Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Job Opportunity at the Dover Public Library


Part-time Library Assistant I, Children’s Room Circulation Desk:
Average 12 HOURS/week: rotating weekly schedule includes some morning, afternoon, evening, and Saturday hours (availability for occasional extra subbing a plus).

We are seeking an outgoing person with experience in storytelling or performance for children, either in a library or classroom setting. This person will be responsible for conducting Wednesday morning Drop-In Story Times at the library, year-round for 2-5 year olds in groups up to 25. Responsibilities also include pre-planning of themes, selection and recitation of stories, performing songs and fingerplays.
The ideal candidate will also have a good knowledge of children’s literature, a background (academic degree or practical experience) in early childhood education, well-developed customer relations skills, and familiarity with computer technology. Public library experience not required, but highly desirable.
Other duties include checking library materials in and out, registering new borrowers, providing readers’ advisory services, guidance in locating library materials, and assisting patrons in the use of computers. Duties may also include creating displays & materials to promote reading.

Hourly rate is $12.09
Position is open until closed.
Starting date: February 18, 2013

Benefits include vacation, holiday and sick leave on a proportional basis.

The job vacancy announcement is available in the Children’s Room or at http://1.usa.gov/ULqSPB A supplemental job description may be read at: http://1.usa.gov/VWyl1v

Applications may be picked up at the City Manager’s Office at City Hall, or downloaded at http://1.usa.gov/UFYAbS . All completed applications must be returned to the City Manager’s Office or mailed to:

Office of the City ManagerCity of Dover
288 Central Avenue
Dover, NH 03820
(Completed applications may not be faxed or emailed.)

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