo the curmudgeonly with a friendly smile and great service.
 *   Passionately believes in the importance of reading skills as the foundation for success in life.
 *   Never stopped reading children's and young adult books.
 *   Able to fearlessly wield a computer to find a book or website, design a flyer, and check email.
 *   Thrives in an environment of frequent change and tames competing demands for attention.
If so, we want to meet you!

The Lake County Library District is seeking a qualified individual to fill an immediate opening for a Children's Library Assistant. The Children's Library Assistant oversees library programs for children, including the Summer Reading Program, storytimes, and early literacy workshops for parents and caregivers. The Children's Library Assistant also helps with all library services, including reference and circulation.

The Lake County Library District Main Library is located in Lakeview, OR with branches in Paisley, Silver Lake, and Christmas Valley, and provides services to the 7,500 residents of Lake County. With a capital campaign for a new main library under way and an anticipated increase in square footage in the children's area, it is an exciting time to join the Lake County Library District.

Qualifications: A bachelor's degree or high school diploma/GED and two years of experience in library services, early literacy, education, or related field is required. Bilingual English/Spanish skills a plus. Must have a valid driver's license.

This is a 30 - 40 hr/week position with a pay scale of $10-$13/hr. Occasional evenings and Saturdays required. Benefits are offered through Lake County. Application and complete job description can be found on our website at www.lakecountylibrary.org<http://www.lakecountylibrary.org/>.

To apply, send completed application, resume, and cover letter via mail, fax, or email by April 20, 2011 to:
Lake County Library District
513 Center St.
Lakeview, OR 97630
541-947-6034
library at co.lake.or.us

Amy Hutchinson
Director, Lake County Library District
513 Center Street
Lakeview, OR 97630
541-947-6019

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