Children Specialist

Posted on: April 01, 2024 • Category: (none)

Apply By: May 31, 2024
No. of Jobs: 1
Job Type: Full-Time
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $10.39 - $14.00 per experience
Education: High School

Tina Knowles
Phone 1: 620-663-5441
Fax: 620-663-9506
Hutchinson Public Library
Hutchinson Public Library
901 N Main St
Hutchinson, Kansas, Kansas 67501
United States
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REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Aptitude for library work; good understanding of basic aims and services of libraries; Understanding of business and library ethics with relation to sensitive information; initiative; resourcefulness; good judgment; orderliness; accuracy; tact; adaptability; ability to get along with others; compassionate; courteous; displays leadership qualities; ability to make decisions; ability to communicate pleasantly and effectively with library staff and general public, especially children and young adults. Regular attendance and punctuality is essential.


Helps prepare and implement specialized programs of the library for ages from birth to teen including: baby time, toddler time, preschool storytime, school aged programs, teen programs, family programs, Summer Reading Program, Summer Celebration, and interacting with Young Adult Advisory Board members Using knowledge of youth developmental stages/milestones to assist young patrons and families at the library Performs circulation functions & assists with registration of new patrons. Shelves library materials Receive and direct phone calls Assists patrons with selection of library materials Assists with creating and promoting library’s services and events Assists with decorating the departments (Youth and YA), creating book displays, and coming up with passive programs on a monthly basis in collaboration with YS staff Other associated duties as assigned

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WORK ATMOSPHERE: Work involves dealing with the public and staff, working in an office environment and some travel outside the library, creative and flexible.

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