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 Subject : Library Associate: One-to-One Literacy Coordinator part time.. 02/09/2018 05:42:13 PM 
Kristin Stoeger
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Library Associate: One-to-One Literacy Coordinator part time
SALARY: $20.42 /Hour
OPENING DATE: 2-9-18
CLOSING DATE: 2-23-18

Manitowoc Public Library seeks an enthusiastic Literacy Coordinator to join our team. We are looking for someone with a focus on education and building literacy skills for the adults in our community. This position oversees operation of our One-to-One Adult Literacy Partners program within the library which coordinates tutoring for ESL and adult learners. This successful program already serves 40 learner-tutor matches, and we look to continue developing on that success. We are looking for a flexible and team-oriented individual who is truly passionate about serving the community. This position is part time, working 20 hours per week. May be scheduled to work evening and weekend hours.

FUNDAMENTAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following list identifies principal duties and responsibilities of the job. It is not a definitive
list and other similar duties may be assigned.

1. Provides customer support and guidance in the selection and location of materials and usage of computers and catalog.

2. Participates in collection development and maintenance, including but not limited to selection, weeding and evaluation. Copy catalogues books and other materials. Consults with reviewing sources to make recommendations for purchase.

3. Develops and presents programs and services that target specific customer groups, including but not limited to: adults, teens, children and their parents/caregivers, teachers. Prepares press releases and promotional materials to promote community awareness and participation in programs and services.

4. Assists in the administration and provision of Interlibrary Loan services, including the coordination of services with local and state representatives. Attends local and state training sessions and provides instruction on interlibrary loan services to other local libraries.

5. Administers, coordinates and evaluates Special Needs Services for homebound patrons. Recruits and trains volunteers for the provision of these services. Completes required reports and presents workshops on Special Needs services.

6. Plans, coordinates and participates in public relations and fundraising activities. Acts as a Library liaison to civic groups; attends community events as a representative of the Library. Assists in the research of potential grant funding and preparation of grant applications.

7. Assists in training employees and volunteers in the standard operating procedures of the library. Refers questions or concerns about training accomplishments to the supervisor.

8. Provides training, support and back up to assistants, pages and volunteers. Supervises work product of associates, pages and volunteers, makes adjustments in work flow as necessary and refers concerns to the departmental supervisor.

9. Maintains building security by enforcing library policies for patrons, utilizing disaster and emergency procedures, responding to material threat detection system and other alters. Alerts supervisor and notifies law enforcement as necessary. Completes incident reports.

Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline which provides the necessary skills and abilities is required, or equivalent related work experience.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.manitowoc.org/1821/Job-Opportunities
707 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220
920-686-3000

City of Manitowoc, WI

Kristin Stoeger, Director
Manitowoc Public Library
707 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220
920-686-3037
 
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