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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Elbow Branch, Palliser Regional Library, requires a TEMPORARY part-time Branch Librarian II to work 15 hours per week in the library for a term beginning immediately, until September 30, 2018.

Working within an automated environment, this person will be responsible for the general operation of the Elbow Branch Library.  Typical duties include: circulate library materials, register borrowers, process incoming and outgoing interlibrary loans, perform reader’s advisory and simple reference work, shelve library materials, process block exchanges, manage financial records, maintain files and statistics, prepare reports, pick up and deliver mail, purchase items for the collection, train library patrons on how to use e-library services, train and supervise casual staff, plan and deliver library promotions and programming for all ages (including seniors, children and young adults) in cooperation with the Elbow Library Board, and serve as secretary (non-voting member) to the Elbow Library Board.

The successful applicant will work closely with the Elbow Library Board, and will report to the Palliser Regional Library Rural Branch Supervisor who will provide initial training and ongoing supervision.

Required: completion of grade 12; typing speed of 45 wpm; familiarity with computers, internet, e-mail, including Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Suite; ability to establish good working relations with colleagues and the community; ability to work well without supervision; excellent customer service skills; ability to supervise and train junior employees; good public relations, interpersonal and communication skills; knowledge of the reading interests of both adults and children and needs of the Elbow community; ability to market the Elbow Branch Library in the community; availability to participate in workshops and in-service training in Moose Jaw; and a clear Criminal Records Check.

Library experience an asset but not required.  On the job training will be provided prior to start date.

Preference will be given to internal candidates.

Starting Salary: $14.87 per hour (2017 rate)

Deadline for applications: Wednesday, February 7th at 5:00 p.m.

Apply by email, including a resume and references, to:

     Ms. Arwen Rudolph, Rural Branch Supervisor

     Palliser Regional Library


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