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Children’s/Young Adult Coordinator

Part-Time (28 hrs)
Position open until filled
Posted: November 18, 2016
Printable Children’s/Young Adult Coordinator Job Description
To Apply:
. Position title must be included in the subject line.
No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Children’s/Young Adult Coordinator Job Description
The Children’s/Young Adult Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of library service to the youth population at the Chatsworth-Murray branch library under the supervision of the Branch Manager/Assistant Branch Manager. This employee will develop, coordinate and perform library programs for youth patrons emphasizing services that respond to their needs and interests. The coordinator will play a lead role in advocating children and teen services, and actively participate as a liaison with schools and other agencies serving the same population. This position works some weekdays and Saturdays to include some evening hours.

Duties
Children’s/Young Adult Coordinator duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Develop, implement, and present programs for children and teens in the Chatsworth-Murray County Library
  • Plan and implement an exciting Summer Reading initiative for children and teens
  • Assists in promoting and publicizing children and teen events as well as the library as a whole
  • Maintains and reports statistics related to youth/teen services as required to the Branch Manager
  • Attend regularly scheduled youth planning meetings and workshops, webinars, and training as approved by the NGRL Library Director
  • Establish and maintain a relationship with Murray County Schools
  • Select materials appropriate for the children’s and YA collection based on community need within given budget
  • Work with other Librarians to weed the collections as appropriate on a regular basis following the library’s Collection Development Policy
  • Assists with opening or closing routines according to shift assignments
  • Assists circulation as needed
  • Assumes additional responsibilities and performs special projects as needed or directed

Education
Qualifications:

  • High school diploma and library and/or computer volunteer or work experience an advantage.
  • College degree and/or relevant experience in library and/or media centers, education, Middle or High School level youth work/experience desired
  • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program and/or library youth programming experience preferred

Skills Required
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

  • Bi-lingual preferred
  • Knowledge of youth literature
  • Knowledge of children’s and teen’s needs and interests
  • Skill and comfort level speaking in front of groups
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently or with a group
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service with a diverse public
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of library system policies and procedures
  • Ability to communicate clearly, answer the phone, record messages and respond appropriately
  • Working knowledge of Dewey decimal system, general organization of library materials
  • Above average computer skills (Must use to create reports in excel, advertising in publisher, etc.)
  • Competence to use and instruct others in electronic sources and reference formats
  • Aptitudes and skills in public library programming for children and teens
  • Ability to meet the demands of the job schedule, including Monday-Friday, evenings and Saturdays

Computer skills:

  • Daily use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Use of Automated Library Systems (PINES) and Online Databases (GALILEO)
  • Use of Networks, Internet Browsers
  • Computer Troubleshooting

Customer-service skills:

  • Outgoing, friendly
  • Polite, patient
  • Service oriented, eager to help

Training, Skills, and Evaluation
Supervision and evaluation of this employee are provided by the Branch Manager/Assistant Branch manager during the 6 month trial basis and then annually each May. Specific training may be offered by members of the professional team from the regional system and Georgia Public Library Service. The employee is expected to be self-directed on day-to-day performance level.

Physical Demands
The nature of this work requires an ability to lift boxes and crates of books of up to 35 lbs. and push filled wheeled book carts. This employee must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time and reach above head, stoop, sit on the floor, and otherwise participate in physical activities with youth.

Working Conditions
Work is typically performed in a climate controlled library, but sometimes requires outdoor activities in parks, recreation centers, or other locations due to the nature of the programs being conducted. This position requires local travel to schools, councils, clubs or organizations to solicit support/donations, and attend meetings and/or training sessions.

This position description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice, in accordance with the needs of the Library. Since no position description can detail all the duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of a job, duties and responsibilities that may be inherent in a job, reasonably required for its performance, or required due to the changing nature of the job shall also be considered part of the jobholder’s responsibility.

To Apply:
. Position title must be included in the subject line.
No phone calls or walk-ins please.


Library Assistant

Part-Time (28 hrs)
Position open until filled
Posted: November 18, 2016
Printable Library Assistant Job Description
To Apply:
. Position title must be included in the subject line.
No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Library Assistant Job Description
The Library Assistant at NGRL works some weekdays and Saturdays to include some evening hours. This employee is often the first person of contact for all aspects of branch library customer service.

