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Position: Children's Services Coordinator
Reports to: Youth Services Supervisor
FLSA Status: Part-time; 25 hours/week
Benefits: Not eligible for benefits
Pay: $13-$14/hour depending on experience
Deadline: Open until filled
Lake County Public Library serves a population of approximately 7,750 residents. LCPL has a committed staff dedicated to facilitating equal access to services, community building, innovation, intellectual freedom, literacy, and lifelong learning. Each member of our library team is integral to the success of our organization. We value vision, hard work, collaboration, and creative problem-solving.
We are looking for an energetic Youth Services Coordinator who is passionate about early literacy and childhood development, enjoys working with young people and families, and is excited to connect with the Leadville/Lake County community. In coordination with library staff and under the supervision of the Youth Services Supervisor, the Children's Services Coordinator supports library operations by assisting in the planning and implementation of programs that promote literacy and lifelong learning. These programs include storytimes, summer reading events, and outreach in the community (storytime, enrichment activities, and book distribution both at the library and off-site at locations throughout Leadville).
Candidates with Spanish language skills are strongly encouraged to apply.
Planning, preparing, and delivering programming to children ages 0-11 and families
Enforcing library policies
Keeping current with new technologies and children’s literature
Performing related duties as assigned
Cooperates as a team member with library staff in performing essential library duties, including circulation, and participates in special projects as needed
Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, and additional education preferred; 1 -2 years of experience working with children preferred; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Willingness and ability to be active during programming and events as well as deliver programming in an outdoor setting.
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with staff and supervisors
Work independently with minimal supervision
Understand and follow directions
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, coworkers and the general public
Work well with children and foster their interest in reading and learning
The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills; a competence in technology; be creative, positive and promote excellent customer service
Bilingual in English and Spanish
Experience working with children
To apply, email the following to Sadie Rehm: email@example.com
Open until filled