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Youth Specialist-Hampton Park Branch

Posted by: Forsyth County Public Library

Posted date: 2017-Jul-17

Location: Forsyth County Public Library

Do you love working with children and teens? Love the library? Forsyth County Public Library in Cumming, Georgia is a busy 4-branch library system. This part-time, 25-hour per week position offers a generous benefit package. This position plans, prepares, and presents programs for children and teens. It is also a front-line customer service position providing information services to library patrons of all ages, with emphasis on children & teens. If youre looking for a great place to work, explore this exciting opportunity!
Job Title Youth Specialist-Hampton Park Branch
Start Date
Library/Institution Name Forsyth County Public Library
Salary $15.04/hour (higher for MLIS). Non-exempt
Certification Required? No
City Cumming
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Part-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Public
Bachelors degree. Experience: Programming for children (at least 1 year). Customer service or working with the public.
Knowledge: Classic and popular Easy, Juvenile, and Teen authors. Principles of child literacy and stages of child development.
Strong skills: Public speaking, presentation of programs, and verbal communications.
Computer: Windows, MS Office, databases, electronic/print resources. Assist patrons with computers, software, electronic devices.
Valid Georgia Drivers License and transportation.

Preferred: Masters in Library Science (MLIS). Georgia Certificate of Librarianship. Direct library experience in youth services, reference services, and information services. Work in a technologically progressive public library. Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills.
Application Instructions Submit Cover Letter, Resume, & FCPL Application (available at or library information desk) to Human Resources Posting #E-1710 Forsyth County Public Library, 585 Dahlonega Street, Cumming, GA 30040.

Deadline: August 8, 2017. Questions: (or call 678-513-9372).
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Special Notes Physical Demands: Prolonged periods of standing & sitting. Frequent but intermittent periods of stooping, bending, walking, moving throughout library, pushing fully-loaded book carts & bins. High degree of manual dexterity and repetitive hand movement. Frequent lifting of light objects (e.g., books, reams of paper), occasional lifting of heavy items (e.g., props, puppet theater, tables, tubs of library materials), and occasional use of pushing/pulling motions to move chairs, tables, or meeting room wall partitions. Must be able to independently lift or move a tub/container of library materials (could weigh up to 40 lbs.). Daily activities require incumbent to communicate verbally under pressure, project vocally to a group, and distinguish between shades of color. Occasionally required to manipulate puppets and A/V equipment, and to work from a ladder.

All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing the appropriate background checks & drug screening.

FCPL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race; color; religion; sex; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; uniformed service status; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions; or any other legally protected category.

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