Duties
Library Assistant duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Assists with opening or closing routines according to shift assignments; empties book drop
  • Electronically charges/discharges books and other materials to library customers via the library online computer system (PINES)
  • Distributes and receives books for PINES statewide Interlibrary loan through courier service and PINES online HOLDS processing
  • Registers patrons electronically via the library online computer system (PINES), updates and maintains patrons files in database
  • Assists patrons in finding resources in the print collection via searching the PINES Library Online Catalog, writing down the Dewey Decimal Call numbers, and locating materials on the shelf.
  • Assists patrons in the use of electronic resources, including the PINES online catalog and GALILEO Online Databases
  • Assists patrons in the use of photocopier, microform equipment, genealogy room materials
  • Assists patrons in the use of public computers, including the Internet and Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Places Holds on library materials for patrons via the PINES system
  • Monitors all public areas including rest rooms
  • May take on other responsibilities as delegated by the Branch Manager

Qualifications:

  • Ability to provide excellent customer service with a diverse public
  • Skill in meeting and working effectively with the public in a library setting, maintaining appropriate demeanor and pleasant outgoing attitude
  • Ability to communicate clearly, answer the phone, record messages and respond appropriately
  • Ability to operate PINES automated library system, and electronic reference tools (including GALILEO)
  • Working knowledge of Dewey decimal system, general organization of library materials
  • Ability to push loaded book trucks up to 100 pounds and carry loaded mail cartons up to 35 pounds
  • Ability to stand and be on feet several hours at a shift shelving library materials or assisting patrons
  • Ability to meet the schedule of the job
  • Ability to use and instruct others using Windows-based software including Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point; Internet searching; and general computer use to include searching the online catalog of resources

Education
Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School or GED Certificate Required and library and/or computer volunteer or work experience an advantage

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree and/or library experience
  • Bilingual

Training, Supervision, and Evaluation
Training, supervision, and evaluation are provided by the Branch Manager/Assistant Branch Manager. The library assistant must be capable of reasonable maturity and self-direction in performing duties and assuming responsibilities based on assigned tasks.

Work Environment
The library assistant will generally work indoors. Some of the time is spent at the front desk checking patrons in and out. Some of the time is spent on the library floor pushing the library book truck; shelving library materials; assisting library patrons at the computer terminals with software, Internet, research, the online catalog, and genealogy. Some tasks may require bending, stretching, reaching and possibly lifting boxes up to 35 lbs.

To Apply:
. Position title must be included in the subject line.
No phone calls or walk-ins please.


Georgia Northwestern Technical College is hiring a part-time Adult Education Teacher who will be working at the Chatsworth-Murray County Library teaching Adult Education classes.

Adult Education Teacher

Part-Time
Position open until filled
Posted: July 25, 2016
Printable Job Description
To Apply:
All applicants for this job through Georgia Northwestern Technical College must apply using the GNTC Online Job Center.
No phone calls or emails, please.

Adult Education Part-Time Teacher Job Description
Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Adult Education Part Time Teacher. This position is located at the Murray County Library in Chatsworth. This position will involve teaching classes in the ares of language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies, evaluating and recording the students’ progress in attaining goals, and helping students transition to college or career. The successful candidate will develop lesson plans and deliver instruction in Adult Basic Education, Adult Secondary Education and preparation for the General Educational Development (GED) credential. Must be available to teach evening classes, maintain a safe and secure classroom environment, participate in professional development activities, and prepare required documentation and reports.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills along with excellent computer skills. Skilled in integrating technology in the classroom. Prior middle, secondary or post-secondary teaching and classroom management experience in at least one subject area (English, Math, Science or Social Studies) is required.

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in English, Math, Science or Social Studies. Experience teaching academic skills to adult learners. Experience in administering standardized tests. Teaching certification is a plus.

Salary Range and Schedule
$17-$19 per hour depending on years of teaching experience. Classes will meet at the library for two or three evenings per week. There will be six hours of instruction per week plus two hours of planning for a total of eight hours per week. Position and hours based on funding and enrollment.

Application Deadline
Open until filled.

Application Process
All application packets MUST be completed via the GNTC Online Job Center at www.GNTC.edu. We do not accept resumes, transcripts, etc. in any other format except through the Online Job Center. As a part of the application process, interested candidates will also be required to upload documents such as a resume, work reference contact information, and transcripts if applicable. Pursuant to college policy, a thorough background investigation, including a criminal history records check, shall be conducted on all candidates prior to being hired for any position with our college. No phone calls or emails please.

GNTC is a Unit of the Technical College System of Georgia

Equal Opportunity Employer
Georgia Northwestern Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age political affiliation or belief, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). Any violation or questions should be directed to Peggy Cordell, Director of Human Resources, Office A113, One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161, at 706-295-6959; Sonya Briscoe, Special Populations Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator, Office I105, One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161 at 706-295-6932; Sheila Parker, ADA/Section 504 Coordinator and Disability Services Coordinator, Office B115, One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161 at 706-295-6517. Telephone numbers are accessible to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing through the Georgia Relay by dialing 711 or
1-800-255-0056 from a TTY/TDD.

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Northwest Georgia Regional Library System is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. NGRL is a drug free work environment.

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