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Date Published: 03/02/2017
Open Competitive Examination #: NonePromotional Examination #: None
Application Deadline: 03/10/2017Application Filing Fee (Non-Refundable): $0.00

Onondaga County Public Library is seeking a qualified part-time Librarian Assistant to work at the Paine Branch Library 17 hours per week. The successful candidate will actively engage with teens, providing programs and services that help them grow into lifelong learners, prepare them for college and careers and build the knowledge and skills they need to be productive in the 21st century.

Paine Branch Library, one of eight branches in the city of Syracuse, is located in Eastwood and serves a dynamic community. This position will work in collaboration with city staff, area schools and community groups to build and engage Paineís teen patron base.

Job Responsibilities:
Specialized area of responsibility:
Develop and provide programming, both passive and formal, that engages teens
Develop and provide opportunities for teens to develop leadership skills and contribute to their community
Oversee the Teen Summer Learning Program and provide related programming
Provide outreach to neighboring schools
Facilitate Paineís Teen Advisory Board meetings and coordinate teen volunteer opportunities at the library
Represent OCPL and Paine Branch at community events, such as school fairs, Farmerís Market, etc.

General duties will include:
Provide direct public service, including computer and technology assistance
Serve as back-up for story times and other childrenís programming
Enter events and programs in OCPLís online calendar
Maintain the Teen Collection and assist with collection development through purchase suggestions and weeding
Perform other duties as needed

Required and/or preferred knowledge, skills and experience:
Knowledge of teen literature and evolving teen pop culture
Excellent customer service skills
Creativity and ability to think outside the box
Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated social media proficiency
Proficiency with Windows Operating System, web searching, standard MS Office applications and downloadable devices

Pay Rate:
$24.43 per hour

Bachelorís degree from a regionally accredited college or university
1-3 years of relevant experience preferred
Strong technology background

Must be available to work up to 17 hours per week, including rotating Saturdays
and some Monday and Tuesday evenings

To Apply: Send resume and letter of interest by March 10, 2017 to Janet Park at JPark@onlib.org.

Or mail to: Onondaga County, Public Library, 447 S. Salina St., Syracuse, NY 13202, Attn. Janet Park.

Paine Branch Library is located at 113 Nichols Ave, Syracuse, NY 13206
Phone 315-435-5442 Fax 315-435-3553 www.onlib.org
Susan Mitchell, Executive Director

"Onondaga County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer"