Title: Part-time Library Associate I
Organization: Lorain Public Library
Location: Domonkas Branch Library
Hours: Part-time, 29 hours per week, including evenings and weekends
Salary: $13.132 per hour
Principal Duties: Assists patrons on the selection, organization and interpretation of library materials. Answers reference questions in person or by telephone and conducts the needed research involved. Conducts education and training of patrons and patron groups. Reads and evaluates reviews and recommends materials for selection; continually reviews collection for the purpose of removing old or infrequently used materials. Participates in materials selection for one or more subject fields. Monitors and suggests corrections to the online catalog. Plans and presents programs for children and adults. Gives book talks to library and to civic groups and writes book reviews. Attends professional meetings, pertinent workshops and serves on system-wide and professional committees. Plans and prepares displays, bulletin boards, bibliographies, and webliographies. May coordinate literacy program for adults. May select books for rotating collections, home bound, nursing homes, books by mail, agencies, or other libraries. May provide services to special populations.
Bachelor's degree required; major or minor in library science or media services preferred. Relevant experience and training that demonstrates creativity and success in working with people in groups, especially young children. Knowledge of IBM-PC hardware and software applications desirable. Good knowledge of popular reading interests and materials for adults and children required. Library experience desirable. May do some computer programming.
Contact: Administrative Office, Lorain Public Library System, 351 Sixth Street, Lorain, Ohio 44052 or call 440-244-1192, Ext 221 to request an application packet.
Submit: None Given
Deadline: 5:00 p.m., 9/19/03