Adult & Teen Services Coordinator 

MPL is growing! We’re expanding our services and collections and are looking for someone who is versatile, creative and friendly who wants to make a difference in their community. A dedication to customer service and a strong commitment to helping others is a must.  We’re looking for someone who wants to help us in our mission and who sees themselves growing a career at the library.

Reporting directly to the Community Engagement Coordinator, the Adult & Teen Services Coordinator is a programming and collections guru. This position is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of library programs and outreach initiatives for adults and teens in our community.  The Coordinator is also responsible for the development and maintenance of the adult and teen collections as well as volunteer opportunities in both areas. Evening and weekend work is required.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assessing with the Community Programs Supervisor, the Head of Children’s Services and the Programming Library Assistant (the “Programming Team), the programming needs of the community and library.
  • Responsible for the creation, delivery and evaluation of programming for adults & teens. May coordinate with other staff on programming for children & tweens as required.
  • Participates in the development, implementation and maintenance of a dedicated teen space within the library
  • Maintains the collections for teens and adults, including acquisitions, deselection, inventory, and budgeting.
  • Responsible for reference and reader’s advisory services, including bibliographic queries, subject queries and quick reference.
  • Proactively seeks opportunities to partner with community based businesses and organizations to deliver new library-related programs.
  • Provides statistics and other reports as required.
  • Representation of the Library on cross functional committees and at workshops as required.
  • Assists on the information desk and circulation desk as needed.
  • Performs other duties as required to support library operations.

What do you need to bring to this position?

  • Minimum of a grade 12 high school diploma. Library related education would be considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of ,interest in and experience in delivering services for teens and adults.
  • Thorough knowledge of procedures and skills applicable to collection development.
  • 2-4 years of experience in a public library environment.
  • High degree of technological literacy, including the proficient use of the Microsoft Office Suite, social media. Experience with WordPress and other technologies would be considered an asset.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Effective and creative problem solving and trouble-shooting skills.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
  • A satisfactory Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening is required.

Hours:            FT – 35 hours per week, evening & weekend work is required

Supervisor:    Community Engagement Coordinator

Pay range:  $20.43 – $25.54 per hour

 

Posting Date: August 18th, 2017                      Closing Date: September 1st, 2017

Please apply before 5:00pm on the closing date, by submitting your resume via email, or by dropping your resume off at the library to:

Crystal Witzke

CEO & Chief Librarian

Midland Public Library

320 King Street

Midland, ON

L4R 3M6

E-mail: careers@midlandlibrary.com

* Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted*

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

 

 

 

Student Page

Reporting to the Senior Circulation Clerk, the Student Page is a customer service master who is able to thrive in a rapidly changing environment.   This includes maintenance of the Library’s collections and providing support to ensure high levels of customer service. Evening & weekend work is required.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the shelving of library materials.
  • Assessing the use of the collection including shifting it for better use and weeding materials based on condition and use as guided by Library staff
  • Identifies and withdraws materials in need of repair and passes these items on to the Senior Circulation Clerk.
  • Provides informal instruction and assistance to build skills of library users, including the use of self-check equipment & library catalogues.
  • Performs other duties as required to support library operations including assisting with programming and on the information and circulation desks as needed.

 

What do you need to bring to this position?

  • A motivated and outgoing personality with a passion for helping the community with a willingness to grow and take on additional responsibilities and tasks to support library services.
  • Ability to utilize an automated library system and familiarity with computer software and the Internet.
  • Ability to sort items alphabetically and numerically with accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and to project a positive, helpful image to the public.
  • Ability to cooperate with other staff to ensure effective and efficient delivery of library service.
  • Physical requirements: This position will include periods of frequent standing, bending, lifting and moving library book carts of materials.

 

Posting Date: August 18th, 2017                      Closing Date: September 1st, 2017

Please apply before 5:00pm on the closing date, by submitting your resume via email, or by dropping your resume off at the library to:

Amy Clennett

Senior Circulation Clerk

Midland Public Library

320 King Street

Midland, ON

L4R 3M6

E-mail: aclennett@midlandlibrary.com 

* Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted*

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE