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Full-time Library Clerk-2, Mount Pleasant

Providence Community Library

Salary:     $13.91 per hr.

Hours:      Full-time, 37.50 hrs. (With Benefits)

Posted:     October 4, 2021

Deadline:  External applications accepted until the position is filled.

Duties:

Check in and check out materials and register borrowers using a computer terminal; shelve books; maintain statistics; other clerical duties or projects as assigned.   Must be flexible to work at other PCL libraries if needed.  This position includes working evening and weekend hours. 

Requirements:

High school graduate. Library experience preferred.  Excellent public service skills. Spanish speaking preferred.

Resume to:

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

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Tutor to Teach Math (grades 3 and 4)

Grant Funded – Temporary Part Time

Maximum 12 hours per week for up to 24 weeks

Math in the House is an intergenerational math enrichment program for third and fourth grade Providence Public School District (PPSD) students and their parents/guardians, taking place at 4 Providence Community Library (PCL) locations beginning January 2022 through May 2022. Math in the House addresses teaching and developing math skills for PPSD students, while also supporting their parents/guardians with family financial literacy and housing information.

Duties

Successful math tutor candidates will receive paid math curriculum training (Eureka! Math and Zearn Math) from PPSD math curricula experts. Math tutor(s) will plan and deliver weekly 1.5 - 2 hour math sessions including online and in person math games and activities for 3rd and 4th grade children, at four PCL libraries, as part of our Math in the House outreach program, funded by RIHousing. Utilizing PPSD online math learning resources, math activities related to the Common Core State Standards, and other math related experiences prepared for 3rd and 4th grades/ability levels, tutors will provide instruction and support to the students and their parents/caregivers. The purpose of this library enrichment program is to help Providence Public School students practice and develop their math proficiency under the guidance of math tutors, which includes a borrowed laptop and hotspot.

Two consecutive 10-week sessions will take place at 4 PCL libraries. Each of the 4 participating PCL libraries will host one weekly meeting for 10 weeks, with the second 10 week series immediately following. The math sessions are scheduled one per day, 4 days per week, enabling tutor candidates to apply to work at multiple sites. The program series for PPSD students will begin January (2022) through May (2022). 

Training for tutors will take place in mid-December (2021). In addition to planning and presenting the weekly math sessions, tutors will also check in with parents/caregivers each week by phone and newsletter. Math tutors will work as a team with the math assistants.

Skills Knowledge and Abilities:

Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

Special interest in mathematics education for children; desire to be creative. Experience teaching math.

Knowledgeable, mature, and concerned with the welfare and academic progress of participants.

Ability to maintain excellent working relationships with the library and PPSD staff, math assistants, youth participants, and parents/caregivers.

Must demonstrate enthusiasm. Be a self-starter. Be flexible.

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in written form.

Manual materials handling required, up to 40 lbs.

Stipend:

Math tutor(s) will be hired as independent contractors and paid $120 each week (per library site). This rate includes program preparation and reporting time. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work at more than one library site.

Apply to: Send an email to Maria Melvin at mmelvin@provcomlib.org, specifying your education, experience, and interest in this position.

Math in the House is funded by a Comprehensive Community Development Grant from RIHousing.


Math Assistant (grades 3 and 4)

Grant Funded – Temporary Part Time

Maximum 12 hours per week for up to 24 weeks

Math in the House is an intergenerational math enrichment program for third and fourth grade Providence Public School District (PPSD) students and their parents/guardians, taking place at 4 Providence Community Library (PCL) locations beginning January 2022 through May 2022. Math in the House addresses teaching and developing math skills for PPSD students, while also supporting their parents/guardians with family financial literacy and housing information.

Duties

Successful math assistant candidates will receive paid math curriculum training (Eureka! Math and Zearn Math) from PPSD math curricula experts. Math assistants will assist the math tutor in delivering weekly 1.5 - 2 hour math sessions including online and in person math games and activities for 3rd and 4th grade children, at four PCL libraries, as part of our Math in the House outreach program, funded by RIHousing. Utilizing  PPSD online math learning resources, math activities related to the Common Core State Standards, and other math related experiences prepared for 3rd and 4th grades/ability levels, assistants will provide support to the math tutor, students and their parents/caregivers. The purpose of this library enrichment program is to help Providence Public School students practice and develop their math proficiency under the guidance of math tutors and math assistants.

Two consecutive 10-week sessions will take place at 4 PCL libraries. Each of the 4 participating PCL libraries will host one weekly meeting for 10 weeks, with the second 10 week series immediately following. The math sessions are scheduled one per day, 4 days per week, enabling math assistant candidates to apply to work at multiple sites. The program series for PPSD students will begin January (2022) through May (2022). 

Training for math assistants will take place in mid-December (2021). In addition to supporting and presenting the weekly math sessions, math assistants will also assist the math tutor with weekly parent/caregiver check-ins by phone and newsletter.

Skills Knowledge and Abilities:

Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

Special interest in mathematics education for children; desire to be creative.

Knowledgeable, mature, and concerned with the welfare and academic progress of participants.

Ability to maintain excellent working relationships with the library and PPSD staff, math tutors, youth participants, and parents/caregivers.

Must demonstrate enthusiasm. Be a self-starter. Be flexible.

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in written form.

Manual materials handling required, up to 40 lbs.

Stipend:

Math assistants will be hired as independent contractors and paid $60 per class (per library site). This rate includes program preparation and reporting time. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work at more than one library site.

Apply to: Send an email to Maria Melvin at mmelvin@provcomlib.org, specifying your education, experience, and interest in this position.

Math in the House is funded by a Comprehensive Community Development Grant from RIHousing.