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ReaderShip Assistant

Gail Borden Public Library
Job Description
Are you a friendly, outgoing person? If you are energized by serving the public and working with children and families, this is a great opportunity! Gail Borden Public Library is looking for a ReaderShip Assistant to join the Community Service and Program Development Division. As ReaderShip Assistant, you will be responsible for delivering Storytimes and other programs to children and families in both English and Spanish. The ideal candidate must have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills. This position is based at the Main Library, but involves delivering programs throughout various locations within the library district.
The mix of duties includes, but is not limited to:
·         Assembling and presenting storykits
·         Preparing and presenting Storytime programs in English and Spanish at preschools, daycare centers, and community events with children and families
·         Assisting the ReaderShip Associate with planning and presenting parent education sessions related to children's books, reading, and library services
·         Attending community events and meetings, representing the Library in a positive and professional manner
Qualifications:
·         High school diploma or equivalent
·         Demonstrated proficiency in written and verbal communication skills in English and Spanish
·         Must have successful experience working with young children in group settings
·         Ability to drive a vehicle and possess a valid driver's license, proof of insurance and a clean driving record (a copy of the driving record will be requested upon hire)
·         Knowledge and experience with basic computer applications and mobile devices
18 hours per week; schedule is mostly weekdays, however, it may include occasional evening and weekend hours depending on scheduled events
Hourly Rate:  $15.16 per hour
APPLICATION DEADLINE:   FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017
Please submit a cover letter, resume AND Employment Application to jobs@gailborden.info or to: Gail Borden Public Library, C/o Human Resources, 270 N. Grove Avenue, Elgin, IL 60120. Click here for the Employment Application. Applications are also available at the Main Library’s Administration Office, Customer Service Desk and Rakow and South Elgin Branches.
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