Available Positions: Children’s Assistant


Part-Time Children’s Assistant I

Under general supervision, oversees Children’s Department and responsibilities associated with position including:

  • Assisting Youth Services Coordinator with Children’s Programming
  • Answering patron questions about the library collection
  • Assisting patrons of all ages with research

The successful candidate will be required to assist in the Children’s Department.

The position is 16 hours a week.

The schedule is non-negotiable.

  • Monday: 9am-12pm
  • Tuesday: 9am-6pm
  • Wednesday: 9am-2pm
  • Thursday-Saturday: OFF

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and knowledge of library automation and computer applications.

Preferred Qualifications (In addition to the minimum qualifications):

  • Comfortable working with children.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Good public speaking skills.
  • Ability to verbally communicate in person and on the telephone.
  • Prior library experience strongly preferred.
  • Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of a public library, to include knowledge of reference materials and online databases.

Physical Demands:

The employee occasionally lifts or moves objects of a light to medium weight, up to 25 pounds. The ability to speak clearly, hear and understand at a normal conversational level is required. Work is typically performed in an office environment with intermittent sitting, standing, or walking in various settings. Full range of hand and finger motion is required for data entry purposes.

Salary/Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with education and work experience.

Application Deadline:

For best consideration, applications should be received by

December 1st, 2017

Position considered open until filled. Candidates must pass a criminal background check.


Part-Time Children’s Assistant II

Under general supervision, oversees Children’s Department and responsibilities associated with position including:

  • Assisting Youth Services Coordinator with Children’s Programming
  • Answering patron questions about the library collection
  • Assisting patrons of all ages with research

The successful candidate will be required to assist in the Children’s Department.

The position is 16 hours a week.

The schedule is non-negotiable.

  • Monday: OFF
  • Tuesday: OFF
  • Wednesday: 3pm-7pm
  • Thursday: 9am-6pm
  • Friday: OFF
  • Saturday: 10am-2pm

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and knowledge of library automation and computer applications.

Preferred Qualifications (In addition to the minimum qualifications):

  • Comfortable working with children.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Good public speaking skills.
  • Ability to verbally communicate in person and on the telephone.
  • Prior library experience strongly preferred.
  • Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of a public library, to include knowledge of reference materials and online databases.

Physical Demands:

The employee occasionally lifts or moves objects of a light to medium weight, up to 25 pounds. The ability to speak clearly, hear and understand at a normal conversational level is required. Work is typically performed in an office environment with intermittent sitting, standing, or walking in various settings. Full range of hand and finger motion is required for data entry purposes.

Salary/Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with education and work experience.

Application Deadline:

For best consideration, applications should be received by

December 1st, 2017

Position considered open until filled. Candidates must pass a criminal background check.


Instructions for completing the employment application for all open positions

Applications will only be accepted for those position(s) which are currently open and advertised and must be received no later than the application close date. If applying for more than one position, list all positions for which you are applying for. “Any,” “Open,” etc. will not be accepted.

To be considered individuals must submit ALL of the following:

1. Application Application for Employment Link
2. Cover letter
3. Resume
4. Reference list with three (3) professional references. Include this list separately or as part of your Resume.

If emailing your application, please include “Employment Application” in the subject line. Also, electronic application submissions should have your name typed into the “Applicant Signature” field of the form.

General information about application follow-up, interviews, and employment:

Applicants are to be conscientious of the schedule for the position(s) for which they are applying. We suggest that job candidates arrive at least 10 minutes prior to their interview time and plan for about an hour to complete the interview process. Job candidates may be required to take a series of skills assessments dependent on the job they are being considered/interviewed for. This can involve putting books in order and aptitude assessments. All new hires are required to obtain a criminal background check prior to their first day of work. This expense is reimbursed by the System.

Positions are considered open until filled. Candidates must pass a criminal background check. Please submit a completed application, cover letter and resume to:

jobs@tllsga.org

OR

Twin Lakes Library System
151 South Jefferson ST SE
Milledgeville, GA 31061-3419

Position(s) contingent upon funding and allocation of position(s).

Twin Lakes Library System is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law).

Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the Twin Lakes Library System to provide equal opportunity employment on the basis of merit and fitness without discrimination because of gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

Drug-Free Workplace
The Twin Lakes Library System is a drug-free workplace. All job applicants and employees are subject to testing.

E-Verify
The Twin Lakes Library System uses E-verify in our hiring process. E-verify ID: 148095. Obtained 08/27/2008.

Volunteers

The System does not offer volunteer opportunities during the year. However, volunteer opportunities are available for the annual Library Fair. When available, registration for volunteering for this event is posted online. Thank you for your interest and willingness in helping your local library!

Disclaimer: The System does not accept applications when there are no open positions. Additionally, we only accept applications for the specific position that may be available at that time. When a position becomes available the information will be posted on this page and on our official social media outlets.