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We are hiring for the following two positions:  Digital Services Coordinator and a Summer Student.  Please scroll below to see the information.

The West Grey Public Library

Invites applications for the following

Digital Services Coordinator

The West Grey Public Library is seeking a team member who is excited about learning, inspire the people around them, and can thrive in a technologically evolving environment.  Our staff are passionate about helping our community.

The Digital Services Coordinator is responsible for monitoring technology trends, the ILS (Integrated Library System), the website and some social media and technical training and support to library staff and patrons. Will also operate and backup the circulation desk for specified shifts.

Description

  • Manage and develop the website

  • Manage, enhance and expand the library’s digital services, such as electronic resources

  • Act as staff support for library systems including software, hardware, and ILS (Integrated Library System) system settings, upgrades and integration of resources

  • Coordinate promotion of electronic resources and databases through social media

  • Provide technical support to staff and patrons

  • Create, review and evaluate the Technology Plan

  • Make recommendations for policies

  • Uses circulation system to record new members, loans, returns, charges and fees  

  • Is responsible for library patrons and facilities (client concerns, security, closing etc.) as required

Desirable Training and Experience:

  • A college diploma or equivalent in technology

  • Thorough, practical, knowledge of current technologies, devices and social media

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience in customer service role is an asset

  • Available to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, at all branches of the library system

  • Valid driver’s licence and reliable transportation

Hours

  • Part-time up to 30 hours a week

Qualified individuals please submit a resume and cover letter no later than 5pm, Friday May 13th, 2022 to:

West Grey Public Library

453 Garafraxa St. S.

Durham, ON

N0G 1R0

Attention: Kim Storz-Chief Librarian/CEO

Fax: 1-519-369-9966

Email: kim@westgreylibrary.com

(We thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted)

 

The West Grey Public Library

Invites applications for the following

Summer Student Position

Salary: $15.00 /hour

Start Date: June 2022   End date: Friday August 26, 2022

Description

  • Assist with the development and implementation of all activities associated with the summer reading club at all branches
  • Ensures program materials and supplies are prepared in advance and program areas are kept clean and tidy
  • Distribute posters and flyers to the appropriate locations
  • Decorate the children’s areas of all branches for the summer reading club
  • Record reading progress of participants in accordance to the prescribed manner
  • Evaluate the programme’s strength and weaknesses and fill out the required information
  • Assist patrons in finding appropriate level materials
  • Maintain the children’s area in a neat and appealing manner

Additional information:

Qualifications:

  • Must be returning to school in September
  • Valid Standard First Aid certification
  • Minimum 1-year previous experience in a leadership role with children and youth
  • Motivated and outgoing personality with a passion for helping the community and the ability to think outside the box
  • Knowledge of children’s literature, arts and crafts and computers

Hours

  • 35 hours per week

Please submit resume with cover letter no later than May 13th, 2022, by 5pm.

West Grey Public Library

453 Garafraxa St. S.

Durham, ON

N0G 1R0

Attention: Kim Storz-Chief Librarian/CEO

Fax: 1-519-369-9966

Email: kim@westgreylibrary.com

(The West Grey Public Library thanks all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.)