Job Summary: Seeking a highly motivated and technology savvy individual to act as a part-time temporary Library Assistant for Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh- Teen Services.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Engage teens in creating digital content in a library setting and during outreach to local schools and community centers;
Implement The Labs programing, as designed by the Teen Services’ Digital Learning Lead Librarian;
Collaborate with the Teen and Children’s Specialist at CLP-Beechview and CLP-Hazelwood to integrate the Labs programming across age groups;
Work to develop rapport with the teens in the library and help to fulfill their informational and recreational needs;
Participate in system-wide initiatives and programs, and perform committee work, time-permitting.
The desire to work with school-age children and teens (ages 8-17) in an urban setting;
Experience teaching in an informational environment;
Active engagement in at least two of the following areas, “film-making, photography, musicianship, graphic design/digital art, computer programming, sewing/textiles or other creative pursuits;
Access to reliable transportation and the physical ability to transport equipment and materials to various libraries and outreach locations;
To better reflect the community this position will serve, fluency in Spanish is strongly preferred;
PA State Criminal Background Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, FBI Fingerprint Criminal Records Check and Mandated Reporter Training upon offer of employment.
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Philosophy of Service
Our customers are our first priority. The staff of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh are committed to providing the highest level of service to satisfy the needs of every customer: those who use our facilities, materials, and services; those who access us electronically; the individuals and organizations with whom we interact; and our team of colleagues. We value our role in providing access to a world of information for all people and our impact on the development of a learning society. Our goal is to create a service environment that inspires customer confidence, loyalty and many return visits.
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