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Braswell Memorial Library: Job Opportunity

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Part-time Youth Services Associate: Raising-a-Reader

POSITION TITLE: Part-time Youth Services Associate: Raising-a-Reader

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Youth Services

Hours: Part-time 8:00 am – 12:00 noon Monday –Friday during the regular school year

Occasional evening and weekend responsibilities

Rate of Pay: $17.25/hour

Position Summary

If you have a passion for children and literacy, consider joining the Raising-a-Reader team at Braswell Library. Raising-a-Reader story presenters plan and deliver story time programming at child care centers and NC PreK classrooms in Nash and Edgecombe counties. They conduct pre and post program survey assessments with parents to gauge the success of the program. Working together, the team plans and conducts literacy based workshops for parents and teachers to emphasis successful story sharing techniques. Candidates invited to interview will create a story time presentation in response to a prompt.

Education and experience

Associate degree required. Preferred qualifications include: a degree in early childhood education, experience working with young children, experience preparing and presenting story time programming. Ability to speak Spanish is desirable, but not required.

Physical Requirements

Work is typically performed while sitting, standing, bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee frequently lifts light objects, occasionally lifts heavy objects.

Additional Requirements:

Must have, or have the ability to obtain, a valid North Carolina driver’s license.

Available: July 1, 2021

Apply By: June 15, 2021

Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to hr@braswell-library.org

Part Time Youth Services Associate

POSITION TITLE: Youth Services Associate Part-Time

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Youth Services

Hours: This position will work two evenings per week and every other Saturday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 2:30pm – 7:30 pm and Saturday, 8:30am – 5:30pm. Hours may vary to meet the needs of the library.

Salary: Minimum starting wage of $11.00/hour

Position Summary

The incumbent in this position will be a member of the Youth Services team. Under the supervision of the Department Manager, he or she will provide customer services including, reader’s advisory, helping children and adults find books and other materials, helping patrons use the computers, and assisting with program activities.

Education and experience

High School diploma or equivalent is required. An associate’s degree or higher is preferred. One to three years’ experience working in a library or working with children preferred. Spanish language skills are a plus.

Additional Requirements:

Must have, or have the ability to obtain, a valid North Carolina driver’s license.

Available: Immediately

Apply By: May 31, 2021

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to hr@braswell-library.org