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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.

Review of Applications will begin on August 8, 2022. Please apply early for first consideration.

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