Requisition Code: 2014:BRSVS-040
Job Title: Early Education Library Associate
Current Status: Open
Job Type: Customer Service/Library Services
Salary Grade: B24/B31 Full-Time
FT/PT Status: Classified Full Time
Hours per Week: 40
Deadline: September 14, 2014
Do you want the chance at:
EARLY EDUCATION LIBRARY ASSOCIATE
As an Early Education Library Associate you play a critical role in making a positive impact in our community. You are passionate about promoting Library services and programs, seeking to provide pro-active service. You will support and be actively engaged and involved with all facets of early literacy at the Branch level, perform outreach to assigned community and schools, develop and implement programs for early learners in consultation with Branch Manager and Youth Services staff, serve as a liaison with the Youth Services Department, and provide input for early learning collection development. Plan and host Toddler Time and Pre-school Story time, and extension activities; determine community Youth Literacy programming gaps and develop, plan, implement and conduct creative programs and activities beneficial to the local community to encourage the use of the library by early learners; and maintain and cultivate working relationships with pre-schools, elementary school librarians, teachers, principals, parent groups and community organizations. You are the first impression of the library, assisting customers of all ages with their information needs and resource recommendations. You consistently ensure support in all areas of daily branch operations including registering new customers, assisting with technology needs, locating and processing library materials, and resolving customer account issues. You wow both internal and external customers with your efficient and courteous service.
Here is what you need to have:
What we are looking for:
– Passion for serving the public
– Excellent problem solving skills
– Technology savvy
– Proven ability to deliver exemplary customer experience
– Positive team player who is excited to get the job done
– Top-notch communication skills and attention to detail
– Outstanding customer service experience of at least one year
– Completed Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education/Development or related field
– Experience in Early Childhood Development is highly preferred
Information you need:
Your job will involve you being on the move in our libraries: You need to stand, walk, crouch, stoop, squat, twist, climb, push/pull up to 50 pounds occasionally, up to 20 pounds frequently, and up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.
Some of our outstanding benefits:
– Opportunity to work with an award winning library team
– Cutting edge library resources and technology
– Health, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance
– Paid Holidays
– Annual & Sick Leave
– Teachers Retirement and other retirement savings plans
How to join our team: Please submit an application online at https://jobs.gwinnettpl.org/AppSelfService.aspx.
Remember to apply by September 14, 2014.
**Please note while your geographic location is considered, your application with GCPL indicates your willingness to work at any of our 15 branch locations. Schedule varies to cover branch hours including nights and weekends.
We are an equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.
We participate in E-Verify
Sign language interpretation and other accommodations for individuals with disabilities will be made upon request for the interview.
All successful candidates must pass a background investigation and MVR check, as applicable.