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Digital Media Lab Specialist, 20 hours per week - posted 9/6/2016
      It is with a great deal of excitement that the Carmel Clay Public Library is now accepting applications for three part-time positions to staff our new Digital Media Lab that will open later this fall.

The Specialists will monitor, instruct and provide technical support to patrons utilizing digital media equipment, hardware, software, printers, mobile devices and other technologies to learn, create and collaborate in a community maker space environment. Specific duties include:

Greeting visitors and assigning work stations;
Acquiring and maintaining knowledge of the equipment and products available in the Lab;
Assisting patrons with audio/video production equipment, photo editing software, creation software, 3-D printers and other technology by providing help sheets, manuals and instruction;
Performing routine maintenance (cleaning screens, adding paper to printers, etc.) on Lab equipment;
Troubleshooting minor technical problems/malfunctions, reporting major issues to the IT Department;
Contributing to daily record keeping and usage statistics;
Maintaining an inviting atmosphere in the Lab, including light cleaning of work surfaces and emptying waste containers.

This position requires at least one year of related experience, preferably in a public service environment; demonstrated proficiency and experience in assisting others with technology; excellent English communication skills; a strong customer service focus; and a willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies and processes. Experience with audio and video production software (such as Audacity, Garage Band, Final Cut) and the Adobe Create Cloud Suite is desired. A technology- related bachelor's degree is preferred, but consideration will be given to college students pursuing a relevant degree. Candidates must be available to work a varied schedule including day and evening hours and rotating Saturdays.

The physical requirements of this position include good eyesight (ability to accurately read numbers and letters in both print and on screen), hearing, and manual dexterity and the ability to lift and move computers, printers, copiers and other equipment.

The starting pay rate is $14.70 per hour with pro-rated vacation, sick leave, personal leave and holiday benefits.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest and resume or application to Cindy Wenz, Human Resources Manager: cwenz@carmel.lib.in.us

Closes when filled

Young Adult Department Sr. Assistant part-time (24 hrs/wk) - posted 09/20/2016
      CCPL has an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic Young Adult Services team in providing readers' advisory services, bibliographic instruction, and programming for middle school and high school students. Some of the essential duties of the position include, but are not limited to:

assisting patrons of all ages, but particularly teens, in selecting and locating library materials, including downloadable e-books and audiobooks;

providing instruction or assistance in the use of the library's online catalog, electronic databases, online tutoring service, and other computer/digital media resources;

assisting patrons in using the department's laptops, Chromebooks, Internet stations, digital media labs, etc. doing basic online reference, providing basic instruction on Microsoft Office products, and performing basic computer troubleshooting;

planning, conducting, supervising and evaluating programs and activities (guest speakers, crafts, summer reading, volunteer activities, field trips, etc.);

contributing to displays, newsletters, blogs, social media (Snapchat, Instagram, FaceBook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.) and other publications as assigned;

recommending additions to the Young Adult collection and assisting with maintenance of the collection;

contributing content to the Young Adult page of the library's Web site and Intranet and working with teen volunteers to create content for social media;

participating in library-wide strategic activities and self-directed learning programs.

The requirements for this position include a relevant bachelor's degree, at least one year of experience working with teens, familiarity with young adult literature and related electronic resources, excellent communication skills, and competency in the use of computers, the Internet, and relevant software. Library education, experience or certification is preferred.

Candidates must be able to accurately read numbers and letters in both print and on screen; bend, kneel, stoop and reach to retrieve and/or shelve materials; lift and carry library materials and manipulate loaded book carts; work flexible hours including some day, evening and weekend hours that may vary from week to week.

The starting pay rate is $14.70 per hour with pro-rated vacation, holiday, sick leave and personal leave benefits.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest and resume or application to Cindy Wenz, Human Resources Manager, cwenz@carmel.lib.in.us

Closes when filled


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