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Children's & Youth Services Senior Assistant REVISED (20 hours per wee - posted 4/12/2018
      The Senior Assistant will be heavily involved in our Questers program, assisting young patrons in developing STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) skills utilizing technology and traditional tools. Specific duties include but are not limited to:

design and present or co-present a wide variety of programs for children of all ages with emphasis on challenge programs for 8- to 12-year-olds;

facilitate groups of children in the completion of independent technology and maker-based projects;

assist children and their caregivers in selecting and locating library materials;

provide instruction or assistance in the use of the library's online catalog, electronic databases, and other computer resources;

attend external events and conduct offsite programming at community locations as assigned, requiring occasional travel;

purchase program materials and supplies within budgetary framework;

accurately record and maintain program attendance and other department statistics;

participate in designing strategies to effectively market children's programs.

Minimum qualifications for this position include a bachelor's degree in education, child development, technology or other relevant discipline; at least one year of experience working with groups of children, preferably in a library or educational setting; ability to effectively present programs to both children and adults; familiarity with children's literature and electronic resources; excellent communication and customer service skills; proficiency in conducting Internet searches and navigating websites; familiarity with social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Candidates must also be comfortable with current technology and enjoy learning new technologies/devices as they become available. Familiarity with educational technology such as robots, drones, circuitry, etc. is strongly preferred.

Physical demands include being able to drive to other locations and load/unload materials used for outreach and programming.

The preferred work schedule is 3-9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 2-8 p.m. on Thursdays, plus one Friday evening (until 7 p.m.), one Saturday (9-5) and one Sunday (1-5) per month.

Starting pay rate is $15.52 per hour with pro-rated leave benefits.

To apply, please submit a letter summarizing your interest in and qualifications for the position, together with a current resume, to Cindy Wenz via email: cwenz@carmel.lib.in.us

Closes when filled


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