The library is now accepting applications for the following position:
Part-time
Adult Programming Coordinator/Library Assistant 
Statement of Duties

The Adult Programming Coordinator/Library Assistant assists with adult programming and adult outreach for the library. This position works directly with the public and will fill any support position needed in the library. Performs other duties as required.
 
Supervision
Works under the direct supervision of the Library Director.
 
Essential Functions
The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
  • Works in any department or area as needed
  • Assists with programs as needed
  • Plans, promotes, and conducts adult library programs
  • Plans, promotes, and conducts adult outreach to the community
  • Researches, makes contact with, and negotiates with potential program presenters and performers
  • Compiles evaluations for programs, events, and exhibits
  • Represents the library on various planning committees for local organizations and events as deemed appropriate by the Library Director
  • Assists with the creation and distribution of flyers and announcements
  • Assists with maintaining the library’s website and social media accounts
  • Adheres to programming budgets and maintains programming statistics
  • Assist with proctoring duties
  • Instructs patrons in the use of online/database resources
  • Assists with patron computer questions as needed
  • Assists patrons with their personal devices
  • Assist with inputting new patron card information
  • Assist patrons in locating materials in all departments
 
Knowledge, Ability and Skill
                Thorough knowledge of:
  • Library policies and procedures, including automated circulation systems.
  • Circulation, Youth Services, Cataloging department operations. 
  • Personal devices such as iPads, iPhones, Android Devices and laptop computers
 
                Ability to:
  • Assist public in using online resources
  • Assist public in using personal devices and laptop computers
  • Work independently
  • Present public programs
  • Provide excellent public relations to community
  • Handle a great many details, some simultaneously, with accuracy
  • Communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing
  • Research information for a wide variety of library users
  • Provide excellent customer service to patrons
  • Have a neat personal appearance
  • Have an emotionally stable; pleasing manner
  • Have a valid Alabama Driver’s License
 
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduate from High School and two years of relevant experience in planning and presenting programs in a public setting
 
Physical Requirements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, grasp, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, talk and hear. Hand-eye coordination necessary to operate computers and various office equipment. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop and crouch.
 
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
 
 
To apply submit an application and resume to lmilam@appl.info. You may download an application here