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We’re hiring!

The D.R. Moon Memorial Public Library is seeking an energetic, creative, customer service-oriented professional as a Programs and Youth Services Coordinator. The ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of children’s literature, experience developing and presenting innovative age-appropriate programs, a strong commitment to customer service, and good interpersonal and communication skills. Under direction from the Library Director, this employee is responsible for providing direct library service to children (ages 0 – 12) and other library users. Must be able to perform moderately heavy physical work and offer friendly customer service.

This is a part-time non-benefited position. Pay is set at $11.50/hr.

Applications will be accepted until the job is filled. Please submit your application to stanleypl@stanleylibrary.org, or drop the completed application in the front door book slot. Candidates submitting their application by 6:00 PM on Friday, June 28th, 2024 will be given first consideration. Find the application form here and see below for the full job description and requirements.

Job Description:  Programs and Youth Services Coordinator

Work duties:

  • Plans, prepares, and presents regular storytimes, summer reading activities, and special programs for children of all ages.
  • Works at circulation desk checking items in and out, renew items, responds to inquiries and places requests for materials through the More Catalog and WISCAT.
  • Operates all computers, and software applicable to the library.  Includes use of the internet, the Sierra program, word processing, and spreadsheet applications.  Operates equipment such as copier/printer machine, fax machine, scanner, and DVD/CD cleaning machine.  Assists patrons with use of any library equipment.
  • Presents information about library services and programs to individuals and groups.
  • Develops and prepares displays, and decorations for children’s areas.
  • Provides reference and readers advisory service to patrons.
  • Participates in outreach activities as assigned.
  • Supervise and discipline patrons according to library policies if necessary.
  • Helps maintain the physical appearance and organization of the library.  Re-shelve materials.
  • Creates promotional materials and uses a variety of ways to market library materials and resources to patrons.
  • Regular cleaning and sanitizing of library spaces.
  • Participates in continued education as requested by the Director.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to perform moderately heavy physical work:  lifting and carrying, stooping, kneeling, crouching, standing, bending, twisting, and reaching.
  • Able to offer friendly customer service and ability to work with a diverse population.
  • Detail oriented, organized, and self-motivated.
  • Ability to understand library policies and procedures and apply them to library operations.
  • Ability to comprehend and follow instructions.
  • Ability to promote a positive image of the library.
  • Willingness to learn and perform new duties as the Library grows for the future.

Job Requirements:

Ability to work flexible hours and days.

Experience working with youth required.

Experience working in libraries preferred.