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Librarian (Auxiliary)

Job order - J0923-0863 - Auxiliary
Title Librarian (Auxiliary)
Category Library
City Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada
Job Description Librarian (Auxiliary)

The Port Moody Public Library is seeking a creative and energetic Auxiliary Librarian with a passion for customer service.  Reporting to the Digital & Information Services Coordinator, the position provides reader’s advisory, reference and tech help services for all ages.

Duties and responsibilities may include: working at the library’s information (reference) desk; providing one on one instruction; assisting with programs; collection merchandizing, maintenance and development; and special project work.  Applicants with interest or expertise in providing youth services may also undertake children’s programs such as Storytime and class visits.

Auxiliary librarians work on an on-call and as-needed basis.  The position may be offered shifts from Monday to Sunday, including evenings and holidays. Applicants who only have limited availability may not be considered.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Library & Information Science (MLIS/MLS) from an ALA accredited program plus two years of job related experience, including experience working in a public library setting
  • Knowledge of adult and children’s literature and reference resources.
  • Knowledge of library information technology as it applies to public libraries in general,
  • Ability to instruct/assist the public with using a variety of computer applications and devices (e.g. computers, laptops, tablets), and with accessing library resources such as eBooks.
  • Ability to provide training in one-on-one and group settings.
  • Ability to plan and present library programs for various age groups.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Excellent customer service skills including the ability to deal with challenging patrons.
  • Ability to manage projects and to handle multiple and competing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team member and to work collaboratively with others to improve services in a dynamic, collegial team environment.
  • Experience or interest in children’s programming, including Babytime and Storytime

Please note that employment with the Port Moody Public Library is subject to the receipt of a satisfactory criminal records search.   Due to criminal records search requirements, applicants must be over 16 years of age.

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