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Youth Services Librarian L1 – L2, Rochambeau

Salary:     $19.86 per hour

Hours:      Full-time 37 ½ hrs per week w/Benefits

Posted:     May 11, 2018

Deadline: Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Duties

Providence Community Library is searching for a Youth Services Librarian to work in a busy, neighborhood library.  The Youth Services Librarian plans and implements a comprehensive program of service especially, emergent literacy, to young library users, and may provide professional support to more than one neighborhood library.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  selecting and purchasing library materials aimed at children and youth, planning, developing, coordinating and executing programs designed to serve children from infants to teens; providing reader’s advisory and reference assistance to parents, teachers and caregivers to develop pre-literacy and literacy skills to children; assisting patrons, particularly children and youth, in researching information on a wide variety of subjects,

developing relationships and programs for and with local schools, early childcare centers, and other youth-serving organizations in the neighborhood; creating a welcoming environment in the children’s area which provides for enjoyable and productive use of library resources.

Qualifications:

MLS from an ALA accredited school.  Experience working as a Youth Services Librarian. Classification (L1 or L2) will depend on experience as a youth services librarian.  Spanish speaking a plus. 

Send resume, cover letter, and three references to:

Maria Melvin, HR Manager, mmelvin@provcomlib.org, (401) 467-2700 x. 1606.


Adult Services Librarian L-1, Mount Pleasant Library 

Salary Range:  $19.86-25.59 per hour

Hours:  Full time w/Benefits

Posted: April 24, 2018

Deadline:  Internal applications submitted by May 1st, will be considered first.  External applications accepted until the position is filled.

Duties

Responsible for the direct provision of services to the adults and teens of the Mount Pleasant Community Library.  Primary duties include the provision of reference and readers advisory assistance, collection development, and teen, adult, and community programs that are relevant to the populations served.

The Adult Services Librarian participates in the development of library service at the library as well as in community outreach activity, and oversees volunteer workers.  Coverage at other libraries and departments as needed.  Hours include some evenings and weekends.

Requirements

MLS from and ALA accredited library school.  A strong background in programming and in bibliographic instruction is preferred. Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred but not required.

Send resume, cover letter and three references to:  
Maria Melvin, HR Manager, mmelvin@provcomlib.org, (401) 467-2700 x.1606.


Youth Services Librarian L1 – L2, Rochambeau

Salary:     $19.86 per hour

Hours:      Full-time 37 ½ hrs per week w/Benefits

Posted:     April 12, 2018

Deadline: Internal applications accepted through Thursday, April 19.  Outside applications accepted until the position is filled.

Duties
Providence Community Library is searching for a Youth Services Librarian to work in a busy, neighborhood library.  The Youth Services Librarian plans and implements a comprehensive program of service especially, emergent literacy, to young library users, and may provide professional support to more than one neighborhood library.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  selecting and purchasing library materials aimed at children and youth, planning, developing, coordinating and executing programs designed to serve children from infants to teens; providing reader’s advisory and reference assistance to parents, teachers and caregivers to develop pre-literacy and literacy skills to children; assisting patrons, particularly children and youth, in researching information on a wide variety of subjects,developing relationships and programs for and with local schools, early childcare centers, and other youth-serving organizations in the neighborhood; creating a welcoming environment in the children’s area which provides for enjoyable and productive use of library resources.

Qualifications
MLS from an ALA accredited school.  Experience working as a Youth Services Librarian. Classification (L1 or L2) will depend on experience as a Youth Services Librarian.  Spanish speaking a plus. 

Send resume, cover letter, and three references to:

Maria Melvin, HR Manager, mmelvin@provcomlib.org, (401) 467-2700 x. 1606.

MLS from an ALA accredited school.  Demonstrated experience working with children is essential. Spanish speaking a plus.

Send resume, cover letter, and three references to:

Maria Melvin, HR Manager, mmelvin@provcomlib.org, (401) 467-2700 x. 1606.

On-Call Temporary Custodian Positions

Rate:           $15.00 per hour

Status:        Temp/On-call

Posted:       March 23, 2018

Deadline:   Applications accepted until positions are filled.

Providence Community Library is looking for temp staff to perform custodial duties and be on-call to work in any of our nine neighborhood libraries and offices.

Duties include:  dust shelves, furniture and fixtures, sweep, dry mop and vacuum floors; empty waste baskets and discard other materials; clean rest rooms and staff lounges; replace paper goods; soap and other toilet articles.

As needed:  strip and wax floors, vacuum and shampoo carpets; window cleaning; sweep and clean stairwells and elevators; clean excessive dirt brought into the buildings due to inclement weather; shovel snow and clear steps, walkways, and sidewalks during and after snowstorms; set up and break down meeting rooms for library events as they occur; outdoor care of library grounds; other duties as assigned.

Requirements:  High school graduation or equivalent and some experience cleaning commercial buildings preferred. Must speak and read English.  Must be able to lift 50 lbs., and must be physically able to push, lift, bend, stoop, kneel, and work with repetitive motions.  Driver’s license and a BCI check are required.  Must own vehicle for short travel between buildings. 

Retirees welcome.

Please send a brief overview of previous work experience and three references to:

Maria Melvin at mmelvin@provcomlib.org


Temp/On-call Library Clerks

Salary:     $12.14 per hr.

Hours:      Part-time, on-call status (no benefits)

Posted:     January 23, 2018

Deadline:  Applications accepted until position(s) is filled.

The Providence Community Library is looking for temporary staff to perform clerical duties and be on-call to work in any of our nine neighborhood libraries.

Duties include:  patron registration, checkout, check-in, shelving materials, providing directional assistance to phone inquiries, and assist with clerical duties in other departments as needed.  A high school diploma and a good customer service attitude are required; familiarity with Sierra is preferred.

Apply to:

Send resume, cover letter and three references to Maria Melvin, HR Manager, mmelvin@provcomlib.org.  Or call 401-467-2700 x.1606 for more information. 


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