EPL Summer Programmers - Various Locations 4 Months
Job Number : 38463
These summer opportunities will begin May 4, 2020 and end August 29, 2020.
Great Library, Great City, Great Opportunity! If you are outgoing, enthusiastic and have a passion for working in the community with people of all ages then the Edmonton Public Library (EPL) has a summer position for you!
The focus of this role is to plan and lead library activities in the communities of Edmonton. You will have a unique opportunity to present classes and events in library branches, green shacks, at playgrounds, daycares and community organizations for children of all ages. You will work with a professional and supportive branch staff and gain experience providing services to EPL customers. You will build relationships in our community and represent EPL!
Prepare and present early literacy classes, children's story times, share makerspace/technology for children, and crafts.
Plan and present classes and events for other audiences as required (e.g. teens, seniors, etc).
Assist library branch staff with Summer Starts (Summer Reading Club) promotion and events.
Be an EPL ambassador, forming relationships with participants inside the branch and out in the community.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Completion of one year and enrolled in a related post-secondary program for 2020 (e.g. Education or Early Childhood Development). NOTE: Must be a returning student in fall of 2020
Experience working in customer service.
Experience working with children is preferred.
Experience preparing and presenting classes is an asset.
Related library experience is an asset.
Note: The Idylwylde Summer Programmer will provide library services in French. Please indicate in your cover letter/resume if you are bilingual in French and English.
What do you need to bring to this position?
Enthusiasm with the ability to build excellent relationships with participants and potential participants.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work independently and take initiative.
Ability to relate to customers of all ages.
Ability to prepare and present classes that support literacy and learning for children of all ages.
Comfortable with facilitating classes and events using new technologies.
Effective time management skills.
Ability to contribute positively and work effectively within a team environment.
Who we are:
The secret ingredient for making EPL a magical place is no secret at all; in fact, it's very simple: We share. We share stories, ideas and experiences. We share with our customers, our communities, and ourselves. We are Edmonton's largest lender of all manner of information and entertainment.
$24.85 per hour
Shift differential may apply in accordance with the terms and conditions of the CSU 52 Collective Agreement.
Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume to be considered for this position.
Candidates shortlisted will be required to provide a video submission (instructions provided at the time of shortlisting), prior to an interview being offered.
Satisfactory background screening is required for this position which includes a Criminal Record Check/Police Information Check.
This position consists of varied schedules which include day, evening and weekend shifts.
This position is required to travel throughout Edmonton.
In-person interviews will be taking place on February 18-21, 2020.
Total Hours per Week: 35
Classification Title : Library 3
Posting Date : Jan 17, 2020
Closing Date : Jan 26, 2020, 11:59:00 PM (MST)
Number of Openings (up to) : 25 - Temporary Full-time
Union : CSU 52
Department : Public Services Department (Edmonton Public Library)
Work Location(s) :
Position EPL Summer Programmers - Various Locations
TEAM Librarians, Library Assistants, And Pages
Job Type External
Job Location Edmonton, Alberta, Canada