EPL Makerspace Summer Programmer 4 Months
Job Number : 38493
This summer opportunity 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 with technology and people of all ages then the Edmonton Public Library has a summer position for you!
This summer position will plan and lead maker activities in the EPL Makerspace at Edmonton Public Library. Working primarily with children and teens, you will plan hands-on activities that are fun and support learning with specialized equipment and software in the EPL Makerspace. Some possibilities include 3D printing, book making, soft circuits, game design and digital media software, sound recording studios, green screen photography, small robotics and microcontrollers.
Plan, prepare, and present maker classes and events in the EPL Makerspace.
Assist with Summer Starts activities in the Stanley A. Milner Library and during community visits.
Document and provide feedback on maker classes and events delivered.
Provide excellent customer service in accordance with the Library’s community led service philosophy.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Completion of one year and enrolled in a related post-secondary program for 2020 (e.g. Library Studies, Education). NOTE: Must be a returning student in fall of 2020.
Ability to present classes and events that support learning and creativity with digital technologies.
Experience with and enthusiasm for a variety of creative technologies and software (including photo, video, or sound editing; sewing; robots; coding; videogame design; animation; etc.).
Experience working in customer service and previous library experience are assets.
Experience facilitating workshops in informal educational settings is an asset.
What do you need to bring to this position?
Enthusiasm with the ability to provide excellent customer service.
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.
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) : 1 - Temporary Full-time
Union : CSU 52
Department : Public Services Department (Edmonton Public Library)
Work Location(s) :
Enterprise Square, 10212 Jasper Avenue NW
Edmonton T5J 5A3
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