Careers at the Library

Published: June 17, 2022




Community Services Librarian
Permanent Part-Time Position

 Position Summary

The Wetaskiwin Public Library seeks an energetic Librarian who is committed to excellence in public service, intellectual freedom, and community outreach. The successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills as well as a desire to improve library service in our community. Programming experience is a must. The librarian will also learn and become proficient in all library operations. This position reports to the Manager of Administrative Services.

Duties
Plans, organizes, and conducts programming for adults, seniors, and Indigenous populations in the community. Establishes and maintains community partnerships. Grant writing will be considered an asset. This position is responsible for the management of reference services and technology tutoring. Exemplary customer service skills with proficiency using integrated library systems (ILS) required.

Education and Qualifications

  • MLIS from an accredited Library and Information Studies program.
  • 2 years experience working in a library setting.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Suite, Google Docs, ILS, and other computer software.
  • Experience in a supervisory position.
  • Marketing, advertisement creation, and social media skills are an asset.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Outstanding instructional skills.
  • Completes other related duties as assigned.
  • Valid Alberta driver’s license required

 

Current Schedule for the Position

 

  • This is a 20 to 28 hours per week position.
  • Evening and weekend work may be required.
  • This position has a six-month probation period.
  • Only those selected for interview will be contacted.
  • Posting may be extended until we find the right person for the position.

 

If you are interested in this position, please drop your cover letter, resume and references to the library or email your documents by June 29th, 2022.

 

Close Date: June 29th, 2022                        Email: sbeson@wetaskiwinpubliclibrary.ab.ca

The Wetaskiwin Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.
We celebrate diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

 

The personal information submitted pursuant to this advertisement will be utilized for this Employment Opportunity only and is subject to compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


Library Assistant II
Part-time Term Position

 

Position Summary:

The Wetaskiwin Public Library is seeking an energetic, technologically savvy, customer service-oriented team player with strong organizational skills to join our team. Reporting to the Manager of Administrative Services, Librarian, and LAIII staff, the incumbent is responsible for routine circulation desk duties, shelf maintenance and clerical functions using an Integrated Library System. This is a part- time position beginning July 4th, 2022 (20 to 25 hours per week).

Responsibilities

  • Checking library items in and out to patrons using the Integrated Library System.
  • Greets visitors to the library and assists patrons in-person or on the telephone in a courteous manner.
  • Answer routine inquiries and refer patrons in need of further assistance.
  • Responds to and assists patrons with basic computer, device inquires and databases.
  • Opening and closing routines, including cash handling.
  • Creating, on demand, posters and displays as needed using various software programs.
  • Assisting and implementing library programming as needed.

·  Completes other related duties as assigned.

Education and Qualifications

  • Grade 12 graduate and valid Alberta driver’s license required.
  • Physical ability to lift and move up to twenty (20) pounds.
  • Excellent customer service and organizational skills.
  • Library experience an asset.
  • Strong technology skills and leadership skills.
  • Willingness to learn and flexibility required.

 

Current Schedule for the Position

  • This is a 20 to 25 hours per week position.
  • Evening and weekend work may be required.
  • This position has a three-month probation period.
  • Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

 

 

If you are interested in this position, please drop your cover letter, resume and references to the library or email your documents by June 29th, 2022.

 

Close Date: June 29th, 2022                                             Email: sbeson@wetaskiwinpubliclibrary.ab.ca

The Wetaskiwin Public Library is an equal opportunity employer.
We celebrate diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

 

The personal information submitted pursuant to this advertisement will be utilized for this Employment Opportunity only and is subject to compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.